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The Herschell Gordon Lewis Feast [Limited Edition] [9 Blu-rays & 8 DVDs]

 

Blood Feast (1963)         Scum of the Earth (1963)          Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)


Moonshine Mountain (1964)         Color Me Blood Red (1965)          Something Weird (1967)


The Gruesome Twosome (1967)          A Taste of Blood (1967)          She-Devils on Wheels (1968)


Just for the Hell of It (1968)          How to Make a Doll (1968)          The Wizard of Gore (1970)


This Stuff ll Kill Ya! (1971)          The Gore Gore Girls (1972)

 

 

In 1963, director Herschell Gordon Lewis pulled a cow's tongue out of an actress mouth on camera, and in doing so, changed the landscape of horror cinema forever. That sequence was just one of numerous gruesome gags featured in Blood Feast, the film credited as being the world s first gore movie. It s no exaggeration to say that the modern gross-out movies of today owe their very existence to the pioneering efforts of H.G. Lewis.

But whilst Lewis is most widely celebrated for his blood-and-guts epics (Two Thousand Maniacs!, The Wizard of Gore et al.), there's more to the prolific director than splatter. From tales of sordid photographers (Scum of the Earth) to sex robots (How to Make a Doll), from biker girl-gangs (She-Devils on Wheels) to youths-run-amok (Just for the Hell of It), and from psychic witches (Something Weird) to hard liquor-loving hillbillies (Moonshine Mountain), the filmography of H.G. Lewis reads like a veritable wish-list of exploitation movie madness.

Now, for the first time ever, Arrow Video is proud to present fourteen of the Godfather of Gore's most essential films (including nine Blu-ray world debuts), collected together at last and packed full of eye-popping bonus content. So put your feet up, pour yourself a glass of good ol moonshine, and prepare yourself for a feast H.G. Lewis style!

Posters

 

 

Distribution

Arrow Films - Region FREE - Blu-ray

Subtitles

English (SDH), None

Features

Release Information:
Studio: Arrow Films

Edition Details:


Blood Feast / Scum of the Earth (Blu-ray - disc1 - DVD - disc 2)

Blood Feast Commentary - Mike Vraney (Something Weird Video) and Lewis and Friedman

Blood Feast Introduction by Lewis (1:32)

Scum of the Earth Introduction by Lewis (1:12)
Blood Perspectives (Nicholas McCarthy and Rodney Ascher - 10:55)
Herschell's History (5:18)

How Herschell Found His Niche (7:15)
• Archive Interview with Lewis and Friedman from 1987 (18:28)
Carving Magic short (20:31)
Blood Feast Outtakes (45:56)
Scum "Clean" Scenes (4:36)
• Promo Gallery (trailers, Radio Spots, TV Announcements etc.)

 


 

Two Thousand Maniacs! / Moonshine Mountain (Blu-ray disc 3 - DVD - disc 4)

Maniacs! Commentary

Maniacs! Introduction by Lewis (1:59)

Moonshine Mountain Introduction by Lewis (2:05)
Two Thousand Maniacs Can't be Wrong (Filmmaker Tim Sullivan on Two Thousand Maniacs - 9:54)
Hickspoitation: Confidential (7:15)
David Friedman: The Gentlemen's Smut Peddler (9:22)
Herschell's Art of Advertising (3:33)
Maniac! Outtakes (16:29)
• Promo Gallery - Trailers for both films (2:14, 1:29)

 


Color Me Blood Red / Something Weird (Blu-ray disc 5 - DVD - disc 6)

Color Me Blood Red Commentary with H.G. Lewis and David Friedman
Something Weird Commentary with H.G. Lewis and David Friedman

Color Me Blood Red Introduction by Lewis (1:17)

