The Herschell Gordon Lewis Feast

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Type: New Blu-Ray

SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS

 

Fourteen of the Godfather of Gore s finest attractions, restored from original and best surviving vault materials

 

High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation of the features and extras on 7 Blu-ray discs

DISC ONE: BLOOD FEAST (1963) & SCUM OF THE EARTH (1963)

 

Introduction to the films by director Herschell Gordon Lewis

 

Audio Commentary on Blood Feast with Lewis and producer David F. Friedman

 

Blood Feast Outtakes

 

Blood Perceptions filmmakers Nicholas McCarthy (The Pact) and Rodney Ascher (Room 237) offer their insight on Blood Feast and the importance of Herschell Gordon Lewis

 

Herschell s History archival interview in which Lewis discusses his entry into the film industry including Scum of the Earth

 

How Herschell Found His Niche Lewis discusses more of his early work in nudie cuties and the making of The Adventures of Lucky Pierre

 

Archival interview with Herschell Gordon Lewis and David F. Friedman from 1987

 

Carving Magic (1959) vintage short featuring Blood Feast s Bill Kerwin

 

Blood Feast Radio Spot and Trailer

DISC TWO: TWO THOUSAND MANIACS! (1964) & MOONSHINE MOUNTAIN (1964)

 

Introduction to the films by director Herschell Gordon Lewis

 

Audio Commentary on Two Thousand Maniacs! with Lewis and producer David F. Friedman

 

Two Thousand Maniacs! Outtakes

 

Two Thousand Maniacs Can t Be Wrong Tim Sullivan (director, 2001 Maniacs) on Two Thousand Maniacs!

 

Hicksploitation: Confidential visual essay on the history of the American South s representation in cinema

 

David Friedman: The Gentlemen s Smut Peddler a tribute to the legendary producer featuring Herschell Gordon Lewis, filmmakers Fred Olen Ray, Tim Sullivan and Bob Murawski

 

Herschell s Art of Advertising Lewis shares his expert opinion on the art of selling movies and how to hook an audience.

 

Trailers for Two Thousands Maniacs! and Moonshine Mountain

DISC THREE: COLOR ME BLOOD RED (1965) & SOMETHING WEIRD (1967)

 

Introduction to the films by director Herschell Gordon Lewis

 

Audio Commentary on Color Me Blood Red with Lewis and producer David F. Friedman

 

Audio Commentary on Something Weird with Lewis and Friedman

 

Color Me Blood Red Outtakes

 

The Art of Madness visual essay on the recurring motif of mad artists as killers in horror cinema

 

Weirdsville film Scholar Jeffrey Sconce on Something Weird

 

Lewis on Jimmy, the Boy Wonder, his 1966 children s musical

 

A Hot Night at the Go Go Lounge! Lewis 1966 dance short

 

Trailers for Color Me Blood Red and Something Weird

DISC FOUR: THE GRUESOME TWOSOME (1967) & A TASTE OF BLOOD (1967)

 

Introduction to the films by director Herschell Gordon Lewis

 

Audio Commentary on The Gruesome Twosome with Lewis

 

Audio Commentary on A Taste of Blood with Lewis

 

Peaches Christ Flips her Wig! the San Francisco performer on The Gruesome Twosome

 

It Came From Florida filmmaker Fred Olen Ray (Scalps) on Florida Filmmaking

 

Herschell vs The Censors Lewis discusses some of the pitfalls involving local censorship and the lengths to which angry moviegoers tried to stop him