Here’s some news for Corman col­lec­tors: Shout Factory will be releas­ing a pair of his tougher-to-find pro­duc­tions at the end of May.  Fighting Mad and Moving Violation, both of which Corman pro­duced for a side-deal with 20th Century Fox, will be released in a dou­ble fea­ture set on May 24th.  Fighting Mad is par­tic­u­lar­ly notable because it was an ear­ly direct­ing cred­it for Jonathan Demme.  Both films will have new anamor­phic trans­fers plus com­men­tary tracks and trail­ers.  Read on for all the Southern Discomfort details…

ACTION-PACKED DOUBLE FEATURE DVD PRESENTATION OF

FIGHTING MAD

Starring Oscar® Nominee Peter Fonda

A Roger Corman Production

Written and Directed by Oscar®-winning Filmmaker Jonathan Demme

&

MOVING VIOLATION

Starring Stephen McHattie, Kay Lenz, Eddie Albert, Lonny Chapman,Will Geer

Executive Produced by Roger Corman and Produced by Julie Corman

Directed by Charles S. Dubin

CHARGING ONTO HOME ENTERTAINMENT SHELVES NATIONWIDE ON MAY 24, 2011 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY

Shout! Factory has been releas­ing a string of mem­o­rable cult-clas­sic film gems that deserve much atten­tion. On May 24, 2011, Shout! Factory will release two mem­o­rable clas­sic films FIGHTING MAD, a film by Academy Award®-winner Jonathan Demme (The Silence of the Lambs) and MOVING VIOLATION, a film by award-win­ning direc­tor Charles S. Dubin (M*A*S*H) in an action-packed dou­ble fea­ture DVD pre­sen­ta­tion.  Featuring anamor­phic widescreen trans­fer and insight­ful bonus con­tent, FIGHT MAD / MOVING VIOLATION action-packed dou­ble fea­ture DVD is a must-have for movie fans and col­lec­tors and is priced to own with a sug­gest­ed retail price of $19.93.  This DVD is now avail­able to pre­order at Amazon.com, ShoutFactoryStore.com, and oth­er online retail­ers.

FIGHTING MAD (1976)

An Arkansas farmer (Peter Fonda, Easy Rider) wages a one-man war again­st cor­rupt land devel­op­ers who want to evict him and his neigh­bors from their farms to cre­ate real estate devel­op­ments and to con­duct ille­gal strip min­ing. Also star­ring Lynn Lowry (They Came from Within) and Scott Glenn (The Silence Of The Lambs, Silverado). Written and direct­ed by Academy Award®–winning direc­tor Jonathan Demme.

TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX presents a ROGER CORMAN PRODUCTION   PETER FONDA “FIGHTING MAD”

Co-star­ring LYNN LOWRY – JOHN DOUCETTE – PHILIP CAREY

Produced by ROGER CORMAN – Written and Directed by JONATHAN DEMME Color by DELUXE®

FIGHTING MAD Special Features:

  • New anamor­phic widescreen trans­fer (1.78:1)
  • Audio com­men­tary with pro­duc­er Roger Corman, direc­tor Jonathan Demme and actors Peter Fonda and Lynn Lowry
  • Theatrical trail­er and TV spots

MOVING VIOLATION (1976)

While pass­ing through the small town of Rockfield , drifter Eddie Moore (Stephen McHattie, Watchmen) gets harassed by Sheriff Leroy Rankin (Lonny Chapman) and his deputy. When Eddie meets local wait­ress Camille “ Cam ” Johnson (Kay Lenz, White Line Fever) in town, that’s when trou­ble begins for both. They wit­ness some­thing they weren’t sup­posed to see and are set up by the sher­iff for a mur­der they didn’t com­mit. Action ensues with high-speed car chas­es and explo­sive shootouts. Also star­ring Eddie Albert, Will Geer and Dick Miller.

TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX presents STEPHEN McHATTIE – KAY LENZ – EDDIE ALBERT – LONNY CHAPMAN – WILL GEER

MOVING VIOLATION”

Executive Producer ROGER CORMAN – Produced by JULIE CORMAN

Directed by CHARLES S. DUBIN – Screenplay by DAVID R. OSTERHOUT and WILLIAM NORTON

Story by DAVID R. OSTERHOUT – Music by DONALD PEAKE – COLOR BY DELUXE®

MOVING VIOLATION Special Features:

  • New anamor­phic widescreen trans­fer (1.78:1)
  • Audio com­men­tary with direc­tor Charles S. Dubin, pro­duc­er Julie Corman, exec­u­tive pro­duc­er Roger Corman and actor Stephen McHattie
  • Theatrical trail­ers and TV spot
Fighting Mad / Moving Violation [Double Feature]

Fighting Mad / Moving Violation [Double Feature]

Fighting Mad / Moving Violation [Double Feature]      Fighting Mad: An Arkansas farmer stages a one-man war again­st cor­rupt land devel­op­ers who want to evict him and his neigh­bors from their farms for real estate devel­op­ments. Moving Violation: A young cou­ple wit­ness­es a sher­iff mur­der­ing a police offi­cer. When the sher­iff real­izes that they saw him com­mit the crime, he char­ac­ter­izes them as ter­ror­ists and tries to frame them for the mur­der.