Something Weird Introduction by Lewis (0:59)
The Art of Madness (5:35)
Weirdsville (10:31)
• H.G. Lewis on Jimmy the Boy Wonder (2:10)
A Hot Night at the Go Go Lounge (10:07)
Color Me Blood Red Outtakes (9:36)
• Promo Gallery (Trailers for both films - 1:26, 1:26 and Jimmy the Boy Wonder - 1:39)

 

 

Gruesome Twosome / A Taste of Blood (Blu-ray - disc 7 - DVD - disc 8)

• Audio Commentary on The Gruesome Twosome with H.G. Lewis
• Audio Commentary on A Taste of Blood with H.G. Lewis
Gruesome Twosome Introduction by Lewis (1:05)

A Taste of Blood Introduction by Lewis (1:42)

Peaches Christ Flips Her Wig! (9:54)
It Came From Florida (10:48)

H. G. Lewis vs. the Censors (7:53)
• Promo Gallery (Trailers for both films - 2:44, 1:24 and Radio Spot for The Gruesome Twosome - 1:07)

 

 

She-Devils on Wheels / Just For the Hell of It (Blu-ray - disc 9 - DVD - disc 10)

• Audio Commentary on
She-Devils on Wheels with Mike Vraney (Something Weird Video) and Lewis

She-Devils Introduction by Lewis (1:24)

Just For the Hell of It! Introduction by Lewis (1:59)
The Shocking Truth! with Bob Murawski (10:25)
Garage Punk Gore with Chris Alexander (9:12)
H.G. Lewis on The Alley Tramp (2:58)
Promo Gallery (Trailers for She-Devils - 1:37, Radio Spot - 1:00 and trailer for The Alley Tramp - 2:34)

 

 

How to Make a Doll / The Wizard of Gore (Blu-ray - disc 11 - DVD - disc 12)

Wizard of Gore Commentary with Mike Vraney (Something Weird Video) and Lewis

How to Make a Doll Introduction by Lewis (1:48)

The Wizard of Gore Introduction by Lewis (1:56)

Montag Speaks! (Ray Sager) (19:33)
• Stephen Thrower on The Wizard of Gore (10:20)

The Gore The Merrier (Jeremy Kasten director of 2007 Remake - 9:05)
The Incredibly Strange Film Show (40:33)
Wizard of Gore Trailer (5:04)

 

 

The Gore Gore Girls / This Stuff'll Kill Ya! (Blu-ray - disc 13 - DVD - disc 14)

 

• Commentary on The Gore Gore Girls with H.G. Lewis
• Commentary on This Stuff'll Kill Ya! with Daniel Krogh
The Gore Gore Girls Introduction by Lewis (1:43)
This Stuff'll Kill Ya! Introduction by Lewis (2:08)
• Stephen Thrower on The Gore Gore Girls (16:25)
Regional Bloodshed (12:06)
Herschell Spills His Guts (4:02 - HG discusses career post GGG)
This Stuff'll Kill Ya! Trailer (3:32)

 

 

Disc 15 is a Blu-ray with 1.33:1 presentations of Blood Feast, Scum of the Earth and Color Me Blood Red (see comparisons below)

 

 

 

Disc 16 is a Blu-ray with 1.33:1 presentations of A Taste of Blood and The Wizard of Gore (see comparisons below)


 

 

 

Disc 17 (Blu-ray)

• Herschell Gordon Lewis The Godfather of Gore (1:46:18)
• Outtakes (1:04:18)
• Trailer (1:48)



Blu-ray Release Date: October 24-25th, 2016

 

Original Something Weird Video (Image Entertainment) DVD contents (Thanks Eric):

 

BLOOD FEAST
• Audio Commentary with director Herschell Gordon Lewis and producer David F. Friedman
• Rare outtakes
William Kerwin (Blood Feast) and Harvey Korman (Blazing Saddles) demonstrate how to slice meat in the grisly educational short subject Carving Magic
Gallery of Exploitation Art
Theatrical Trailer

 

COLOR ME BLOOD RED
• Audio Commentary with director Herschell Gordon Lewis and producer David Friedman
• Outtakes
Photo Gallery
Theatrical Trailer


