Sir Graves Ghastly Presents (1980)


aka: Sir Graves' Big Show

Sir Graves Ghastly was a tongue-in-cheek vampire character created by Cleveland-born actor Lawson J. Deming (1913-2007). The character was the host of a popular Saturday afternoon horror film television show that ran from 1967 to 1982 in Detroit, Cleveland, Washington, D.C. and parts of Canada. The program was originally billed as Sir Graves' Big Show, but later became known simply by the character name, Sir Graves Ghastly.

Films included in this set are:

The Human Monster (1939)
A series of strange deaths takes place in London. All are accidents but the victims are single men with no family and they all have a link to a life insurance company run by the mysterious Dr. Orloff (Bela Lugosi).

The Return Of The Vampire (1944)
Bela Lugosi stars as vampire Armand Tesla, who stalks the streets of World War II London after German bombing releases him from his grave. Aided by a werewolf named Andreas (Matt Willis) and opposed by Lady Jane (Frieda Inescort) who operates an asylum, Tesla goes in search of young ladies to supply him with blood.

Sold as a 2-DVD-R set.

NOTE: The picture quality for this original television broadcast is rather soft, but still the best currently available anywhere for this extremely rare show.

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Sir Graves Ghastly Presents aka: Sir Graves’ Big Show


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