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Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore

Genres: Special Interest, Documentary, Biography, Something Weird, Horror, Slasher Flicks, Slashers / Serial Killers

Cast: John Waters, Joe Bob Briggs, Herschell Gordon Lewis

Director: Frank Henelotter, Jimmy Maslon

Synopsis: Gory, Gory, Hallelujah!

Take an outrageous ride through the wild world of exploitation films with this often-hilarious documentary, HERSCHELL GORDON LEWIS, THE GODFATHER OF GORE!

Featuring interviews with cast, crew, and critics such as director John Waters, drive-in movie critic Joe Bob Briggs, and Herschell Gordon Lewis himself, THE GODFATHER OF GORE traces Lewis' start in the innocent bare-naked world of "Nudie Cuties" before he shocked the world with Blood Feast, the first-ever gore film! Lewis then continued to assault audiences with such audacious shockers as She-Devils on Wheels, Blast-Off Girls, Just for the Hell of It, Two Thousand Maniacs!, The Gruesome Twosome, The Gore Gore Girls, and the incredible Wizard of Gore!

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, THE GODFATHER OF GORE leaves you laughing and screaming at some of the most amazing movies to ever play American movie theaters!

Language: English

Country of Origin: United States of America

Production Year: 2011

Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore

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  • Release Date: Sep 27th, 2011
  • Catalog Number: ID7336SWDVD
  • UPC: 0014381733624
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 106
  • Color Format: Color
  • Audio: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • 16:9: Yes
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Closed Captions: No
  • Subtitle:
  • Special Features:
    • H.G. Lewis Trailer Reel!

    • Rare Lewis Short: Hot Night at the Go-Go Lounge!

    • Gallery of H.G. Lewis Exploitation Art!

  • Release Date: Sep 27th, 2011
  • Catalog Number: ID7336SW00
  • UPC:
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 106
  • Color Format: Color
  • Audio: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • 16:9: Yes
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
  • Number of Discs:
  • Closed Captions: No
  • Subtitle:
  • Special Features: