Shout Factory is releasing a classic Hammer film, X The Unknown (1956), on Blu-ray. Stars Dean Jagger.
Can anything escape this terror? British commandos on maneuvers become ill with mysterious symptoms and horrific burns. Dr. Adam Royston (Dean Jagger), an atomic scientist from a nearby research station, suspects lethal radiation … but is mystified by the cause.
At a nearby hospital, the phenomenon reappears and engulfs more innocent people, including a hospital orderly whose skin melts away from his body! Dr. Royston speculates that the unknown is on a quest to absorb radiation and expand in size and range as it claims more and more victims. As time runs short, he becomes desperate to trap the entity before its power overcomes mankind!
Release date: February 18, 2020
Genre: Horror / Sci-Fi
Disc and film details
- Director: Leslie Norman, Joseph Losey
- Cast: Dean Jagger, Edward Chapman, Leo McKern
- Country: UK
- Production Year: 1956
- Discs: 1 Blu-ray Disc
- Region: A
- Run Time: 80 minutes
- Formats: Black and white; 1.75:1
- Audio: English
- Subtitle: English
- Studio: Shout Factory