Amicus Horror Classics: The House that Dripped Blood and Asylum get Limited Edition Blu-ray Releases from Second Sight on 29th July

Second Sight Films announce the Limited Edition Blu-ray releases of two seminal horrors from Amicus – The House That Dripped Blood and Asylum.

‘One of the best Amicus anthology movies, this is an enjoyable affair full of affectionate horror homage.’ Empire

‘A marvellous mood piece of chilling intensity…vigorous Grand Guignol’ – Time Out

The House That Dripped Blood Peter Duffell in his directorial debut and written by renowned screenwriter Robert Bloch (Psycho), is set for one of Second Sight’s renowned must-have Limited Edition Blu-ray releases this Summer.

This star-studded anthology features Denholm Elliott, Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Jon Pertwee and Ingrid Pitt and

is presented in a stunning box set featuring original artwork from Graham Humphreys alongside a whole host of fantastic new special features including new essays from horror aficionados and a 40-page booklet and is available from 29 July 2019.

Scotland Yard’s Inspector Holloway (John Bennett – Watership Down, The Fifth Element)investigates a mysterious mansion with a ghoulish history and a chilling fate for its occupants in these four tales of terror…

‘Deliciously far-fetched…fun to watch…demented camera angles…fast pacing…far more unsettling than you might imagine.’BBC Online

‘Gleefully poised on the border between silly and scary…gripping till the last’ Film 4

From writer Robert Bloch and directed by Roy Ward Baker (A Night to Remember), iconic 1972 Amicus horror anthology Asylum is set for the Limited Edition Blu-ray treatment from Second Sight. 

This hugely anticipated release starring a stellar cast will be presented in stunning rigid slipcase packaging featuring new artwork by Graham Humphreys, and a 40-page booklet with new essays by Allan BryceJon Towlson and Kat Ellinger, not to mention a whole host of special features including director commentaries and featurettes, it will available from 29 July 2019.

When Doctor Martin (Robert Powell – The Italian Job, The Thirty Nine Steps) arrives for a job interview at a secluded asylum for the incurably insane, he must prove himself by listening to the macabre tales of four inmates to determine which is the former head of the asylum who experienced a breakdown. We join him on the investigation with these hair-raising horrors… 

The all-star cast includes Barbara Parkins, Peter Cushing, Charlotte Rampling, Britt Ekland, Herbert Lom and Patrick Magee.