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Monday, January 02, 2012

Campfire Tales (1997)

Starring: Amy Smart, James Marsden, Christine Taylor, Christopher K. Masterson
Directed By: David Semal, Martin Kunert & Matt Cooper
Release Year: 1997
VHS Release Year: 1998
Distributor: Alliance Video, New Line Home Video
Box Type: Slipcase
Catalog #: ARV 2610

  • Straight-to-video Canadian slipcase edition released in 1998 by Alliance Video.
  • The American New Line Home Video features a different ink label than this Canadian release. The film's logo appears on the U.S. label along with the New Line Home Video logo, The Canadian release features a basic Arial font along with the Alliance Video logo.
  • Not to be confused with the 1991 Gunnar Hanson film of the same name which also features a "Hook" story and similar anthology plot.
  • Contains a preview/trailer for the ridiculous 1998 C. Thomas Howell DTV flick, "Sleeping Dogs".
  • While this film was released during the first few years of DVD, it didn't get a North American DVD release till 2005.
  • Amy Smart & James Marsden were not stars at this point in their careers and only appear for a few minutes in "The Hook" story but are still featured prominently on the cover. Their names do not appear on the VHS cover but do appear for the DVD release.
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