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SHADOWGRAM NEWS UPDATE # 343
January 26, 2015
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Update Number 343
January 26, 2015
Hello, Dark Shadows Fan,
ShadowGram (SG), The Official Newsletter & News Source for Dark Shadows (DS), announces the following key breaking news in this Official DS News Online Update "bulletin."
**** SG PREMIERE ANNOUNCEMENT:
MPI TO RELEASE 2 NEW DVD COLLECTIONS: “BEST OF ANGELIQUE” & “BEST OF QUENTIN”
**** 2 DS ACTORS IN NEW INDEPENDENT FILM
**** “ANGELIQUE” & “QUENTIN” – KEY EPISODES COMPILATION DVDS
SG is asked to premiere-announce:
MPI is following up its 2012 releases of “Best of Barnabas” and “Fan Favorites” with 2 upcoming new DVD collections: “Best of Angelique” and “Best of Quentin.”
The “Barnabas” and “Fan Favorites” compilations each featured full-length episodes spanning the entire original DS run. There also were new introductions by Kathryn Leigh Scott and Lara Parker, plus bonus material with David Selby, Jonathan Frid, and Kathryn.
Later this year MPI plans to issue 2 additional separate DVDs in the DS "Best of" series, one devoted to Quentin (DAVID SELBY) and one focused on Angelique (LARA PARKER). The following episodes will be represented, along with bonus features which will be announced by SG when they are confirmed.
DARK SHADOWS - The Best of Angelique
1. Episode #368/369 : In the year 1795, vengeful witch Angelique arrives at Collinwood from Martinique.
2. Episode #405: Angelique places a vampire curse on Barnabas Collins after he shoots her.
3. Episode #477: In 1968, Angelique appears to Barnabas in a dream to announce a new vampire curse.
4. Episode #499: An aged Cassandra arrives when artist Sam Evans alters the ancient portrait of Angelique.
5. Episode #606: As a vampire, Angelique attacks Barnabas while he is again a mortal.
6. Episode #852: In 1897, Angelique pursues a romance with Quentin, and Lady Kitty has a frightening dream.
7. Episode #1003: During Parallel Time 1970, the evil Angelique poses as her twin sister Alexis.
8. Episode #1130: In 1840, Angelique appears and announces that she is Barnabas' wife.
9. Episode #1140: Angelique recalls when, as Miranda DuVal, she testified against the warlock Judah Zachary.
DARK SHADOWS - The Best of Quentin
1. Episode #694: In 1969, the Collins family abandons Collinwood, which is haunted by the ghost of Quentin Collins.
2. Episode #714: In the year 1897, Quentin learns his family's fate with the reading of his grandmother's will.
3. Episode #722: Angelique resurrects Quentin as a zombie, who then possesses young Jamison.
4. Episode #786: Under a werewolf curse, Quentin recites “Shadows of the Night” in Charity Trask's nightmare.
5. Episode #836: In 1969, the ghost of Beth Chavez reveals how Quentin died in 1897.
6. Episode #905: Closely resembling Quentin, Grant Douglas appears in Collinsport, suffering from amnesia.
7. Episode #984: During Parallel Time 1970, Quentin and his bride Maggie struggle with the supernatural.
8. Episode #1065: In 1995. Barnabas Collins and Dr. Julia Hoffman discover Quentin has gone insane.
9. Episode #1129: In 1840, Quentin reveals to Barnabas the history of the evil warlock Judah Zachary.
The upcoming new SG #124 Official DS Published Newsletter / subsequent print issues and future SG Official DS News Online Updates will announce and report further confirmed information about these 2 new “Best Of” DS compilation releases.
**** JERRY LACY & LISA RICHARDS IN NEW FILM
JERRY (Tony Peterson, Rev. Trask, Lamar Trask, Gregory Trask) and LISA (Sabrina Stuart) are in THE LAST CASE OF AUGUST T. HARRISON, now filming in the Los Angeles area. Writer/director Ansel Faraj anticipates its digital HD release in Nov., 2015.
Press Release: In the “contemporary Lovecraftian film noir…thriller,” Jerry’s title character is a “private eye (who) comes out of retirement” to investigate “á bizarre missing persons case.” He’s soon tangled “in a dark conspiracy involving the writings of H.P. Lovecraft. Are Lovecraft’s tales just fiction? Or do they hold the secrets of the cosmos?”
Ansel’s Hollinsworth Productions has featured DS actors Jerry, Lisa, Chris Pennock, Kathryn Leigh Scott, and Lara Parker in previous independent and short films.
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