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Monday, December 24, 2012

Black Christmas (1974)

Box Tagline: 'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, a creature was stirring.
Starring: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon, Andrea Martin
Directed By: Bob Clark
Genre: Horror
Release Year: 1974
VHS Release Year: 2000
Distributor: VSC, Critical Mass Releasing, Inc.
Box Type: Slipcase
Catalog #: 1268
Previews/Trailers: Black Christmas (1974)
Extras: Two Clips from a John Saxon Interview

  • Released in 2000 by VSC & Critical Mass Releasing Inc.
  • 25th Anniversary Edition. 
  • After the feature, contains the extremely long but effective original theatrical trailer, then followed by two clips of a John Saxon interview discussing his involvement in the film.
  • British actor James Mason provides the narration for the trailer. 
  • The 25th Anniversary Edition DVD was released simultaneously with this VHS and contain the same features.
  • There is a "Stay tuned after the feature for the theatrical trailer and an interview with John Saxon" screen that precedes the Critical Mass Releasing Inc. ident.
  • There are several North American versions of this film available on VHS, notably slipcase releases from Warner Home Video in 1986 and 1994, and two Canadian Malofilm releases.

  • The original Video Eye Of Dr. Cyclops review for the 1986 Warner Home Video release of  Black Christmas scanned from Fangoria #65, July 1987.

    1 comment:

    Ryan W. Featherston said...

    I have the Canadian Malo Video release of this. It has trailers at the start for Backstreet Dreams and King of the Kickboxers.