Shout! Factory has announced the X The Unknown blu-ray. The classic 1956 Hammer horror movie hits the company’s Scream Factory line of horror home videos this Winter. Rasputin The Mad Monk was directed by Leslie Norman & Joseph Losey and written by Jimmy Sangster. The film stars Dean Jagger, Edward Chapman, Leo McKern, Anthony Newley, Jameson Clark, William Lucas, Peter Hammond, Marianne Brauns, Ian MacNaughton, and Michael Ripper.
Scream Factory’s X The Unknown blu-ray won’t be released until Tuesday, February 18th 2020. However, it’s now available on preorder for just $22.99 (regular price is $27.99):
Unfortunately, special bonus features were not revealed at this time, so stay tuned as that information becomes known.
Can anything escape this terror? British commandos on maneuvers become ill with mysterious symptoms and horrific burns. Dr. Adam Royston (Dean Jagger), an atomic scientist from a nearby research station, suspects lethal radiation … but is mystified by the cause. At a nearby hospital, the phenomenon reappears and engulfs more innocent people, including a hospital orderly whose skin melts away from his body! Dr. Royston speculates that the unknown is on a quest to absorb radiation and expand in size and range as it claims more and more victims. As time runs short, he becomes desperate to trap the entity before its power overcomes mankind!