NEW AS OF 4/1/20

APHRODITE, GODDESS OF LOVE (1958, Italy, 100 min.)
Director: Mario Bonnard. Stars: Isabelle Corey, Antonio De Teffè and Irène Tunc.
Language: Italian. Subtitles: English. Window-boxed widescreen. Extras: Trailer.
Set in first-century-CE Corinth, has the sculptor Demetrius, faced with a commission to provide the city with a new statue of the goddess and having to choose between two female models—Diala, the Phoenician courtesan, and Lerna, the Christian slave.   $20

QUEEN OF THE NILE (1961, Italy/USA, 97 min.)
Director: Fernando Cerchio. Stars: Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price and Edmund Purdom.
Language: English. Subtitles: none. Widescreen.
The daughter of the great priest of Egypt is forced by her father to marry the pharaoh. But she, on the other hand, loves a young man of noble sentiments and will return to him when the royal husband, not even too well with his brain, will suitably die.   $20

THE TROJAN HORSE (1961, Italy, 100 min.)
Director: Giorgio Ferroni. Stars: Steve Reeves, Juliette Mayniel and John Drew Barrymore.
Language: English dubbed. Subtitles: none. Widescreen.
A retelling of the events leading to the use of the Trojan Horse, to bring down the great city of Troy.   $20

CONQUISTADOR DE LA LUNA (1960, Mexico, 80 min., B&W)
Director: Rogelio A. González. Stars: Antonio Espino, Ana Luisa Peluffo and Andrés Soler.
Language: Spanish. Subtitles: English.
A bumbling electrician gets himself caught up on a rocket ship heading towards the moon accompanied by the woman he’s got a crush on – the daughter of the rocket ship’s creator!
Together, these lovebirds entangle with “moon-men” and a floating eyeball that wants to destroy earth! Most likely an idea to cash in on “Abbott & Costello Go To Mars”, with lots of stock footage from other well known sci-fi films of the era such as “Destination Moon” and a brief shot of the star creatures from “Warning From Space”. 

Recently subtitled with no missing parts and in full sync with the dialogue. Thanks as always to our Spanish translator Alberto!    $25

THE BLOOD ROSE (1970, France, 94 min.)
Director: Claude Mulot. Stars: Philippe Lemaire, Anny Duperey, Howard Vernon and Olivia Robin.
Language: English dubbed and French with English subtitles.
Extras: Trailers, Interview with Hubert & Georges Baumann and "On the Set" of The Blood Rose.
A Famous artist becomes obsessed with restoring the beautiful face of his badly burned fiancée, resorting to blackmailing a plastic surgeon into shady operations involving the skin from young girls.

Hubert & Georges Baumann interview (w/English subtitles)
On the Set of The Blood Rose (w/English subtitles)
French Trailer
English Trailer

NOTE: You won't find the Extras with subtitles anywhere else. CFV provided the subtitles for these extras.    $25

LA REDEVANCE DU FANTOM (1965, France, Made-For-TV, 90 min., B&W)
Director: Robert Enrico. Stars: Stéphane Fey, François Vibert and Marie Laforêt.
Language: French. Subtitles: English.
During a walk in the countryside, a young student, Fanning, discovers an abandoned house owned by Captain Diamond, a little old man. The student who succeeds in bonding with the old man, learns that this house is haunted by the ghost of the old man's daughter whose death some years ago was caused by none other than... her father. The girl's ghost apparently rents the house from him and each month he must go to the house to get his pay from the ghost. A rather strange arrangement with the 'other side'. When the old Captain falls ill, he asks young Fanning to go to the house in his place to retrieve his pay.   AKA:  "The Ghostly Rental"    $20

THE MIDNIGHT HOUR (1985, USA, 94 min., Made-For-TV)
Director: Jack Bender. Stars: Jonelle Allen, Shari Belafonte and LeVar Burton.
Language: English. Subtitles: none.
Phil, Melissa, Mitch, Mary, and Vinnie are high school friends, who unwittingly raise the dead on Halloween night. Once the dead have returned, Pitchford Cove will never be the same again....or will it? Cast also includes Kevin McCarthy and Dick Van Patten.   $20

JAMES BATMAN (1966, Philippines, 94 min., B&W)
Director: Artemio Marquez. Stars: Dolphy, Shirley Moreno and Boy Alano.
Language: Tagalog. Subtitles: English. Full screen.
An evil syndicate is set to conquer the world, and the mission is to stop them from fulfilling their vicious plans. The solution is sending in their best operatives; James Hika, and the dynamic duo of Batman and Robin.   $18

Good audio and the correct 4:3 aspect ratio.  Other copies floating around have horrible audio or are wrongly 16x9 which stretches the image.

