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Thursday, July 28, 2011

The VHS Archives: Ken Wiederhorn's KING FRAT (1979)

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KING FRAT
Ken Wiederhorn's King Frat (1979)

The VHS Archives Factsheet
Label: All American Video
Catalog: AAV107
Box Type: Clamshell
Year of Release: ?
Runtime: 88:22
Print: 1.33:1 / English / No subs
Extras: None

About the Film
Director: Ken Wiederhorn
Year of Release: 1979
Country of Origin: U.S.A.
Stars: John DiSanti, Charles Pitt, Roy Sekoff, Robert Small
AKAs: King *@#!! Frat, Delta House, Campus King

Verbatim Box Synopsis
If you thought that 'Animal House' was funny just wait until you see the boys from Delta House in this wild and crazy movie.  See the gang turn Yellowstone University into a disaster area.  Perhaps what endeared Tommy to Delta was the feeling that beneath the scum, noise and smell there existed a rare and irresistable spirit of togetherness.

U.S. All American sleeve! 

Italian Avo Film sleeve, originally scanned by "MaDDDin"!

U.K. Vipco sleeve, courtesy of Griff and his King *@#!! Frat Facebook group!

Swedish MDC Video sleeve, also courtesy of the FB Group!

Japanese Daei Video sleeve, again courtesy of the FB group!

Danish HemVideo Film / PolyGram sleeve, courtesy of Dag-Johnny Elnes!

Australian Prestige Video sleeve, again courtesy of Griff and his FB group! 

Australian Apple-Den sleeve, again courtesy of Griff and his FB group!


Original U.S. theatrical trailer, uploaded by "bigblackcocks"! (If that doesn't get me some wrongly-directed Google traffic, I don't know what will!)

Notes
A few words on the film from upcoming Cinema Arcana contributor, Paul Talbot:  "After Shock Waves, Weiderhorn was an editor then producer for CBS network news. He replaced the original director on King Frat. He was given 3 days to prep and read the script on the plane to Florida. The guy that plays the Belushi role in King Frat played the killer in Wiederhorn's Eyes of a Stranger. I snuck into a drive-in in '79 to see King Frat."

Looking for King Frat on VHS?  It's available on Amazon here.  You can also grab it on DVD from Code Red, double-billed with Cheering Section.  

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