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The Resource Theater of blood, Sam Jaffe and Harbor Productions, Inc. present ; screenplay by Anthony Greville-Bell ; produced by John Kohn and Stanley Mann ; directed by Douglas Hickox. Madhouse / Samuel Z. Arkoff presents ; an American International, Amicus co-production ; screenplay by Greg Morrison and Ken Levison ; produced by Max J. Rosenberg and Milton Subotsky ; directed by Jim Clark, (videorecording)

Theater of blood, Sam Jaffe and Harbor Productions, Inc. present ; screenplay by Anthony Greville-Bell ; produced by John Kohn and Stanley Mann ; directed by Douglas Hickox. Madhouse / Samuel Z. Arkoff presents ; an American International, Amicus co-production ; screenplay by Greg Morrison and Ken Levison ; produced by Max J. Rosenberg and Milton Subotsky ; directed by Jim Clark, (videorecording)

Label
Theater of blood
Title
Theater of blood
Statement of responsibility
Sam Jaffe and Harbor Productions, Inc. present ; screenplay by Anthony Greville-Bell ; produced by John Kohn and Stanley Mann ; directed by Douglas Hickox. Madhouse / Samuel Z. Arkoff presents ; an American International, Amicus co-production ; screenplay by Greg Morrison and Ken Levison ; produced by Max J. Rosenberg and Milton Subotsky ; directed by Jim Clark
Title variation
  • Theatre of blood
  • Madhouse
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • Theater of blood : A demented actor and his daughter set about murdering each of London's nine prominent drama critics according to murders in Shakespeare's plays
  • Madhouse: A TV actor, famous for his role as Dr. Death, forced into retirement by a nervous breakdown after the brutal murder of his fiancee, is invited to return to the role twelve years later. The comeback is sabotaged by a series of grisly murders
Member of
Cataloging source
VSB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Theater of blood: director of photography, Wolfgang Suschitzky ; editor Malcolm Cooke ; music, Michael J. Lewis
  • Madhouse: music, Douglas Gamley ; director of photography, Ray Parslow ; editor, Clive Smith
Intended audience
Theater of blood: MPAA rating: R; Madhouse: MPAA rating: PG
Language note
  • Theater of blood: In English with optional dubbed French or Spanish dialogue and optional French or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned in English for the hearing impaired
  • Madhouse: English dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T443 2004
PerformerNote
  • Theater of blood: Vincent Price, Diana Rigg, Ian Hendry, Coral Browne, Michael Hordern, Dennis Price, Harry Andrews, Jack Hawkins, Milo O'Shea, Robert Morley, Arthur Lowe, Robert Coote, Eric Sykes, Madeline Smith, Diana Dors
  • Madhouse: Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, Robert Quarry, Adrienne Corri, Natasha Pyne
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1929-
  • 1928-
  • 1911-1993
  • 1931-1984
  • 1913-1991
  • 1911-1995
  • 1915-1973
  • 1911-1989
  • 1910-1973
  • 1926-2013
  • 1923-2012
  • 1949-
  • 1915-1982
  • 1909-1982
  • 1946-
  • 1931-
  • 1914-2004
  • 1913-1994
  • 1923-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hickox, Douglas
  • Kohn, John
  • Mann, Stanley
  • Greville-Bell, Anthony
  • Price, Vincent
  • Rigg, Diana
  • Hendry, Ian
  • Browne, Coral
  • Hordern, Michael
  • Price, Dennis
  • Andrews, Harry
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • O'Shea, Milo
  • Sykes, Eric
  • Smith, Madeline
  • Dors, Diana
  • Morley, Robert
  • Lowe, Arthur
  • Coote, Robert
  • Corri, Adrienne
  • Pyne, Natasha
  • Clark, James
  • Rosenberg, Max J.
  • Subotsky, Milton
  • Morrison, Greg
  • Levinson, Ken
  • Cushing, Peter
  • Quarry, Robert
  • Hall, Angus
  • Harbor Productions, Inc
  • American International Pictures (Firm)
  • Amicus Film Productions
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
196
Series statement
MGM presents Midnite movies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Serial murders
  • Actors
  • Theater critics
  • Revenge
  • Actors
  • Serial murders
  • Shakespeare, William
Technique
live action
Label
Theater of blood, Sam Jaffe and Harbor Productions, Inc. present ; screenplay by Anthony Greville-Bell ; produced by John Kohn and Stanley Mann ; directed by Douglas Hickox. Madhouse / Samuel Z. Arkoff presents ; an American International, Amicus co-production ; screenplay by Greg Morrison and Ken Levison ; produced by Max J. Rosenberg and Milton Subotsky ; directed by Jim Clark, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Madhouse was based on the novel Devilday by Angus Hall
  • Theater of blood was originally released as a motion picture in 1973. Madhouse was originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • Special features: theatrical trailers
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Side A.
  • Theater of blood
  • (approximately 104 min.)
  • Side B.
  • Madhouse
  • (approximately 92 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (double-sided) (ca. 196 min.)
Isbn
9780792861355
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616910868
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
1006945
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)57710833
System details
DVD, Region 1, NTSC, letterboxed (1.66:1 (Theater of blood), 1.85:1 (Madhouse)); Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Theater of blood, Sam Jaffe and Harbor Productions, Inc. present ; screenplay by Anthony Greville-Bell ; produced by John Kohn and Stanley Mann ; directed by Douglas Hickox. Madhouse / Samuel Z. Arkoff presents ; an American International, Amicus co-production ; screenplay by Greg Morrison and Ken Levison ; produced by Max J. Rosenberg and Milton Subotsky ; directed by Jim Clark, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Madhouse was based on the novel Devilday by Angus Hall
  • Theater of blood was originally released as a motion picture in 1973. Madhouse was originally released as a motion picture in 1974
  • Special features: theatrical trailers
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Side A.
  • Theater of blood
  • (approximately 104 min.)
  • Side B.
  • Madhouse
  • (approximately 92 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (double-sided) (ca. 196 min.)
Isbn
9780792861355
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616910868
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
1006945
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)57710833
System details
DVD, Region 1, NTSC, letterboxed (1.66:1 (Theater of blood), 1.85:1 (Madhouse)); Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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