The good folks over at Shout! Factory have done it again! Today, they have announced that as a part of their amazing Roger Corman’s Cult Classics series they will be releasing all three Slumber Party Massacre films in one collection. This 2-disc Special Edition features new DVD extras including an in-depth, 3-part Documentary revisiting all films. The collection is set to hit stores on October 5th for a suggested retail price of $24.97.
The fun doesn’t stop there! If you order directly from Shout! Factory, you will receive a limited edition Slumber Party Massacre pillowcase! Check it out at this location!
In the terrifying original Slumber Party Massacre, a high school girl’s basketball team is stalked by an escaped mental patient with a portable drill. In Part 2, the killer returns this time as a physical manifestation of a young girl’s nightmares, slaying more teens in the guise of an evil rocker with a deadly guitar. And in Part 3, a new group of teenagers decide to have a slumber party when yet another unknown killer with a power drill begins attacking them.
Special features include:
- New Anamorphic Widescreen Transfer of the Original SPM
- 3-Part Documentary
- Photo and Poster Still Gallery
- Collectible Booklet
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Roger Corman is an Academy Award-winning American producer and director of low-budget movies, some of which have established great reputations. Corman began his film career in 1953 as a producer and screenwriter, and he began directing films in 1955. In Corman’s most active period, he would produce up to seven movies a year and often shot extremely quickly on sets from other larger productions. He shot the original version of The Little Shop of Horrors in two days and one night. He is known for stressing the importance of budgeting and resourcefulness.
Corman retired from directing in 1971 to focus on production and distribution through his company New World/Concorde/New Horizons making low-budget films and using the profits to distribute distinguished art films. In 2009, he received an Academy Award for Lifetime Achievement.
A number of noted film directors worked with Corman, usually early in their careers including Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese, Jonathan Demme, James Cameron, Peter Bogdanovich, Joe Dante and many more. Corman also gave many famous actors big breaks in their early careers such as Jack Nicholson, Peter Fonda, Bruce Dern, Michael McDonald, Dennis Hopper, Robert De Niro and David Carradine.
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