Competition: Win ‘CIRCUS OF HORRORS’ on Blu-ray!

The classic 1960 British horror, CIRCUS OF HORRORS, an early example of British exploitation cinema, is available to own now on Blu-ray for the very first time, fully restored and with new bonus content, as part of Studiocanal‘s Vintage Classics Collection.

Directed by Sidney Hayers, from a screenplay by George Baxt, the film stars Anton Diffring, Erika RembergYvonne Monlaur, and Donald Pleasence.

To celebrate the release, we have 2 x Blu-ray copies of the film to give away to our readers!



In England, 1947, Dr. Rossiter (Anton Diffring) is a plastic surgeon who botches an operation on society woman Evelyn Morley leaving his patient horribly disfigured. He and his assistants Angela (Jane Hylton) and her brother Martin (Kenneth Griffith) evade the police and escape to France disguised as Dr. Schüler. There they meet the owner of a rundown circus Vanet (Donald Pleasence) whose daughter’s face has been scarred in a wartime bombing. Schuler successfully operates on Nicole and goes on to  manipulate his way into the family and the running of the circus, eventually taking over completely when Vanet dies in a drunken incident with a performing bear. The circus becomes the ideal front for his increasingly deranged and experimental surgical exploits, where he befriends disfigured women and transforms them for his internationally successful “Temple of Beauty”. However, when they threaten to leave, they meet with gruesome accidents which begin to raise the suspicions of both the newspapers and Scotland Yard, who are soon hot on his trail. 



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Competition closes on Thursday 22nd October 2020!

Winners will be notified by email!

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