Brides of Blood

Brides of Blood

Director: Gerardo (Gerry) de Leon, Eddie Romero Cast: John Ashley, Eva Darren

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This Filipino monster madness from producer-director Eddie Romero, features the ubiquitous John Ashley -- the closest to a recurring "star" these cheesy South-Seas horrors ever managed to get. This is actually the first of three gory monster thrillers taking place on the notorious "Blood Island." The plot (if you want to call it that) involves a band of silly-looking blob monsters mutated by radiation testing -- including Mario Montenegro as a plantation owner who turns into a lumpy, over-padded rubber creature whose sole interest seems to be the molestation of half-naked island girls (who don't seem to mind) whom he then devours whole. Ashley lumbers in to combat the slimy menace, accompanied by fellow "B"-movie stalwart Kent Taylor (the former "Boston Blackie"). This drive-in staple was followed by two "official" sequels, Mad Doctor of Blood Island and Beast of Blood, and one "unofficial" installment, Al Adamson's Brain of Blood.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/24/2002
UPC: 0014381146028
Original Release: 1968
Rating: NR
Source: Image Entertainment
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Mono]
Time: 1:37:00

Special Features

Restored original version with remastered high-fidelity magnetic soundtrack; Special audio commentary track by Sam Sherman; Interview documentary with director Eddie Romero; Original Brides of Blood wedding ring giveaway promo; Rarely seen "House of Terror" live horror show promo; Theatrical trailers for Brides of Blood, Mad Doctor of Blood Island, Beast of Blood, Brain of Blood, Blood of the Vampires, The Blood Drinkers and Raiders of the Living Dead; Beverly Hills pin-up gallery; Blood Island image gallery

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Main Titles [1:23]
2. Keeping the Crew Happy [4:04]
3. Return to Primitive Ways [11:19]
4. Fellow Americans [9:41]
5. Jungle Mutations [6:08]
6. Killer Butterfly [12:14]
7. Attack of the Trees [3:11]
8. Another Sacrifice [6:55]
9. Escape! [4:43]
10. Night Games [7:53]
11. 50 Going on 30 [5:16]
12. A Run Through the Jungle [7:03]
13. Radioactive Transformation [7:28]
14. Showdown! [3:20]
15. The Mating Dance [5:50]

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