Our editor-in-chief Nate Yapp is proud to have contributed to the new book Hidden Horror: A Celebration of 101 Underrated and Overlooked Fright Flicks, edited by Aaron Christensen. Another contributors include Anthony Timpone, B.J. Colangelo, Dave Alexander, Classic-Horror.com's own Robert C. Ring and John W. Bowen. Pick up a copy today from Amazon.com!

Tags: spider baby

Sid Haig, Hammer Horror, and Dark Shadows at Shock It To Me! Classic Horror Film Festival

Shock It To Me! poster

For its fourth year, Shock It To Me!, San Francisco's Classic Horror Film Festival, is pulling in some excellent films and a few awesome guests. The festival, which runs October 17th and 18th at the historic Castro Theatre (429 Castro St. @ Market St.) is devoted to the Golden Age of Horror Cinema, and the organizers are showing their love with three double features.

Friday Night (10/17): Jack Hill's Spider Baby at 6:30PM, followed by George A. Romero's Night of the Living Dead at 10PM. Spider Baby star Sid Haig will be on hand for a live interview.

Saturday Matinee (10/18): Terence Fisher's Horror of Dracula (2PM) and Curse of Frankenstein (4PM).(read more...)

DVD Art for Dark Sky's "Spider Baby"

Fangoria.com has the cover art for Dark Sky's new Spider Baby DVD, to be released on September 25th. As we reported earlier, the disc will include audio commentary by director Jack Hill and star Sid Haig and three featurettes. Additionally, there will be a still gallery, an alternate opening sequence, and an extended scene featuring footage not seen in the film.

Details for Dark Sky's "Spider Baby" DVD

Dread Central has received word for DVD producer Elijah Drenner on what fans can expect from Dark Sky Films' September 25 DVD release of Jack Hill's classic Spider Baby, or The Maddest Story Ever Told. Features will include:

  • A new commentary track by director Hill and co-star Sid Haig.
  • The Hatching of Spider Baby - a documentary featuring interviews with Hill, Haig, and a bevy of others from the Spider Baby cast and crew.
  • Spider Stravinsky: The Cinema Sounds of Ronald Stein - a brief featurette on the movie's composer.
  • The Merrye House Revisited - Jack Hill revisits the location where Spider Baby was filmed.

The DVD has its own MySpace page where the cover art will soon be revealed.

Syndicate content

Search