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Title: Gone with the Pope
Starring: Duke Mitchell
Released: 25th March 2015
SRP: $29.95

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Quote: Lost for over 30 years,

Gone with the Pope

stars famed nightclub performer Duke Mitchell as Paul, a paroled gangster with an unholy scheme: to kidnap the Pope and charge "a dollar from every Catholic in the world" as the ransom. Shot in 1975,

Gone with the Pope

was unfinished at the time of Duke Mitchell's death in 1981. Sage Stallone and Bob Murawski of Grindhouse Releasing rediscovered

Gone with the Pope

in 1995 and vowed to save it from obscurity. Academy Award-winning film editor Murawski ( The Hurt Locker, Spider-Man, Army of Darkness) spent 15 years completing

Gone with the Pope

from the surviving film elements.


The Blu-ray Combo-Pack (Blu-ray/DVD) will include:
  • 2K digital restoration from the original 35mm camera negative (1.85:1, 1080p)
  • Three audio options – mono, stereo and 5.1 – mixed by Emmy award-winning mixer Marti Humphrey (all reportedly presented in DTS-HD Master Audio)
  • In-depth interviews with stars Jim LoBianco and John Murgia, cinematographer Peter Santoro, editors Bob Leighton and Robert Florio, and legendary exploitation producer/director Matt Cimber
  • Footage from the 2010 Hollywood World Premiere
  • Deleted scenes and bloopers
  • Liner notes by acclaimed horror novelist John Skipp
  • Extensive still galleries and theatrical trailer
  • And other surprises!


Gone with the Pope

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