(John Brahm, 1954) Release date: 25 April 2022 Standard Edition Blu-ray
Made shortly after the box-office success of House of Wax, The Mad Magician returns Vincent Price to the world of three-dimensional horror. He plays Don Gallico, the creator of elaborate illusions for stage magicians, who seeks their fame… and will turn to murder to achieve it!
Directed by John Brahm (The Undying Monster), The Mad Magician is presented in two- and three-dimensions, and is accompanied by a pair of 3D comedy shorts by the Three Stooges.
INDICATOR STANDARD EDITION SPECIAL FEATURES
2D and 3D presentations
Original mono audio
Audio commentary with film historians Kevin Lyons and Jonathan Rigby (2020)
Three-Dimensional Magic (2020, 15 mins): appreciation of The Mad Magician and the 3D filmmaking boom of the 1950s by cinematographer Frank Passingham (Kubo and the Two Strings) and archivist Tom Vincent, presented in 3D and 2D
Super 8 versions (16 mins, sound; and 7 mins, silent): two cut-down home cinema presentations in anaglyphic 3D
Two short films starring the Three Stooges: Spooks! (1953) and Pardon My Backfire (1953), presented in 3D and 2D
Image gallery: on-set and promotional photography
Original theatrical trailer
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing, compatible in 3D and 2D
#PHIBD109 BBFC cert: 12 REGION FREE EAN: 5060697922134