Director: Oliver Drake. Stars: Tony Eisley, John Carradine and Marliza Pons.
Language: English. Subtitles: none. Fullscreen.
A mummy versus a jackal-man in pursuit of his princess love in the city of Las Vegas.

NOTE: This was mastered from the old VHS release. The picture quality is exactly what the VHS release looks like. It's not that great but because it's very rare and never available on DVD, CFV is offering it for only   $12

KING KONG ESCAPES (1967, Japan/USA, 104 min.)
Director: Ishiro Honda. Stars: Rhodes Reason, Mie Hama and Linda Miller.
Language: Japanese. Subtitles: English. Widescreen. Extras: Trailer.
Dr. Who decides to capture the real King Kong when it becomes clear that his mechanical copy is not capable of digging for the precious mineral he needs, but the giant gorilla escapes and heads to Tokyo to battle it’s mechanical counterpart and stop the evil Dr. Who.

NOTE: This is the original Japanese version which runs 8 mins longer than the U.S. version of only 96 mins.   $18.00

SKULLDUGGERY (1970, USA, 105 min.)
Director: Gordon Douglas. Stars: Burt Reynolds, Susan Clark and Roger C. Carmel.
Language: English. Subtitles: none. Fullscreen.
An expedition into the jungles of Papua New Guinea comes across a tribe of ape-like people who may or may not be ancestors of early man. However, the influence of modern man is about to have devastating effects upon these lost people.  $18

URSUS IN THE VALLEY OF THE LIONS (1961, Italy, 90 min.)
Director: Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia. Stars: Ed Fury, Moira Orfei and Alberto Lupo.
Language: English dubbed with parts in Italian. Subtitles: English for Italian dialogue. Widescreen.
Upon the destruction of his native village, young Ursus is sent away as an infant and gets raised by lions. A local tyrant, Ayak, is curious to find out about this mysterious strongman living with lions and sets out to capture him. It turns out that Ursus is to be the future leader of Ayak's kingdom, but Ayak isn't going to allow that to happen so easily.    $20

Director: Tito Novaro. Stars: Superzan, Blue Angel, Tinieblas and Tito Novaro.
Language: Spanish. Subtitles: English.
A trio of masked Mexican wrestlers take on a mad scientist, killer dwarfs, and a horde of re-animated mummies in Guanajuato.   $25

Recently subtitled by CFV with the help of our translator Alberto.

URSUS IN THE LAND OF FIRE (1963, Italy, 85 min.)
Director: Giorgio Simonelli. Stars: Ed Fury, Luciana Gilli and Adriano Micantoni.
Language: English dubbed. Subtitles: none. Widescreen.
In ancient times and in totally fantastic places, Lotar, being advised by Hamilkar and his granddaughter Mila, has ambitious aims of conquest over other peaceful neighboring people who are protected by Ursus.   $20

GLADIATORS 7 (1962, Italy 92 min.)
Director: Pedro Lazaga. Stars: Richard Harrison, Loredana Nusciak and Gerard Tichy.
Language: English dubbed. Subtitles: English over non English segments. Widescreen.
Darius returns to Sparta after having achieved freedom for his bravery in a fight as a gladiator in the Roman circus. Upon reaching Sparta he discovers that his father has been killed by Hiarba. Hiarba also wants to murder Darius to gain power and marry Aglaia, daughter of Milon, who was promised to Darius.   $20

SAMSON AGAINST THE PIRATES (1963, Italy, 90 min.)
Director: Amerigo Anton. Stars: Kirk Morris, Margaret Lee and Daniele Vargas.
Language: English dubbed. Subtitles: none. Widescreen.
A ruthless pirate loots and rages on Spanish sailors and women in the Antilles Sea. Amanda manages to escape and reach the island where Samson reigns. Cape, sword and muscles for an all-in-one blockbuster, from the "Ed Wood" of Italian cinema; Tanio Boccia, under a pseudonym.   $20

BEASTMASTER 2 (1991, USA, 107 min.)
Director: Sylvio Tabet. Stars: Marc Singer, Kari Wuhrer and Sarah Douglas.
Language: English. Subtitles: none. Full screen.
Mark Singer returns as Dar, the warrior wo can talk to beasts. Dar is forced to travel through time to stop his evil brother from stealing an atomic bomb and destroying their ancient land.   $20

NEW AS OF 5/21/20
Thanks to Anu  Mitru for Japanese, Italian and German tranlsations!! 

