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NYC/Philadelphia! “BLACK DEVIL DOLL” creator Chester N. Turner in person!! New DVD!!!Movies/TV,News Michael Gingold
BLACK DEVIL DOLL FROM HELL and TALES FROM THE QUADEAD ZONE have long been highly sought-after obscurities among VHS collectors. Now they’re coming to DVD, and their creator will be making personal appearances in New York City and Philadelphia to mark the occasion.
Massacre Video is releasing THE FILMS OF CHESTER NOVELL TURNER, a DVD boxed set containing the notorious DOLL and TALES, plus THE BROTHERS and UNSEEN VISION and the following special features:
• Audio commentary by Turner and actress Shirley L. Jones
• RETURN TO THE QUADEAD ZONE documentary
• Alternative Hollywood Home Theater VHS cut of BLACK DEVIL DOLL FROM HELL
• Still gallery
• Reversible covers
A launch party will be held this Friday, November 1 at New York City’s legendary Forbidden Planet book and comics store (832 Broadway), with Turner in person to sign copies. You can also pre-order the DVD set at the Planet’s website. The night before—Halloween night—Turner will be in Philadelphia at PhilaMOCA (531 North 12th Street) for a double-feature screening of DOLL and TALES sponsored by Massacre Video and Lunchmeat VHS, with doors opening at 7 p.m. and a $12 entry fee.