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Macdonald DeWitt Library at SUNY Ulster
DVDs at the Library: HORROR
Browse all of our DVDs on the back wall of the library.
Gojira (Godzilla)Testing of nuclear weapons over the Pacific Ocean triggers the awakening of a 400-foot, fire-breathing prehistoric lizard who begins to wreak havoc on the city of Tokyo.
Call Number: DVD G616
Soylent GreenCharlton Heston plays a cop in this science-fiction horror story. The setting is New York in the year 2022, teeming with 40 million citizens, most of whom are out of work. Environmental erosion is almost complete and voluntary death is encouraged by government-sponsored clinics. For their food, the people have grown to rely on a wafer-like substance called soylent. As Heston investigates the murder of a magnate in the dictatorial Soylent Company, he comes face to face with the hideous truth about the secret ingredient of "Soylent Green."
Cast: Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors, Joseph Cotten, Brock Peters, Paula Kelly, Edward G. Robinson.
Call Number: DVD S7316
PsychoHorror melodrama in which a woman disappears after spending the night in an isolated motel which adjoins an eerie Victorian mansion, inhabited by a disturbed young man and his mother.
Cast: Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam, John McIntire, Janet Leigh.
Call Number: DVD P9744
Dawn of the DeadSpecial features includes three revealing audio commentaries; two feature length documentaries; one classic film, the European version, and the extended version of George A. Romero's Dawn of the Dead and much more.
Cast: David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott H. Reiniger, Gaylen Ross
Hour of the WolfA brooding artist accompanied by his wife travels to a remote island where he hopes to escape his demons.
Cast: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann.
Call Number: DVD H841W
The Serpent's EggAn American trapeze act comes to pre-World War II Germany; two of the members are trapped inside Berlin after the other commits suicide. They find work with Dr. Vergerus at St. Ana's clinic, and soon discover that all is not what it appears to be.
Cast: David Carradine, Liv Ullmann, Gert Froebe, Heinz Bennett, Glynn Turman, James Whitmore.
Call Number: DVD S4869
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari: A Film in Six ActsIn the film The cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a somnambulist commits murders under a hypnotist's influence. Also featured is a lengthy excerpt of Genuine. Both films are examples of the German Expressionist movement.
Cast: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Fehér, Lil Dagover, Hans Hainz v. Twardowsky, Rudolph Lettinger. Genuine: Fern Andra.