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Master of Dark shadows  Cover Image DVD DVD

Master of Dark shadows

Gregory, David, 1972- (film producer,, film director,, screenwriter,, editor of moving image work.). Pierson, Jim, (film producer.). Meehan, Maximillian, (screenwriter.). McShane, Ian, 1942- (narrator.). Curtis, Dan 1927-2006 (interviewee (expression)). Ball, Alan, 1957- (interviewee (expression)). Nolan, William F., 1928- (interviewee (expression)). Wouk, Herman, 1915-2019 (interviewee (expression)). Goldberg, Whoopi, 1955- (interviewee (expression)). Steele, Barbara, 1938- (interviewee (expression)). Cross, Ben, (interviewee (expression)). Frid, Jonathan, 1924-2012 (interviewee (expression)). Selby, David, 1941- (interviewee (expression)). Scott, Kathryn Leigh, (interviewee (expression)). Parker, Lara, (interviewee (expression)). Karlen, John, 1933-2020 (interviewee (expression)). Barrett, Nancy, 1943- (interviewee (expression)). Lacy, Jerry, (interviewee (expression)). Davis, Roger, 1939- (interviewee (expression)). Wallace, Marie, 1939- (interviewee (expression)). Pennock, Christopher, 1944-2021 (interviewee (expression)). Storm, Jim, 1943- (interviewee.). Kunz, Jim, 1973- (director of photography.). Cobert, Bob, (composer (expression)). MPI Media Group, (presenter,, production company.). Dan Curtis Productions, (presenter,, production company.). Severin Films, (presenter,, production company.). MPI Home Video (Firm), (publisher.).

Summary: The feature-length documentary reveals the fascinating, far-reaching impact and appeal of the show with a compelling blend of rare footage, historical images, and behind-the-scenes stories while also exploring the dramatic talents of creator-producer-director Dan Curtis. Known as the "King of TV Horror," the Emmy-winning filmmaker followed the show with other iconic genre favorites including The night stalker, Trilogy of terror, and Burnt offerings.

Item details

  • Physical Description: videodisc
    1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: [Orland Park, Illinois] : MPI Home Video, [2019]

Contents / Notes

General Note: Originally released as a documentary film in 2019.
Wide screen.
Special features: Dark shadows in Hell's Kitchen : visiting Studio 16; original Dark shadows TV spots; Jonathan Frid on the Dick Cavett show (1968); Daivd Selby : Light & shadows; The house (1954 episode of The web); Dark shadows in print; Dark shadows audio dramas; Master of Dark shadows trailer; promos & trailers.
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Camera, Jim Kunz ; music, Robert Cobert ; editors, David Gregory, Dan Riesser, Andrew Furtado.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator, Ian McShane ; interviewees, Dan Curtis, Alan Ball, William F. Nolan, Herman Wouk, Whoopi Goldberg, Barbara Steele, Ben Cross, Jonathan Frid, David Selby, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Lara Parker, John Karlen, Nancy Barrett, Jerry Lacy, Roger Davis, Marie Wallace, Chris Pennock, James Storm.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; all regions; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby 2.0.
Language Note:
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Subject: Dark shadows (Television program : 1966-1971) Dark shadows (Television program : 1966-1971)
Curtis, Dan 1927-2006
Horror television programs Production and direction
Horror television programs United States History and criticism
Television producers and directors United States Biography
Genre: Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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