Doctor Who: The Claws of Axos (1971) 2 x DVD9 Special Edition
An approaching Alien spaceship is detected on monitoring equipment at UNIT HQ, where the Brigadier is entertaining two visitors – Chinn, a civil servant making a security inspection, and Bill Filer, an American agent sent to discuss the threat of the Master. The Ship lands in England and the UNIT team, joined by Hardiman and Winser from the nearby Nuton power station, meet its occupants: beautiful golden-skinned humanoids called Axons.
The Axons claim that their ship, Axos, is damaged and that they need time in which to repair it. In return, they offer Axonite, a substance that can cause animals to grow to enormous sizes and thus end food shortages. The Doctor is suspicious, and rightly so: Axos, Axonite and the Axons – whose true appearance is hideous – are all part of a single parasitic entity brought to Earth by the Master to feed on the planet’s energy.

2 x DVD9 | PAL 4:3 | 01:37:28 | 7.89 Gb + 7.32 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English (Dolby AC3, 2 ch)
Subtitles: English
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

Director: Michael Ferguson
Cast: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Roger Delgado, Nicholas Courtney, Richard Franklin
Country: UK

• Digitally Remastered Picture And Sound Quality
• Commentary with actors Katy Manning (Jo Grant), Richard Franklin (Captain Yates) and producer Barry Letts.
• Reverse Standards Conversion: The Axon Legacy A 10-minute documentary which looks at the restoration of this story for DVD (Easter Egg)
• Deleted and Extended Scenes
• Axon Stations! Cast and crew look back at the making of the story.
• Now & Then A look at the locations used in The Claws of Axos, contrasting how they appeared in 1971 with how they are now. Narrated by Katy Manning.
• Directing Who Director Michael Ferguson recalls his work on The Claws of Axos.
• Studio Recording The entirety of the earliest surviving Doctor Who studio recording – complete with studio chatter, recording breaks and VT run-ups.
• Living with Levene Toby Hadoke spends a weekend with actor John Levene
• Photo Gallery
• Coming Soon Trailer

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