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The House That Dripped Blood

The House That Dripped Blood

Limited Edition of 500 Copies
Kritzerland

Release Date: January 17, 2019

Conducted by Michael Dress

Format: CD

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Track Listing

1. Main Title/Prologue
2. First Story: “Method for Murder”
3. Charles and Alice
4. Writing Horror/Seeing and Hearing Things
5. Dominick's Sketch/Seeing Dominick
6. Dominick at the Window/Dominick with the Psychiatrist/I Don't Know Anyone Named Richard
7. Second Story: “Waxworks”
8. Philip Grayson/Remembering
9. Museum of Horror/Back Home/Nightmare
10. Museum of Horror Revisited/Neville's End/Philip's End
11. Third Story: “Sweets to the Sweet”
12. John Reid and Daughter Jane/Frightened of Fire
13. The Book/Witchcraft
14. Missing Candles/Wax Doll and Pin
15. Evil Jane
16. Fourth Story: “The Cloak”
17. Paul Henderson, Horror Star/Costume Shop/The Cloak
18. The Vampire
19. Welcome to the Club
20. Epilogue/End Titles
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The House that Dripped Blood was one of the most entertaining of the Amicus anthology horror film series. The four tales were all based on short stories by Robert Bloch, who also wrote the screenplay. In the director's chair was Peter Duffell, whose first major film it was (he'd done one low-budget film a decade prior).

One of the most interesting choices the filmmakers made was the composer, Michael Dress. For The House that Dripped Blood, Dress created a wonderfully atmospheric score – some of it lives in the world of Humphrey Searle's The Haunting, but Dress's music is his own and it really gives the stories in the film an interesting texture and feel. There's a lot of percussion and weird effects, organ, a solo female voice floating in the air, harpsichord, vibes, strings – it's all very hallucinogenic and off-kilter and really wonderful.

This is the premiere release of The House that Dripped Blood. The transfers were made from the 35mm magnetic music-only mixing elements and the mono sound is crisp and clear and really excellent.

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