Saturday, November 4, 2017

The Devil's Rain (1975)

It's the most wonderful time of the year! I missed out on October but hope to come up smiling in November. I've decided to kick off this year's horror season with a newly acquired film that seemed appropriate for a rainy day, The Devil's Rain. This film got my attention when I saw that it featured Ernest Borgnine, Eddie Albert, Ida Lupino, William Shatner, Keenan Wynn, Tom Skerritt, and Joan Prather, along with John Travolta in his first movie role. I have a special fondness for occult films of the 1970s, and I look forward to checking this one out. Don't read all the way to the end if you intend on watching this film and want to be surprised. There are a slew of interesting extras on the Severin Films DVD I purchased that I haven't dug into yet. Be sure to click on images to enjoy them in their full glory.

I beseech thee, daughter, and all our daughters to follow, to protect this book and keep it from the devil's disciple. So long as you do, Jonathan Corbis is powerless to deliver his souls to Satan, where I would rather my beloved husband, Martin Fyffe, suffer the torments of the Devil's Rain. For whilst imprisoned there, I pray that Martin, through God's grace, will find a way to scratch his name from its pages. 

Signed Aaronessa Fyffe, Wellington, 1680.