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Hammer Film’s The Vampire Lovers Coming to Blu-ray Packed Full of Extras

Awesome news for fans of classic Hammer Films! The erotic and horrifying classic The Vampire Lovers is coming to blu-ray April 30, 2013. What makes this especially exciting is all of the bonus features you get along with the film – all new interviews, excerpts of Carmilla read my the stunning Ingrid Pitt herself, and more. Check out the details below!

Blu-ray description:

VampLoversBRCover72dpi“A female vampire with lesbian tendencies ravages the young girls and townsfolk of a peaceful hamlet in eighteenth century Europe who, years earlier, killed off her fellow vampires. A rousing hunt for the vampiress ensues as a group of men follow her bloody trail of terror through the countryside. Adapted from J. Sheridan LeFanu’s novella “Carmilla,” The Vampire Lovers stars Ingrid Pitt, George Cole and Peter Cushing.

Now this “rather erotic Hammer chiller” (Leonard Maltin) appears on Blu-ray for the first time… If you dare, come into a twilight world of unspeakable horror and taste the deadly passion of the blood-nymphs!”

Special Features

  • Feature Length Commentary with Roy Ward Baker (Director), Tudor Gates (Writer) and Ingrid Pitt (Carmilla) moderated by Jonathan Sothcott.
  • Excerpts from the novella Carmilla, which inspired the film, read by Ingrid Pitt
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • New Interview with Madeline Smith (Emma)
  • New Interviews with Hammer Films Scholars
  • Original Radio Spot

This is definitely a must have for collectors. And best of all, it’s only $14.95.  Anyone looking forward to this upcoming release? What are your thoughts on The Vampire Lovers?

– Moonlight

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Moonlight • January 7, 2013


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  4. Vampire Syndrome January 7, 2013 - 8:24 pm Reply

    Oh, I’ve been waiting for this one with fang-baited breath!
    #1 reason: Ingrid Pitt
    #2 reason: Ingrid Pitt
    #3 reason: Ingrid Pitt
    >=^)
    Actually, Madeline Smith and Pippa Steel are also super-hot, and it’s a perfect Hammer film.

  5. thomasdobias January 10, 2013 - 10:27 pm Reply

    ive enjoyed the hammer vampire movies the ones only shown at drive inns
    or mid night showings the vampire lovers on blu ray video sounds like a must
    have classic vampire movie

  6. Review: New Carmilla! • Vampires.com

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