Inner Sanctum Mysteries – A must-own for every classic mystery and horror fan!
We’ve got some fantastic news today and this is for all you classic mystery and horror fans as those top folk over at Eureka Entertainment are to release the INNER SANCTUM MYSTERIES: THE COMPLETE FILM SERIES starring Lon Chaney, Jr; a must-own for every classic mystery and horror fan; on Blu-ray as a part of the Eureka Classics range from 7 December 2020.
Death, dementia, dark arts… it’s just another day in the forbidding and fascinating world of the Inner Sanctum! Get ready for unlimited thrills and chills as all six classic Inner Sanctum Mysteries come to Blu-ray in the UK for the first time ever! Based on the popular radio shows of the 1940’s, horror icon Lon Chaney, Jr. (The Wolf Man), gives timeless performances in six spooky feature-length films.
Calling Dr. Death (dir. Reginald Le Borg, 1943) – A doctor is not sure if he murdered his wife and has his nurse try to find the truth by hypnotising him.
Weird Woman (dir. Reginald Le Borg, 1944) – While on a trip, a professor falls in love with an exotic native woman who turns out to be a supernatural being.
Dead Man’s Eyes (dir. Reginald Le Borg, 1944) – When an artist is blinded, an operation to restore his sight depends on another person willing to donate their eyes.
The Frozen Ghost (dir. Harold Young, 1945) – A stage mentalist and a discredited plastic surgeon are involved in mysterious goings-on in an eerie wax museum.
Strange Confession (dir. John Hoffman, 1945) –Flashbacks reveal the events leading up to a man’s revenge on the racketeer who took advantage of his wife.
Pillow of Death (dir. Wallace Fox, 1945) – A lawyer in love with his secretary is suspected of suffocating his wife, among others.
SPECIAL 3-DISC BLU-RAY EDITION CONTAINS
- High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentations of all six films.
- Uncompressed LPCM monaural audio tracks
- Optional English SDH subtitles
- Calling Dr. Death – Audio commentary from screenwriter/film historian C. Courtney Joyner and Regina Le Borg (daughter of director Reginald Le Borg)
- Weird Woman – Audio commentary from author Justin Humphreys (The Dr. Phibes Companion) and Del Howison (Dark Delicacies: Original Tales of Terror and the Macabre)
- Strange Confession – Audio commentary from screenwriter Peter Atkins (Hellraiser II, III, &IV) and screenwriter/film historian C. Courtney Joyner
- Kim Newman on The Inner Sanctum Mysteries – New interview with journalist, film critic, and fiction writer Kim Newman
- This is the Inner Sanctum: Making a Universal Mystery Series [55 mins]
- The Creaking Door: Entering The Inner Sanctum [15 mins]– History of the Radio Series with author/radio historian Martin Grams Jr.
- Mind Over Matter [20 mins] – Archival interview with actor Martin Kosleck (The Frozen Ghost)
- Inner Sanctum Mysteries: Radio Episodes – A selection of episodes from the original radio series
- PLUS: A collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the series by Craig Ian Mann
Karen Woodham is the founder and owner of the Blazing Minds. She is also a Cinema reviewer, based at the Scala in Prestatyn and also works with RealD 3D reviewing the latest 3D releases, she has also had several articles published in various publications including the first edition of SFW Magazine. In 2015 she became an Award Winning Blogger and also has her website listed as one of the UK’s Top 10 Film Blogs.