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Title: Dracula (IMDb)
Starring: Christopher Lee
Released: 18th March 2013
SRP: £24.99

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Lionsgate Home Entertainment has announced the DVD and Blu-ray release of Dracula for the 18th of March, priced at around £24.99. A list of all bonus material can be found below, along with the artwork.

2007 BFI restoration plus the 2012 Hammer restoration, which adds additional footage that has been unavailable for decades.

  • 2007 BFI restoration plus the 2012 Hammer restoration, which adds additional footage that has been unavailable for decades restored from the 'Japanese reels':
    • Dracula’s seduction of Mina
    • Dracula’s sunlight disintegration
  • Four Brand-New Featurettes:
    • "Dracula Reborn". New 30 min. featurette about the film’s creation and history, featuring, among others: Jimmy Sangster, Kim Newman, Mark Gatiss, Jonathan Rigby and Janina Faye (Tania in the film)
    • "Resurrecting Dracula". New 20 min. featurette about the film’s restoration, from the BFI’s 2007 restoration through to the integration of “lost” footage, featuring interviews with key staff at the BFI, Molinare and Deluxe142. Also covers the February 2012 world premiere of Hammer’s interim restored version including “vox pop” interviews with fans after the event
    • "The Demon Lover: Christopher Frayling on Dracula". New 30 min featurette
    • "Censoring Dracula". New 10 min. featurette on the original cuts to the film ordered by the British Board of Film Censors
  • Commentary: New commentary by Hammer historian Marcus Hearn and author & critic Jonathan Rigby
  • All 4 surviving "Japanese reels" (6 - 9) unrestored (40 mins)
  • The World Of Hammer episode: Dracula And The Undead
  • Janina Faye reading a chapter of Stoker’s novel at the VAULT festival
  • Stills Gallery of over 100 fully-restored and rare images
  • Booklet by Hammer archivist Robert J. E. Simpson (PDF)
  • Original shooting script (PDF)

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