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Title: Arrow Video Q2 Releases
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Arrow Video has announced the release of a number of titles for the second quarter of 2013. Arriving on the 22nd of April is Knightriders, followed by Baron Blood on the 29th. The 13th of May sees the arrival of Black Sabbath and Motel Hell, with The Key and All Ladies Do It arriving on the 20th, and Blow Out on the 27th. Finally, the 24th of June will bring us Spider Baby and Foxy Brown. Details of bonus material can be found below, along with the artwork. Titles marked with an asterisk will also be available as Steelbooks.

Knightriders



  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation
  • Optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary with George Romero, Tom Savini, John Amplas and Christine Romero
  • The Genesis of a Legend – Star Ed Harris remembers his first leading role
  • A Date with Destiny – Co-star Tom Savini reflects on KnightridersMedieval Maiden – An interview with actress Patricia Tallman
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Nat Marsh
  • Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by author and critic Brad Stevens, an archival interview with Romero and a new interview with composer Donald Rubinstein, illustrated with original archive stills and posters

Arrow Video Q2 Releases

Baron Blood



  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation of three versions of the film: Gli orrori del castello di Norimberga with Italian opening and closing titles and Baron Blood with English opening and closing titles and the European English export version audio, and for the first time on home video, the AIP version with alternate score by Les Baxter
  • Three audio versions: Optional Italian, European English and AIP English re-dub and re-score
  • English SDH subtitles and a new English subtitle translation of the Italian audio
  • Audio Commentary with Bava biographer and expert Tim Lucas
  • Introduction to Baron Blood by author and critic Alan Jones
  • Trailers for Baron Blood
  • Baron Blood Radio Spots
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Graham Humphreys
  • Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the films by Oliver James and Pasquale Iannone, illustrated with original archive stills and posters

Arrow Video Q2 Releases

Black Sabbath



  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation of two versions of the film; ‘I tre volti della paura’ – the European version with score by Roberto Nicolosi & ‘Black Sabbath’ – the re-edited and re-dubbed AIP version with Les Baxter score, on home video for the first time
  • English SDH subtitles for English Audio and a new English subtitle translation of the Italian audio
  • Audio Commentary with Bava biographer and expert Tim Lucas
  • Introduction to the film by author and critic Alan Jones
  • A Life In Film – An Interview with star Mark Damon
  • Three Faces of Black Sabbath – A comparison of the different versions of the film
  • International Trailer
  • US Trailer
  • Italian Trailer
  • TV and Radio Spots
  • Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by critic David Cairns and a substantial interview with AIP Producer Samuel Z. Arkoff on his experiences of working with Bava, conducted by Tim Lucas, illustrated with original stills and posters

Arrow Video Q2 Releases

Motel Hell



  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation of the film
  • Optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary with director Kevin Connor moderated by Calum Waddell
  • Another Head on the Chopping Block: Interview with star Paul LinkeFrom Glamour to Gore: Interview with co-star, and former Playboy Playmate, Rosanne Katon
  • Ida, Be Thy Name: A look back at Motel Hell’s frightful female protagonist Ida Smith – and the secrets of creating a convincing slasher siren, with Scream Queens Elissa Dowling and Chantelle Albers, genre commentator Staci Layne Wilson and critic Shelagh Rowan-Legg
  • Back to the Backwoods: Director Dave Parker (The Hills Run Red) speaks about the importance of Motel Hell
  • Original Trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Jeff Zornow
  • Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Kim Newman, illustrated with original archive stills and posters

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The Key



  • High Definition Blu-ray and Standard Definition DVD Presentation of the film in widescreen for the first time!
  • Optional English and Italian audio
  • Newly translated English subtitles for the Italian audio
  • Original Trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly illustrated artwork by The Red Dress
  • Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Tinto Brass scholar Alexander Tuschinski, illustrated with rare production stills

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All Ladies Do It



  • High Definition Blu-ray and Standard Definition DVD Presentation of the film in widescreen for the first time!
  • Optional English and Italian audio
  • Newly translated English subtitles for the Italian audio
  • Featurette on the film with director Tinto Brass
  • Original Trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly illustrated artwork by The Red Dress
  • Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by critic David Flint, illustrated with rare production stills

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Blow Out *



  • New, restored digital transfer, supervised and approved by director Brian De Palma
  • Original Dolby 2.0 DTS-HD Master Audio
  • Optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Black and White in Colour: An Interview with cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond
  • Rag Doll Memories: Nancy Allen on Blow Out
  • Return to Philadelphia: An interview with Producer George Litto
  • A gallery of on-set photos by photographer Louis Goldman
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Michael Atkinson, a conversation between Quentin Tarantino and Brian De Palma and more to be confirmed!

Arrow Video Q2 Releases
Arrow Video Q2 Releases

Spider Baby



  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation of the main feature, available in the UK for the first time
  • High Definition transfer of the feature approved by director Jack Hill
  • Isolated Music and Effects track
  • English SDH subtitles for deaf and hearing impaired
  • Audio commentary featuring Jack Hill and star Sid Haig
  • The Hatching of Spider Baby – Interviews with Jack Hill, Sid Haig, star Mary Mitchel, fan Joe Dante and more on the making of the filmSpider Stravinsky: The Cinema Sounds of Ronald Stein – The composer of ‘The Terror’ and ‘Attack of the 50 Foot Woman’ among others is remembered by Harlene Stein, Jack Hill, American Cinematheque’s Chris D. and others
  • The Merrye House Revisited – Jack Hill revisits the original house that was used as the main location in the film
  • Alternate opening title sequence
  • Extended scene
  • Gallery of behind-the-scenes images
  • The Host (1960) – Jack Hill’s early short film featuring Sid Haig in his first starring role [30 mins]
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Graham Humpreys
  • Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by artist and writer Stephen R. Bissette, and more to be confirmed!

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Foxy Brown *



  • Restored High Definition Blu-ray presentation (1080p)
  • Optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary with director Jack Hill
  • From Black and White to Blaxploitation – Actor Sid Haig speaks about his long and influential friendship with Jack Hill
  • A Not So Minor Influence – An Interview with Bob Minor, the first
  • African-American member of the Stuntman’s Association, and co-star of Foxy Brown­
  • Back to Black – Legendary actors Fred “The Hammer” Williamson (Black Caesar) and Austin Stoker (Sheba Baby, Assault on Precinct 13), alongside Rosanne Katon (Ebony, Ivory, and Jade) and film scholar Howard S. Berger speak about the enduring popularity of the Blaxploitation film
  • Photo gallery of behind-the-scenes and publicity images
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Trailer Reel – Trailers for all the major works by Jack Hill including Foxy Brown, Coffy and Switchblade Sisters
  • Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Josiah Howard, author of Blaxploitation Cinema: The Essential Reference Guide, a new interview with Pam Grier by Jack Hill biographer Calum Waddell, illustrated with original archive stills and posters

Arrow Video Q2 Releases
Arrow Video Q2 Releases

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