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Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1971)

Tuesday 5th January 2016

Co-scripted by film critic Roger Ebert, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, released on dual-format DVD and Blu-ray on 18th January 2016 courtesy of Arrow Films, is a merciless satire of Hollywood and the music business in one of the most riotously unhinged mainstream films ever made.
Dolly Read, Cynthia Meyers, Marcia McBroom, Erica Gavin, Marianne McAndrew, Philip Carey
Russ Meyer
Arrow Video
1 hour 44 minutes
18/01/2016

When Easy Rider rewrote the box-office rulebook in 1969, Hollywood scrambled to catch up - and 20th Century Fox noticed that one particular independent filmmaker was seeing impressive returns from tiny investments. So what would happen if he was given a decent budget and the run of a Hollywood studio and told to make the ultimate Russ Meyer film?

Well, this is the result: an initially X-rated cult camp classic about an all-female rock band trying to parlay Midwestern success into a Hollywood contract with the aid of a hefty inheritance. But will they be able to maintain their trademark apple-pie wholesomeness under their new manager, the notorious Ronnie 'Z-Man' Barzell? Take a wild guess.

Co-scripted by film critic Roger Ebert, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, released on dual-format DVD and Blu-ray on 18th January 2016 courtesy of Arrow Films, is a merciless satire of Hollywood and the music business, a no-holds-barred psychedelic thrill-ride that gleefully stirs sex, drugs, rock'n'roll, fashion, lesbianism, transvestism and Nazis into one of the most riotously unhinged mainstream films ever made.

This special edition also includes the rarely-seen The Seven Minutes (1971), Russ Meyer's Hollywood swansong, an adaptation of Irving Wallace's polemical novel about the absurdities of American obscenity laws.

  • Limited Edition collection of both of Russ Meyer's Hollywood films (3000 copies)
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation of Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
  • Standard Definition DVD presentation of The Seven Minutes
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for both films
  • Original mono audio (uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray)
  • Two commentaries on Beyond the Valley of the Dolls by co-screenwriter Roger Ebert and various actors
  • Sinister Image: Russ Meyer, David De Valle s 1987 interview with the director and his former model Yvette Vickers
  • Introduction to Beyond the Valley of the Dolls by John LaZar
  • Above, Beneath and Beyond the Valley: The Making of a Musical-Horror-Sex-Comedy
  • Look On Up at the Bottom, with composer Stu Phillips and three members of the Carrie Nations discussing the film's music
  • The Best of Beyond, favourite moments selected by cast and crew members
  • Sex, Drugs, Music & Murder: Signs of the Time, Baby!, a look at the late 1960s culture that spawned Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
  • Casey & Roxanne: The Love Scene, discussed by participants Erica Gavin and Cynthia Myers
  • Screen tests for Michael Blodgett, Cynthia Myers, Harrison Page, Marcia McBroom
  • High Definition photo galleries
  • Multiple trailers
  • Reversible sleeve featuring two original artworks
  • Booklet featuring new writing on the film by critic Kat Ellinger

Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.

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