HOUSE OF DARK SHADOWS THE ORIGINAL FILM BASED ON THE POPULAR GOTHIC TV SERIES AND THE SEQUEL NIGHT OF DARK SHADOWS TO DEBUT ON BLU-RAY™ AND DVD FOR THE FIRST TIME OCTOBER 30 FROM WARNER HOME VIDEO BURBANK, Calif., July 9, 2012 – Rejoice, night creatures! Drafting off Dark Shadows, the 2012 horror-comedy film directed by Tim Burton, and just in time for Halloween, two gothic fan favorites, House of Dark Shadows (1970) and the sequel, Night of Dark Shadows (1971) creep onto Blu-ray and DVD October 30 from Warner Home Video. Based on Dark Shadows, the popular occult soap opera that originally aired weekdays on ABC from June 1966 to April 1971, both films have maintained a loyal cult following since their original release. House of Dark Shadows and Night of Dark Shadows will each have a suggested retail price of $19.98 (Blu-ray) and $14.96 (DVD). Orders are due September 25. House of Dark Shadows features the talents of Jonathan Frid (Dark Shadows, Seizure, The Devil’s Daughter), best known for his role as the vampire Barnabas Collins in the original TV series, Grayson Hall (TV’s “One Life to Live,” “All My Children”) and Kathryn Leigh Scott (Dark Shadows, Parasomnia, TV’s “Huff”). In this film expansion, Vampire Barnabas Collins searches for a cure so he can marry the lovely woman who resembles his long-lost fiancée Josette. Night of Dark Shadows, the sequel to House of Dark Shadows, centers on the story of Quentin Collins and his bride Tracy at the Collinwood Mansion in Collinsport, Maine. David Selby (Dark Shadows, The Social Network, Inhale), Lara Parker (TV’s “Dark Shadows,” “Dark Shadows,” “Race with the Devil”), John Karlen (TV’s “Dark Shadows,” “Cagney & Lacey”), Kate Jackson (TV’s “Scarecrow and Mrs. King,” “Charlie's Angels”), Grayson Hall (TV’s “One Life to Live,” “All My Children”) and Nancy Barrett (TV’s “Dark Shadows,” “Ryan’s Hope”) star. HOUSE OF DARK SHADOWS SYNOPSIS Rejoice, night creatures! Collinwood’s affected Barnabas Collins (Jonathan Frid) hopes a series of serum injections will make him normal. Alas, nothing can be normal at eerie Collinwood! SPECIAL FEATURES: · Theatrical trailer HOUSE OF DARK SHADOWS BLU-RAY DISC™ AND DVD Run Time: 97 mins. MPAA Rating: PG U.S. Street Date: October 30, 2012 Order Due Date: September 25, 2012 Blu-ray Disc Cat / UPC: 1000298903 / 883929248469 DVD Cat / UPC: 1000299888 / 883929248926 Blu-ray SRP: $19.98 DVD SRP: $14.96 NIGHT OF DARK SHADOWS SYNOPSIS One bite is never enough! New blood comes home in Night of Dark Shadows, as Quentin Collins (David Selby) arrives with his bride (Kate Jackson). SPECIAL FEATURES: · Theatrical trailer NIGHT OF DARK SHADOWS BLU-RAY DISC™ AND DVD Run Time: 95 mins. MPAA Rating: PG U.S. Street Date: October 30, 2012 Order Due Date: September 25, 2012 Blu-ray Disc Cat / UPC: 1000298882 / 883929248452 DVD Cat / UPC: 1000298875 / 883929247042 Blu-ray SRP: $19.98 DVD SRP: $14.96 Note: All enhanced content/special features listed above is subject to change. About Warner Home Video With operations in 90 international territories, Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, a division of the Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video's film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.