Saturday, 12 September 2015

"Eaten Alive" (Death Trap) - special edition UK BD/DVD combo pack

Arrow Video is thrilled to announce the release of "Eaten Alive" (AKA Death Trap), director Tobe Hooper’s grizzly and grimy follow-up film to his genre defining "Texas Chainsaw Massacre". Which is being released in a special edition BD and DVD combo pack to UK video shelves.

Set in the atmospheric Louisiana bayou, Eaten Alive was reputedly inspired by the activities of Texan serial killer Joe Ball and boasts a cast that includes a suitably sleazy performance from Freddy Krueger himself, Robert Englund.
Deep in the Louisiana bayou sits the ramshackle Starlight Hotel, destination of choice for those who like to check in but not check out! Presided over by the bumbling, mumbling Judd (Neville Brand - "Ninth Configuration", "Without Warning") and his pet croc which he keeps in a large pond out front, the patron of this particular establishment may seem like a good-natured ol’ Southern gent – but he has a mean temper on him, and a mighty large scythe to boot…

Originally released in the UK as "Death Trap" and once banned as  a video nasty,"Eaten Alive" matches "Texas Chain Saw Massacre" for sheer insanity – and even draughts in Chain Saw star Marilyn Burns as the terrorised woman-in-peril, alongside William Finley and Mel Ferrer.
Tobe Hooper’s 1977 grindhouse nasty will debut on Blu-ray from 21st September 2015 and comes presented in a brand new 2K transfer of the film and featuring a wealth of special features...

·High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations
·Optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
·Audio commentary with co-writer and producer Mardi Rustam, make-up artist Craig Reardon and stars Roberta Collins, William Finley and Kyle Richards
·New introduction to the film by director Tobe Hooper
·Brand new interview with Hooper
·My Name is Buck: Star Robert Englund discusses his acting career
·The Butcher of Elmendorf: The Legend of Joe Ball - The story of the South Texas bar owner on whom Eaten Alive is loosely based
·5ive Minutes with Marilyn Burns - The star of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre talks about working on Eaten Alive
·The Gator Creator: archival interview with Hooper
·Original theatrical trailers for the film under its various titles Eaten Alive, Death Trap, Starlight Slaughter and Horror Hotel
·US TV and Radio Spots
·Alternate credits sequence
·Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Gary Pullin
·Collector's booklet featuring new writing on the film, illustrated with original archive stills and posters

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