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Here’s the lat­est Corman news, hot off the presses from dis­trib­u­tor Shout Factory:  they will be releas­ing a two-disc set in April that will con­tain Georgia Peaches, The Great Texas Dynamite Chase and Smokey Bites The Dust.  Taken together, this trio offers an inter­est­ing cross-section of the rural, car chase-oriented fare Corman was putting out to com­plete with the likes of Smokey And The Bandit.  This col­lec­tion is being released under the ban­ner Action-Packed Collection and will hit the racks in April.  Read on for all the Southern-fried, Smokey-dodging details…

April 5 — Roger Corman Cult Classics: Action-Packed Collection: Georgia Peaches, The Great Texas Dynamite Chase, Smokey Bites The Dust

Two sis­ters run­ning an auto repair shop and their moonshine-running boyfriend are extorted into becom­ing under­cover gov­ern­ment agents to out­wit the Dragon Lady of the Southern crime belt in Georgia Peaches. Starring singer Tanya Tucker, Dirk Benedict (The A-Team), Sally Kirkland and Terri Nunn (lead singer for the group Berlin ), this action-packed com­edy was pro­duced by Roger Corman as a pilot for a pos­si­ble tele­vi­sion series.

Candy (Claudia Jennings, Gator Bait, DeathSport) and Ellie Jo (Jocelyn Jones, Tourist Trap) are a pair of sexy bank rob­bers who blast their way into small-town banks with a car­load of dyna­mite in The Great Texas Dynamite Chase! When they take Slim (Johnny Crawford, Valley Of The Giants) hostage, it begins a thrill-packed crime spree across the state of Texas . Also star­ring Tara Strohmeier (Candy Stripe Nurses), Bart Braverman (Alligator) and Priscilla Pointer (Carrie).

Smokey Bites The Dust fol­lows the rivalry between a small-town Southern sher­iff and a small-town delin­quent who steals cars and then destroys them with the sheriff’s daugh­ter by his side. Starring Jimmy McNichol (Night Warning), Janet Julian (King Of New York, Humongous), William Forsythe (Raising Arizona) and Walter Barnes (High Plains Drifter), this action-packed com­edy was directed by Charles B. Griffith (Up From The Depths) and co-produced by Gale Anne Hurd (The Terminator, The Incredible Hulk)

Special Features:

  • Theatrical Trailers
Action-Packed Collection [Triple Feature]

Action-Packed Collection [Triple Feature]

var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback”:true};Georgia Peaches: Two sis­ters run­ning an auto repair shop and their moonshine-running boyfriend are extorted into becom­ing under­cover gov­ern­ment agents to out­wit the Dragon Lady of the Southern crime belt. Starring singer Tanya Tucker, Dirk Benedict (The A-Team), Sally Kirkland and Terri Nunn (lead singer for the group Berlin), this action-packed com­edy was pro­duced by Roger Corman as a pilot for a pos­si­ble tele­vi­sion series.The Great Texas Dynamite Chase: Candy (Claudia Jennings, Gator Bait, DeathSport) and Ellie Jo (Jocelyn Jones, Tourist Trap) are a pair of sexy bank rob­bers who blast their way into small-town banks with a car­load of dyna­mite! When they take Slim (Johnny Crawford, Valley Of The Giants) hostage, it begins a thrill-packed crime spree across the state of Texas.Smokey Bites The Dust: fol­lows the rivalry between a small-town Southern sher­iff and a small-town delin­quent who steals cars and then destroys them with the sheriff’s daugh­ter by his side. Starring Jimmy McNichol (Night Warning), Janet Julian (King Of New York, Humongous), William Forsythe (Raising Arizona) and Walter Barnes (High Plains Drifter).