Dark Shadows DVD Collection 20
Series: Dark Shadows
Format: Region 1
Season: 1970
Episodes: 40
Discs: 4
Studio: MPI Home Video
Released: September 27th, 2005 (Original)
April 10th, 2012 (Re-release)
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Dark Shadows DVD Collection 20 is the twentieth DVD collection of the original 1966-1971 Gothic soap opera Dark Shadows. The collection includes 40 episodes of the show's 1970 season (episodes 982-1021) spread out over four discs. These episodes are also included on discs 101-104 of the Dark Shadows: The Complete Original Series DVD collection. The collection was released by MPI Home Video on September 27th, 2005. It was repackaged with new box cover art under the title Dark Shadows: The Original Series Collection 20 on April 10th, 2012.

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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.

In the mysterious world of parallel time, Barnabas is once again a vampire. Writer William H. Loomis discovers Barnabas' secret and traps him inside a chained coffin. Young Daniel Collins becomes convinced that his deceased mother named Angelique is coming back. Quentin Collins is stunned when Alexis Stokes, Angelique's identical twin sister, arrives. Sabrina Stuart convinces everyone at Collinwood to participate in a séance to contact Angelique's spirit. She believes someone at the séance murdered her. The ghost of Dameon Edwards starts haunting the mansion. Scientist Cyrus Longworth continues his laboratory experiments to separate the good and evil in man. upon drinking the potion, he transforms into the sinister John Yaeger and terrorizes barmaid Buffie Harrington. Housekeeper Julia Hoffman learns a dark and deadly secret. Maggie Collins suspects that her husband Quentin may have been responsible for Angelique's demise.

Bonuses: Exclusive interviews with actress Paula Laurence, writer Joe Caldwell and soap opera journalist/historian Michael Logan.

Starring: Jonathan Frid, Joan Bennett, David Selby, Lara Parker, John Karlen, Grayson Hall, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Nancy Barrett, Louis Edmonds, Christopher Pennock, David Henesy, Denise Nickerson, Don Briscoe, Michael Stroka, Lisa Richards, Jerry Lacy, Elizabeth Eis, Paula Laurance, Jared Holmes, Ken McEwen and George Strus.

Episodes[edit | edit source]

Dark Shadows: 982
Dark Shadows: 983
Dark Shadows: 984
Dark Shadows: 985
Dark Shadows: 986
Dark Shadows: 987
Dark Shadows: 988
Dark Shadows: 989
Dark Shadows: 990
Dark Shadows: 991
Dark Shadows: 992
Dark Shadows: 993
Dark Shadows: 994
Dark Shadows: 995
Dark Shadows: 996
Dark Shadows: 997
Dark Shadows: 998
Dark Shadows: 999
Dark Shadows: 1000
Dark Shadows: 1001
Dark Shadows: 1002
Dark Shadows: 1003
Dark Shadows: 1004
Dark Shadows: 1005
Dark Shadows: 1006
Dark Shadows: 1007
Dark Shadows: 1008
Dark Shadows: 1009
Dark Shadows: 1010
Dark Shadows: 1011
Dark Shadows: 1012
Dark Shadows: 1013
Dark Shadows: 1014
Dark Shadows: 1015
Dark Shadows: 1016
Dark Shadows: 1017
Dark Shadows: 1018
Dark Shadows: 1019
Dark Shadows: 1020
Dark Shadows: 1021

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • This collection is product code number: DVD7656.
  • Total running time: 840 minutes.
  • Format: Closed-captioned, Color, NTSC
  • Aspect ratio: 1:33:1 (fullscreen)
  • ASIN: B0009OUB9M

Special features[edit | edit source]

Bonus interviews

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