Scream Factory Announces Two ‘Quartermass’ Blu-ray Releases for July

Quartermass 2 Blu-ray Release Date

Scream Factory will release Quartermass 2 (1957) and Quartermass and the Pit (1967) on Blu-ray for the first time when the calendar strikes July 30th.

These two British Sci-Fi classics each come packed with legacy and all-new bonus features. In addition, Quartermass 2 features a new 2K scan from a pristine archival film print.

Note that Quartermass 2 was retitled to Enemy From Space for its U.S. theatrical debut. Likewise, Quartermass and the Pit was retitled to Five Million Years on Earth.

Here are the extensive bonus features for each Quartermass Blu-ray release:

Quartermass 2 (Amazon pre-order)
  • NEW audio commentary with filmmaker/film historian Ted Newsom
  • NEW audio commentary with author/film historian Steve Haberman and filmmaker/film historian Constantine Nasr
  • NEW interview with Academy Award-winning special effects artist Brian Johnson (Alien)
  • NEW interview with assistant director Hugh Harlow
  • Vintage interview with director Val Guest
  •  Audio Commentary with director Val Guest and writer Nigel Kneale
  • World of Hammer – Sci-Fi
  • U.S. Theatrical Trailer – ENEMY OF SPACE
  • Still Gallery
Quartermass and the Pit (Amazon Pre-order)
  • NEW audio commentary with film historian Bruce G. Hallenbeck
  • NEW audio commentary with filmmaker Constantine Nasr and author/film historian Steve Haberman
  • NEW interview with actor Hugh Futcher
  • NEW interview with Academy Award-winning special effects artist Brian Johnson (Alien)
  • NEW interview with clapper loader Trevor Coop
  • NEW interview with focus puller Bob Jordan
  • Interview with author Judith Kerr
  • Interview with actor Julian Glover
  • Interview with actor/writer Mark Gatiss
  • Interview with filmmaker Joe Dante
  • Interview with author/film historian Kim Newman
  • Interview with author/Hammer Film historian Marcus Hearn
  • Audio Commentary with director Roy Ward Baker and writer Nigel Kneale
  • World of Hammer – Sci-Fi
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • TV Spots
  • Alternate U.S. Credits
  • Still Gallery

Here’s a look at the cover art for these upcoming Scream Factory Blu-ray debuts.

Quartermass 2 Blu-ray Cover Art

Quartermass and the Pit Blu-ray Cover Art

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