And Now the Screaming Starts!

And Now the Screaming Starts!

Peter Cushing
Director: Roy Ward Baker Cast: Peter Cushing
Peter Cushing
, Herbert Lom
Herbert Lom
, Patrick Magee
Patrick Magee
Roy Ward Baker

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Overview

This creepy, atmospheric horror film from England's Amicus Productions dispenses with much of the tongue-in-cheek presentation of their popular '70s horror anthologies (such as Asylum and Dr. Terror's House of Horrors) in favor of a more adult-oriented approach. The story begins in the 18th century, as a young stable hand tries to prevent nobleman Fengriffen (Herbert Lom) from raping a young servant girl -- who happens to be the stable hand's wife -- and for this transgression has his hand lopped off. Flash forward to the present, where Fengriffen's ancestor (Ian Ogilvy) and his wife (Stephanie Beacham), now living on the ancestral estate, are haunted by the servant's vengeful spirit, as well as the severed hand itself, which roams the gloomy corridors of the mansion. Most video versions are taken from the TV print, which is missing some scenes of violence and nudity.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/25/2006
UPC: 0030306811796
Original Release: 1973
Rating: R
Source: Dark Sky Films
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:30:00
Sales rank: 31,051

Special Features

Commentary With director Roy Ward Baker & actor Stephanie Beacham; Commentary with actor Ian Ogilvy; Biographies and liner notes; Theatrical trailers; Still gallery

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Peter Cushing Dr. Pope
Herbert Lom Henry Fengriffen
Patrick Magee Dr. Whittle
Geoffrey Whitehead Silas Jr. / Silas Sr.
Ian Ogilvy Charles Fengriffen
Geoffrey Crutchley Silas
Stephanie Beacham Catherine Fengriffen
Guy Rolfe Maitland
Rosalie Crutchley Mrs. Luke
Janet Key Bridget
Gillian Lind Aunt Edith
Sally Harrison Sarah
Lloyd Lamble Sir John Westcliffe
Norman Mitchell Constable
Frank Forsyth Servant

Technical Credits
Roy Ward Baker Director
Fred Carter Set Decoration/Design
Denys Coop Cinematographer
Tony Curtis Art Director
Douglas Gamley Score Composer
Roger Marshall Screenwriter
Max Rosenberg Producer
Milton Subotsky Producer
Peter Tanner Editor
Derek Whitehurst Asst. Director

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Amicus Collection: And Now the Screaming Starts!
1. Opening Credits [2:58]
2. Wedding Night [8:35]
3. Woodsman [9:10]
4. Murdered Rider [6:09]
5. Boy or Girl [1:44]
6. Discovering the Curse [15:06]
7. Dog Attack [2:55]
8. Dr. Pope [11:02]
9. Explaining the Legend [16:46]
10. Fine Son [10:41]
11. Truth [4:30]
12. End Credits [:52]

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