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Something Weird Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 612 works in 683 publications in 1 language and 1,960 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Educational films  Short films  Propaganda films  Science fiction films  History  Horror films  Splatter films  Exploitation films  B films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1995.9.H6, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Something Weird Video (Firm)
Atomic war bride( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 83 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
Basket case( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 80 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
Blood feast( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 62 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 46 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
Bad girls go to hell( Visual )

3 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 25 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
The veil( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"TV rarities lost and found"--Container
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
Herschell Gordon Lewis the godfather of gore( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 24 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
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". When Karen, the winner of the race, picks the same man (Bill) as always, the gang is displeased and later force Karen to drag Bill (now tied up and beaten) around the track or face expulsion. Karen does as she is told, and Bill dies. After an initiation of a new member nicknamed "Honey-Pot", the girls start a turf war with a group of hot rodders led by Joe-Boy. When.Joe-Boy kidnaps and beats Honey-Pot, the girls get even by going after Joe-Boy's head - literally
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
Murder a la mod The moving finger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder a la mod: Love starved Karen learns her married boyfriend makes nudie movies
The gruesome twosome( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 19 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
Something weird( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 18 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
Color me blood red( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features a mad artist who murders to obtain materilas for his gruesome paintings--just the right shade of red pigment
Ma Barker's killer brood Gangbusters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ma Barker's killer brood: Sadistic killer Ma Barker leads her murderous pack of offspring through a bevy of robberies and killings ; Gangbusters: Master criminal John Omar escapes from prison only to be buried alive
Atomic scare films( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 16 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
The gore gore girls( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 16 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
The blood trilogy Blood feast ; Two thousand maniacs ; Color me blood red( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two thousand maniacs: Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War
A taste of blood( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Stone, an American businessman receives a parcel marked Of Gravest Urgency which contains two old bottles of Slivovitz brandy with instructions to toast his mother's ancestor from whom he has inherited property in England. Despite his wife Helene's fears, John drinks the brandy and over a period of time becomes a vampire
 
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English (39)