GRUESOME TWOSOME
• Audio Commentary with director Herschell Gordon Lewis, Mike Vraney from Something Weird Video and Jimmy Maslon from Shock Films
• Theatrical Trailer
"Wigs-O-Rama" archival short (4 mins)
Herschell Gordon Lewis Gallery of Exploitation Art


A TASTE OF BLOOD
• Audio Commentary with producer/director Herschell Gordon Lewis
• "Nightmare at Elm Manor" short
Art gallery
Theatrical Trailer


TWO THOUSAND MANIACS
• Audio Commentary with director Hershall Gordon Lewis, producer David F. Friedman, film rights owner Jimmy Maslon, and Something Weird's Mike Vraney
• Gallery Of Exploitation Art (68 pics)
Theatrical Trailer


WIZARD OF GORE
• Audio commentary by director Herschell Gordon Lewis
• "Exploitation Art" gallery
Theatrical trailer


SHE DEVILS ON WHEELS
• Audio Commentary by director Herschell Gordon Lewis
• Promotional Trailer (1:37)
"Biker Beach Party" short (11:20)
Gallery of Exploitation Art


GORE GORE GIRLS
• Audio Commentary by Herschell Gordon Lewis
• "Love Goddess of Blood Island" excerpt (2:08)
Gallery of Exploitation Art

 

Blu-ray Package

 

 

 

 

Comments:

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Herschell Gordon Lewis has had a, bizarre but devout, following since he started making his exploitation films in the early 60's but his name came into the mainstream when it was mentioned, and a clip briefly shown, in the 2007 film Juno. The title character, played by Ellen Page, claims Dario Argento is the 'ultimate master of horror' (or words to that effect) and Mark Loring (Jason Bateman) says "He's all right... but have you seen Herschell Gordon Lewis" and they apparently go on to watch 1970's The Wizard of Gore - where we see the goriest clip.

This is another Arrow Blu-ray release that is being simultaneously released in both region 'A' (US) and 'B' (UK). It is the exact same package on both sides of the pond beyond minor cosmetic differences on the disc labels and sleeve to do with differing copyright info and barcodes, and the US release doesn't have BBFC logos.

Quite the package from Arrow. WOW! We should state that this is actually a 17-disc boxset - 10 Blu-rays and 7 DVDs - 'Dual Format' with the DVD included (All seven DVDs have the identical content of the first 7 Blu-rays). It appears to be the largest boxset of the year - certainly that we have reviewed. Arrow has done an amazing job with dual-layered transfers and supportive-to-high bitrates for the 14 feature films.

Arrow have given both 1.85:1 and 1.33:1 1080P transfers for Blood Feast, Scum of the Earth, Color Me Blood Red, A Taste of Blood and The Wizard of Gore. These are on Blu-ray discs 15 + 16.

The appearance varies with the quality and is often sub-standard. On the other hand colors are vibrant and very rich in the higher resolution for many of the films. The restoration information is put in text screens (see below) prior to the start of the film - if any had been done. Those with text descriptions of the restorations are Two Thousand Maniacs!, Moonshine Mountain - which, incidentally, has the most damage, Something Weird, The Gruesome Twosome, A Taste of Blood, How To Make a Doll, The Wizard of Gore and This Stuff'll Kill Ya! 

NOTE: It appears as though the majority of the films have been newly restored for this release - supervised by James White. All but two - 2000 MANIACS and THE GORE-GORE GIRLS were newly restored exclusively for this release, and the present HD Master of 2000 MANIACS underwent significant re-editing to add the content previously missing. They included on-screen restoration text screens (see below) on those films where they obtained variable (often very poor) state of the materials used which required some clarification. The full restoration info for all the HGL films is in the included booklet.

