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.
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.
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.
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.
Angelique plans to drive a wooden stake through Barnabas’ heart to prevent him from returning as a vampire.
Josette finds the Collins family history book from 1967 and is horrified to read of her own suicide.
Josette searches for Barnabas, who has become delirious and is unable to recognize her.
Angelique desperately tries to keep Barnabas alive in order to avoid the curse she placed on him.
Barnabas shoots Angelique, who puts a curse on him. Moments later, a bat appears and attacks Barnabas.
Peter Bradford agrees to represent Victoria at her trial. Barnabas pleads with Josette to leave town.
Barnabas unsuccessfully tries to poison Angelique, but remains determined to end her villainy.
Angelique orders Ben to steal a ribbon that belongs to Abigail to enable Angelique to cast a spell.
Angelique and Barnabas are married. Later, Angelique is again threatened by the ghost of Jeremiah.
Abigail accuses Angelique of trickery. At Angelique’s bidding, the ghost of Jeremiah threatens Barnabas.
When Angelique reveals that she is to marry Barnabas, Josette attempts to hide her shock and hurt.
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