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Will K

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If they aren't already in production, I'd like to suggest to MGM these titles for future waves of Midnite Movies:

The Town That Dreaded Sundown

The Burning(uncut)

Motel Hell

Night Of The Lepus

Amityville II: The Possession

The Brood

Squirm(complete print)

Blacula

Burnt Offerings

Crucible Of Horror

The Horror Show(uncut)

The Green Slime

Vincent Price titles:

The Conquerer Worm

The Tomb of Ligeia

The Comedy of Terrors

The Haunted Palace

Cry of the Banshee

Diary Of A Madman

Anyone have any others?
 

Sally Hardesty

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Good list.

OAR is a must.

A few i'd like to see

Night of the Creeps,uncut

Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 SE

Slugs,uncut

The Dorm That Dripped Blood

Invasion of the Bee Girls

Flesh Gordon,uncut

Maximum Overdrive,uncut with commentary by SK & others.

Intruder (1988),uncut

Return of the Living Dead 2 ,if you can get the rights from Warner that is.

The Crazies aka Code Name:Trixie

Just Before Dawn

SolarBabies

God Told Me To

Various Last House on the Left rip-offs uncut of course.

Dead End Drive In

Escape 2000,uncut

Once Bitten

My Moms a Werewolf

My Best Friend is a Vampire

Zone Troopers

Anthropaphagus:The Beast aka The Grim Reaper,uncut.

The Devils,uncut....if they can work out some type of deal with Warner.

The Candy Snatchers

Thats all i can come up with at the moment. Uncut is a m
 

Walt Riarson

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Will,

Do you know if MGM controls "The Supernaturals" and "Final Exam"?

They were Embassy titles, but I'm not sure if they went to MGM or not. I've not heard anything.

If they are, I'd suggest both are ideal for MGM's Midnite Movies series.
 

Will K

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I would imagine that MGM holds the rights to Final Exam since they seem to possess much of the old Embassy library. There are still a lot of 80's slashers yet to hit DVD. The Supernaturals is anyone's guess. I think that was released by Republic Home Video, if I'm not mistaken. Recent developments have indicated Paramount is picking up a lot of Republic properties. I doubt they'd release this one, though. I can see Anchor Bay ending up with it.
At least there is some good news on two of the titles mentioned by Sally(for some reason, I hear the buzzing of a chainsaw). :) Escape 2000 is on Anchor Bay's schedule for 2003 and uncut! Dead End Drive-In is also listed on their 2003 line-up. Cool, huh?
Slugs is already available from AB. I've seen it and has a R rating, but with Anchor Bay's track record, I'm sure it's as uncut as they could get. Pretty icky, anyway!
 

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Will K wrote:


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I'd like to suggest to MGM these titles for future waves of Midnite Movies: . . . . Anyone have any others?





  1. Masque of the Red Death (AIP, 1964)
  2. Death Line (a.k.a. Raw Meat) (AIP, 1972)
  3. Scarecrows (Manson International/ Effigy Films, 1988) (if they own the video rights)
  4. The Neanderthal Man (UA, 1953)
  5. Queen/Planet of Blood (AIP, 1966)
  6. The Pharoah's Curse (UA, 1958)
  7. Terror from the Year 5000 (AIP, 1959) (cheesily good!!!)
  8. The Undead (AIP, 1957)
  9. The Astounding She-Monster (AIP, 1957)
  10. I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (AIP, 1957) (if not still with Columbia/Tri-Star)
  11. I Was a Teenage Werewolf (AIP, 1957) (if not still with Columbia/Tri-Star)
  12. The Vampire (a.k.a. Mark of the Vampire) (UA/Gramercy, 1957)[/list=1]

    I second

    The Haunted Palace and
    Cry of the Banshee.
 

Patrick McCart

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I'd like to see a double-feature of The Screaming Skull with Terror From The Year 5000. They originally premired together in 1958 as a double feature...so it would be neat.

Stick in a cheesy intermission between the two, as well!
 

Will K

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Nice list, Will! I'd love to get Squirm on DVD!
Thanks, me too. What I've always understood about the history of this film is that it was originally R-rated but was re-edited for a PG. Unfortunately, the cut footage is seemingly lost forever. Given the fact that longer prints(Count Yorga, Swamp Thing) have found their way to DVD, it would be nice if MGM discovered an uncut print of Squirm, which I think ranks high on the list of true skin-crawlers.
 

Bob Graham

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I'd like to see AIP's Poe TV special with Vincent Price reading Poe tales (recently shown on AMC) added as an extra to one of the Poe films.

I'd also like to see;

MADHOUSE

UNHOLY ROLLERS

CALIFORNIA DREAMING

FOUR FRIENDS
 

Donald W

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really great lists all around...MGM is doing great stuff with there DVD's but here is some FYI-

Flesh Gordon is out on DVD in a SE and I don't think MGM has the rights

Maximum Overdrive is out on DVD from Anchor Bay but they need to go back and do a SE like you said...I want to hear Mr. King talk about this film hehehehe

I still think that The Crazies is with Anchor Bay...but they need to go back and clean this film up...my VHS is very poorly done *it's one of the first Anchor Bay did* and I hope the DVD when they get around to doing it will be great...

ok here is one film I'd like to see but I don't know who has it...The Devils Rain...I think it's out on DVD but I'm not sure at all....
 

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Let us please not forget the scary and wonderful BURN WITCH BURN, which I believe was discussed as a Midnight Movies release for this year...A commentary track was recorded by author Richard Matheson for the Laser some years ago.
 

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Walt! Wow!
I've finally met the other person who's seen this one! ;)
Saw this one on HBO like 18 years ago...and it scared the crap out of me. Doesn't seem a likely title, but I'd love to see this one on DVD!
 

Donald W

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thanks for the FYI on Devils Rain

ok MGM we know that sooner or latter Last House on the Left is going to be out...but what about Hills have Eyes??? I'm almost sure MGM owns this film
 

Walt Riarson

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ok MGM we know that sooner or latter Last House on the Left is going to be out...but what about Hills have Eyes??? I'm almost sure MGM owns this film
Last House on the Left comes out on Aug. 27.

The Hills Have Eyes is the one title that no one really knows who owns. Anchor Bay, Criterion, etc. have all tried to get it, I believe. But, to no avail.
 

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Four Friends probably wouldn't be a "Midnite Movie." Probably a general release like Coming Home or The Party.

I'm not sure if this would fit Midnit Movies either, but MGM please release The Loved One.
 

Walt Riarson

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Would Amityville 3-D be a possible candidate?

It was an Embassy title, wasn't it? So that means it would fall under the wing of MGM, right?

And what about Killer Party?
 

Will K

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The Hills Have Eyes is the one title that no one really knows who owns. Anchor Bay, Criterion, etc. have all tried to get it, I believe. But, to no avail.
I used to have the laserdisc which was released by Image, but I don't know think that gives us a clue who owns it. They are putting out the stinker sequel Hills 2 this fall, but I can't imagine why they'd do that one first if they had both.

Regarding Amityville 3-D, if memory serves, I don't think it was an Embassy title. I keep picturing that one on the Vestron label, even though I believe it was Orion, which would still put it under MGM's umbrella. Who knows?
 

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