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Stranglers Of Bombay (Standard Edition) / (Uk)

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Label: POWERHOUSE FILMS
Rel. Date: 07/02/2021
UPC: 5060697921557

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DISC: 1

1. High Definition remaster
2. Original mono audio
3. Three presentations of the film: the original uncensored UK and US theatrical cuts, and an integral version incorporating all e
4. Audio commentary with screenwriter David Z Goodman
5. Ritual Murder: Inside `The Stranglers of Bombay' (2018, 17 mins): documentary written and directed by Hammer expert Marcus Hear
6. Hammer's Women: Jan Holden (2018, 6 mins): Colette Balmain on the popular stage and screen actress
7. `The Stranglers of Bombay' and the Censor (2018, 27 mins): ex-BBFC examiner Richard Falcon discusses the film's history with th
8. About the Versions (2018, 7 mins): highlighting the differences between the UK and US theatrical cuts
9. Musical Orientalism (2018, 17 mins): a new appreciation of James Bernard's score by David Huckvale, author of Hammer Film Score
10. Original theatrical trailer
11. Brian Trenchard-Smith trailer commentary (2013, 4 mins): a short critical appreciation
12. Image gallery: promotional photography and publicity material
13. New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing

More Info:

Sensationally based on a 'true story', Hammer's The Stranglers of Bombay incorporates elements of the horror and thriller genres within an exotic adventure tale involving the murderous Kali-worshipping Thuggee cults in India during the early 1800s. Under Terence Fisher's masterful direction, and with a surprising degree of attention to historical detail, The Stranglers of Bombay presents a solid yarn while (naturally) highlighting the gruesome and horrific elements of the story. It set an impressive and intriguing precedent for Hammer's subsequent adventure-thrillers. Region free