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DEMENTIA 13 On Blu-ray July 26th!

Dementia-13Produced by celebrated B-movie icon Roger Corman and directed by the legendaryFrancis Ford Coppola, the macabre thriller Dementia 13 has been digitally restored from 35mm archival film elements, bringing its terrifying suspense to the screen like never before. The 1963, B-movie classic will be available on Blu-ray July 26 fromThe Film Detective (distributed by Allied Vaughn).

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The Film Detective Proudly Presents

Dementia 13

See Roger Corman & Francis Ford Coppola as

Never Before & Explore the Demented World of the Seedy,

Greedy & Insane Restored in HD

1963 Horror Classic Available on Blu-ray July 26th

“A little gem of gothic horror …”
TV Guide’s Movie Guide
Written and directed by Coppola (The Godfather trilogy, Apocalypse Now, The Conversation) at just 24-years-old, Dementia 13 is considered his first mainstream, “legitimate” directorial effort. Backed by funds leftover from one of Corman’s (Death Race, The Terror, The Little Shop of Horrors) other projects – on which Coppola worked as a sound technician – the fledgling director wrote the screenplay in one night, bringing Corman’s idea for a low-budget, extremely brutal, gothic-themed Psycho knockoff to life.
Although Coppola promised “lots of sex and violence,” Corman later battled with Coppola and hired the “exploitation master,” director Jack Hill (Foxy Brown, Coffy, Spider Baby), to shoot additional scenes of carnage. For years, it was rumored the film’s print had mysteriously disappeared. Now, the horror classic has received The Film Detective touch, delivering a crisp picture with quality sound.
Commented film industry veteran Phil Hopkins, owner of The Film Detective, “As a huge enthusiast of
Dementia 13, I’m very proud to be releasing the film on Blu-ray for the first time in its correct aspect ratio. The
Film Detective team took great care improving the picture and sound quality and the restored 35mm HD transfer
looks incredible. I hope fans old and new will appreciate it!
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Writer/Reviewer, lifelong obsessive film nerd. As eager to educate in the world of film as I am to learn. An avid lover of horror, schlock and trash, Brandon hosts the Cult Cinema Cavalcade podcast on the Creative Zombie Studios Network (www.cultcinemacavalcade.com) You can also find more essays on his blog Naptown Nerd (naptownnerd.blogspot.com).

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