Curse of the Crimson Altar

Aka The Crimson Cult
  • Country of origin: UK
  • Year released: 1968
  • Genre: Horror
  • Director: Vernon Sewell
  • Length: 89 min
  • IMDb rating: Curse of the Crimson Altar (1968) on IMDb

Selected disc options for Curse of the Crimson Altar

Extras
Kino box art
Kino BD-A/US 2015
Odeon box art
Odeon BD-ALL/UK 2014
DD Video box art
DD Video DVD-0 PAL/UK/OOP 2005
Audio Commentary by Actress Barbara Steele and Film Historian David Del Valle has extra has extra
Creating “Curse of the Crimson Altar” (25:20) has extra
“British Legends of Stage and Screen: Sir Christopher Lee” (TV Episode, 2012, 47:12) has extra has extra
Music Macabre - Interview with Composer Kendall Roclord Schmidt (13:07) has extra
Interview with Actor Christopher Lee (About Boris Karloff) (24:02) has extra
Stills Gallery [DD Video] (1:43) has extra
Stills Gallery [Odeon] (2:31) has extra
UK Theatrical Trailer (2:44) has extra has extra has extra
US Theatrical Trailer (2:03) has extra

Notes

  • Kino’s Blu-ray uses an alternate score due to US rights issues.
  • Odeon’s Blu-ray extra of “British Legends of Stage and Screen: Sir Christopher Lee” is also available on its Blu-ray of Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors (1965).
  • DD Video’s “Collector’s Edition” DVD includes a 24-page illustrated booklet with writing by Marcus Hearn and Jonathan Rigby.

Ultimate Edition

Combine the best digital presentation with a selection of choice extras for the ultimate edition.

Curse of the Crimson Altar title screen
Presentation Kino BD
  • Video
    • File 1
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p23.976
      • Overall bit rate: 17.82 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 1.67:1
      • Length:1:27:26.986
      • File size: 12.93 GiB
  • Audio
    • File 1
      • Language: English DTS-HD MA 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 1590 kbps
      • Bit depth: 16-bit
      • Notes: US Score
  • Subtitles
    • None
Odeon BD
  • Video
    • File 1
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p24
      • Overall bit rate: 20.00 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 1.67:1
      • Length:1:27:04.250
      • File size: 14.03 GiB
  • Audio
    • File 1
      • Language: English LPCM 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 1536 kbps
      • Bit depth: 16-bit
      • Notes: Original Score
  • Subtitles
    • None
Extras Audio Commentary by Actress Barbara Steele and Film Historian David Del Valle Kino BD
Creating “Curse of the Crimson Altar” (25:20, 1080p) Odeon BD
“British Legends of Stage and Screen: Sir Christopher Lee” (TV Episode, 2012, 47:12, 1080p) Kino BD
Music Macabre - Interview with Composer Kendall Roclord Schmidt (13:07, 1080p) Kino BD
Interview with Actor Christopher Lee (About Boris Karloff) (24:02) DD Video DVD
Stills Gallery [Odeon] (2:31, 1080p) Odeon BD
UK Theatrical Trailer (2:44, 1080p) Kino BD
US Theatrical Trailer (2:03, 1080p) Kino BD

Notes

  • Kino’s UK theatrical trailer is in better condition than Odeon’s.

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