|release date||November 30 1972|
|studio||Dark Sky Films|
|director||Roy Ward Baker|
|starring||Peter Cushing, Herbert Lom, Patrick Magee|
|tagline||The dead hand that crawls KILLS and LIVES!!!|
SynopsisOn DVD July 25th, 2006: Set in 1795 England, And Now the Screaming Starts! tells the tale of blissful newlyweds Catherine (Stephanie Beacham) and Charles Fengriffen (Ian Ogilvy) who move into his ancestral family mansion. On their wedding night, Catherine is raped by a malevolent spirit. She is further plagued by a series of haunting visions involving an eyeless woodsman and a murderous disembodied hand. Can a savage act of depravity and violence committed by one of Charles’ ancestors be to blame? Charles fears that his bride is going insane and calls for Doctor Whittle (Patrick Magee). Unable to help Catherine overcome her visions, Dr. Whittle calls for assistance from a fellow practitioner, Dr. Pope (Peter Cushing), who uses reason and logic to combat what he assumes is a mental disorder. In time, Dr. Pope finds himself fighting a losing battle against the forces of the supernatural carrying out a bloody family curse. Directed by Roy Ward Baker (Asylum, The Vault of Horror, The Monster Club) and produced by Amicus stalwarts Max J. Rosenberg and Milton Subotsky, And Now the Screaming Starts! has been mastered in High Definition from 35mm vault materials.
In 1795, newlyweds Catherine and Charles Fengriffin move into his family estate. Before they can consummate their union, Catherine is attacked by an apparition with only one hand. There is a terrible secret in the Fengriffin family history, and everyone who tries to warn the virginal bride is brutally killed before they can reveal it. …Read More