|Dark Shadows DVD Collection 13|
|Studio:||MPI Home Video|
|Released:||July 27th, 2004 (Original)|
April 10th, 2012
Dark Shadows DVD Collection 13 is the thirteenth DVD collection relating to the original 1966-1971 Dark Shadows television series. It was released by MPI Home Video on July 27th, 2004. It was repackaged with new box cover art under the title Dark Shadows: The Original Series Collection 13 on April 10th, 2012. The collection includes forty episodes of the program spanning episodes 696-735. These episodes are also included on discs 73-76 of the Dark Shadows: The Complete Original Series DVD collection.
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 of 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.
As a result of being possessed by the ghost of Quentin Collins, David Collins falls into a coma and hovers near death. Barnabas attempts to make contact with Quentin through an I-Ching trance but instead finds he has travelled back in time seventy-two years when Quentin first lived. In 1897, Barnabas is a vampire once again and introduces himself at Collinwood as a cousin from England. He meets governess Rachel Drummond and is amazed by her resemblance to his lost love Josette. A suspicious Quentin enlists sorcerer Evan Hanley to raise a spirit to combat Barnabas, resulting in the apperance of the vengeful witch Angelique. Magda the gypsy warns Quentin that he is in grave danger and Edward Collins is shocked when his mysterious, long-absent wife Laura returns for their children.
Starring: Jonathan Frid, Joan Bennett, David Selby, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Louis Edmonds, Lara Parker, David Henesy, Nancy Barrett, Grayson Hall, John Karlen, Marie Wallace, Thayer David, Diana Millay, Jerry Lacy, Denise Nickerson, Roger Davis, Terry Crawford, Don Briscoe, Lisa Richards, Humbert Allen Astredo, Isabella Hoopes. 
- Product code: DVD7589.
- Total running time: 840 minutes.
- Aspect ratio: 1:33:1 (fullscreen)
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