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The House in Nightmare Park [DVD]

£5.99

Product description

"The House In Nightmare Park" is a sorely-underrated little gem, starring the great Frankie Howerd, and Ray Milland. In it our Francis plays a ham Victorian actor called Foster Twelvetrees, who is invited to give a private reading at a gothic monstrosity in the middle of nowhere. Of course, it turns out that all the family living there are not only completly bonkers, but are all out to kill him (and this isn't just because they don't like his acting!). This is classic black comedy, in the style of "The Cat And The Canary", and "The Old Dark House", complete with killer snakes in the basement, and a mad, hatchet-wielding old lady in the attic! It's sadly been rubbished by professional critics over the years, but it is in fact very funny, and Howerd gives an exuberant, joyous turn as Twelvetrees. He delivers his lines with absolutely brilliant comic skill.

SPECIAL FEATURES
[] Full-frame 4:3, as-filmed version of main feature
[] 30 minute music suite of Harry Robinson's original score
[] Original theatrical trailer
[] TV spot (mute)
[] Image gallery
[] Original press brochure (PDF)

Item details

Actors:
Frankie Howerd, Hugh Burden, Ray Milland, Rosalie Crutchley, Kenneth Griffith
Classification:
PG
Condition:
Used
Director(s):
Peter Sykes
Display format:
16:9
Genre:
Comedy
Region:
2

Standard UK Delivery £3.95 per order

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About this item

"The House In Nightmare Park" is a sorely-underrated little gem, starring the great Frankie Howerd, and Ray Milland. In it our Francis plays a ham Victorian actor called Foster Twelvetrees, who is invited to give a private reading at a gothic monstrosity in the middle of nowhere. Of course, it turns out that all the family living there are not only completly bonkers, but are all out to kill him (and this isn't just because they don't like his acting!). This is classic black comedy, in the style of "The Cat And The Canary", and "The Old Dark House", complete with killer snakes in the basement, and a mad, hatchet-wielding old lady in the attic! It's sadly been rubbished by professional critics over the years, but it is in fact very funny, and Howerd gives an exuberant, joyous turn as Twelvetrees. He delivers his lines with absolutely brilliant comic skill.

SPECIAL FEATURES
[] Full-frame 4:3, as-filmed version of main feature
[] 30 minute music suite of Harry Robinson's original score
[] Original theatrical trailer
[] TV spot (mute)
[] Image gallery
[] Original press brochure (PDF)

Actors:
Frankie Howerd, Hugh Burden, Ray Milland, Rosalie Crutchley, Kenneth Griffith
Classification:
PG
Condition:
Used
Director(s):
Peter Sykes
Display format:
16:9
Genre:
Comedy
Region:
2

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. . Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

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