William Castle, Samuel Fuller and Hammer Collections on DVD September 27 from Mill Creek – Media Play News


The Crimson Kimono is part of the “Samuel Fuller Collection”.

Stephanie Prange

Three classic movie collections — the “William Castle Adventures Collection,” the “Samuel Fuller Collection,” and the “Hammer 12 Film Collection” — are released on DVD September 27 from Mill Creek Entertainment and Distribution Solutions.

The “William Castle Adventures Collection” includes four 1950s titles from director William Castle: Nile Serpent (1953), on the novel of Antoine and Cleopatra; Charge of the Lancers (1954), set during the Crimean War and starring Paulette Goddard; The Iron Glove (1954), a story on the throne of England with Robert Stack; and The Saracen Blade (1954), set in 15th century Italy and starring Ricardo Montalban.

The “Samuel Fuller Collection” includes power of the press (1943), about the murder of a newspaper editor during World War II (written by Fuller); scandal sheet (1952), about a murderous editor (from a novel by Fuller); The Crimson Kimono (1959), about two detectives searching for the killer of a stripper in the Japanese district of Los Angeles (written and directed by Fuller); and United States Underworld (1961), about a teenager who swears revenge on the gangsters who murdered his father (written and directed by Fuller).

The “Hammer 12 Film Collection” includes a dozen classic horror films: Frankenstein’s Revenge (1958), The Two Faces of Dr Jekyll (1960), The Gorgon (1964), The snorkel (1958), Never take candy from a stranger (1960), The dark old house (1963), Cry of fear (1961), Stop me before I kill! (1961), Die! Die! My darling (1965), The Bombay Stranglers (1960), The terror of claws (1961) and The Blood River Pirates (1962).


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