The bright blue, green or purple vertical lines are quite nostalgic and an effect Tarantino and Rodriquez tried to emulate in their Grindhouse films Death Proof and Planet Terror. Only Moonshine Mountain was so poor it affected by viewing experience. I wasn't phased by the other marks and inconsistencies. I appreciate all the work put into making these accessible to viewers in one humungous package.

All audio transfers use a linear PCM mono. It can sound bit erratic at times - occasionally ultra scratchy openings and I'm sure this is reflective of the condition of the sources, but Arrow stay accurate with the flat, mono tracks via the uncompressed renderings. I'm sure this is the best they have sounded for years and although the imperfections only added another nostalgic layer to the presentation. Wisely, Arrow have included optional English (SDH) subtitles for all films and, as mentioned these are region FREE discs.

Arrow, as usual, stack their packages with hours of in-house produced, supplements including Herschell Gordon Lewis' intros, Outtakes, interviews, the 1959 short comedy Carving Magic, visual essays, and commentaries - many heard before (Eric tells us "I think all of the commentaries are ported from the earlier fullscreen open matte DVDs. the outtakes from BLOOD FEAST, TWO THOUSAND MANIACS, and COLOR ME BLOOD RED are part of the original DVD packages.") - on 9 of the films - most with HGL and many with Michael Vraney who passed away at the age of 56 in 2014. Highlight for me included videos by Tim Sullivan (Two Thousand Maniacs Can't be Wrong), Nicholas McCarthy and Rodney Ascher (Blood Perspectives), H. G. Lewis vs. the Censors, Bob Murawski, the Regional Bloodshed extra and two excellent pieces by Stephen Thrower. There are still supplements I have not got to - but everything is interesting - and Herschell Gordon Lewis is given a lot of airtime. Disc 17 is a Blu-ray and has the 1 3/4 hour Herschell Gordon Lewis The Godfather of Gore 2010 documentary by Frank Henenlotter and Jimmy Maslon. It is often quite amusing and has input from John Waters, Bunny Yeager and many others. That BD disc also has over an hour of Outtakes and a trailer. 

Arrow keep outdoing themselves and must have a huge number of people working or a loyal staff that loves film and works 24/7. This is definitely something to consider for our year-end Poll. I started watching this not being a fan - having seen only 2 HGL features in my life. But with all the supplements and the director's input I soon began to love these 'so-bad-they're-good' efforts. So grassroots, strangely innocent, often clumsy and with a big focus on being exploitive - lots of sexuality and gore. His cinema amuses as much as shocks. And it certainly wasn't all disgusting, appalling or terrible. There were lots of basic, simple stories of relationships and human interaction. 

The 'Master of Gore' Herschell Gordon Lewis passed away only a few weeks ago, on September 26th, 2016, at the age of 90. Thankfully he was able to help complete this mammoth boxset and his words - anecdotes and reflections - are now archived in this digital release. I hope he got a chance to see the completes package - it's a doozy! You can always visit these films when you really need something different and original. Amazing job, again, Arrow. Absolutely recommended!    

Gary W. Tooze


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directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis
USA 1963

 

In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses hypnotizes a socialite in order to land a job catering a party for her debutante daughter, Suzette Fremont (Connie Mason), and turns the event into an evening of gruesome deaths, bloody dismemberment and ritual sacrifice.

Theatrical Release: July 6th, 1963 (Peoria, Illinois

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Bitrate:

  Blu-ray (disc 1) + DVD (disc 2) - Blood Feast
  Arrow Films

Runtime:

1:07:12.028

Disc Size:

46,734,501,448 bytes

Feature Size:

17,916,890,880 bytes

Video Bitrate:

31.96 Mbps - 1.85:1

Chapters:

10

Audio:

LPCM Audio English 768 kbps 1.0 / 48 kHz / 768 kbps / 16-bit

Commentary:

Dolby Digital Audio English 192 kbps 2.0 / 48 kHz / 192 kbps

 

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1) Something Weird Video - Region 0 - NTSC DVD - TOP

