Pete Walker Collection

Overview

This box set caters to fans of Briton Pete Walker, one of the most controversial of all exploitation directors. It begins with Walker's most infamous picture, the 1975 House of Whipcord - in which a batty old woman and her son set up a private penal colony for women they deem immoral and torture the prisoners with whips and rats. Next up is 1978's The Comeback, with crooner Jack Jones as a washed-up singer who travels to England and becomes implicated in a case involving the grisly murder of his estranged ...
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Overview

This box set caters to fans of Briton Pete Walker, one of the most controversial of all exploitation directors. It begins with Walker's most infamous picture, the 1975 House of Whipcord - in which a batty old woman and her son set up a private penal colony for women they deem immoral and torture the prisoners with whips and rats. Next up is 1978's The Comeback, with crooner Jack Jones as a washed-up singer who travels to England and becomes implicated in a case involving the grisly murder of his estranged ex-wife. 1977's Schizo follows the plight of a beautiful skier stalked by a deranged, homicidal fan just prior to her wedding. Finally, 1971's Die Screaming, Marianne concerns a 20-year-old nightclub performer hunted down by a bloodthirsty gang of extortionists weeks before she receives a vast inheritance from her biological father.
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Special Features

House of Whipcord features:; "Perversions of Justice," an interview with Pete Walker, by Elijah Drenner; Audio commentary by Pete Walker and director of photography by Pete Jessop, conducted by Steven Chibnall; Original theatrical trailer; ; Schizo features:; "My Sweet Schizo," an interview with Pete Walker, by Elijah Drenner; ; Die Screaming, Marianne features:; "Pete Walker: an Eye for Terror, Part 1," an interview with Pete Walker, by Elijah Drenner; Audio commentary by Pete Walker, with Jonathan Rigby; Original theatrical trailer; ; The Comeback features:; "Slasher Serenade," an interview with Pete Walker and actor Jack Jones, by Elijah Drenner; Audio commentary by Pete Walker, with Jonathan Rigby; Original theatrical trailer
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/20/2012
  • UPC: 738329108427
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  • Source: Redemption
  • Region Code: A
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 6:50:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 49,338

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