The Quatermass Collection (1953)

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Released 7-Jul-2005
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This box set consists of the following DVDs;
The Quatermass Experiment (1953) , Quatermass II (1955) , Quatermass and the Pit (1958)

Writer Nigel Kneale's 1950s Quatermass trilogy set an early benchmark for TV science fiction. Despite being played by different actors in each series the character of Professor Quatermass became one of television's first heroes and the serials themselves earned a place in small-screen history.

The Quatermass Experiment
Starring Reginald Tate as Professor Quatermass with Isabel Dean and Duncan Lamont

When a spacecraft crashes back to Earth, Professor Quatermass, Head of the British Experimental Rocket Group rushes to the scene. As the true condition of the sole survivor becomes apparent, Quatermass must confront a seemingly inexorable alien life form...

Quatermass II
Starring John Robinson as Professor Quatermass with Monica Grey and Hugh Griffin

Mysterious showers of meteorites lead Professor Quatermass on a trail to a factory in a deserted village. What awaits him is a worldwide alien conspiracy that threatens to take over the planet and turn its human population into zombies...

Quatermass and the Pit
Starring André Morell as Professor Quatermass with Cec Linder, Anthony Bushell and John Stratton

When ancient bones and something resembling an unexploded bomb are found on a London building site, the military and scientists are baffled. As further astounding discoveries are made, the renowned Professor Quatermass begins to unravel a terrifying thread of chaos and terror.

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Reginald Tate
Isabel Dean
Duncan Lamont
Hugh Kelly
Moray Watson
W. Thorp Deverreux
Van Boolen
Iris Ballard
Eugene Leahy
Neil Wilson
Colyn Davies
Katie Johnson
Oliver Johnston
Directed by
Rudolph Cartier
Trevor Duncan
Gustav Holst
Richard R. Greenough
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding Multi
Disc (3)
Science Fiction 1953 461:57 (Case: 480) 576i (PAL) 2 4
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English Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s)
English for the Hearing Impaired
Main Menu Audio & Animation, Featurette-The Kneale Tapes, Featurette-Cartier And Kneale In Conversation, Featurette-Making Demons, Featurette-Quatermass And The Pit Omnibus Version-Opening & Closings, DVD-ROM Extras-Scripts For The Four Missing Episodes, Gallery-Photo, Main Menu Audio & Animation, Main Menu Audio & Animation
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