CINEWORLD DISCOVERY -SUNDAY 25 AUGUST
MASTER OF DARK SHADOWS
Director: David Gregory. With: Dan Curtis, Barbara Steele, Whoopi Goldberg, Jonathan Frid. USA 2019. 92 mins.
INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE - From master documentarian David Gregory, director of LOST SOUL: THE DOOMED JOURNEY OF RICHARD STANLEY’S ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU, comes an in-depth look at the diverse talents of Dan Curtis, the ‘King of TV Horror’. The creator of the ground-breaking 1966 daytime Gothic soap opera ‘Dark Shadows', Curtis also gave the genre ‘Trilogy of Terror’, two DARK SHADOWS movies and BURNT OFFERINGS before earning accolades for the epic miniseries ‘The Winds of War’ and ‘War and Remembrance’. Narrated by Ian McShane, this fascinating documentary features insights from Curtis himself, Scream Queen Barbara Steele and the cast of the Collinwood classic.