The Amicus Collection + Amicus Book

The Amicus Collection + Amicus Book


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Four-Disc Collection

Now Remastered For The First Time Ever

With All-New Bonus Features


Known as ‘The Studio That Dripped Blood’, the British film company Amicus Productions – founded by American writer/producers Max J. Rosenberg and Milton Subotsky – built a legacy of horror anthologies and twisted thrillers that remains among the very best genre movies of the ‘70s. In this trio of Amicus classics – featuring stars that include Peter Cushing, Herbert Lom, Britt Ekland, Patrick Magee, Stephanie Beacham, Calvin Lockhart, Michael Gambon and Charlotte Rampling – you’ll discover the studio’s legendary portmanteau ASYLUM, their insane gothic shocker AND NOW THE SCREAMING STARTS, and – exclusive to this set – the infamous werewolf whodunit THE BEAST MUST DIE, as well as a Bonus Disc of Amicus trailers, TV commercials, rare interviews and more. The Amicus Collection is a Limited Edition, and Numbered to 3500 copies.  

Reversible Cover Art

ASYLUM Special Features:

  • Two’s A Company: 1972 On-set report from BBC featuring Interviews With Producer Milton Subotsky, Director Roy Ward Baker, Actors Charlotte Rampling, James Villiers, Megs Jenkins, Art Director Tony Curtis and Production Manager Teresa Bolland
  • David J. Schow on Robert Bloch – Featurette
  • Fiona Subotsky Remembers Milton Subotsky – Featurette
  • Inside The Fear Factory Featurette with Directors Roy Ward Baker, Freddie Francis and Producer Max J. Rosenberg
  • Audio Commentary with Director Roy Ward Baker and Camera Operator Neil Binney
  • Theatrical Trailer


  • The Haunting Of Oakley Court – Featurette with Allan Bryce, Author of “Amicus: The Friendly Face Of Fear”, and David Flint, Author of “Ten Years Of Terror”, visit the classic horror film location
  • Audio Commentary with Director Roy Ward Baker and Actress Stephanie Beacham
  • Audio Commentary with Star Ian Ogilvy
  • Archive Audio Interview with Actor Peter Cushing By Denis Meikle
  • Horror Journalist Denis Meikle Recalls And Now The Screaming Starts – Featurette
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Radio Spot

THE BEAST MUST DIE Special Features (Exclusive ONLY to this Set)

  • And Then There Were Werewolves – Audio Essay By Horror Historian Troy Howarth
  • Audio Commentary with Director Paul Annett
  • Directing the Beast:
  • Theatrical Trailer

THE VAULT OF AMICUS Special Features

  • Over An Hour of Amicus Trailers
  • Audio Commentary With British Horror Film Writers Kim Newman & David Flint
  • Phil Nutman Audio Interview with Milton Subotsky – Audio Interview With Accompanying Stills / Posters
  • Jonathan Sothcott Audio Interview with Max Rosenberg – Audio Interview With Accompanying Stills / Posters
  • Bonus Amicus TV spots


Amicus: The Friendly Face of Fear tells the complete story of Amicus’s illustrious 20 year creative period, starting with 50s rock musicals and charting its rise through Dr Who movies, horror anthologies and prehistoric fantasies like The Land That Time Forgot. The book also goes into detail of behind-the-scenes troubles that eventually tore the company apart, leading to a bitter and extended legal battle between the two former partners. Profusely illustrated in full colour throughout, with never-before-published stills, posters, lobby cards, flyers, candid photographs and unused artwork, this lavish book is the definitive history of a major independent studio, and every horror fan’s dream. The Book is also available in our exclusive new Amicus Bundle, which also features the Amicus Box Set, a T-shirt, 4 Enamel Pin Collection, and Picture Frame.

Large format, 164 pages.


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