Written by: Michael Den Boer on March 8th, 2017
BluRay released: March 1st, 2017
Approximate running time: 367 Minutes
Aspect Ratios: 1.37:1, 1.78:1 & 2.35:1 / 1080 Progressive / MPEG-4 AVC
Rating: R 18+ (Australia)
Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo English
BluRay Release: Umbrella Entertainment
Region Coding: Region Free
Retail Price: $34.99
When it comes to watching these trailer collections, one of the most important ingredients is the way in which the various genres are presented. Another key ingredient is finding a satisfying mix when it comes to more well-known films and obscure cinema oddities. In both of these regards, this collection delivers the goods.
Here is a list of the trailers and they are broken down into two sections.
Part One: The Sixties
The Pleasure Girls, Peeping Tom, House of Usher, The Mask, Burn Witch, Burn, The Brain That Wouldn’t Die, The Long Hair of Death, Island of Terror, Corruption, The Conqueror Worm (Witchfinder General), Eye of the Cat, Dracula – Prince of Darkness, The Plague of Zombies, The Devil’s Own (The Witches), Quatermass and the Pit, The Mummy’s Shroud, The Devil’s Bride (The Devil Rides Out), The Lost Continent, Code 7 Victim 5, The Quiller Memorandum, Kiss the Girls and Make Them Die, Five Golden Dragons, Deadlier than the Male, The File of the Golden Goose, The Big Switch, Machine Gun McCain, The Secret Invasion, The Big Gundown, Guns of the Magnificent Seven, Gorgo, Jason and the Argonauts, The First Men in the Moon, Robinson Crusoe on Mars, The Satan Bug, Fantastic Invasion of Planet Earth (The Bubble), Thunderbird 6, Barbarella, Latitude Zero, The Bedsitting Room, Wild in the Streets and Head.
Trouble Man, Black Caesar, Slaughter, Scream Blacula Scream, Sugar Hill, Frogs, Wicked Wicked, Hannah – Queen of the Vampires, Seizure, Deranged, The Reincarnation of Peter Proud, The Town that Dreaded Sundown, Death Trap (Eaten Alive), Grizzly + Dogs, Rabid, Audrey Rose, Blue Sunshine, Empire of the Ants, Shockwaves, The Hills Have Eyes, Halloween, Savage Weekend, Salem’s Lot, Psychic Killer, Carrie, Jennifer, The Fury, Patrick + Long Weekend, Hatchet For a Honeymoon, Amuck, The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave, Baron Blood, The Lady in Red Kills Seven Times, Carnal Violence (Torso), Andy Warhol’s Dracula (Blood For Dracula) + Count Dracula’s Great Love, Vampyres, Strip Nude For Your Killer, Zombie, Vampire Circus, Blood From the Mummy’s Tomb, Hands of the Ripper + Twins of Evil, Captain Kronos – Vampire Hunter, Frankenstein and the Monster From Hell
The Man Who Haunted Himself, Scream and Scream Again!, The Abominable Dr. Phibes + Dr. Phibes Rises Again, 10 Rillington Place, Horror Express, What the Peeper Saw, Don’t Look Now, Tales that Witness Madness, The Mutations, Madhouse, The Flesh and Blood Show + House of Whipcord, Terror, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, The Lickerish Quartet, Salon Kitty, Massage Parlor Hookers, Sugar Cookies, Eskimo Nell, Bloody Mama + Boxcar Bertha, Act of Vengeance, Assault on Precinct 13, Moon, Live Like a Cop Die Like a Man, When Eight Bells Toll, Vanishing Point, The Mechanic, Scorpio, McQ, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, Killer Force, Vigilante Force, Rolling Thunder, Hardcore, The Warriors, The Man From Hong Kong + Stunt Rock, The Boys From Brazil, The Magnificent Seven Ride, Bite the Bullet, Keoma, Shoot The Sun Down, The Incredible 2-headed Transplant, Beware The Blob, Sleeper, Schlock, Futureworld, Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger, The Incredible Melting Man, Damnation Alley, Mad Max, Capricorn One, Star Crash, Star Trek – The Motion Picture (teaser) and Avalanche.
Besides the trailers, there is also vintage television commercials and an intermission. A few of the more notable commercials include, a cola commercial, 007 deodorant, Black Label commercial with The Monkees, a futuristic credit card ad involving marriage and risqué German commercial for Afri-Cola.
If you are a fan of Hammer Films, Eurospy films, Italian thrillers and Blacksploitation. Then this collection is sure to be right up your alley. Of course, genres like Horror and Sci-Fi are also well represented throughout.
There are one hundred and forty-six trailers which are included as part of Drive in Delirium: Hi Def Hysteria – 60’s & 70’s Savagery. The trailers come on a 50 GB dual layer (42.1 GB) BluRay. All trailers are presented in 1080 progressive and in their original aspect ratios and there are 50+ titles that are exclusive to this release.
Quality wise the audio /video presentations vary from source to source and with over one hundred and forty-six different sources don’t expect anything looking and sounding uniform. With that being said, despite their short comings the end results in regards to audio / video presentation for this release should exceed the majority of viewers’ expectations.
Extras for this release include a reversible cover that contains a list of the trailers, a comprehensive poster gallery and a trailer for Drive in Delirium: Hi Def Hysteria – 60’s & 70’s Savagery.
Overall Drive in Delirium: Hi Def Hysteria – 60’s & 70’s Savagery is a solid release that is a must have purchase for movie trailer enthusiasts, highly recommended.