Part No: VCI9029
Weight: 0.10 lbs
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Product Types: Products | Movies & TV
Lines: Cult Flavor | Throwback Space
Formats: Blu-ray | DVD
Genres: Cult Cinema | Drama | Horror | Suspense | Thrillers
Studio: MVD Visual | VCI Entertainment
Original U.S. Release: June 24, 1977
Item Release Date: September 12, 2017
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Ruby is a horror film with the emphasis on atmosphere and suspense, but it also contains enough creepy special effects and blood and gore to satisfy the most demanding genre fans. Most of it takes place at night, with all kinds of marvelous influences lurking in the shadows. Directed by cult-film director Curtis Harrington (Night Tide, Queen of Blood, Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet, Games, What’s the Matter with Helen? Whoever Slew Auntie Roo? The Killing Kind) and featuring an impressive cast including Piper Laurie, fresh from her starring role in Carrie, 1976, as Ruby, and Stuart Whitman (Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines, 1965). The movie begins in 1935, Ruby Clair, beautiful hostess of a Florida gambling house, watches in horror as her gangster boyfriend is gunned down, his bullet-riddled body sinking slowly into a dark, foggy bayou. That same night Ruby’s baby is born. Fast forward to 1951. Ruby now owns a drive-in movie operated by a crew of ex-convicts she has befriended. Her beautiful daughter has never uttered a sound since she was born. One by one her theater employees are savagely murdered. Could it be the work of a rival criminal settling an old score? Or could it be an evil wreaking vengeance from beyond the grave? A psychologist from the state prison tries to find out – and what he discovers is not for the squeamish. This special BD/DVD combo is the definitive original theatrical version of Ruby.
- 2K Film Transfer and Restoration from the original 35mm Negative
- 2001 David Del Valle Video Interview with Director, Curtis Harrington
- Commentary Track – Dir: Curtis Harrington & actress Piper Laurie
- Sinister Image Episode – David Del Valle Interviews Curtis Harrington- Vol 1
- Sinister Image Episode – David Del Valle Interviews Curtis Harrington- Vol 2
- 2017 Commentary Track with David Del Valle & ‘Curtis Harrington’ expert – Nate Bell
- Liner Notes by Nate Bell
- Original Theatrical Trailer – Restored HD
- Includes a Bonus DVD copy!
- First Time on Blu-ray!
- Digitally Restored Picture and Sound
- Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
- Language: English
- Subtitles: English SDH