This is one of the greatest horror films ever made and is based on the M.R. James story- “Casting Of The Runes”.
Dana Andrews stars as American psychologist Dr John Holden, who arrives in London to attend a paranormal psychology symposium with the aim of exposing devil cult leader Julian Karswell (Niall MacGinnis) as a charlatan and a fraud.
On his arrival, Holden learns that the leader of the symposium, Henry Harrington (Maurice Denham), has suddenly died in mysterious circumstances - but Holden, a hardened sceptic, refuses to believe that Karswell could have had a hand in this, and accepts an invitation to stay at Karswell’s estate along with Harrington’s niece, Joanna (Peggy Cummins).
Once there, however, a series of strange occurrences begins by which even the sceptical Holden becomes disturbed…
This edition contains special features including ‘Curse of the Demon’, the re-edited American version.
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