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Edgar Allan Poe’s Black Cats: Two Adaptations on dual format in October

8 October 2015

Released in time for Halloween, Arrow Video have announced the special edition box set, Edgar Allan Poe’s Black Cats: Two Adaptations by Sergio Martino & Lucio Fulci, featuring stunning new 2K transfers of two gothic, gory and totally original adaptations of Poe’s famous yarn The Black Cat from directors Sergio Martino and Lucio Fulci.

In Martino’s classic giallo Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key, teacher Oliviero (Luigi Pistilli – A Bay of Blood) finds himself under suspicion for murder when one of his students – and mistress – is found brutally murdered. As more bodies start to pile up, the arrival of Oliviero’s attractive niece (Edwige Fenech – Five Dolls for an August Moon, All the Colours of the Dark) brings with it complications of its own.

In The Black Cat, from that "other" Godfather of Gore, Lucio Fulci (Zombie), Scotland Yard Inspector Gorley (David Warbeck – The Beyond) find himself summoned to a sleepy English village to investigate the recent murder of a young couple. With no obvious signs of entry at the murder scene, Gorley is forced to start considering the possibility that his suspect may not be human...

Finally together on Blu-ray and in stunning new 2K restorations from the original camera negatives, fans can enjoy the double-dose of terror that is Edgar Allan Poe’s Black Cats – Italian-style!

This new set will include a host of extras which are detailed below and include exclusive new interviews with Sergio Martino and actress Dagmar Lassander. This exciting new set will also include an 80-page booklet containing new articles on the films, Lucio Fulci’s last ever interview and a reprint of Poe’s original story.

Edgar Allan Poe’s Black Cats: Two Adaptations by Sergio Martino & Lucio Fulci will be released on dual format (Blu-ray and DVD) on 19th October 2015 by Arrow Video at an unconfirmed RRP, but you can pre-order it from the Arrow Store for £32.99.

The special features will be:

Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key:

  • Through the Keyhole – a brand new interview with director Sergio Martino

  • Unveiling the Vice – making-of retrospective featuring interviews with Martino, star Edwige Fenech and screenwriter Ernesto Gastaldi

  • Dolls of Flesh and Blood: The Gialli of Sergio Martino – a visual essay by Michael Mackenzie exploring the director’s unique contributions to the giallo genre

  • The Strange Vices of Ms. Fenech – film historian Justin Harries on the Your Vice actress’ prolific career

  • Eli Roth on Your Vice and the genius of Martino

  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Matthew Griffin

The Black Cat:

  • Brand new audio commentary by filmmaker and Fangoria editor Chris Alexander

  • Poe into Fulci: The Spirit of Perverseness – film historian Stephen Thrower on Fulci’s Poe-tinged classic

  • In the Paw-Prints of the Black Cat – a look at the original Black Cat locations

  • Frightened Dagmar – a brand new career interview with actress Dagmar Lassander

  • At Home with David Warbeck – an archive interview with The Black Cat star

  • Original theatrical trailer

  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Matthew Griffin