“WITCHFINDER GENERAL” and more Price come to Blu
New home video heroes Scream Factory have announced early details on a Vincent Price box set to include, among some Corman/Poe films and other greats, a Blu of Michael Reeves’ 1968 nasty period piece, WITCHFINDER GENERAL.
Dedicated to the proper treatment of genre treasures, Scream Factory has already displayed champion-like moves with their special editions of HALLOWEEN II & III, PHANTASM II, DEADLY BLESSING, THE ISLAND, Renny Harlin’s PRISON and more. Already on their slate for the next few months is THE BURNING, long unavailable THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN and THE INCREDIBLE MELTING MAN.
As of today, however, they’ll have us tapping our feet til October with this announcement:
“If you love VINCENT PRICE like we do then you’re gonna love love LOVE this exciting news! We will be releasing a blu-ray collection box set before Halloween that showcases some of the legendary horror film star’s greatest films which include:
• FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER
• THE HAUNTED PALACE
• THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH
• THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM
• WITCHFINDER GENERAL- and its alternate U.S. version of the film, THE CONQUEROR WORM
• THE ABOMINABLE DR. PHIBES
More details (artwork, exact street date, pricing, extras, etc.) to be revealed in June-July so stay tuned you “Screamers”–as one of fans affectionately put it. ”
Obviously, much more to come, but get stoked.