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Hitch Hike to Hell/Kidnapped Coed
     

Hitch Hike to Hell/Kidnapped Coed

Director: Frederick R. Friedel, Irvin Berwick

Cast: Dorothy Bennett, Robert Gribbin

 
"Don't trust strangers" is the theme of this Something Weird Drive-In Double Feature DVD, combining a pair of high-sleaze Harry Novak productions from 1978 with some vintage educational films that promote street smart safety for kids. Hitchhike to Hell is a fairly repetitious tale of a serial rapist/strangler, essayed with a nasty tone and flashes of clumsy

Overview

"Don't trust strangers" is the theme of this Something Weird Drive-In Double Feature DVD, combining a pair of high-sleaze Harry Novak productions from 1978 with some vintage educational films that promote street smart safety for kids. Hitchhike to Hell is a fairly repetitious tale of a serial rapist/strangler, essayed with a nasty tone and flashes of clumsy humor. Kidnapped Coed is a far more visceral experience, though no less offensive. The story, about a kidnapped teenager falling in love with her abductor, is preposterous, but some excellent performances, a deliberate pace, and dreamlike style make it an intriguing film (though the plot hinges on an agonizing rape scene that will likely be too strong for most). Trailers for both films are included, as well as a clip for Kidnapped Coed's original release as The Kidnap Lover. Extra features include a nicely clueless semi-striptease short ("The Hitch-Hiker") and two highly paranoid educational films for kids that warn against oily strangers who might try dirty tricks in darkened theaters. And although the strong material on this DVD is certain to appeal mainly to the hardest core of Something Weird's depraved audience, only the very dedicated will make it all the way through the home video footage of a stroll through the offices of producer Novak's Boxoffice International. The viewer gets a look at closets crammed with over 30 years of smut and a dilapidated screening room, though not a whole lot more. Intrepid DVD fans can also find an Easter Egg (a trailer for The Psycho Lover) hidden between the two titles on the main menu page by clicking the fingerprint icon.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/02/2002
UPC:
0014381117622
Rating:
R
Source:
Image Entertainment
Sound:
[Dolby Digital, monaural]
Time:
2:44:00

Special Features

Digitally remastered; Original theatrical trailers; Glamour-Girl Arcade short subject #1: "The Hitch-Hiker"; Psycho-on-the-Loose short subject #2: Sid Davis's classic scare film for kiddies, "The Dangerous Stranger"; Psycho-on-the-Loose short subject #3: cartoon scare film for kiddies, "The Cautious Twins"; Novak-on-the-Loose short subject #4: "Harry Novak Tours Box Office International," 1992; Gallery of Harry Novak Expoitation Art with soundtrack greatest hits; Total running time over 3-½ hours

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Hitch Hike to Hell: Mama's Favorites
1. Main Title; Howie Goes Haywire [10:45]
2. Mental Block [10:22]
3. The Road to Nowhere [8:08]
4. Sick Time [4:46]
5. Big Scene With the Big Chief [9:54]
6. A Ton of Bricks [9:56]
7. Howie Takes a U-Turn [10:07]
8. A Restless Evening [7:49]
9. Right Road, Wrong Direction [14:18]
10. Mama's Little Mental Case [1:00]
11. End Credits [:49]
0. Kidnapped Coed: Seize a Selection
1. Back Seat Driver; Main Title [3:45]
2. Rolling Into Town [5:28]
3. Checking In [6:59]
4. Unwelcome Guests [8:12]
5. All the Comforts of Home [8:41]
6. Dine and Dash [7:32]
7. A Guilty Conscience [3:26]
8. Southern Hospitality [13:57]
9. A Bullet in the Belly [4:57]
10. Love, Loot & the Lonesome Highway [7:33]
11. Dance of Death [2:27]
12. End Credits [2:49]

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