ATRAGON (1963, Japan, 94 min.)
Director: Ishiro Honda. Stars: Tadao Takashima, Yoko Fujiyama and Yu Fujiki.
Language: Japanese. Subtitles: English. Extras: Trailer
The Mu empire, an underwater civilization that sank to its present location a millennia ago, proclaims a battle cry to the Earth. The submerged kingdom declares war against all nations, destroying US subs and Japanese ships while causing disasters like earthquakes to befall cities. Humanity's hope falls on a single ship, one originally envisioned to win World War II. That ship, the Gotengo, was an all purpose war machine: capable of air, water and underground combat. Created by Captain Hachiro Jinguji, the man was a patriot, filled with an unbending honor toward his country. Jinguji had revolted against the surrender of Japan in World War II, and ever sense had planned to use the Gotengo as the tide turner when Japan was to remobilize. Jinguji did not see the Mu as the threat he was waiting for. He ultimately realizes their danger after they kidnap his daughter, which sends the Gotengo into action.   $25

Original Japanese Trailer
Unused/Test Footage

THE MYSTERIANS (1957, Japan, 88 min.)
Director: Ishiro Honda. Stars: Kenji Sahara, Yumi Shirakawa and Momoko Kôchi.
Language: Japanese. Subtitles: English. Extras: Trailer, Making of.
In Japan, scientifically advanced invaders from the war-destroyed planet Mysteroid cause an entire village to vanish, then send a giant robot out to storm the city by night, after which they request a small patch of land on Earth and the right to breed with earth women, claiming to be pacifists. Mankind must decide whether to capitulate or to resist.    $25

Original Japanese Trailer
Making "The Mysterians" (English subtitled)

RODAN (1956, Japan, 78 min.)
Director: Ishiro Honda. Stars: Kenji Sahara, Yumi Shirakawa and Akihiko Hirata.
Language: Japanese. Subtitles: English. Extras: Trailer, 8mm Film.
Ishiro Honda's iconic classic flying monster epic Rodan is among one of the most popular films
from the era of 1950s vintage science fiction Japanese cinema. This is the story of a small village that is besieged by deadly man eating bugs. When Shigeru (played by Kenji Sahara) travels deep down into a local mine shaft to attempt to exterminate these creatures he soon makes an even more terrifying discovery, Rodan, the flying monster!   $25

8mm Home Movie Version
Easter Egg

RAINBOW MAN (1949, Japan, 81 min., B&W)
Director: Kiyohiko Ushihara. Stars: Keiju Kobayashi, Teruko Akatsuki and Katsuko Wakasugi.
Language: Japanese. Subtitles: English. Fullscreen.
When a young woman is named as the prime suspect in a murder, her girlfriend and her girlfriend's boyfriend set out to prove her innocence. Their investigation leads them to an isolated, creepy house in the middle of nowhere, where sinister goings-on abound.   $25

Director: Kiyotaka Taguchi. Stars: Osawa Ken, Fujii Mina and Sano Shiro.
Language: Japanese. Subtitles: English. Extras: Trailer
A neat tribute to the Kaiju classics of yesteryear! This will be the most fun 20 mins of your life! A fishing boat is attacked at sea by a gigantic, hairy monster. After examining the sole survivor, scientific adviser Dr Murakami suspects the culprit is a “Keukegen spectre”, a shaggy supernatural beast from Japanese folklore. The announcement leads reporter Hideo Akihara to a forest shrine dedicated to the Keukegen Geharha, where he finds several worshipers and learns that an ancient seal containing the monster has been broken.    $25

Director: Erich Engels. Stars: Theodor Loos, Else Elster and Hans Adalbert Schlettow.
Language: German. Subtitles: English.
During the celebration of her birthday, Irene, along with her father, Robert von Hellberg and three of their dearest friends; Alex, Frank and Tommy, begin to chat of the possibilities of ghosts in such an old castle. Mr. Hellberg then tells the story of the mysterious "Blue room" where, 20 years earlier, two deaths occurred which had never been solved. The youngest of the group, Tommy, who also has a love crush on Irene, comes up with the idea to challenge everyone to a night's stay in the blue room to dispel the legend of mysterious murders. But what happens again, all these years later, becomes another mystery to be solved.
Remade in 1933 by Universal Studios and starring Lionel Atwill. This is the lesser known original available for the first time with English subtitles from CFV.   $25

