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The Beast and the Magic Sword (1983 / Blu-ray): Region Free

Mondo Macabro will bring to Blu-ray, a 4K restoration of Paul Naschy’s film, The Beast and the Magic Sword (1983), starring Paul Naschy, Shigeru Amachi, and Beatriz Escudero.

Sometime during the 16th century, the lycanthrope Waldemar Daninsky goes from his native Europe to Japan, seeking a way to cure himself of being a werewolf. Only a Japanese sorcerer named Kian and a magic silver sword can save him.

Release date: February 11, 2020
Genre: Horror / Fantasy

  • Director: Paul Naschy (as Jacinto Molina)
  • Starring: Paul Naschy, Shigeru Amachi, Beatriz Escudero
  • Country: Spain, Japan
  • Production Year: 1983
  • Discs: 1 Blu-ray Disc
  • Region: FREE
  • Run Time: 120 minutes
  • Formats: Color; 1.66:1
  • Studio: Mondo Macabro


  • Brand new 4K restoration from the negative
  • Region Free
  • Archival introduction to the film by Paul Naschy
  • Archival documentary SMILE OF THE WOLF featuring Naschy discussing all of his werewolf films
  • Brand new interview with Gavin Baddeley, author of The FrightFest Guide to Werewolf Movies
  • Brand new audio commentary by Rodney Barnett and Troy Guinn of the Naschycast
  • Limited edition features include: A reversible cover with brand new art by Rick Melton on one side

The Beast and the Magic Sword trailer


Notice: The picture quality of these photos and videos do not reflect the picture quality of the blu-ray or DVD in this package.

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