Equinox DVD (Criterion 2 Disc SE) (NTSC Region 1)

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WOW!! 2 disc special edition of the great B monster movie about a group of kids who stumble across the book of the dead and have to fight the devil for it!!

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Before he took you to a galaxy far, far away, before he brought you face-to-face with living, breathing prehistoric beasts, Dennis Muren, the future nine-time Oscar-winning visual-effects artist (Star Wars, Jurassic Park), joined forces with a group of talented young filmmakers to create an homage to the creature features of yore in the eerie monster mash Equinox. Deep within the woods and canyons of California, four teenagers happen upon an ancient book containing the secrets of a strange, malevolent world that coexists with that of mankind. This $6,500-budget wonder (originally called The Equinox . . . A Journey into the Supernatural) was picked up for distribution by producer Jack H. Harris (The Blob), who shot new footage for the film with writer-director Jack Woods and released it in 1970 as Equinox. Since then, the film has gained a passionate cult following and inspired succeeding generations of horror/fantasy filmmakers



  • NTSC Region 1

  • 2 Disc SE















































  New, restored high-definition digital transfer of the 1970 theatrical release
  For the first time on DVD, the original 1967 version of the film, The Equinox . . . A Journey into the Supernatural
  Two audio commentaries: One by writer-director Jack Woods and producer Jack H. Harris, on the 1970 release. And one by effects photographer, producer, and director Dennis Muren; writer-codirector Mark McGee; and matte artist, cel animator, and ­effects technician Jim Danforth, on the 1967 version
  Video introduction by Forrest J Ackerman
  Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  Interviews with Muren and actors Frank Bonner, Barbara Hewitt, and James Duron
  Deleted scenes and outtakes from the 1967 version
  Archival stop-motion test footage
  The Magic Treasure, a rare animated fairy tale by Equinox effects master David Allen
  Acclaimed “Kong” Volkswagen commercial by Allen, including test footage
  Zorgon: The H-Bomb Beast from Hell (1972), a short film featuring Equinox crew
  Extensive gallery featuring rare stills, promotional material, and more
  Trailer and radio spots for the 1970 theatrical release
  English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
  PLUS: A booklet featuring tributes from George Lucas and Ray Harryhausen and a new essay by Brock DeShane

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Weight 9 oz