Master of Dark shadows

Format: DVD 2019
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video (DVD) PN1992.77.D343 M37 2019x
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
Call Number  (DVD) PN1992.77.D343 M37 2019x
Uses rare footage, historical images, and behind-the-scenes stories to reveal the fascinating and far-reaching impact and appeal of the gothic suspense television series, Dark shadows, while also exploring the dramatic talents of it's creator-producer-director, Dan Curtis. Known as the "King of TV Horror," the Emmy-winning filmmaker followed the show with other iconic genre favorites including The night stalker, Trilogy of terror, and Burnt offerings, before earning accolades for the epic mini-series The winds of war and War & remembrance. Features interviews with Curtis himself, as well as screenwriters, authors, original Dark shadows cast members, and other Curtis colleagues and family members.
Additional Information
Subjects Curtis, Dan, -- 1927-2006.
Dark shadows (Television program : 1966-1971)
Horror television programs -- United States -- History and criticism.
Television producers and directors -- United States -- Biography.
Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [Orland Park, Illinois] :MPI Home Video,2019
Edition Widescreen.
Contributors Gregory, David, 1972- film producer, film director, screenwriter, editor of moving image work.
Pierson, Jim, film producer.
Meehan, Maximillian, screenwriter.
McShane, Ian, 1942- narrator.
Curtis, Dan, 1927-2006, interviewee.
Ball, Alan, 1957- interviewee.
Nolan, William F., 1928-2021 interviewee.
Wouk, Herman, 1915-2019, interviewee.
Goldberg, Whoopi, 1955- interviewee.
Steele, Barbara, 1937- interviewee.
Cross, Ben, interviewee.
Frid, Jonathan, 1924-2012, interviewee.
Selby, David, 1941- interviewee.
Scott, Kathryn Leigh, interviewee.
Parker, Lara, interviewee.
Karlen, John, 1933-2020 interviewee.
Barrett, Nancy, 1943- interviewee.
Lacy, Jerry, interviewee.
Davis, Roger, 1939- interviewee.
Wallace, Marie, 1939- interviewee.
Storm, Jim, 1943- interviewee.
Cobert, Bob, composer.
Pennock, Christopher, 1944-2021 interviewee.
MPI Media Group, presenter, production company.
Dan Curtis Productions, presenter, production company.
Severin Films, presenter, production company.
MPI Home Video (Firm), publisher.
Participants/Performers Narrator, Ian McShane ; interviewees, Dan Curtis, Alan Ball, William F. Nolan, Herman Wouk, Whoopi Goldberg, Barbara Steele, Ben Cross, Jonathan Frid, David Selby, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Lara Parker, John Karlen, Nancy Barrett, Jerry Lacy, Roger Davis, Marie Wallace, Chris Pennock, James Storm.
Other Contributors Camera, Jim Kunz ; music, Robert Cobert ; editors, David Gregory, Dan Riesser, Andrew Furtado.
Audience Not rated.
Language English
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Originally released as a documentary film in 2019.
Special features: Dark shadows in Hell's Kitchen : visiting Studio 16; original Dark shadows TV spots; Jonathan Frid on the Dick Cavett show (1968); Daivd Selby : Light & shadows; The house (1954 episode of The web); Dark shadows in print; Dark shadows audio dramas; Master of Dark shadows trailer; promos & trailers.
System Details DVD; NTSC; all regions; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby 2.0.
Description 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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