’80s horror fans, take note: a hidden gem of the genre will be making its U.S. blu-ray debut at the end of April when Scream Factory releases its special edition of From A Whisper To A Scream. This horror anthology was the debut feature for Jeff Burr and boasts an impressive cast that includes Vincent Price, Susan Tyrrell, Rosalind Cash and Cameron Mitchell. Even more impressive, the extras for this set will include not one but two feature-length documentaries, both of them masterminded by Daniel Griffith. Read on for all the phantasmagorical portmanteau details, including info on those extras…
FROM A WHISPER TO A SCREAM
On Blu-ray April 28, 2015
Welcome to Oldfield. Stop in for a night of pure terror. Prepare to be shocked out of your skin with four grisly tales of terror in one small town! On April 28, 2015, From a Whisper to a Scream (also known as The Offspring) makes its Blu-ray debut, courtesy of Scream Factory. This release comes complete with an array of new bonus features, including two audio commentaries and the feature-length documentary Return to Oldfield: The Making of WHISPER TO A SCREAM.
In his last role in a horror film, legendary king of horror Vincent Price gives “his fullest, most sepulchral tones of macabre camp” (Los Angeles Times) to this gruesome anthology that will haunt you for days!
On the night his niece is executed for committing a string of brutal killings, historian Julian White (Price) reveals the sinister secrets of her hometown, Oldfield, Tennessee, a horrific hamlet that spawns evil! But as the town’s murderous legacy is exposed with White’s chilling accounts – including stories of a necrophilic madman, a voodoo priest with life-prolonging powers and a legion of children with an appetite for flesh – White doesn’t realize that he is about the write the final chapter of Oldfield’s morbid history…in his own blood!
Return to Oldfield: The Making of WHISPER TO A SCREAM – – A comprehensive feature-length documentary about the making of ‘From A Whisper To A Scream’, featuring director Jeff Burr, producer Darin Scott, co-screenwriter C. Courtney Joyner, star Clu Gulager, and many more!
A Decade Under the Innocence: Adventures in Super 8 Filmmaking – A feature-length documentary about teenage adventures in ‘Super 8’ filmmaking during the 1970’s in Georgia, featuring director Jeff Burr and more!
Audio Commentary with writer/director Jeff Burr
Audio Commentary with writer/producer Darin Scott and writer C. Courtney Joyner
Still Gallery with commentary by writer/director Jeff Burr