Blood From The Mummy's Tomb Devil Rides Out ...

  |  Buy to Own: 21/10/2002
  |  457 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


A box set of Hammer films. In 'Blood from the Mummy's Tomb' (1971) an Egyptian princess' tomb is disturbed by a group of archeologists in Egypt and her spirit escapes. The archeologists, led by Professor Julian Fuchs (Andrew Keir), begin to die one by one as Fuchs' own daughter (Valerie Leon) becomes possessed by the mummy's spirit. In 'The Devil Rides Out' (1967) the Duc de Richleau (Christopher Lee) is concerned by the disappearance of his young friend Simon (Patrick Mower) from the social scene. Accompanied by former army colleague Rex (Leon Greene), de Richleau discovers that Simon has joined a group of Devil worshippers, led by the evil Mocata (Charles Gray). Through de Richleau's attempts to wrest Simon from Mocata's influence, Rex becomes romantically involved with Tanith, another member of the cult. 'The Horror of Frankenstein' (1970) is the penultimate entry in Hammer's 'Frankenstein' series and the only one not to feature Peter Cushing as the misguided Baron. Instead, Ralph Bates takes on the role of Victor Frankenstein, the scientist whose attempts to create life result in a murderous monster going on the rampage in the local community. 'Lust for a Vampire' (1970) a girl's finishing school in Transylvania has its ranks swollen by the enrollment of the beautiful Mircalla Karnstein (Barbara Jefford). English teacher Richard Lestrange (Ralph Bates) falls for her seductive yet lethal charms: for Mircalla is a vampire and Richard has to save her from the wrath of his fellow villagers, whilst protecting himself against her deadly kiss. One of a number of attempts by Hammer studios to rewrite the Dracula myth for a more permissive audience. Finally, in 'Scars of Dracula' (1970) after a philandering young artist goes missing, his brother Simon (Dennis Waterman) and girlfriend Sarah (Jenny Hanley) discover that he was last seen heading for Castle Dracula. When they investigate they are greeted by the Count (Christopher Lee) and made welcome for the night. However, Dracula's manservant, Klove (Patrick Troughton), warns Peter to get Sarah away from his master before something terrible happens to her.