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Quatermass and the Pit (UK) in October

Optimum have announced the UK Double Play (Blu-ray+DVD) release of Quatermass and the Pit on 10th October 2011. The third in the trilogy of films based on Nigel Kneale's seminal Quatermass series, Quatermass & the Pit was made by Hammer Studios in 1967, directed by stalwart Roy Ward Baker and starring Andrew Keir as the titular scientist, battling evil alien forces that threaten to take over the world, and also stars James Donald, Barbara Shelley and Julian Glover.

Digitally restored and presented on both Blu-ray and DVD in a single package, extras include:

  • New UK exclusive interviews with Julian Glover, Mark Gatiss, Judith Kerr, Kim Newman, Joe Dante and Marcus Hearne
  • Audio commentary with Nigel Kneale and Roy Ward Baker
  • World of Hammer - Sci-Fi Episode
  • UK and US trailers


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