Headlines


A B-Movie Box Set Guaranteed to Give You Wood





There was only one Ed Wood. To call the man different is a bit of an understatement. One thing is for sure though ... for better or worse, Ed has become a legend, and a new box set is on the way that celebrates the very best (and worst) from the world's most infamous filmmaker.

From the Press Release
Ed Wood was an American screenwriter, director, producer, actor, author, and editor who often performed many of these functions simultaneously. In the 1950s, Wood made a number of cheap genre films (and attempted a number of failed TV pilots), now enjoyed for their technical errors, unsophisticated special effects, large amounts of ill-fitting stock footage, idiosyncratic dialogue, eccentric casts and outlandish plot elements, although his flair for showmanship gave his projects at least a modicum of critical success.

Wood's popularity waned soon after his biggest "name" star, Bela Lugosi, died. He was able to salvage a saleable feature from Lugosi's last moments on film, but his career declined thereafter. Toward the end of his life in the 1970s, Wood made semi-pornographic movies and wrote pulp crime, horror, and sex novels. His real infamy began two years after his death, when he was awarded a Golden Turkey Award as The Worst Director of All Time. His cult following is legion and this collection features some rare footage of the master at work.

This six disc box set includes some invaluable visuals and special features.

Featured in the collection are:

DISC ONE
Jailbait - 71 min (1954)
Bride of the Monster - 69 min. (1955)

Bonus

  • Unedited interview with co-star Delores Fuller
  • “Bride of the Monster” poster
  • Commentary track for “Bride of the Monster” moderated by Cult Filmmaker David DeCoteau
  • Intros to each film by producer/actor/director Ted Newsom

    DISC TWO:
    The Violent Years - 79 min. (1958)
    Plan 9 From Outer Space - 79 min. (1958)

    Bonus

  • Bela Lugosi interview as he leaves sanitarium
  • Commentary track for “Plan 9…” moderated by Cult Filmmaker David DeCoteau
  • Intros to each film by producer/actor/director Ted Newsom

    DISC THREE:
    Sinister Urge - 71 min. (1960)
    Orgy of the Dead - 92 min. (1965)

    Bonus

  • On the set of “Orgy of the Dead”
  • Intros to each film by producer/actor/director Ted Newsom

    DISC FOUR:
    Snow Bunnies - 85 min. (1972)
    Drop Our Wife - 75 mi. (1972)

    Bonus

  • Unedited interview with Kathy Wood
  • Intros to each film by producer/actor/director Ted Newsom

    DISC FIVE:
    Fugitive Girls - 90 min. (1974)
    Beach Bunnies - 89 min. (1976)

    Bonus

  • Unedited interview with Steve Apostolof
  • Commentary track on “Fugitive Girls” moderated by Cult Filmmaker David DeCoteau
  • Intros to each film by producer/actor/director Ted Newsom

    DISC SIX:
    Hot Ice - 102 min. (1978)
    Trick Shooting With Kenne Duncan - 9 min.
    Cross Roads Avenger - 24 min.

    Bonus

  • Unedited interview with Joe Robertson
  • 4 Trailers: The Sinister Urge / Married Too Young / Fugitive Girls / Drop Out Wife
  • Into to each film by producer/actor/director Ted Newsom

    SPECIAL FEATURES:
    The discs include intimate interviews with Ed Wood's widow KATHY WOOD, his long-time leading lady DOLORES FULLER, and exploitation film producers STEVEN APOSTOLOF & JOE ROBERTSON. These revealing, tragic and funny interviews have never been seen in their entirety, and are presented UNCUT and UNCENSORED.

    Among the other special features are:

  • Rare interview footage of "Dracula" actor BELA LUGOSI hyping his next Ed Wood project The Ghoul Goes West on the very day he was released from a sanitarium in 1956.
  • Never before seen color home movies shot on the set of Orgy of the Dead, with Ed Wood in action, topless babes galore, director Steven Apostolof and cult-movie maven Ted V. Mikels (Invasion of the Astro-Zombies)
  • Four rarely seen trailers for “The Sinister Urge”, “Fugitive Girls”, “Drop Out Wife” and one of Wood’s final films, “Married Too Young”
  • Each film is introduced by writer/director film maker TED NEWSOM, director of the acclaimed documentary Ed Wood; Look Back In Angora.
  • Commentary tracks on “Plan 9 From Outer Space,” “Fugitive Girls” and “Bride of the Monster” from Ted Newsom and renowned director David DeCoteau (Creepazoids, The Brotherhood and Puppermaster 3)

    A B-Movie Box Set Guaranteed to Give You Wood

    VISIT THE EVILSHOP @ AMAZON!
    Got news? Click here to submit it!
    Celebrate the world's best worst filmmaker in the comments section below!


  • -->




    NEXT STORY