Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark original TV movie hits Blu-ray soon

Last Updated on August 2, 2021

The original 1973 TV movie DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK will be hitting Blu-ray soon via Warner Archive in a new 2019 1080p master from new 4K scan of the original camera negative. You can check out the cover art along with a list of special features below and then let us know what you think!

Special Features:

New Audio Commentary by Amanda Reyes (Made for TV Mayhem)

Audio Commentary by Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton (Dread Central)

Screenwriter Jeffrey Reddick (Final Destination, Day of the Dead ) and Sean Abley (Fangoria)

John Newland directed the TV movie back in 1973 from a script written by Nigel McKeand. Kim Darby and Jim Hutton starred and the film centered on:

An old house … a mysterious locked room … a terrifying secret. Elements that make a horror movie memorably chilling get a taut, spooky reworking in Don't Be Afraid of the Dark. Kim Darby ( True Grit) and Jim Hutton (The Green Berets) star as Sally and Alex, young marrieds who inherit a crumbling mansion. Despite warnings to leave well enough alone in her new home, Sally unlocks the mysterious room, opens a bricked-up fireplace … and unleashes a horde of hideous whispering, murdering mini­demons only she can see and hear. 

No release date has been given for the release just yet but make sure to stay tuned and we will pass along updates as soon as we hear them. Until then, do you plan to snag a copy of the original DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK when it hits Blu-ray via Warner Archive? Let us know below!

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