MacAbre Collection (1968)
|Known as "Television's King Of Horror," Dan Curtis is the legendary creator of the gothic cult phenomenon Dark Shadows. The Dan Curtis Macabre Collection includes award-winning productions of four immortal horror legends including DRACULA, THE TURN OF THE SCREW, THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE and THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY.|
DRACULA: Hailed by Variety as "fresh, realistic, designed to chill," this award-winning production is a terrifying version of Bram Stoker's classic vampire legend. Stars Jack Palance as Count Dracula and Nigel Davenport as Dr. Van Helsing.
THE TURN OF THE SCREW: Lynn Redgrave portrays a young governess forced to deal with the menacing spirits of a former governess and her evil lover. Based on the novel by Henry James.
THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE: Nominated for 6 Emmy Awards! Called "ornately atmospheric horror," by The Hollywood Reporter, this program is a powerful adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale. Features Jack Palance as the mild Dr. Jekyll and the brutally evil Mr. Hyde.
THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY: Based on Oscar Wilde's classic fable, a young English aristocrat sinks into a world of self-indulgence until he notices that his portrait ages and takes on the hideous features of his sinful ways.
Editor's NoteThis collection of four horror productions showcases the directorial work of Dan Curtis, creator of the vampire soap opera, DARK SHADOWS. Titles included are DRACULA (1974), THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY (1973), THE TURN OF THE SCREW (1974), and THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYL AND MR. HYDE (1968). Please see individual titles for further details.
|Bram Stoker - Based On A Novel By [Dracula]|
|Oscar Wilde - Based On A Novel By [Picture]|
|Henry James - Based On A Novel By [Screw]|
|Robert Louis Stevenson - Based On A Novel By [Strange]|
|Dan Curtis - Director [All]|
|Owsald Morris - Director Of Photography [Dracula]|
|Ben Colman - Director of Photography [Screw]|
|Richard A. Harris - Editor [Dracula]|
|Bob Cobert - Musical Score [All]|
|Dan Curtis - Producer [All]|
|Robert Singer - Producer [Dracula]|
|Richard Matheson - Writer [Dracula]|
|John Tomerlin - Writer [Picture]|
|William F. Nolan - Writer [Screw]|
|Ian McLellan - Writer [Strange]|