Village of the Damned/Children of the Damned

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Overview

One of the biggest cult favorites of 1960s British horror is paired up with its worthy sequel for this spooky double-feature DVD. Both Village of the Damned and Children of the Damned have been given letterboxed transfers to disc in the widescreen aspect ratio of 1.85:1, which have been enhanced for anamorphic play on 16 x 9 monitors. The audio for both films has been mastered in Dolby Digital Mono; in addition to their original English-language soundtracks, both movies also feature alternate French-dubbed ...
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Overview

One of the biggest cult favorites of 1960s British horror is paired up with its worthy sequel for this spooky double-feature DVD. Both Village of the Damned and Children of the Damned have been given letterboxed transfers to disc in the widescreen aspect ratio of 1.85:1, which have been enhanced for anamorphic play on 16 x 9 monitors. The audio for both films has been mastered in Dolby Digital Mono; in addition to their original English-language soundtracks, both movies also feature alternate French-dubbed tracks, as well as optional subtitles in English, French, and Spanish. Village of the Damned includes a commentary track from author and horror film authority Steve Haberman, while Children of the Damned screenwriter John Briley contributes a commentary for that film. Finally, the original theatrical trailers for both pictures are included as a bonus.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Village of the Damned commentary by Chronicles of Terror: Silent Screams author Steve Haberman; Children of the Damned commentary by screenwriter John Briley; Theatrical trailers; Languages: English & Français; Subtitles: English, Français, & Español
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/10/2004
  • UPC: 012569691827
  • Rating:

  • Source: Warner Home Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Subtitled / B&W / Dubbed
  • Time: 2:46:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 15,029

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Fainting Spellbound. [3:51]
2. Credits. [1:08]
3. Borderline. [3:13]
4. Out Cold. [5:11]
5. Awakening. [3:14]
6. Cause Unknown. [3:36]
7. Happy News. [3:12]
8. Widespread Conception. [4:31]
9. Whose Baby? [3:31]
10. Happy Birthnight. [1:53]
11. Child Developments. [6:07]
12. Vision of Intellect. [3:11]
13. A Mass Mind. [6:29]
14. Questions Better Unasked. [1:00]
15. Car Crashed. [4:55]
16. Self-Inflicted. [2:41]
17. Brick Wall. [2:46]
18. Inflamed Mob. [3:00]
19. Leave Us Alone. [2:34]
20. Too Much Attention. [2:43]
21. Look After Her. [4:26]
22. Brick by Brick. [2:45]
23. End Credits. [1:05]
1. Credits. [1:37]
2. Breeding Tells. [4:15]
3. Diana's Accident. [2:55]
4. Six Alike. [4:00]
5. Made to Do Things. [3:12]
6. A Common Father? [4:02]
7. Early Pickup. [5:19]
8. All Together Now. [4:33]
9. Where's Susan? [3:16]
10. No Trespassing. [5:32]
11. Watch Your Step. [5:16]
12. Recommendations. [3:24]
13. Churchgoers. [3:25]
14. They All Know. [3:26]
15. Rogue Assassins. [5:48]
16. Blood Test. [5:45]
17. Why Are You Here? [5:04]
18. Give Them a Chance. [1:58]
19. Willed to Kill. [3:01]
20. Weapons to Bear. [5:19]
21. Countdown. [2:10]
22. The Same Reason. [3:01]
23. Deadly Mishap. [2:50]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Village of the Damned
      Play
      Scene Selections
      Special Features
         Commentary by Steve Haberman
         Trailer
      Languages
         Spoken Languages: English
         Spoken Languages: Français
         Subtitles: English
         Subtitles: Français
         Subtitles: Español
         Subtitles: Off
   Children of the Damned
      Play
      Scene Selections
      Special Features
         Commentary by John Briley
         Trailer
      Languages
         Spoken Languages: English
         Spoken Languages: Français
         Subtitles: English
         Subtitles: Français
         Subtitles: Español
         Subtitles: Off
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Damned: a Bizarre and Spooky Thriller

    ¿Village of the Damned¿ is the 60s sci-fi classic steeped in paranoia and set in England¿s Midwich. It seems that this picturesque district was visited by aliens who secretly impregnated the town¿s human women. Suddenly, blonde haired clone like boys and girls begin to pop up all over the countryside. These glowing-eyed humanoids have but one purpose ¿ to use their intellectual superiority as mind-control over the adults in order to conquer the world. Top billed are George Sanders and Barbara Shelley as Gordon and Anthea Zellaby. Gordon is first to recognize that the town¿s children are not what they seem. But will he be in time and of enough strong will to stop this slow plague of brainwashing? The chilling screenplay by Stirling Siliphant (based on the novel, ¿The Midwich Cuckoos¿) and nimble direction by Wolf Rilla builds to a climax of unsettling terror that even today holds audiences spellbound. This classic film comes as a double feature with its sequel ¿Children of the Damned.¿ Moving the location from countryside to a London school for the gifted, a professor (Alan Badel) assembles high I.Q. moppets from around the world for an intellectual experiment that goes horribly awry. The sequel has its merits but it lacks in the visceral and unsettling terror associated with the original. In 1995 ¿Village of the Damned¿ was remade by scare-master, John Carpenter with Kristie Alley and Christopher Reeve ¿ but with decidedly predictable and less than stellar rewards. Warner¿s DVD is outstanding. The image is remarkably clean, with a very solid and beautifully rendered gray scale, deep blacks and excellent contrast levels. Fine details are fully realized. There is a total lack of edge effects and other digital anomalies for an exceptionally smooth visual presentation. The audio is mono but with a considerable punch to it. For ¿Village of the Damned¿ there is a thoughtful and thorough audio commentary by author, Steve Haberman. On ¿Children of the Damned¿ we get a fairly thorough reading by the sequel¿s screenwriter, John Briley.

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