Sunday, February 11, 2018

Arrow Video Gives H.G. Lewis' GRUESOME TWOSOME a Special Edition Worth Owning!


I've only seen a handful of H.G. Lewis' films (and briefly met him once), and while I can't say I love them, I do appreciate The Godfather of Gore's contributions to cinema! Because without BLOOD FEAST, "splatter flicks" may never have taken off, and the Horror genre as a whole would have been duller for it. That being said, THE GRUESOME TWOSOME sounds like a good time, and Arrow Video's Blu-ray of the film is definitely a winner!

Synopsis: After dabbling in the unlikely world of children’s entertainment with the likes of Jimmy, the Boy Wonder and The Magic Land of Mother Goose, in 1967 “Godfather of Gore” Herschell Gordon Lewis returned to genre he helped create with the delightfully depraved THE GRUESOME TWOSOME!

The young women of a small-town American college have more than just split-ends to worry about… Down at the Little Wig Shop, the batty Mrs. Pringle and her socially-inept son Rodney are procuring only the finest heads of hair – by scalping the local co-eds! Can they be stopped before they clear the entire campus of luxuriant-haired ladies?

Disc Specs:
Not Rated | Color | 72 minutes | Region A
Video - 1080p Widescreen (1.85:1)
Audio - ?

Frank Zito would approve of Mrs. Pringle's methods!

  • Bonus Feature! 1967’s A TASTE OF BLOOD!
  • Introductions to the films by HG Lewis.
  • Archival audio commentaries for both films by HG Lewis.
  • Peaches Christ Flips Her Wig! – San Francisco performer Peaches Christ on THE GRUESOME TWOSOME.
  • It Came from Florida – Filmmaker Fred Olen Ray (SCALPS, THE ALIEN DEAD) on Florida Filmmaking.
  • HG Lewis vs. the Censors – HG Lewis discusses some of the pitfalls of the blood-and-guts business including local censorship and angry moviegoers.
  • Trailers and radio spot
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly-commissioned artwork by The Twins of Evil.
Arrow's Special Edition release of THE GRUESOME TWOSOME is currently available everywhere Blu-ray discs are sold, and costs anywhere from $22 - $28! Order your copy now from AMAZON, BULLMOOSE, or DIABOLIK DVD!

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