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"The movie business is macabre. Grotesque.
It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Mar 152017
 
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THE VALLEY OF GWANGI (1969) NEW 2017 1080p HD REMASTER
It's cowboys versus dinosaurs as FX man extraordinaire Ray Harryhausen pays tribute to his mentor, Willis O'Brien, in this stop-motion monster fest. James Franciscus stars as a Wild-West showman who leads his riding and roping crew into Mexico's Forbidden Valley in search of world-wide fame and untold wealth after the discovery of a midget horse, thought to be of a species fifty-million years old. Once in the valley, they are met by prehistoric monsters, including "Gwangi," a giant dinosaur that decimates their ranks. Franciscus' character then decides to demonstrate he is likely a forebear of Carl Denham by capturing the dino… Harryhausen's hand-crafted motion picture stop-motion magic enchants as never before in this 1080p HD Blu-ray presentation. 16×9 Widescreen

DEMON SEED (1977) NEW 2017 1080p HD REMASTER
A powerful supercomputer achieves sentience, and with awareness comes ambition. Yearnings to escape its digital bounds, the computer Proteus (hauntingly voiced by Robert Vaughn) oedipally targets Susan (Julie Christie), the wife of its creator (Fritz Weaver). Trapped in her own home by the machine, Susan gradually realizes the computer's aim …to her everlasting horror. This seminal Seventies shocker delivers the shivers and unsettles the soul like never before in 1080p HD on Blu-ray. Fear for her. Fear for mankind. Based on a novel by Dean Koontz. 16×9 Widescreen

LEE TRACY: THE BALLYHOO MAN

WANTED! JANE TURNER (1936) New to DVD!
Wise-cracking Lee Tracy (Bombshell, Blessed Event) and screen beauty Gloria Stuart (The Invisible Man, Titanic) co-star in this rollicking RKO comedic mystery about a pair of top-notch US Mail Postal Inspectors hot on the trail of mail thieves. After a daring and deadly mail truck robbery that sees the culprit ghost it past the feds, the Postmaster General assigns the case to tough guy Tom Mallory (Tracy) and savvy sweet Doris Martin (Stuart) – there’s a catch, however, they can’t stand each other! Between bickering banter and cut-to-quick quips, the duo claw out a real clue, a mysterious “General Delivery” letter jam-packed with cash addressed to one “Jane Turner”. Trailing the letter from the East Coast to Los Angeles, things get more complicated for Tom and Doris when two different Jane Turners come calling!

MILLIONAIRE'S IN PRISON (1940) New to DVD!
Jailbird Nick Burton (Lee Tracy) has a secret – while the warden may run the prison, he runs the men. Big or small, Nick can out-scheme, out-talk and out-fight 'em all. So when an unexpected bumper crop of millionaires end up in his prison purview, Nick gets to work pounding swine into silk. Nick’s new subjects number five – two fools (Raymond Walburn, Thurston Hall), two crooks (Morgan Conway, Chester Clute), and one MD (Truman Bradley). Nick is soon juggling multiple schemes – play the two fools, stop the two the two crooks from fleecing his fellow felons and setting the doc on the path to parole. And this doesn’t even include the planned prison break, unexpected romance, and a lesson in prison grub (Lobster is NOT on the menu!). Linda Hayes and Virginia Vale bring the swoon, while a true crew of characters including Shemp Howard, Paul Guilfoyle and Horace McMahon share cells with the money men.

NOTE: These DVDs are Manufactured on Demand (MOD); to order, fans must visit The Warner Archive Collection, WB Shop.com, Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

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