The classic 1972 holiday horror classic SILENT NIGHT, BLOODY NIGHT (my review) is getting a new DVD release this December 10, 2013. SILENT NIGHT, BLOODY NIGHT is directed by Theodore Gershuny, written by Gershuny, Jeffrey Konvitz, and Ira Teller, and stars Patrick O’Neal, James Patterson, Mary Woronov, Astrid Heeren, and John Carradine. Check out the press release, which also contains the plot crunch:
Silent Night, Bloody Night
The Mansion … The Madness … The Maniac …
And There’s No Escape!
HD Restoration from 35mm Film of Classic Horror Flick
On DVD Dec. 10th
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Dec. 1, 2013 — For Immediate Release — It’s Christmas Eve in a small town, but the local children aren’t dreaming of sugarplum fairies in Silent Night, Bloody Night, on DVD Dec. 10, from Film Chest.
A ’70s drive-in, B-movie flick, Silent Night, Bloody Night gained notoriety in the mid-1980s when it was featured on Elvira’s Movie Macabre, gaining a dedicated cult following. Now don’t miss a bloody drop … Enjoy this thriller in HD for the first time ever!
In Silent Night, Bloody Night, a young man inherits a mansion once used as an insane
asylum … and in which his grandfather died in a fire.When he puts it up for sale, an axe-wielding madman – who has been hiding in the residence – threatens anyone who comes near. Who is this deranged murderer … And why are the local townspeople acting so strange?
Starring John Carradine (The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, The Grapes of Wrath, Stagecoach), Patrick O’Neal (Under Siege, The Way We Were) and Walter Abel (Island in the Sky, Mr. Skeffington, Holiday Inn, Fury). Directed by Theodore Gershuny (TV’s Tales From the Darkside).
Silent Night, Bloody Night is presented in widescreen with an aspect ratio of 16×9 and mono sound.
About Film Chest:
Founded in 2001, Film Chest offers high-quality content for a wide variety of production and distribution needs, boasting one of the world’s largest libraries (10,000+ hours) of classic feature films, television, foreign imports, documentaries, special interest and audio—much of it restored and digitized in HD. Headquartered in Bridgeport, Conn., with offices in New York City, the company also produces and distributes collector’s DVD sets for its American Pop Classics, CULTRA and HD Cinema Classics labels.Visit us online: www.filmchestmediagroup.com
Silent Night, Bloody Night
Format: DVD Only
Running Time: Approx. 81 Minutes
Suggested Retail Price: $11.98
Pre-Order Date: November 12, 2013
Street Date: December 10, 2013
Catalog #: FC-491
UPC Code: #874757049199
I’m pretty excited to be able to add a classic horror film, restored, to my collection!! Check out the trailer … it gives a really good vibe for the tone of the entire film: