For Halloween 2021, Network is proud to present two British horror classics
resurrected in high-definition for the first time ever: Edgar Wallace adaptation The
Dark Eyes of London (1939) starring terror icon Bela Lugosi, and exploitation shocker
The Monster (1975) directed by Hammer stalwart Peter Sasdy and starring Joan
Collins and Donald Pleasence.
THE DARK EYES OF LONDON (1939)
The early British horror masterpiece and a worthy successor to his work on the Universal
Monsters movies, screen icon Bela Lugosi takes centre stage as a demented scientist on a
killing spree in The Dark Eyes of London, the first British film to receive the ‘H’ censor rating for being ‘Horrific for Public Exhibition’.
Adapted from a novel by Edgar Wallace, this landmark British film is featured here as a brand-new high definition remaster from original
film elements in its original theatrical aspect ratio.
THE MONSTER aka I DON’T WANT TO BE BORN (1975)
Joan Collins gives an unforgettable performance as a stripper cursed by a sinister dwarf to
give birth to a demonic child in this classic 1970s exploitation horror directed by
Hammer/Amicus veteran Peter Sasdy (Director, Countess Dracula, Taste the Blood of
Co-starring Eileen Atkins, Ralph Bates, Donald Pleasence and Caroline Munro,
The Monster (aka I Don’t Want to be Born) is featured here as a brand-new high definition
remaster from original film elements in its original theatrical aspect ratio.