this is image More Travel Videos to More Places We offer Digital Downloads worldwide as well on many titles, click here for more info Travel DVD's, VHS and videos, sightseeing, souvenirs, vacation planning Free worldwide shipping
this is image
   » Home » A2Zcds » A2Z-DVD-28088 My Account  |  Shopping Cart  |  Checkout   
this is image
2014 New Releases
2015 New Releases
A2ZCDS Feature Films
Box Sets
Celebrity Hosts
Middle East
National Parks
North America
Railway Journeys
Religious Journeys Videos
Royalty Free
Scenic Musical Journeys
South America
South Pacific
Special Interest
Travel Video Producers
Travel Video Series
Travel Videos
this is image
Affiliate Program
Affiliate Information
Affiliate Program FAQ
Affiliate Log In
Secured by Comodo
this is image
Plays Worldwide

 Horror Express  (1973)
[Model A2Z-DVD-28088] [UPC 882012328088]
Includes Limited Public Performance Rights - Distributed by

Bookmark and Share
In Stock $9.95

Running Time: 90 Minutes

Ask a Question about or notify us of an error on this page with: Horror Express

In 1906, in China, Professor Alexander Saxton discovers an ancient frozen fossil in the remote Province of Szechuan. He brings the remains of the being in a box to Shanghai and boards a trans-Siberian train, where he meets his acquaintance Dr. Wells. During the trip, a life force trapped in the frozen creature is released, killing and stealing the memories of the passengers.

Running Time: 90 Minutes
MPAA Ratings: NR


Though Hammer axioms Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing are at hand, Eugenio Martín's Gothic chiller remains a prime staple of the decade's still-unexplored Spanish horror wave, alongside such alluring items as The House That Screamed, The Blood-Splattered Bride and Vampyros Lesbos. Lavish by the genre's standards, the movie introduces the eponymous choo-choo with a luxuriant craning-out visual nod to Von Sternberg's own Oriental ride, and, accordingly, the plot accommodates a clandestine Mata Hari (Helga Liné) and even intimations of wit (Cushing: "Monster?! We're British, you know.") The monster is a fossilized missing-link found encrusted in glaciers, boarded up and sent aboard the express in 1906 Manchuria; Lee plays the stuffy archeologist in charge and, unexpectedly, officious straight-man to Cushing's laid-back traveling surgeon. The cargo's been dubbed "unholy" by a station-platform Rasputin (Alberto de Mendoza) before it's even loaded in, so it's only a matter of time for the hairy, glowing-eyed humanoid in the box to break out and begin draining passengers' brains through their peepers. An entire Cossack regiment, under Telly Savalas' hambone command, is decimated only to roam the cars moments later as bleeding zombies, but Martín is up to more than walking-dead rehash -- the troglodyte is revealed as the latest host for a body-jumping intergalactic shape with an Ice Age slideshow imprinted in its retina and, as a "visitor," of interest to both Lee's chilly, scientific pragmatism and mad-monk de Mendoza's brimstone hysteria. Evolutionary horror, or spiritual unrest? Either way, the express keeps chugging across the snowy expanses, the complacent opulence about to be shaken up by intruding (moral?) forces. With Silvia Tortosa, Julio Peña, and Georges Rigaud.
(Fernando F. Croce)


Picture a frozen ape man discovered by a British archeologist and scientist at the turn of the century, and being placed aboard a Trans-Siberian railway from China to Russia, And you have the beginning of Horror Express. Christopher Lee plays the man who finds this fossil, as he calls it, which turns out to be so much more. The film itself is beautiful as we see this elegant train traveling across snow-covered terrain(actually filmed in Spain). The cast of characters aboard are of equal interest. Peter Cushing plays a scientist named Dr. Wells. For Cushing, this is a fine performance of a scientist less hypnotized by the ethic of science and more worldly. He bribes officials to get train tickets, has a baggage man drill holes in Professor Saxton's(Lee's) discovery, flirts with both his manly lady assistant and a beautiful stow-a-way, and in general seems less serious than many of his former roles. Nice to see him occasionally smile. Lee's professor is quite typical of Lee, burly, officious, obnoxious, and willful. Both Cushing and Lee are extraordinary and sights to behold as they waltz through the script of finding the creature which is wiping the minds of various peoples. The rest of the cast is also very good with a Rasputin-like monk stealing scene after scene. Horror Express is fast-paced action, inventive science fiction, gory thrills, and chilling horror. Indeed it is worth a look!


Directed by
Eugenio Martin

Written by
Arnaud d'Usseau
Julian Zimet

Christopher Lee
Peter Cushing
Alberto De Mendoza
Silvia Tortosa
Julio Pena



  There is no risk when you order Horror Express (1973) Today!
We can make this offer because
we know
you will love this amazing DVD!



General Packaging Description:
Our professionally-produced DVDs are shipped in retail Amaray style DVD cases just like you would find in a store. These beautifully packaged DVDs make great gifts and are themselves works of art. While we offer some of the best prices anywhere, we have never sacrificed quality for price.

Product Details
Video Run Time - 90 Minutes
Video Format - NTSC
Aspect Ratio - 4:3 Standard
Region Code - Worldwide
Packaging Type - Amaray
Release Date - 1973
UPC - 882012328088
Category Listing
A2ZCDS Feature Films
Distributed By Travelvideostore Com
Travel Video Producers > A2Zcds
Horror Express
Click to display large DVD cover image
Horror Express
Click to display large DVD cover image
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 16 April, 2015.
this is image
this is image
this is image
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Orders with 3 or more items receive FREE standard worldwide shipping.
this is image
My Wishlist more
0 items
this is image
A2ZCDS Timeless Classics
See more products from A2ZCDS Timeless Classics
this is image
this is image
Tell A Friend
Tell someone you know about this product.
About Us Gift Card Redeem Educators Satisfaction Guarantee
Conditions of Use Frequently Ask Questions    Libraries Quantity Discounts
Join Our Team Payment Methods Travel Agents Travel Show Appearances
Speakers Bureau Shipping Information Senior Centers Product Submissions
Press Room Free Shipping Offer BookStores/Video Stores    Producer Login
Contact Us Purchase Orders Gift Shops
Public Performance Catalog Companies
Tour Bus Companies
Wholesale - Distribution

Contact Us | Conditions of Use | Sitemap | Privacy Policy 5420 Boran Dr Tampa FL 33610
Tollfree (800) 288-5123 Direct 813-630-9778 FAX 813-627-0334
Copyright © 2003-2015