Sunday, 11 August 2013

Arrow Video releases The Fall of the House of Usher on Blu-ray in the UK on 26 August

On 26 August 2013, Arrow Video releases the UK Blu-ray debut of Roger Corman’s 1960s American gothic horror classic The Fall of the House of Usher

The special features included are as follows:
- High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation of the feature, transferred and restored using the original film elements by MGM.
- Original uncompressed 2.0 Mono PCM Audio.
- Optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
- Audio commentary with director and producer Roger Corman.
- Legend to Legend: An interview with director and former Corman apprentice Joe Dante.
- Interview with author and Gothic horror expert Jonathan Rigby.
- Fragments of the House of Usher: A Specially-commissioned video essay by critic and filmmaker David Cairns examining Corman’s film in relation to Poe’s story.
- Archival interview with Vincent Price.
- Original Trailer.
- Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Graham
Humphreys [Standard Release only].
- Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by author and critic Tim Lucas and an extract from Vincent Price’s long out of print autobiography, illustrated with original archive stills and posters.  

To celebrate the release, here's some fantastic stills to savour. Enjoy!

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