Screamplay

Overview

Executed in the manner of a 1940's low-budget programmer, this comedy-thriller chronicles the misadventures of screenwriter Edgar Allen (Rufus Butler Seder), aspiring to move along in the literary footsteps of another, 19th-century Edgar Allen. Edgar is trying to come up with good horror script in order to impress an agent. If the script is good, the agent will take on the scenarist. Needing digs, but having little dough, Edgar agrees to work for room and board as a janitor of the ramshackle Welcome Apartments, ...
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Overview

Executed in the manner of a 1940's low-budget programmer, this comedy-thriller chronicles the misadventures of screenwriter Edgar Allen (Rufus Butler Seder), aspiring to move along in the literary footsteps of another, 19th-century Edgar Allen. Edgar is trying to come up with good horror script in order to impress an agent. If the script is good, the agent will take on the scenarist. Needing digs, but having little dough, Edgar agrees to work for room and board as a janitor of the ramshackle Welcome Apartments, owned by an odd experimental filmmaker. Edgar finds that every resident is more than a little eccentric and uses them in his new script.
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Special Features

Commentary by Screamplay director Rufus B. Seder; Featurette on Rufus B. Seder's revolutionary Lifetiles art technique, displayed in airports, civic centers and Museums across the country; A special introduction by Lloyd Kaufman, president of Troma and creator of the Toxic Avenger; Troma-tic theatrical trailer for Tales From the Crapper; Make Your Own Damn Movie film school in a box; An intruiging and informative interview with Hollywood legend and underground director Vincent Sherman; Special tribute to Rue Morgue Magazine
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/29/2005
  • UPC: 790357924493
  • Original Release: 1986
  • Rating:

  • Source: Troma
  • Region Code: 0
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:30:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 54,261

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Rufus Butler Seder Edgar Allen
Katy Bolger Holly
George Cordeiro Sgt. Joe Blatz
J. Basil Bova Tony Cassano
Lynda M. Robinson Nina Ray
Eugene Seder Al Weiner
Carolyn Ayotte
Deborah Bornstein
Theodore Braun
Ed Callahan Kevin Kleindorf
Linda Chisom
Patrick Conlan
Jim Connor Nicky Blair
Sam the Dog Rocky
Alice Grossman
Catherine Haag Starlet
Rebecca Harclerode
Paul Hawkins
Cheryl Hirshman Harriet Weiner
Katherine Hogan
Ellen Holbrook Chemist
Flip Johnson Policeman
Mijo Johnson Secretary
George Kuchar Martin
Dan Lavender
Veronica Lewis
James McCann Sonny Weiner
Karen McCann
James F. McCann Sonny Weiner
Lonny McDougall Transvestite
E. Rob Murphy
Terri Nordone
Erich Karl Nussbaum Bus Station Extra
Sean Justin O'Connor
Dennis M. Piana
Steven Rasch
Carolyn Romberg Reporter
Armand Saiia Hollywood Blvd. Extra
Clif Sears Bus Driver
Pip Shepley Coffee Shop Extra
Paul Thatcher Smith Sgt. Flaherty
Johanna Wagner Coffee Shop Waitress
Bob White Lot
Bob Wilson Irv Weiner
Technical Credits
Rufus Butler Seder Director, Editor, Screenwriter
Theodore Braun Stunts
George Cordeiro Score Composer
Ed Greenberg Screenwriter
Cheryl Hirshman Art Director
Roberta Murphy Set Decoration/Design
Dennis M. Piana Cinematographer, Producer
Catherine Shaddix Costumes/Costume Designer, Set Decoration/Design
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Welcome to Hollywood [16:25]
2. The Neighbors [13:11]
3. A Vision of Evil [13:22]
4. A Star in the Making [15:17]
5. More Deaths [17:26]
6. Writing the Finale [16:39]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Screamplay
   Chapter Selection
   Bonus Material
      Play Screamplay With Audio Commentary From Director Rufus Butler Seder
      Original Theatrical Trailer of Screamplay
      The Recent Works Rufus Butler Seder
   Tromatic Extras
      Special Interview With Vincent Sherman
      Make Your Own Damn Movie
      Webmonkey's Bananas
      Citizen Toxie Trailer
      Tales From the Crapper Trailer
      Tribute to Rue Morgue Magazine
      Radiation March
      Troma's Hacks
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