LA DAMA DE LA MUERTE (1946, Chile, 80 min., B&W)
Director: Carlos Hugo Christensen. Stars: Carlos Cores, Judith Sulian and Guillermo Battaglia.
Language: Spanish. Subtitles: English.
Roberto Braun, a young man addicted to gambling, has just lost everything he had in his last gambling bet at the roulette table. Just as he is about to throw himself from London bridge, a stranger named Hugo Clinton intervenes and invites him to join a special club for life’s losers – a suicide club – where the members give up their lives when they are dealt the Queen of hearts, the card they refer to as “the Lady of Death”. Once this card is drawn, the member who has it is given 7 days to live their life to the fullest. When Roberto’s fate is in the Queen of hearts, he tries to escape the club. He meets and falls in love with the beautiful Ofelia, who changes his life around in ways he never imagined. And he plans to marry her. But first he must get away from The Club. He turns to the very man that brought him to the dreaded place, Hugo Clinton, for help getting away and moving on with his new love life. But who can truly be trusted in a suicide club? Based on the story “The Suicide Club” by Robert Louis Stevenson, this enticing melodrama is considered the first ‘horror’ film in Chlie. American film director/producer Jerry Warren took footage from this and another Chilean drama and meshed them together to come up with his B-movie classic “Curse of the Stone Hand”.
NOTE: CFV has made a full-length version of this rare movie by doing a composite. The only decent print of this extremely rare piece of cinema was not properly cared for. The damaged segments cut out entire dialogue scenes. A lesser quality print was used to insert those missing scenes. Then CFV subtitled it. You will notice a difference in quality when the missing scenes show up. But this is currently the only way to see this nearly forgotten South American gem. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!    $20

CTHULHU MANSION (1992, Spain/UK, 95 min.)
Director: Juan Piquer Simón. Stars: Frank Finlay, Marcia Layton and Luis Fernando Alvés.
Language: English. Subtitles: none. Widescreen.
A magician’s fascination with forces of the dark side unleashes an acient evil in this supernatural thriller inspired by the works of famed cult author H.P. Lovecraft.    $20

GOLGOTHA (1935, France, 95 min., B&W)
Director: Julien Duvivier. Stars: Harry Baur, Jean Gabin and Robert Le Vigan.
Language: English dubbed & French with English subtitles.
The final days of Jesus from the time he enters the city of Jerusalem. Viewed as a threat, it is decided that he must be captured, tried, and executed as a criminal, a plan aided and abetted by disciple Judas Iscariot. Two versions on 1 disc. French language with English subtitles and English dubbed.   $22

FRANKENSTEIN, ALL’ITALIANA (1975, Italy, 93 min.)
Director: Armando Crispino. Stars: Gianrico Tedeschi, Aldo Maccione and Jenny Tamburi.
Language: Italian. Subtitles: English. Widescreen.
Frankenstein brings his American fiancée back to the Frankenstein family castle where they take their wedding vows. But his horny, well-endowed monster will intervene and create complications.
This print is fully uncut and of the best quality obtainable. CFV, with the help of Anu Mitsu's translation service, have added English subtitles. You won't find this one anywhere else with English subtitles, at least not in this full uncut form.   $25

GHOST MAN (1954, Japan, 73 min., B&W)
Director: Motoyoshi Oda. Stars: Seizaburô Kawazu, Haruo Tanaka and Jôji Oka.
Language: Japanese. Subtitles: English. Fullscreen.
A mysterious man who covers his face with bandages and goes by the name “Ghost Man” is killing off beautiful nude models.   $25

NEW AS OF 8/1/20 

Director: Don Chaffey. Stars: Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack and Gary Raymond.
Language: English. Subtitles: none. Extras.
The legendary Greek hero leads a team of intrepid adventurers in a perilous quest for the legendary Golden Fleece.

Audio commentary with Ray Harryhausen
The Harryhausen Chronicles (narrated by Leonard Nimoy)
The Harryhausen Legacy
Interview with Ray Harryhausen


BLOOD FOR DRACULA (1974, Italy/France, 106 min.)
Director: Paul Morrissey. Stars: Joe Dallesandro, Udo Kier and Vittorio De Sica.
Language: English. Subtitles: none. Extras: Commentary, Screen test, Photo Gallery.
Dracula (Kier) travels to Italy in search of virgin blood. But what he finds are a family with two beautiful daughters who are far from being ‘pure’.

Stills Gallery
Screen test footage


SS EXPERIMENT CAMP (1976, Italy, 94 min.)
Director: Sergio Garrone. Stars: Mircha Carven, Paola Corazzi and Giorgio Cerioni.
Language: English dubbed or Italian with English subs. Extras.
Near the end of WW2, prisoners of war are used in experiments to perfect the "Aryan" race.

