Title: The Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas
Director: Val Guest
Written by: Nigel Kneale
Movie Release: 1957
Production Company: Clarion Films, Hammer Films
Runtime: 85 min
Plot: Botanist Dr. John Rollason (Peter Cushing) decides to join the exploration team of crass, American showman Tom Friend (Forrest Tucker) on a dangerous expedition into the Himalayas to search for the legendary Yeti. Soon after setting up camp, the group is attacked by a large beast which is shot by trapper Ed Shelley (Robert Brown) and stored in a cave to attract a live specimen.
Before long, the strain of the expedition is felt and the party begins to lose control. To his growing terror, Dr. Rollason suspects that the race of giant "monsters" not only exists, but is capable of invading the thoughts of human beings! A smart, suspenseful and scary film that will set both your imagination and your fear of the unknown running wild, The Abominable Snowman is "definitely one of the best of Hammer's earlier outings" (The Telltale Mind).
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Blu-ray TECHNICAL specs
Blu-ray Label: Scream Factory
Blu-ray Release Date: Dec 10, 2019
Please Note: usable film elements of the complete film no longer exist; approximately five minutes of the film have been upconverted to high definition from a standard definition source.
º NEW Audio Commentary With Filmmaker/Film Historian Ted Newsom
º NEW In Search Of The Yeti – An Interview With Author/Film Historian Jonathan Rigby
º Audio Commentary With Director Val Guest And Screenwriter Nigel Kneale
º TRAILERS FROM HELL With Commentary By Filmmaker Joe Dante
º World Of Hammer: Peter Cushing
º Theatrical Trailer
º Still Gallery