BBC TV this Sat/Sun The fantastic - Night Of The Demon (1957)

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BBC TV this Sat/Sun The fantastic - Night Of The Demon (1957)

Postby Paul Gordon » November 26th, 2010, 2:01 pm

One of my favourite "horror" (and magical) movies is on BBC 2 tomorrow (late night) in the UK. It's RARELY on TV, so record and watch it! It's magical and brilliantly played. It's the 1957 Night Of The Demon. I think it's BRILLIANT. See info here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050766/

Anyone else like it?

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Re: BBC TV this Sat/Sun The fantastic - Night Of The Demon (1957)

Postby Richard Kaufman » November 26th, 2010, 2:22 pm

Night of the Demon is great. What most folks in the US don't realize is that our version was edited, but the original UK version was released on DVD a few years back. Viva Jacques Tournier!
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Re: BBC TV this Sat/Sun The fantastic - Night Of The Demon (1957)

Postby Jonathan Townsend » November 26th, 2010, 3:18 pm

Hmmm, according to the director it was edited by inserting shots of the demon - where he wanted to leave its visual representation down to a few frames during one scene.
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Re: BBC TV this Sat/Sun The fantastic - Night Of The Demon (1957)

Postby Paul Gordon » November 26th, 2010, 3:20 pm

I have BOTH versions. The UK one - imho - is much better in so many areas... PG
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Re: BBC TV this Sat/Sun The fantastic - Night Of The Demon (1957)

Postby El Mystico » December 3rd, 2010, 3:44 pm

Just had a chance to watch it. That was great!
Also has the line "It's in the trees..it's coming" which I know so well from Kate Bush's Hounds of Love.


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