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CAV Distribution - 2022 Fall Releases

Studio: Mondo Macabro | Pre-Order Date: 09/16/22 | Street Date: 11/10/22
Number of Discs: 1 | Production Year: 1973
Director: Ken Ruder
Starring: George Rigaud, Frank Brana, Michael Flynn, Catherine Franck

Format: Blu-ray | Cat #: MDO256 | UPC: 843276025694 | SRP: $29.95
Audio Format: DTS-HD MA 2.0 Stereo | Screen Format: Widescreen 1.66:1

Language: Engligh, French | Subtitles: English

Media Links: BD Cover Art | Watch Trailer


In ancient Egypt, the son of a high priest is sentenced to death for the murder and mutilation of young women. His father uses his influence to have his son placed in a cataleptic state and sealed intact in a grand sarcophagus. Thousands of years later, in a castle in remote 19th century Cornwall, Lord Dartmoor, an eccentric practitioner of the Black Arts, opens the sarcophagus and brings the body back to life through the power of electricity.

The Egyptian needs fresh blood to survive and using his telepathic abilities he enslaves Dartmoor’s servant, John, and forces him to kidnap young women and bring them back to the castle where they will be drained of their life fluid by the monster. Lord Dartmoor is locked in a cage in the castle’s dungeon and becomes a powerless witness to the ensuing scenes of horror.

One day, Dartmoor’s daughter Lucille arrives back at the castle, bringing with her a school friend. The two women soon fall victim to the lusts of the undead Egyptian. It seems that the horror will never end. But Dartmoor is determined to save his only child…

Available for the first time on home video anywhere in the world, comes the complete and uncut version of this legendary rarity from 1973. The film contains extended scenes of sex and violence that are among the most intense and shocking of any film from this period


- Brand new 4k transfer form film negative; digitally restored; disc includes two version of the film; audio commentary from David Flint; super 8mm cutdown version; trailers, alternate scenes, publicity parade of stills and posters; Mondo Macabro previews.


“A good weird atmospheric exploitation picture that fans should seek out…” David Elroy Goldweber, Claws & Saucers

“A treat for fans of ‘70s Euro-trash” BA Harrison, IMDB

“It's a virtual wall-to-wall parade of naked sleaze after the atmospheric opening half hour.” Nathaniel Thompson, Letterboxd


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