Competition: Win ‘Ghost Story’ on Blu-ray

GHOST STORY 

A Film By John C. Irvin

Out Now on Blu-ray & DVD

It was one of the most talked about horror films of the early 1980s, thanks, in no small part, for the wealth of Hollywood royalty nearing the end of their careers starring in what was, for many of them, the first and only horror film of their working lives.

And now, for the first time in the UK, Ghost Story arrives on Blu-ray and DVD courtesy of Second Sight.

Ghost Story follows a quartet of elderly friends who while away the time in their dotage by telling each other spooky stories and creepy tales as part of their Chowder Society group.

But when one of them meets an untimely end and the rest are afflicted with troubling nightmares, it appears as if past crimes could be catching up with them…

The film, based on the acclaimed Peter Straub bestseller (rated by Stephen King as one of the finest examples of the craft of the late 20th century) stars screen legends Fred AstaireMelvyn DouglasDouglas Fairbanks Jr and John Houseman.

Three of the four were making their final film appearances ever, with the acclaimed horror proving to be a fitting epitaph for their talents.

The film also stars a haunting Alice Krige (Star Trek).

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Bonus Features: 

Audio Commentary by Director John C. Irvin

Author Peter Straub: Genesis

Actor Alice Krige on Alma and Eva

Screenwriter Lawrence D. Cohen and Producer Burt Weissbourd: Story Development

Albert Whitlock with Bill Taylor: Visual Effects

TV and Radio Spots, Photo Gallery

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Available Now

Pre-order Now (click image to buy):

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To celebrate, we have 1 x Blu-ray copy of the film to give away courtesy of our friends at Second Sight.

To enter, fill out the following form with ‘Ghost’ in the subject line, including your full name, address and contact number.

(Due to some competition entry issues from forum click throughs, please ensure you refresh this page before completing the form.)

Competition closes on Wednesday 30th December, 2015

Winners will be notified by phone / email

Best of luck!

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