Dark Shadows Collector's Series, Volume 1 collects the first five episodes of the original Dark Shadows television series. It was released to VHS format by MPI Home Video on May 18th, 1994.

MPI Home Video summary
With its alluring tales of Gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, DARK SHADOWS became one of the most popular daytime series of all time. Since first airing on ABC-TV from 1966-71, DARK SHADOWS has earned the reputation as being one of the most unusual and enduring programs in television history. The character of Barnabas Collins, a guilt-ridden, 175-year-old vampire, brought the show tremendous success.
For the first time on home video, MPI presents the DARK SHADOWS COLLECTOR'S SERIES, featuring the spooky series' earliest episodes, before the arrival of Barnabas.
Victoria Winters' mysterious journey begins as her train arrives in Collinsport, a small and stormy fishing village on the coast of Maine. A stranger named Burke Devlin befriends her.
At the eerie Collinwood mansion, Victoria meets reclusive matriarch Elizabeth Collins Stoddard, her brother Roger and his ten-year old son, David, and Elizabeth's teenage daughter, Carolyn.

Episodes[edit | edit source]

Episode Airdate
1 June 27th, 1966
2 June 28th, 1966
3 June 29th, 1966
4 June 30th, 1966
5 July 1st, 1966

Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Episode 1 is presented in its entirety, including commercials that were aired on ABC at the time of its initial broadcast.
  • Includes advertisements for the following Dark Shadows-related products.

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