Original Italian Language with English subtitles
English dubbed version
Original Italian Opening and Closing credits


THE MONK (1972, France, Italy, W. Germany, 95 min.)
Director: Ado Kyrou. Stars: Franco Nero, Nathalie Delon and Nicol Williamson.
Language: English. Subtitles: none.
Ambrosio is a monk who is sexually tempted by an emissary of the Devil, a young girl in monk's robes. Screenplay by Luis Buñuel.   $20

DRAUGASAGA (1985, Iceland, Made For TV, 64 min.)
Director: Viðar Víkingsson. Stars: Sigurjona Sverrisdottir, Þorsteinn Hannesson and Rúrik Haraldsson.
Language: Icelandic. Subtitles: English.
A young man is employed at a tv studio as a night-watchmen and spends his nights playing with a female coworker. But soon the line between reality and fantasy begin to blur when a joke about a red-haired female ghost turns out to be a "no laughing matter".   $20

FORBIDDEN (1932, USA, 85 min., B&W)
Director: Frank Capra. Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou and Ralph Bellamy.
Language: English. Subtitles: none.
On a cruise to Cuba, Lulu Smith falls in love with Bob Grover. Back home, she breaks off the romance when he tells her he is married. Lulu has a baby, but doesn't tell Bob, who turns out to be a rising politician. She passes herself off as the baby's nanny. When Bob learns what is going on, he adopts the little girl, not telling his wife or anyone else where she came from. Lulu gets a job at a newspaper. Things get complicated when the editor gets the dirt on Grover, but also wants to marry Lulu.  $15

VAMPIRE BRIDE (1960, Japan, 80 min., B&W)
Director: Kyotaro Namiki. Stars: Hiroko Amakusa, Yasuko Mita and Keiji Takamiya.
Language: Japanese. Subtitles: English.
Fujiko, a dance student with a horrific facial scar, seeks help from a sorceress in the mountains, who ultimately transforms her into a powerful monster.   $25

Translated by Anu Mitru and subtitled by CFV.

DARK WATERS (1944, USA, 90 min., B&W)
Director: André De Toth. Stars: Merle Oberon, Franchot Tone and Thomas Mitchell.
Language: English. Subtitles: none.
A woman returns to the USA after a German u-boat sank her ship. She soon finds out that someone wants to kill her for her inheritance.  $15

MASKS OF DEATH (1984, U.K., Made for TV, 76 min.)
Director: Roy Ward Baker. Stars: Peter Cushing, John Mills and Anton Diffring.
Language: English. Subtitles: none. Full screen.
Sherlock Holmes (Cushing) has retired but is asked by Scotland Yard to take on another case. One that is leaving the police stumped as to how people have been found dead with no traces of anything that may have caused their deaths. Only the expression of horror on their faces.   $15

DIE SÜNDERIN (1951, West Germany, 83 min., B&W)
Director: Willi Forst. Stars: Hildegard Knef, Gustav Fröhlich and Robert Meyn.
Language: German. Subtitles: English.
Marina is beautiful and seductive. At 14, while left alone with her half-brother, he convinces her to be his sexual experiment in exchange for money. This is the beginning of her career as a prostitute. Marina likes the luxurious life - until she meets a painter - Alexander. For the first time she experiences true love. But Alexander has a rare disease and is destined to go blind. Only an expensive operation can save him. Marina makes the bold decision to attempt to revisit her life as a prostitute in an effort to earn the money for Alexander's operation. AKA: “The Sinner”.   $25
Recently translated for and subtiled by CFV.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED MOVIE

VAMPIRE MOTH (1956, Japan, 88 min., B&W)
Director: Nobuo Nakagawa. Stars: Ryô Ikebe, Asami Kuji and Ichirô Arishima.
Language: Japanese. Subtitles: English.
The story of a professional nude model stalked by a bizarre, unknown man with a hideous face.
The film has been described as the first Japanese vampire film.   $25

Translated by Anu Mitru and subtitled by CFV.

LE JEU DE LA VÉRITÉ (1961, France, 80 min., B&W)
Director: Robert Hossein. Stars: Robert Hossein, Françoise Prévost, Paul Meurisse and Dahlia Lavi.
Language: French. Subtitles: English. Widescreen.
While holding a classy, upscale party for a game called “The Game of Truth”, a murder occurs and it’s most definitely been orchestrated by one of the several guests. Now it’s all about finding out who done it. AKA: “The Game of Truth”.   $20

DE SPOOKTREIN (1939, Denmark, 65 min., B&W)
Director: Karel Lamac. Stars: Sara Heyblom, Lies de Wind and Chris Baay.
Language: Dutch. Subtitles: English.
A group of travellers - a magician and his assistant, a pair of newly weds, a doctor, an alcoholic lady and an inspector who plays the buffoon - find themselves in a haunted railway station. The inspector, helped by some of his fellow passengers, try to find out the mystery of the "ghost train". Other film versions from Germany in 1927 and the U.K. in 1941. AKA: “The Ghost Train”.   $25

Translated bu Anu Mitru and subtitled by CFV.  The ONLY subtitled version to have of this one.

