Vampire Barnabas Collins returns to Collinwood after being released from his chained coffin. A seance is held at Collinwood to reach the mysterious ghost of Sarah Collins. The beautiful but jealous witch puts a spell on Barnabas. Barnabas and Dr. Julia Hoffman uncover the secret of the werewolf. Quentin Collins rises as a zombie. Reverend Trask attempts an exorcism. A costume party is held at Collinwood with dramatic results. Barnabas and Julia discover that two members of the Collins family have gone insane. Maggie Evans becomes the victim of a vampire. Quentin asks governess Daphne Harridge to save the children who are possessed. Barnabas attacks Roxanne Drew and places her under his power.
Barnabas is jubilant over the results of his treatments. Julia hypnotizes Victoria and shows her Barnabas' coffin.
Ancient vampire Barnabas (Jonathan Frid) explaining affairs to reluctant aide Willie (John Karlen), interrupted by jealous new vampire Carolyn (Nancy Barrett), dying for the first time, in House Of Dark Shadows, 1970.
After an eventful credit sequence, Daphne (Lisa Richards), secretary to Elizabeth (Joan Bennett), leaves Collinwood on foot, is attacked, then rescued by Jeff (Roger Davis), in House Of Dark Shadows, 1970.
Subjective camera introducing presumably benign Barnabas (Jonathan Frid), who meets Collins cousins (Joan Bennett, Louis Edmonds, Nancy Barrett) and doctor friends (Thayer David, Grayson Hall), early in House Of Dark Shadows, 1970.
40 complete, spine-tingling episodes on 4-discs
Dark Shadows DVD Set 1 contains original series episodes 210 - 250.
With its alluring tales of gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, Dark Shadows became the most popular daytime series of all time during its run on ABC from 1966-71. Much like the show's character Barnabas Collins, a guilt-ridden vampire released from his chained coffin after nearly 200 years, Dark Shadows retains an immortality that time steadfastly fails to erode
Barnabas locks the kidnapped Maggie Evans in an Old House basement cell, hoping she will submit to becoming the recreation of his last love, Josette. A strange young girl in old-fashioned clothing appears to Maggie and, later, to handyman Willie Loomis, who informs Barnabas she claims to live at the Old House. As Elizabeth Collins Stoddard prepares to marry blackmailer Jason McGuire, she reveals a dark secret to governess Victoria Winters. Posing as an hisitorian, Dr. Julia Hoffman arrives at Collinwood to investigate Maggie's disappearance.
Feature film version of the popular TV serial involving a vampire's quest for a cure to marry a lovely mortal.
Vampire Barnabas Collins is released from his prison and searches for a cure to his affliction, so he can marry the incarnation of his lost love.
Barnabas Collins intensifies his relationship with governess, Victoria Winters, who resembles his lost-love for when he is cured from his vampirism.
Life and death will never be the same again when the mysterious stranger, Barnabas Collins, appears in Collinsport, Maine.
In the Old House, Bathia’s spell is interrupted by a visit from Naomi. Bathia is consumed by flames.
Bathia Mapes, summoned from the supernatural, attempts to lift the curse from Barnabas.
Nathan sends Millicent to the tower room where she discovers Barnabas. He sinks his fangs into her neck.
Nathan decides to drive Millicent insane, but then he notices that she sees lights in the tower room.
Barnabas lures Trask to the basement of the Old House and seals him up behind a brick wall.
Nathan discovers Maude’s body and promises to help Trask dispose of it in return for Trask’s help.
Victoria testifies in court. A guilty verdict is announced and she is sentenced to be hanged as a witch.
At the trial, Ben reveals that Angelique is a witch, but she soon materializes and condemns Victoria.
Disturbed by Trask’s interrogation of him, Daniel runs outside and discovers the dead body of Abigail.
Peter realizes he must hide the Collins family history book, fearing it will be used against Victoria at her trial.
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