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Title: Haunted Summer Directed by: Ivan Passer Starring: Eric Stoltz, Laura Dern, Alice Kridge and Alex Winter Running time: 106 Minutes/Full Screen, Rated R Part of MGM’s Limited Edition Collection, they have released a manufacture-on-demand of the 1988 film Haunted Summer. The story takes place in the year 1815 where poets Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron, along with Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin (soon to be Mrs. Shelley) and Mary’s stepsister Claire spend the summer in opium and sexual bliss which is when Mary found her inspiration to write Frankenstein. Stoltz, whom young girls from the ’80′s adored his lovesick character in Some Kind of Wonderful released the year before, makes »
This DVD is offered as part of MGM's "Limited Edition Collection," which is available from select online retailers and manufactured only when the DVD is ordered. The DVD features a simple menu with no menu for chapters or scenes. Manufacture-On-Demand (Mod) DVDs are made to play in DVD playback units only and may not play in DVD recorders or PC drives. This DVD did not play in our laptop DVD drive but did play in our Toshiba DVD recorder.
Aspect Ratio: Full screen
Running Time: 106 minutes
Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0
Special Features: None
The true story of the summer that inspired Mary Shelley to write the novel Frankenstein. Alice Krige plays Mary Shelley, Laura Dern plays her stepsister Claire, Eric Stolz plays Percy Shelley, and Phillip Anglim plays Lord Byron.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment’s manufacturing-on-demand program continues during the month of June with 29 films being released as part of MGM’s Limited Edition Collection. Unfortunately only one qualifies as real horror, but there's another that should appeal to genre fans so we're including some info on both for your perusal.
First up is 1958's Curse of the Faceless Man - A stone figure is unearthed in Pompeii followed by a series of skull crushing murders. Stars Richard Anderson, Elaine Edwards, Adele Mara; irected by Edward L. Cahn.
Next is the mash-up entitled Haunted Summer from 1988 - Romantic poets Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley, along with Shelly's future wife, Mary, and her beautiful stepsister, Claire, travel blissfully through Switzerland one summer. Both women share Shelley's bed, while the tortured Lord Byron flounders in a secret relationship with his physician. They experiment with opium, "free love", and the nature of good and evil. »
- Uncle Creepy
3 items from 2011
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