2) Arrow (Disc 1 - 1.85:1) - Region FREE - Blu-ray - MIDDLE

3) Arrow (Disc 15 - 1.33:1)- Region FREE - Blu-ray - BOTTOM

 

 

1) Arrow (Disc 1 - 1.85:1) - Region FREE - Blu-ray - TOP

2) Arrow (Disc 15 - 1.33:1)- Region FREE - Blu-ray - BOTTOM

 


 

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 directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis
USA 1963

An innocent college student, Kim Sherwood (Downe), is lured into doing "glamour" poses to earn money for tuition. Once she has done this work she is blackmailed by the photographers into doing more and more explicit posing. Various forms of implied sexual violence follow until the girl is rescued from her desperate situation.)

Theatrical Release: October 8th, 1963

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Bitrate:

  Blu-ray 1 + DVD 2 - Scum of the Earth
  Arrow Films

Runtime:

1:15:28.857

Disc Size:

46,734,501,448 bytes

Feature Size:

18,256,256,064 bytes

Video Bitrate:

29.03 Mbps - 1.85:1

Chapters:

10

Audio:

LPCM Audio English 768 kbps 1.0 / 48 kHz / 768 kbps / 16-bit

 

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1) Arrow (Disc 1 - 1.85:1) - Region FREE - Blu-ray - TOP

2) Arrow (Disc 15 - 1.33:1)- Region FREE - Blu-ray - BOTTOM

 

 

1) Arrow (Disc 1 - 1.85:1) - Region FREE - Blu-ray - TOP

2) Arrow (Disc 15 - 1.33:1)- Region FREE - Blu-ray - BOTTOM

 


 

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 directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis
USA 1964

The Southern hamlet of Pleasant Valley was the scene of a massacre during the Civil War. Now, once every hundred years the ghosts of the dead return and wreak havoc. Three Yankee couples are lured into town and invited to the centennial of the tragedy, which turns into a murderous parody of rural celebration, as the guests are dismembered, barbecued, stoned and otherwise inventively dispatched. The last living pair, Tom (Thomas Wood) and Terry (Connie Mason), attempt to escape the bloodshed.

Theatrical Release: March 20th, 2964

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Bitrate:

  Blu-ray (disc 3) + DVD (disc 4) - Two Thousand Maniacs!
  Arrow Films

Runtime:

1:27:13.144 

Disc Size:

49,715,071,343 bytes

Feature Size:

21,912,383,040 bytes

Video Bitrate:

29.99 Mbps - 1.66:1

Chapters:

12

Audio:

LPCM Audio English 768 kbps 1.0 / 48 kHz / 768 kbps / 16-bit

Commentary:

Dolby Digital Audio English 192 kbps 2.0 / 48 kHz / 192 kbps

 

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 directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis
USA 196
4

Chuck Scott plays a country western singer who goes back home to the hills of Carolina where he's caught up in a feud between some homeboy moonshiners and "the Revenoores".

Theatrical Release: September 16th, 1964 (Charlotte, North Carolina)

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Bitrate:

  Blu-ray (disc 3) + DVD (disc 4) - Moonshine Mountain
  Arrow Films

Runtime:

1:24:44.120 

Disc Size:

49,715,071,343 bytes

Feature Size:

21,134,843,136 bytes

Video Bitrate:

29.98 Mbps - 1.33:1

Chapters:

13

Audio:

LPCM Audio English 768 kbps 1.0 / 48 kHz / 768 kbps / 16-bit

 

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1) Home Vision - Region 1 - NTSC - TOP

2) Arrow - Region FREE - Blu-ray - BOTTOM

 

 

Quality shifting from frame-to-frame

 


 

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 directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis
USA 196
5

Color Me is one of his minor classic films I'd say. This ain't as good as some of his others, but it's still cool and has a few scenes we have all come to expect from a Lewis opus. The boat scene was a riot as we're the painting scenes where our artist tries to use his own blood to paint before getting a little woozy. That's the plot really, a painter discovers that blood is the perfect color for his works of art. He first uses his own, then his nagging girlfriend's. However, he needs more and has to kill to get it. It does not have a huge body count or as many gore scenes as many of H.G.'s films, but it does have that special charm. A good gore film from days gone by, this will give ya some laughs and a few yucks.

