He Came from the Swamp: The William Grefé Collection (Arrow US) (Blu-Ray)

$64.99

Bringing together seven of Grefé’s most outlandish features, all new to Blu-ray, He Came from the Swamp: The William Grefé Collection packs in a macabre menagerie of demented jellyfish men (Sting of Death), zombified witch doctors (Death Curse of Tartu), homicidal hippies (The Hooked Generation) and seductive matrons (The Naked Zoo) – not to mention the ubiquitous go-go dancing college kids – to create one of the most wildly entertaining box-sets of all time!

 

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“Killer sharks and human jellyfish and living mummies, oh my! Arrow Video is proud to present the first ever collection of works by William “Wild Bill” Grefé, the maverick filmmaker who braved the deep, dark depths of the Florida everglades to deliver some of the most outrageous exploitation fare ever to go-go dance its way across drive-in screens.

Bringing together seven of Grefé’s most outlandish features, all new to Blu-ray, He Came from the Swamp: The William Grefé Collection packs in a macabre menagerie of demented jellyfish men (Sting of Death), zombified witch doctors (Death Curse of Tartu), homicidal hippies (The Hooked Generation) and seductive matrons (The Naked Zoo) – not to mention the ubiquitous go-go dancing college kids – to create one of the most wildly entertaining box-sets of all time!

LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS

        Seven William Grefé films, all newly restored from the best surviving film elements: Sting of Death (1966), Death Curse of Tartu (1966), The Hooked Generation (1968), The Psychedelic Priest (1971), The Naked Zoo (1971), Mako: Jaws of Death (1976) and Whiskey Mountain (1977)

        Brand new, extended version of Ballyhoo Motion Pictures’ definitive documentary They Came from the Swamp: The Films of William Grefé

        High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentations on 4 Blu-ray discs

        Original uncompressed mono audio for all films 

        Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing 

        Fully illustrated collector’s booklet featuring an extensive, never-before-published interview with William Grefé and a new foreword by the filmmaker 

        Reversible poster featuring newly commissioned artwork by The Twins of Evil 

        Reversible sleeves featuring newly commissioned artwork for each of the films by The Twins of Evil 

STING OF DEATH (1966) + DEATH CURSE OF TARTU (1966)

        Brand new introductions to the films by director William Grefé 

        Archival audio commentaries for both films with William Grefé and filmmaker Frank Henenlotter

        Sting of Death: Beyond the Movie – Monsters a-Go Go! – a look into the history of rock ‘n’ roll monster movies with author/historian C. Courtney Joyner

        The Curious Case of Dr. Traboh: Spook Show Extraordinaire – a ghoulish look into the early spook show days with monster maker Doug Hobart

        Original Trailers 

        Still and Promotion Gallery 

THE HOOKED GENERATION (1968) + THE PSYCHEDELIC PRIEST (1971)

        Archival audio commentaries for both films with director William Grefé and filmmaker Frank Henenlotter

        Hooked Generation behind-the-scenes footage 

        Hooked Generation Original Trailer 

        Still and Promotion Gallery 

THE NAKED ZOO (1971) + MAKO: JAWS OF DEATH (1976)

        William Grefé’s original Director’s Cut of Naked Zoo 

        Alternate Barry Mahon re-release cut of Naked Zoo

        Original Mako: Jaws of Death Trailer and Promo

        Still and Promotion Gallery 

WHISKEY MOUNTAIN (1977) + THEY CAME FROM THE SWAMP: EXTENDED CUT (2020)

        Whiskey Mountain Original Trailer 

        Still and Promotion Gallery 

        They Came from the Swamp: The Films of William Grefé – the definitive documentary presented for the first in High-Definition and in a brand new, extended cut

Extras subject to change

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Weight 25 oz