TERROR EXPRESS (1980, Italy, 83 min.)
Director: Ferdinando Baldi. Stars: Silvia Dionisio, Werner Pochath and Zora Kerova.
Language: Italian. Subtitles: English. Extras: Trailers, Featurette interviews. Widescreen.
It's eleven p.m. A train is ready for departure. It all starts innocently enough with three young passengers: David, Ernie and Phil: three rich, bored, aspiring playboys, looking for some thrills and excitement. But it is, in fact, a young prostitute anmed Juliette who unwittingly lights the fuse. A nightmare is now on for the unsuspecting passengers who don't have even the faintest idea of what lies in store for them.   $20

DOWN TWISTED (1987, USA/Mexico, 88 min.)
Director: Albert Pyun. Stars: Carey Lowell, Charles Rocket and Trudy Dochterman.
Language: English. Subtitles: none. Widescreen.
When a levelheaded waitress decides to help her shady friend against her better judgment, she becomes a target of a deadly international gang of thieves who are after a priceless San Lucas' relic. AKA: “Treasure of San Lucas.” Taken from a German source, this bares the German opening title of “Hetzjagd in San Lucas”. The “Down Twisted” title shows for the ending credits.   $20

ALADDIN AND HIS LAMP (1952, USA, 67 min.)
Director: Lew Landers. Stars: Johnny Sands, Patricia Medina and Richard Erdman.
Language: English. Subtitles: none.
A poor young man finds a lamp with a genie trapped inside. The genie promises to grant the man three wishes if he frees him from the lamp.   $15

LOCURA DE TERROR (1961, Mexico, 90 min., B&W)
Director: Julián Soler. Stars: Germán Valdés, Manuel 'Loco' Valdés and Sonia Furió.
Language: Spanish. Subtitles: English.
Pacifico Otero (Tin-Tan) doesn't want to have to deal with his mother-in-law, so in order to be able to avoid her, he pretends to be a little mentally 'off'. She, however, takes his faked condition seriously and has him committed to a psychiatric clinic. But it turns out to be anything but a typical clinic. The head doctor there is performing strange experiments on patients, turning them into monsters and walking skeletons.   $25

Translated by Alberto Palacios and subtitled by CFV.  

MALAMONDO (1964, Italy, 88 min.)
Director: Paolo Cavara. Music by: Ennio Morricone.
Language: English and Italian with English subtitles.
This documentary looks at strange behaviors and practices in Europe, including nude skiing in Switzerland, hog-butchering in Italy, and an orgy in a graveyard.
Two versions on one disc (DVD-9 dual layer).

• Original Italian language with English subtitles: 88 min. 1.85:1 in 4:3  Quality: 8.5/10
• English narrated version 76 min. 4:3  Quality:  7.5/10
• Documentary “What Is A Happening?” 4:3       $25

THE 7th VOYAGE OF SINBAD (1958, USA, 88 min.)
Director: Nathan Juran. Stars: Kerwin Mathews, Kathryn Grant and Richard Eyer.
Language: English. Subtitles: none. Extras. Widescreen.
When a princess is shrunken by an evil wizard, Sinbad must undertake a quest to an island of monsters to cure her and prevent a war.

Audio commentary
Featurette: "Remembering the 7th Voyage"
Featurette: "A Look Beyond the Voyage"
The Music of Berard Hermann
Image Gallery


L'ASSASSINAT DU PERE NOEL (1941, France, 99 min., B&W)
Director: Christian-Jaque. Stars: Harry Baur, Renée Faure and Marie-Hélène Dasté.
Language: French. Subtitles: English.
The story concerns an old globe-maker who is mysteriously killed while going through the town portraying Santa Claus. AKA: "Who Killed Santa Claus?" AKA: "The Murder of Santa Claus".

Discussion of the film (English subtitled)


FLESH FOR FRANKENSTEIN (1974, Italy/France/USA, 95 min.)
Director: Paul Morrissey. Stars: Joe Dallesandro, Udo Kier and Dalila Di Lazzaro.
Language: English. Subtitles: none. Extras: Still gallery, Screen test footage, commentary.
Baron Frankenstein creates two "zombies" - one male, one female - planning to mate them in order to create a master race.

