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Blue Blood is a 1973 British-Canadian horror film directed by Andrew Sinclair and starring Oliver Reed, Fiona Lewis and Derek Jacobi.[1] It was based on the novel The Carry-Cot by Alexander Thynn and was shot on location at Longleat House in Wiltshire.[2]

Blue Blood
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byAndrew Sinclair
Produced byJohn Trent
Kent Walwin
Written byAlexander Thynn (novel)
Andrew Sinclair
Based onThe Carry-Cot
by Alexander Thynn
StarringOliver Reed
Fiona Lewis
Derek Jacobi
Anna Gaël
Music byBrian Gascoigne
CinematographyHarry Waxman
Edited byKeith Palmer
Production
company
Mallard Productions
Distributed byMallard Productions
Release date
1973
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Canada
LanguageEnglish

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SynopsisEdit

A debauched young aristocrat entrusts the running of his country house to Tom, the butler, on whom he depends absolutely. Before long the servant begins to dominate his master, to the alarm of the newly hired German nanny who senses sinister, demonic intent in Tom's control of the house.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Blue Blood". horrorpedia.com. Retrieved 30 May 2016.
  2. ^ Rigby p.260

BibliographyEdit

  • Rigby, Jonathan. English Gothic: A Century of Horror Cinema. Reynolds & Hearn, 2000.

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