The Queen of Spades (1949) – Imprint Collection #316


Number of Blu-ray Discs




Release Date

5 June 2024

Runtime (in minutes)


Product Code IMP4054

PASSIONATE… EXCITING… INTRIGUING… He bartered his soul for the SECRET of the cards!

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The Queen of Spades (1949) – Imprint Collection #316

Alexander Pushkin’s terrifying ghost story comes to life in The Queen Of Spades, directed by the acclaimed Thorold Dickinson.

An elderly countess strikes a bargain with the devil and exchanges her soul for the ability to always win at cards. An army officer, who is also a fanatic about cards, murders her for the secret, then finds himself haunted by the woman’s spirit.

“This stunning film is one of the few true classics of supernatural cinema.” – Martin Scorsese

1500 copies only.

Special Features & Technical Specs:

  • 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-ray from a 4K restoration of the original nitrate negative
  • NEW Audio Commentary by critic and film historian Pamela Hutchinson (2024)
  • Audio Commentary by film historian Nick Pinkerton 
  • Introduction by Martin Scorsese 
  • NEW Luck of the Cards – previously unreleased interview with actor Michael Medwin
  • Anna Bogutskaya plays The Queen of Spades 
  • “The Nightmare People” – Thorold Dickinson on Saturday Night at the Movies 
  • Analysis of The Queen of Spades by Philip Horne 
  • Archival Audio Interview with Thorold Dickinson (1951) 
  • Archival Audio Interview with Thorold Dickinson (1968) 
  • Behind the Scenes Stills Gallery 
  • Original Trailer 
  • Audio English LPCM 2.0 Mono
  • Original Aspect Ratio 1.37:1
  • Optional English Subtitles