Excerpts from Buried.com located HERE

Theatrical Release: October 13th, 1965

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Bitrate:

  Blu-ray (disc 5) + DVD (disc 6) - Color Me Blood Red
  Arrow Films

Runtime:

1:19:08.410

Disc Size:

47,533,058,444 bytes

Feature Size:

22,969,807,680 bytes

Video Bitrate:

34.98 Mbps - 1.85:1

Chapters:

11

Audio:

LPCM Audio English 768 kbps 1.0 / 48 kHz / 768 kbps / 16-bit

Commentary:

Dolby Digital Audio English 192 kbps 2.0 / 48 kHz / 192 kbps

 

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1) Something Weird Video - Region 0 - NTSC DVD - TOP

2) Arrow (Disc 5 - 1.85:1) - Region FREE - Blu-ray - MIDDLE

3) Arrow (Disc 15 - 1.33:1)- Region FREE - Blu-ray - BOTTOM

 

 

1) Arrow (Disc 5 - 1.85:1) - Region FREE - Blu-ray - TOP

2) Arrow (Disc 15 - 1.33:1)- Region FREE - Blu-ray - BOTTOM

 


 

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 directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis
USA 196
7

Disfigured in an electrical accident, a man (Tony McCabe) with ESP and telekinetic ability asks a witch (Elizabeth Lee) to make him presentable.

Theatrical Release: August 1967

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Bitrate:

  Blu-ray (disc 5) + DVD (disc 6) - Something Weird
  Arrow Films

Runtime:

1:19:59.795

Disc Size:

47,533,058,444 bytes

Feature Size:

17,898,020,352 bytes

Video Bitrate:

26.48 Mbps - 1.85:1

Chapters:

11

Audio:

LPCM Audio English 768 kbps 1.0 / 48 kHz / 768 kbps / 16-bit

Commentary:

Dolby Digital Audio English 192 kbps 2.0 / 48 kHz / 192 kbps

 

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 directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis
USA 1967

A demented, elderly woman has her mentally retarded son kill and scalp various young women to use their hair for her wig shop while a persistent coed tries to link various killings on a local Florida college campus to them.

 

 

Theatrical Release: August 28th, 1967

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Bitrate:

  Blu-ray (disc 7) + DVD (disc 8) - The Gruesome Twosome
  Arrow Films

Runtime:

1:11:51.724 

Disc Size:

46,355,884,029 bytes

Feature Size:

15,240,595,776 bytes

Video Bitrate:

25.00 Mbps - 1.85:1

Chapters:

10

Audio:

LPCM Audio English 768 kbps 1.0 / 48 kHz / 768 kbps / 16-bit

Commentary:

Dolby Digital Audio English 192 kbps 2.0 / 48 kHz / 192 kbps

 

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 directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis
USA 1967

Bill Rogers stars as John Stone, a successful American businessman who finds himself the sole heir to the estate of none other than the Count himself. With the news of his inheritance comes a package containing two ancient bottles of brandy--with the instruction that he drink a toast to his ancestor. Stone's wife Helene (Elizabeth Wilkinson) isn't too sure about this, but John, not afraid in the least of the supernatural, honors the centuries-old arrangement. Nothing seems amiss at first, but Stone is never the same again.... His mind and body are slowly taken over by the Count, who thirsts not only for blood, but for vengeance upon the descendants of the people who destroyed him (as recounted in the original Bram Stoker tale). A series of mysterious "business" trips (including a jaunt to London) afford Stone/Dracula the opportunity to slay the surviving members of the Harker and Seward families. Naturally, it falls to another targeted descendant--Dr. Howard Helsing--to stop the vengeful vampire.

