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Sunday, July 1, 2012

The VHS Archives: Gerardo de Leon's BRIDES OF THE BEAST (1968)


Gerardo de Leon's Brides of Blood (1968)

The VHS Archives Factsheet
Label: Regal Video Inc.
Catalog: R1013
Box Type: Clamshell
Year of Release: 1985
Runtime: 93:59
Print: 1.33:1 / English / No subs
Extras: None

About the Film
Director: Gerardo de Leon, Eddie Romero
Year of Release: 1968
Country of Origin: Philippines / USA
Stars: Kent Taylor, John Ashley, Beverly Hills, Mario Montenegro
AKAs: Brides of Blood Island, The Island of Living Horror, Grave Desires, Danger on Tiki Island 

Verbatim Box Synopsis
Beautiful young virgins are sacrificed in orgiastic rights by the natives of a remote Pacific atoll. An arriving research scientist and his voluptuous blonde wife learn that the natives are appeasing a sex-mad mutant monster. The blood-craving creature is actually the master of the island, metamorphosized by the effects of earlier atomic radiation.

 U.S. Regal Video Inc. sleeve!

 U.K. Horror Time Video sleeve!

 Dutch Spectrum / Polygram sleeve, courtesy of Cult VHS!

Irish Parc Video sleeve! (Can anyone provide a better scan?)

U.S. theatrical trailer, uploaded by "HorrorMovieEmpire"!

Looking for Brides of the Beast on VHS? It's available on Amazon here, but be sure to email the seller first to ensure you're getting the right label. There's also a special edition DVD from Image Entertainment available here, or as part of their Blood Island Vacation Collection.

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1 comment:

  1. Cinematic Titanic riffed this movie a few year back. Classic.