The William Castle Film CollectionDVD - 2009
All 8 horror movies directed by William Castle for Columbia Pictures, plus a documentary on the work of this director known for his gimmicky thrillers. [disc 1.] 13 frightened girls: An international bevy of beautiful teenage girls use their feminine wiles to steal top-secret files vital to the survival of freedom-loving nations everywhere. 13 ghosts: Now that Cyrus and his family occupy the creepy estate formerly owned by his deceased uncle Dr. Zorba, they learn that their uncle lived with 12 ghosts who can only be detected through his final invention. [disc 2.] Homicidal: A girl returns to her childhood home, only to become involved in the brutal stabbing murder of a justice-of-the-peace that sparks an investigation of dark family secrets in her sleepy small town. Straight-Jacket: Joan Crawford plays a wife who axes her cheating husband and his lover in front of her 3-year-old daughter. Now after 20 years in an insane asylum, Mom is reuniting with her daughter. [disc 3] The old dark house: A Yankee car salesman working in London sets out to deliver a car to a remote and very creepy Welsh estate. Mr. Sardonicus: A wealthy count wears a mask because his face is frozen in a horrifying death grimace. [disc 4.] The tingler: Pathologist Vincent Price searches for the cause of a series of deaths and discovers that the victims have a large insect-like creature growing on their spinal chords. Zotz!: Tom Poston stars as Prof. Jonathan Jones who has come into possession of "zotz," a coin that has three magical properties. [disc 5] Spine tingler! the William Castle story.
Publisher: [United States] : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 2009
Edition: Widescreen presentation
Branch Call Number: DVD Horror WILLIAM
Characteristics: 5 videodiscs : sd., b&w, col. ; 4 3/4 in