Excerpt from ImagesJournal.com located HERE

Theatrical Release: August 9th, 1967

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Bitrate:

  Blu-ray (disc 7) + DVD (disc 8) - A Taste of Blood
  Arrow Films

Runtime:

1:57:47.060

Disc Size:

46,355,884,029 bytes

Feature Size:

26,818,058,688 bytes

Video Bitrate:

26.99 Mbps - 1.85:1

Chapters:

12

Audio:

LPCM Audio English 768 kbps 1.0 / 48 kHz / 768 kbps / 16-bit

Commentary:

Dolby Digital Audio English 192 kbps 2.0 / 48 kHz / 192 kbps

 

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1) Arrow (Disc 7 - 1.85:1) - Region FREE - Blu-ray - TOP

2) Arrow (Disc 16 - 1.33:1)- Region FREE - Blu-ray - BOTTOM

 

 

1) Arrow (Disc 7 - 1.85:1) - Region FREE - Blu-ray - TOP

2) Arrow (Disc 16 - 1.33:1)- Region FREE - Blu-ray - BOTTOM

 


 

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 directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis
USA 1968

An all-female motorcycle gang, called 'The Maneaters' hold motorcycle races, as well as terrorize the residents of a small Florida town, and clash off against an all-male rival gang of hot-riders..

Theatrical Release: May 7th, 1968

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Bitrate:

  Blu-ray (disc 9) + DVD (disc 10) - She-Devils on Wheels
  Arrow Films

Runtime:

1:22:34.950 

Disc Size:

46,799,133,784 bytes

Feature Size:

22,069,151,040 bytes

Video Bitrate:

34.95 Mbps - 2.35:1

Chapters:

11

Audio:

LPCM Audio English 768 kbps 1.0 / 48 kHz / 768 kbps / 16-bit

Commentary:

Dolby Digital Audio English 192 kbps 2.0 / 48 kHz / 192 kbps

 

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1) Something Weird Video - Region 0 - NTSC DVD - TOP

2) Arrow (Disc 9 - 1.33:1)- Region FREE - Blu-ray - BOTTOM

 

 

1) Something Weird Video - Region 0 - NTSC DVD - TOP

2) Arrow (Disc 9 - 1.33:1)- Region FREE - Blu-ray - BOTTOM

 


 

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 directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis
USA 1968

Sager, Noble, White, and Mullin are a gang that goes around starting trouble "just for the hell of it." When an old woman sees the hoodlums terrorizing a bunch of baseball-playing kids, she calls the police,but mistakenly identifies innocent bystander Bedell as the instigator. Bedell is locked up, while the gang begins terrorizing his girl friend, Gyenes. Eventually the police sort the matter out, and White and Noble are killed while fleeing on a motorcycle.

Theatrical Release: November 6th, 1968

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Bitrate:

  Blu-ray (disc 9) + DVD (disc 10) - Just For the Hell of It!
  Arrow Films

Runtime:

1:25:26.121

Disc Size:

46,799,133,784 bytes

Feature Size:

21,238,867,584 bytes

Video Bitrate:

29.91 Mbps - 1.33:1

Chapters:

10

Audio:

LPCM Audio English 768 kbps 1.0 / 48 kHz / 768 kbps / 16-bit

 

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 directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis
USA 1969

A nerdy professor named Dr. Percy Corly (Robert Wood) teaches a sex education class, even though he’s still a virgin. (The narrator says, “When it came to girls, he was still in kindergarten!”) He drives a car that looks like a cross between a Beetle and a Radio Flyer wagon, still lives with his nagging mother and is pretty much a big time loser.

