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Title: Texas Chain Saw Massacre: 40th Anniversary
Starring: Gunner Hansen
Released: 16th September 2014
SRP: $99.98, $49.98, $29.98, $24.98

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In honor of 40 years of Leatherface and his family scaring the pants off of viewers, Dark Sky Films will be re-releasing Tobe Hooper's masterpiece,

The Texas Chains Saw Massacre

, on Blu-ray and DVD.

Quote: It's been imitated and remade, but never equaled. Tobe Hooper's

The Texas Chains Saw Massacre

rose from a notorious 1974 sleeper sensation to rank as one of the greatest horror films ever made. Now, to mark the film's 40th anniversary, Dark Sky Films is presenting the digitally re-mastered masterpiece on Blu-ray for the first time in a stunning Limited Deluxe 'Black Maria Collector's Edition box set.

The Texas Chains Saw Massacre

appears in an all-new 4K digital transfer and with a newly created 7.1 surround sound mix supervised by director Tobe Hooper. This release marks the only transfer of the film to go back to the original 16mm A/B rolls, the actual film that rolled through the cameras. The Limited Deluxe 'Black Maria' Edition will be released at retail in October but will be available exclusively at www.gorgon-video.com for 30 days starting September 16, 2014. Fans of the film will recognize the unique packaging as a replica of the iconic 'Black Maria' cattle truck that comes to Sally Hardesty's rescue when she's being pursued by Leatherface.

In addition to the Limited Deluxe 'Black Maria' Edition, the film will also be released as a standard DVD, Blu-ray, and DVD/Blu-ray Combo Pack on September 16 at retail outlets nationwide.


This 'Black Maria' Deluxe Edition and the 40th Anniversary Blu-ray Combo Pack Collector's Edition will include:
  • 1080p HD Video (4K Digital Transfer)
  • Multiple Audio Options, Including the 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio Remix
  • A Leatherface apron ('Black Maria' Exclusive)
  • Theatrical mini-poster ('Black Maria' Exclusive)Commentaries:
    • Writer-Producer-Director Tobe Hooper, actor Gunnar Hansen, Cinematographer Daniel Pearl
    • Actors Marilyn Burns, Allen Danziger, and Paul A. Partain, and Production Designer Robert Burns
    • NEW Commentary with Writer-Producer-Director Tobe Hooper
    • NEW Commentary with Cinematographer Daniel Pearl, Editor J. Larry Carroll and Sound Recordist Ted Nicolaou

Collector's Edition Bonus Disc:
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Shocking Truth
  • Flesh Wounds: Seven Stories of the Saw
  • A Tour of the TCSM House with Gunnar Hansen
  • Off the Hook with Teri McMinn
  • The Business of Chain Saw – An Interview with Production Manager Ron Bozman
  • New Deleted Scenes & Outtakes
  • Grandpa's Tales – An Interview with John Dugan
  • Cutting Chain Saw – An Interview With Editor J. Larry Carroll
  • Blooper Reel
  • Outtakes from The Shocking Truth
  • Horror's Hallowed Grounds: Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Dr. W.E. Barnes Presents Making Grandpa
  • Still Gallery
  • 40th Anniversary Trailer
  • Trailers
  • TV Spots
  • Radio Spots

The standard edition, single disc Blu-ray and DVD releases will include the new transfer and all audio options, including the four commentary tracks.

Texas Chain Saw Massacre: 40th Anniversary

Texas Chain Saw Massacre: 40th Anniversary

Texas Chain Saw Massacre: 40th Anniversary

Texas Chain Saw Massacre: 40th Anniversary

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