Stills Gallery
Screen test footage


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LA HERENCIA DE LA LLORONA (1947, Mexico, 80 min., B&W)
Director: Mauricio Magdaleno. Stars: Paquita de Ronda, Juan José Martínez Casado and Tito Novaro.
Language: Spanish. Subtitles: English.
A young man returns to the family farm after being away for a few years. He returns from abroad accompanied by a mysterious and threatening friend to seize the estate that his mother and grandmother cared for. It has been a while since the estate was famous for being haunted by a ghost called "La Llorona", who is heard again in the corridors of the house after the young man and his evil companion try to impose their intentions on the family. $25

EL MONSTRUO DE LOS VOLCANES (1962, Mexico, 73 min., B&W)
Director: Jaime Salvador. Stars: Joaquín Cordero, Ana Bertha Lepe and Andrés Soler.
Language: Spanish. Subtitles: English.
There is a strange series of accidents that have as victims several construction workers in the Popocatépetl volcanoes. The workers believe that there is a legendary monster that is the treasure guardian of the ancient Aztec leader Montezuma; a huge figure like an ogre, white, covered in fur, with a face like that of an owl and superhuman strength. $22

LOS FANTASMAS BURLONES (1965, Mexico, 85 min., B&W)
Director: Rafael Baledón. Stars: Antonio Espino Clavillazo, Germán Valdés and Manuel Valdés.
Language: Spanish. Subtitles: English.
Carnival psychic scammers Ojitos and Manitas accidentally summon the ghosts of centuries old Ludovico and Francoise. They decide to take advantage of the existence of spirits from beyond to convince their women to marry them. Lots of laughs as mishap after mishap unfold as a result of bringing these two bumbling ghosts back to the living world.  $25

DOS FANTASMAS Y UNA MUCHACHA (1958, Mexico, 80 min., B&W)
Director: Rogelio A. González. Stars: Germán Valdés, Ana Luisa Peluffo and Manuel Valdés.
Language: Spanish. Subtitles: English.
In the early 1900’s, two men have a shoot out duel over their love for a theater performer.
They end up killing each other and being condemned to haunt the theater until they make up and become friends. Some 50 years later, still at odds with each other, the two ghosts meet a young woman who turns out to be the granddaughter of the woman the two men fought over. They come to her rescue when she and her family get caught up with a gang of thieves. $25

MIDNIGHT PARTY (1976, Spain/France/Belgium, 89 min.)
Director: Jess Franco. Stars: Lina Romay, Beverly Scott
Language: English dubbed. Subtitles: none. Widescreen.
Sylvia is a sexually open-minded dancer in a night club. She is engaged to a journalist and at the same time has a relationship with musician Lumpi. After a party, she wakes up next to two bodies and is innocently involved in a crime. The sadistic Agent Radeck is after her and Sylvia is drawn into a vortex full of torture, but also sexual orgy.  $20

BLUE ANGEL CAFE (1989, Italy, 95 min.)
Director: Joe D'Amato. Stars: Tara Buckman, Richard Brown, Rick Anthony Munro and Laura Gemser.
Language: English dubbed. Subtitles: none.
Raymond Derek has the perfect life, a beautiful wife and a political career. But one night of passion with an exotic entertainer named Angie is about to send all of that crashing down. What begins as a night of mad passion ends in a nightmare of deceit and frustration when Angie refuses to be scorned.  $20

THE SPIDER AND THE FLY (1949, U.K., 90 min., B&W)
Director: Robert Hamer. Stars: Eric Portman, Guy Rolfe and Nadia Gray.
Language: English. Subtitles: none.
The Spider and the Fly is set in Paris during the cloud-cuckoo days before WW I. The storyline intertwines the destinies of three people. Guy Rolfe plays Phillipe de Ledocq, a resourceful safecracker who always manages to elude arrest. Eric Portman is cast as police chief Maubert, who will not rest until Ledocq is behind bars. And Nadia Gray is Madeleine, the woman beloved by both Ledocq and Maubert. Just as Maubert has managed to capture his man, Ledocq is released at the behest of the government, who wants him to steal secrets from the German embassy revealing the whereabouts of the Kaiser's secret agents. And just how does Madeleine figure into all of this? Spider and the Fly is a diverting precursor to the 1960s TV series “It Takes a Thief”.   $15

Director: Sauro Scavolini. Stars: Erika Blanc, Peter Lee Lawrence and Ezio Marano.
Language: Italian. Subtitles: English. Widescreen + extras.

A professor rents a mysterious old villa, and finds a tape recorded by a previous occupant, detailing her debauched lifestyle and the events leading to her murder.

