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The Secret of the Sword

"I've got that flying horsey in my sight" He-Man & the Masters of the Universe was a massive hit toy line and a massive hit animated TV series. He-Man ruled the airwaves in the 80s and it would only make sense to not only make a feature length theatrical film but also a new spin-off series with a new character! The film follows Price Adam/He-Man as he embarks on the search for his twin sister. Turns out that a new villain by the name of Hordak had kidnapped He-Man's twin sister shortly after birth and taken here to another dimension on a planet called Etherea. No one knows what happened to the little girl, Adora. But, with this information and with a magical sword, He-Man is on his way to find Princess Adora.  What much can be said of "The Secret of the Sword", it's not necessarily a film for cinemas as there is nothing special enough about the movie for it to warrant a theatrical release, other than the length of the film. The animation remains the

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Studio: Arrow Video (U.K. and U.S.)

Release Date: 1970 (Dream No Evil)
        1976 (Dark August)
        March 1977 (The Child
        June 24th (U.K. blu-ray)
        June 25th (U.S. blu-ray)

Run Time: 84 mins (Dream No Evil)
           87 mins (Dark August)
           82 mins (The Child)

Region Code: A and B

Picture: 1080p (1.85:1 aspect ratio) (Dream No Evil)
         (1.85:1 aspect ratio) (Dark August)
         (1.85:1 and 1.33:1 aspect ratios) (The Child)

Sound: English LPCM mono (all films)

Subtitles: English SDH (all films)

Slipcover: No. (Outer hardbox though)

Digital Copy: No.

Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Brooke Mills, Marc Lawrence (Dream No Evil)
         Kim Hunter, J.J. Barry, Carolyne Barry (Dark August)
         Laurel Barnett, Rosalie Cole, Frank Janson (The Child)

Written by John Hayes (Dream No Evil)
           J.J. Barry, Martin Goldman, Carolyne Barry (Dark August)
           Ralph Lucas (The Child)

Directed by John Hayes (Dream No Evil)
            Martin Goldman (Dark August)
            Robert Voskanian (The Child)

Rating: R (Dream No Evil and The Child)
             PG (Dark August)


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