Arrow Video To Release MALATESTA’S CARNIVAL OF BLOOD





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Arrow Video are set to release MALATESTA’S CARNIVAL OF BLOOD on DVD and Blu-Ray on 4th December 2017.

YOU’LL SHRIEK WITH HORROR!

Roll up, roll up! Step right up for Malatesta’s Carnival of Blood – the grisliest, freakiest show in town! Virtually impossible to find until its revival on DVD in the early 2000s, this 1973 cult oddity, from late director Christopher Speeth, is a cinematic experience like no other.

Arriving at a creepy, dilapidated fairground under the premise of looking for work, the Norris family are hoping to track down their missing son, who, they believe, is somewhere in the park. But it’s not long before they find themselves at the mercy of the fairground’s fiendish proprietors and the cannibalistic ghouls lurking in the caverns below.

Filmed at the Willow Grove amusement park in Pennsylvania, Malatesta’s Carnival of Blood is a mind-melting phantasmagoria of carnie craziness which blends elements of Night of the Living Dead and Carnival of Souls, adding an (un)healthy dose of Herschell Gordon Lewis-style gore for good measure.

BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS:
2K restoration from original vault materials
Standard Definition DVD presentation
Original Mono Audio
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Introduction to the film by Nightmare USA author Stephen Thrower
Audio Commentary by film historian Richard Harland Smith
The Secrets of Malatesta – an interview with director Christopher Speeth
Crimson Speak – an interview with writer Werner Liepolt
Malatesta’s Underground – art directors Richard Stange and Alan Johnson discuss the weird, mysterious world of Malatesta’s underground
Outtakes
Draft script (DVD-ROM content)
Stills gallery
Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly-commissioned artwork by The Twins of Evil

DVD SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS:
2K restoration from original vault materials
Standard Definition DVD presentation
Original Mono Audio
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Introduction to the film by Nightmare USA author Stephen Thrower
Audio Commentary by film historian Richard Harland Smith
The Secrets of Malatesta – an interview with director Christopher Speeth
Crimson Speak – an interview with writer Werner Liepolt
Malatesta’s Underground – art directors Richard Stange and Alan Johnson discuss the weird, mysterious world of Malatesta’s underground
Outtakes
Draft script (DVD-ROM content)
Stills gallery
Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly-commissioned artwork by The Twins of Evil

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