He’s tired of not getting any, so he and a grey haired colleague build a giant computer that produces beautiful women out of thin air. Things get off to a rough start when he wishes for a “real life bunny” and the machine spits out a cotton tailed rabbit. The second attempt isn’t very successful as the computer creates an extremely effeminate homosexual which leads him to promptly hit the erase button. The third time’s the charm as the machine produces a sexy chick who says “I am programmed to love only Dr. Corly!”

Excerpt from VideoCacuum located HERE 

Theatrical Release: November 6th, 1968

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Runtime:

1:20:45.173

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49,022,881,723 bytes

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20,133,700,032 bytes

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29.99 Mbps - 1.85:1

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 directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis
USA 19
70

The Wizard of Gore features some extremely heavy-duty gore – in a variant on the old sawing a woman in half trick, the magician chainsaws a woman in half; swords are impaled down throats; holes punched through bodies with drill presses; and in the most perverse effect – a spike pounded into a woman’s head and then her brains pulled out, the magician even reaching in with considerable glee to pop out one of her eyeballs. The lack of conviction to the effects – an appallingly unconvincing dummy head that the spike is pounded into, the swords down the throat being seen to bend – do not in any way undermine the full-on shock value they have.

Excerpt from Moria.co.nz located HERE.

Theatrical Release: October 23rd, 1970

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Runtime:

1:34:37.671

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21,547,684,992 bytes

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27.00 Mbps - 1.85:1

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10

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 directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis
USA 19
72

Herschell Gordon Lewis’s final film (apart from two “come back” films made in the 2000s) was this gore-sploitation of private eye flicks, complete with plenty of Lewis’s characteristically tasteless mutilation of female flesh (in this case, buttocks are tenderized and seasoned, faces are deep fried and ironed, heads are smashed in and scooped out — you know, that kind of thing). Meanwhile, the rest of the narrative consists of interminable stripping sequences that do nothing to further the story; naturally, I’m not naive enough to be confused about the rationale behind this (Gordon Lewis was nothing if not savvy about what would draw in crowds), but these sequences simply make the film just that much more excruciating to sit through.

Excerpt from FilmFanatic.org located HERE
 

Theatrical Release: December 1972

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  Blu-ray (disc 13) + DVD (disc 14) - The Gore Gore Girls
  Arrow Films

Runtime:

1:24:00.702

Disc Size:

48,933,580,202 bytes

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17,156,441,664 bytes

Video Bitrate:

23.99 Mbps - 1.78:1

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10

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 directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis
USA 19
71

Welcome to the backwoods of Oklahoma, where moonshine is cheap and This Stuff’ll Kill Ya! Why is Reverend Boone (Jeffrey Allen, familiar Lewis stock player) so high strung? It’s those durn FBI men, wanting to shut down his illegal moonshinin’ business! He spends his days bellowing forth a blabber of religious spit-up…pauses to remember his lines…then goes at it again, straight into the camera. Rev. Boone leads his congregation through “Isaiah weddings” (every guy gets a turn with the bride), hillbilly hoe-downs, and the damnation of patrons at liquor stores. He’s a stinky shyster who knows the value of a buck when he sees it. When the fuzz start cracking down and one of the ladies in the church gets stoned to death (that’s with rocks), things really get — well, they don’t really get anything. The film continues along with a hilarious car chase and crash, complete with airplane sound effects, a boring funeral scene, and a double female crucifixion. Eventually, things wrap up with a dirty deal and Boone’s right hand man (Ray Sager aka The Wizard Of Gore himself) meeting the business end of a shotgun.

Excerpt from BleedingSkull located HERE

Theatrical Release: March 1971

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  Arrow Films

Runtime:

1:38:50.925

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27,191,562,624 bytes

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29,161,872,960 bytes

Video Bitrate:

33.03 Mbps - 1.33:1

Chapters:

12

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LPCM Audio English 768 kbps 1.0 / 48 kHz / 768 kbps / 16-bit

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Dolby Digital Audio English 192 kbps 2.0 / 48 kHz / 192 kbps

 

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