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Something Weird Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 631 works in 713 publications in 1 language and 2,042 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  B films  Short films  Educational films  Exploitation films  Splatter films  Low budget films  Comedy films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Something Weird Video (Firm)
Basket case by Frank Henenlotter( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duane Bradley checks into a sleazy, 42nd Street flophouse with a mysterious wicker basket. Inside the basket is Duane's hideously misshapen Siamese twin brother, Belial, who was severed from his side when they were children and rudely left for dead in a garbage bag. But Belial survived, and Duane hit the Big Apple with his beastly bro to wreak havoc on the surgeons who separated them. Things get complicated, however, when Duane get romantically sidetracked by the wig-wearing receptionist of one of the doomed doctors, and his twisted telepathic sibling reacts poorly, and violently
Atomic war bride( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is not a test had a limited release in 1961. An atomic war has started, cities are emptying under martial law and a local sheriff gets word to halt all vehicles at his town's mountain pass. The group of citizens that gathers at the road block create a makeshift bomb shelter, and then fight amongst themselves. These features are accompanied by short films, most of which date from the time period when the positive aspects of the nuclear age were being emphasized
Blood feast( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Miami, police are baffled by a series of grisly murders that involve ritualistic dismemberment. A deranged Egyptian caterer name Fuad Ramses goes around hacking up beautiful young gals and brings their body parts back to his temple as an offering to the goddess Ishtar. Blood feast's detective also appears in an educational short as a husband who is taught to carve various cuts of meat by Swift Premium's home economist Martha Logan
Two thousand maniacs( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six "Yankee" tourists are the horrified "guests of honor" for the centenniel celebration of a small southern town in this Herschell Gordon Lewis drive-in cult classic
Herschell Gordon Lewis : the godfather of gore( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Experience a decade of motion-picture madness, with tons of clips, rare outtakes, and testimony from the people who were there, as Herschell Gordon Lewis leaves viewers laughing and screaming at some of the most amazing movies to ever play American movie theaters!"--Container
Bad girls go to hell( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Bad girls go to hell] (65 min.) Meg accidentally kills the janitor after being attacked and raped by him in the stairwell of her apartment. Although it was in self-defense, Meg fears no one would believe her. So, she travels to New York City. There she cares for an invalid woman whose son happens to be the detective assigned to investigate the janitor's death
The wizard of gore( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montag the Magnificent, a small-time magician, performs a shocking stage show that becomes all too real a few hours later
Marihuana ; Assassin of youth ; Reefer madness (doped youth)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains three films made during the 1930s about the evils of marihuana use among American youth
She-devils on wheels( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An all-girl motorcycle gang stages its weekly cycle race at an abandoned airport runway, after which the girl bikers have their choice of men in the "stud line". Karen, the winner of the race, picks a man anmed Bill, much to the gang leader's displeasure. Karen is then told to drag Bill (now tied up and beaten) around the track or face expulsion. To stay in the good graces of her motorcycle gang, Karen does as she is told, and Bill dies. After an orgiastic initiation of a new member nicknamed "Honey-Pot", the girls go back to the runway only to find some hotrodders there. They have it out with the hotrodders, after which Joe-Boy, their leader, vows revenge. Karen's boyfriend wants her to settle down before it is too late. Joe-Boy then kidnaps and beats Honey-Pot, who is returned to her friends along with a threatening note
Murder a la mod ; The moving finger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moving finger: A wounded bank robber with $90,000 in stolen cash is found in the basement of a beatnik coffee house by the bunch of "grubby bohemians."
The veil( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"TV rarities lost and found"--Container
The gruesome twosome( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crazy old Mrs. Pringle runs "The little wig shop" where she speicializes in wigs made entirely from human hair. Offering to rent rooms to local college girls, Mrs. Pringle scurries the gals into a back room where her psycho son, Rodney provides the "wigs" for his mama by gorily scalping the women. But when a co-ed friend of amateur sleuth Kathy disappears, Kathy investigates until she comes face to face with Rodney and his new electric carving knife
Monsters crash the pajama party : spook show spectacular( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the 1950s and 60s, the 'spook show' thrived in local theatres, spanning the United States and Canada. Often combining magic performances and appearances by gorillas, vampires, werewolves and other assorted monsters, these stage shows also combined short films and featurettes to create 30-60 minute shows which played after the theatre's main program had run, often past midnight"--Http://www.toldyouso.net
Color me blood red( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features a mad artist who murders to obtain materials for his gruesome paintings--just the right shade of red pigment
A taste of blood( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John Stone, a mild American businessman, receives an odd inheritance in the mail: two bottles of ancient brandy which, unknown to Stone, also contain the blood of his ancestor, Count Dracula. Despite the foreboding of his wife, Helene, John drinks the brandy and, sure enough, slowly turns into a pasty-faced vampire"--Container
The gore gore girls( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lunatic is slaughtering the sexy strippers who work for the strip club impresario Marzdone Mobilie. Not content with mere murder, the psycho enthusiastically mangles and mutilates the women, thus turning Marzdone's go-go girls into The gore gore girls
Something weird( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ugly witch both restores Cronin Mitchell's face after an accident and gives him ESP powers in return for becoming her lover. The rest of the world, however, sees her as a sexy beauty, including Alex Jordan, the local playboy. Both he and Mitchell are working on finding the identity of a local serial murderer
Atomic scare films( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motion pictures produced by various agencies of the U.S. government that explain the perils of atom bomb attack and precautions to be taken during a raid. They show where to go and what to do when a bomb explodes, what protective measures to employ against radiation, the building and use of fallout shelters, the use of geiger counters, and how to provide emergency medical treatment when no assistance is available. Duck and cover uses animation to teach elementary school children how to protect themselves. The Atom strikes gives views of the Hiroshima bombing and closeup shots of devastated areas. Also includes two TV commercials concerning the readiness of the National Guard in time of attack
Bloody pit of horror( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seeking a gothic background for a horror photo shoot, five sexy cover girls and a handful of photographers break into what they assume is an uninhabited castle and are soon taking a series of macabre stills in its dungeon." Unbeknownst to them, there in the castle resides a demented actor who thinks he's the reincarnation of the Crimson Executioner, who will soon subject these trespassers to a number of bizarre and elaborately-conceived tortures
The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald : and, the Other side of Bonnie and Clyde( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald: A glimpse into history in which each viewer becomes a member of the jury. The Other Side of Bonnie and Clyde: Through dramatic renactments, an interview with a woman kipnapped
 
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Alternative Names
SWV (Firm)

サムシング・ウィアード・ヴィデオ

Languages
English (38)