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The Quatermass Xperiment

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Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi
Starring: Brian Donlevy, Jack Warner
Director: Val Guest
Plot Sypnosis:

Val Guest (The Day the Earth Caught Fire) directed this chilling film about a spacecraft returning to earth with a frightening surprise on board. Two of the ship's three astronauts have mysteriously vanished, while the third is sick with an unidentifiable illness. While doctors try to help the third man recover, an investigation takes place to figure out just what happened to his comrades. As it turns out, the survivor’s body has been taken over by an alien fungus that needs blood to survive. After the astronaut escapes from the hospital, he transforms into a monster, attacking everyone who gets in its way. Meanwhile, Scotland Yard detective Lomax (Jack Warner, The Blue Lamp) and Professor Bernard Quatermass (Brian Donlevy, The Great McGinty), a determined scientist, attempt to track down the creature before it finds new victims. This sci-fi classic is also known as The Creeping Unknown.
NOTE: This is the same transfer as our 2014 Blu-ray release, but encoded at a higher bit rate and on a dual-layered BD50 disc, giving the feature 30mbps or more. So, it should look better than the previous release that was on a BD25 single layered disc. We added a new audio commentary, English subtitles, reversible art and a slipcase.

 

THE QUATERMASS XPERIMENT (1955) aka THE CREEPING UNKNOWN
• Carpenter on Quatermass: On-Camera Interview with Legendary Filmmaker John Carpenter
NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian/Screenwriter Gary Gerani
• Audio Commentary by Director Val Guest, Moderated by Marcus Hearn
• Interview with Director Val Guest by Hammer Film Historian Marcus Hearn
• The Quatermass Xperiment: From Reality to Fiction - Featurette
• The Quatermass Xperiment: Comparing the Versions - Featurette
• Alternate Main Title
• TRAILERS FROM HELL with Ernest Dickerson
• Theatrical Trailer
• Reversible THE CREEPING UNKNOWN Art
• Limited Edition O-Card Slipcase
• Dual-Layered BD50 Disc
• Optional English Subtitles
B&W 82 Minutes 1.66:1 Not Rated

Release Details

Movie Release Year: 1955
Tech Specs & Release Details

Length: 82
Specs: Blu-ray Disc
Video Resolution/Codec: 1080p AVC/MPEG-4
Aspect Ratio(s): 1.66:1
Audio Formats: English: DTS-HD MA 2.0
Subtitles/Captions: English SDH