TWO NEW TITLES FROM WILD EYE RELEASING’S TV MOVIE TERROR COLLECTION!
Wild Eye Releasing has unearthed two more rare TV Movie titles for discerning collectors. No longer solely reliant on your childhood memory to relive those great moments that sent you shivering under the covers long after mom and dad had turned out your bedroom lights…
Both films boast new 2007 film transfers and appear on DVD for the first time ever!
STREET DATE OCTOBER 15th
Film Title: THE DEVIL’S DAUGHTER
Satan Has Returned For Her!
She was Sold to Satanâ€¦ and Delivered into Evil!
Following the terror trail of rattles and bassinets set forth by Rosemary’s Baby, this Movie of the Week further fueled the public’s fascination with Satanism flaming out the all-American dream. The Devilâ€™s Daughter delivers a young woman into a nightmare world when she learns her mother had promised to her to Satan when she was in infancy. Now of legal age, Lucifer has sent his earthly minions to claim his property! Starring Shelley Winters (The Poseidon Adventure), Robert Foxworth (Damien: Omen 2, Transformers) and Dark Shadows star Jonathan Frid, The Devil’s Daughter offers a candle-burning, wind-rustling, spooky time in front of the TV with the lights turned way, way down.
Also starring Abe Vigoda (The Godfather), Joseph Cotten (Baron Blood), and Diane Ladd (Wild at Heart). Written by Colin Higgins (Harold and Maude) and directed by Jeannot Szwarc (Supergirl, Jaws 2).
Director Jeannot Szwarc has helmed many genre classics, including Bug (1975), Jaws 2 (1978), Supergirl (1984), The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1986) (TV) – plus he has directed numerous television shows, including “Night Gallery,” “The Six Million Dollar Man,” “Kojak,” “The Twilight Zone” (1986), “Smallville” and “Heroes.”
The Devil’s Daughter was writer Colin Higgins only foray into horror – he was known for some of the more
respected and successful comedies of the 1970’s and early 80s. This list includes Harold and Maude (1971), Silver Streak (1976), Foul Play (1978), Nine to Five (1980) and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982).
Stars Shelly Winters, Belinda Montgomery, Robert Foxworth, Jonathan Frid.
Original Music by Laurence Rosenthal.
Written by Colin Higgins.
Directed by Jeannot Szwarc.
Film Title: CRAWLSPACE
The Original Terror Classic
From the Director of “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark”
They Wanted A Son…He Gave Them A Nightmare!
This ultra-rare and creepy 1972 made-for-TV tale is a real terror treat. Predating the now classic Bad Ronald (1974) by two years, Crawlspace features a middle-aged couple accidentally discovering a young homeless man living in their basement. Their initial fear turns to joy when he proves to be helpful around the house and like the son they never had. But this newfound happiness soon turns to sheer horror when the young manâ€™s violent past and appetite to kill come out. What happens after unravels any good heâ€™s done, and sends the local townsfolk on a rampage of revenge to find him where he hides!
Stars Arthur Kennedy, Teresa Wright, Tom Happer, and Eugene Roche.
Original music by Jerry Goldsmith.
Directed by John Newland.
Director John Newland was a TV veteran, directing episodes of the original Star Trek, Route 66, One Step Beyond and Thriller. he scared audiences with the classic 1973 chiller Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark a year after helming Crawlspace. He also directed episodes of Wonder Woman, Fantasy Island and Police Woman. Newland also went on to direct the cult feature Legend of Hillbilly John, based on the writings of Appalachian horror author Many Wade Wellman.
Author Herbert Lieberman also penned the novels City of the Dead and Sandman, Sleep.
Star Arthur Kennedy, veteran of many Hollywood westerns, had his breakout role in Lawrence of Arabia (1962), and is noticeable to genre fans from his famous cranky role as the police inspector in Breakfast at the Manchester Morgue (1974). He also appeared in genre classics The Sentinel (1977) and The Tempter (1974).
Tom Happer portrayed Jeremy Grimes in the much-beloved series Dark Shadows (1970-1971).
Eugene Roche is one of the most recognizable character actors in Hollywood, appearing in over 150 films and TV shows.
Evolution Entertainment has announced a remake of Crawlspace from Paramount Pictures, from the writer of the Grudge and the producer of the Saw trilogy and the Scanners remake.