Original Italian trailer
Interview with Erica Blanc (English subtitled)  


LA OTRA (1946, Mexico, 98 min., B&W)
Director: Roberto Gavaldón. Stars: Dolores del Rio, Agustín Irusta and Víctor Junco.
Language: Spanish. Subtitles: English.
Tells the story of María and Magdalena, two twin sisters, one a millionaire, the other poor, and how María, the poor sister, murders her twin to impersonate her. Paradoxically, the murderer will not only receive the fortune of the dead but also the heavy burden of a crime that she committed.

SALAMMBO (1962, Italy, 72 min.)
Director: Sergio Grieco. Stars: Jeanne Valérie, Jacques Sernas and Edmund Purdom.
Language: English dubbed. Subtitles: none. Widescreen.
During the 3rd century B.C. a horde of barbarians are hired by the Phoenian city of Carthage to fight against the Roman empire, but when the city's ruler is unable to fulfill the promised payment made to the mercenaries, they attack the African settlement, where Salammbô - the king's daughter and high priestess of goddess Tanit - tries to settle the matter when the Barbarian leader who has fallen for her steals the sacred veil of Carthage from the temple, without taking into account the evil schemes of a powerful member of the council of wise men.
AKA: “The Loves of Salambo”.  $20

NIGHTLIFE (1989, Made For TV, USA, 93 min.)
Director: Daniel Taplitz. Stars: Ben Cross, Maryam d'Abo and Keith Szarabajka.
Language: English. Subtitles: none.
A mummified vampire comes back to life in a museum in modern day New Mexico.   $15

NIGHT LIFE (1989, USA, 92 min.)
Director: David Acomba. Stars: Scott Grimes, John Astin and Cheryl Pollak.
Language: English.Subtitles: none. Full screen.
Archie works part time for his uncle's mortuary. When the classmates who bully him end up dead in a car accident, it's up to Archie to prepare their bodies. But when lightening strikes, they come back to life - as zombies!   $20

EYES OF FIRE (1983, USA, 90 min.)
Director: Avery Crounse, Stars: Dennis Lipscomb, Guy Boyd and Rebecca Stanley.
Language: English. Subtitles: none. Full screen.
Something lives in the woods and will terrorize a family of colonists when they dare to set up camp for the night.  $20

HOUSE OF THE DAMNED (1974, Spain, 87 min.)
Director: Gonzalo Suárez. Stars: Carmen Sevilla, Donald Pleasence and Michael Dunn.
Language: English. Subtitles: none. Full screen.
Since her father was murdered, María has been in a mental hospital and has not spoken another word. She is the only one who witnessed everything that happened that night and of course also knows the whereabouts of the golden statue that was the motive for the crime. Years later, the killer is released from prison and his only goal is to try to find what he was looking for once again. To achieve his purpose, he allies with his family so that they install the girl again in their house and force her to speak.  $15

DOCTOR BLOODBATH (1987, USA, Made For Video, 57 min.)
Director: Nick Millard. Stars: Albert Eskinazi, Irmgard Millard and Osa Danam.
Language: English. Subtitles: none.
An abortionist uses post-procedure house calls as opportunities to murder his patients.
From the director of "Satan's Black Wedding" and "Crazy Fat Ethel".  $15

THE MURDERERS ARE AMONG US (1946, W. Germany, 81 min., B&W)
Director: Wolfgang Staudte. Stars: Hildegard Knef, Elly Burgmer, and Wilhelm Borchert.
Language: German. Subtitles: English.
After returning from a concentration camp, Susanne finds a WWII doctor living in her apartment. Together the two try to move past their experiences of the war. The first film made in postwar Germany. Original title: “Die Mörder sind unter uns”.  $25

SIGN OF THE PAGAN (1954, USA, 92 min.)
Director: Douglas Sirk. Stars: Jeff Chandler, Jack Palance and Ludmilla Tchérina.
Language: English. Subtitles: none. Extras: Trailer. Widescreen.
In the year 450, when the rivalries between the emperors of Rome and Constantinople weaken the omnipotence of the Roman Empire, Marcian, a centurion in charge of delivering a message to Constantinople, is chastised by the Huns. Their leader, Attila, the bane of God, decided to take advantage of the decline of the empire to bring down the walls of Rome.

Trailer     $25

Director: Bryan Forbes. Stars: Kim Stanley, Richard Attenborough and Margaret Lacey.
Language: English. Subtitles: none.
A medium and her husband stage a kidnapping in order for her to pretend to solve the crime and achieve fame.

Blu-ray contents:
Memories on a Wet Afternoon – interview with director Bryan Forbes
Theatrical trailer
Image gallery

DVD contents:Feature film and Trailer     $25