Curse of the Demon/Night of the Demon [DVD]

Jacques Tourneur's creepy suspense film Curse of the Demon comes to DVD with a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Mono. English and French subtitles are accessible. This edition of the film contains footage that was cut from the original theatrical release. This Columbia/TriStar release is highly recommended to genre enthusiasts, as well as those who count themselves admirers of the underrated Tourneur.
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    Overview

    Special Features


    • Digitally mastered audio & anamorphic video
    • Remastered in high definition
    • Widescreen presentation
    • Audio: English
    • Subtitles: English, French, Japanese
    • Bonus trailers
    • Interactive menus
    • Scene selections
    • Closed Captioned

    Synopsis


    Curse of the Demon
    In this film, American Professor Dana Andrews investigates a devil-worshipping cult active in England. The cult has apparently been responsible for more than one death in recent months. When Andrews comes too close to the cult for comfort, the devil-worshipping leader slips a cursed parchment into Andrews' research files. This 1958 American release is a re-edit of Tourneur's original 1957 British film. ~ Iotis Erlewine, Rovi

    Night of the Demon
    Based on Montague R. James' classic shiver tale Casting the Runes, Curse of the Demon (aka Night of the Demon) is an exercise in psychological terror. American Professor Dana Andrews investigates a devil-worshipping cult active in England. The cult has apparently been responsible for more than one death in recent months, and it's all the handiwork of the group's leader, an Aleister Crowley type played by Niall MacGinnis. When Andrews comes too close to MacGinnis for comfort, the devil worshipper slips a ancient parchment into Andrews' research files. The document carries a curse that will mean death for whoever possesses it. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Dana Andrews
      Dana Andrews - John Holden
    • Peggy Cummins
      Peggy Cummins - Joanna Harrington
    • Niall MacGinnis
      Niall MacGinnis - Dr. Julian Karswell
    • Athene Seyler
      Athene Seyler - Mrs. Karswell
    • Maurice Denham
      Maurice Denham - Prof. Harrington



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