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Scared Silly - 13 Classic Horror Comedies


Scared Silly

13 Classic Horror Comedies

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Jack Nicholson, Ava Gardner, Bela Lugosi, Jack Haley
The Ritz Brothers, The East End Kids, Susan Blakely, Vic Savage
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15 hr 27 min
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Region 1
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Mill Creek Entertainment
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Scared Silly - 13 Classic Horror Comedies
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13 Classics to Make You Scream With Laughter!


Disc 1

Creature from the Haunted Sea

Starring Antony Carbone, Betsy Jones-Moreland, Robert Towne

(1961) B&W 75 Minutes Not Rated

An American gangster agrees to transport a group of Caribbean island exiles and their national treasury to safe haven, with the intent of eliminating the exiles and keeping the money.  Hoping to use the local legend of a sea monster as cover for killing off the soldiers, the gangster and his crew discover that the legend is true.


The Creeping Terror

Starring Vic Savage, Shannon O’Neal, William Thourlby

(1964) B&W 77 Minutes Not Rated

A spacecraft lands in a remote area outside of a small California town and a hideous creature emerges which begins to devour members of the local community.  The newlywed sheriff discovers the victims and is stunned when the killer is reveals to be the alien creature. Our hero must now put a stop to the rampaging monster before anyone else fall victim to the alien.


Deathrow Gameshow

Starring John McCafferty, Debra Lamb, Robyn Blythe

(1987) Color 81 Minutes Rated R

The pretentious host of a game show, in which the contestants are actual death row inmates, finds his life in danger when a mafia hit-man seeks revenge for the game show death of his “family" member. Trying to dodge the attempts on his life, the host must rely on the reluctant help of his program’s most outspoken critic all the while examining what his life has become.


Ghosts on the Loose

Starring Ava Gardner, Bela Lugosi, The East End Kids

(1943) B&W 65 Minutes Not Rated

Perhaps the most famous of the "East Side Kids" films from Monogram Pictures.  Glimpy's sister, Betty (Ava Gardner), is getting married and the gang offers to fix up the house they’ve purchased in the suburbs.  Unfortunately, the boys mistakenly go to the house next door and discover its being used as the headquarters for a Nazi spy ring headed by Emil (Bela Lugosi).  Muggs (Leo Gorcey), Glimpy (Huntz Hall) and the gang spend the rest of the tale running from and chasing after the Nazis. 


Disc 2

Little Shop of Horrors

Starring Jack Nicholson, Jonathan Haze, Jackie Joseph

(1960) B&W 73 Minutes Not Rated

Seymour Krelboyne (Jonathan Haze) works in a skid row florist shop and is in love with his beautiful co-worker Audrey Fulquard (Jackie Joseph).  Seymour is also an amateur botanist and develops a new type of plant that he hopes to use to make a name for him as well as win over Audrey.  Unfortunately, the new plant not only talks but cannot survive without human flesh and blood.  Seymour is forced to kill in order to feed Audrey Jr., named after his co-worker.  Word spreads about this marvelous plant in the small shop which brings in additional business and interest in Seymour.  Things become very complicated for Seymour which brings all of his actions to a shocking conclusion.  Look for a cameo appearance by a very young Jack Nicholson performing in his first feature film in the role of the masochistic dental patient.   


Manos: The Hands of Fate

Starring Tom Neyman, John Reynolds, Diane Mahree

(1966) Color 69 Minutes Not Rated

In this macabre tale of a trip gone horribly wrong, an innocent family becomes lost and find themselves at a remote farmhouse. The only apparent resident of the property is a strangely deformed man named Torgo, who insists he is watching the place for “The Master”. What our travelers don’t know is “The Master” and his demon-worshipping wives have awakened from their slumber to prey upon them for their sacrifices. 


My Mom’s a Werewolf

Starring Susan Blakely, John Saxon, John Schuck

(1989) Color 88 Minutes Rated PG

A housewife finds herself transforming into a werewolf after a bite from a pet shop owner she meets.  It seems the shop owner was a werewolf and has now passed along his curse to the housewife.  The woman attempts to hide her transformations from her family until her daughter and the daughter’s friend learn the secret and set out to find a cure for the housewife’s curse.


One Body Too Many

Starring Bela Lugosi, Jack Haley, Jean Parker

(1944) B&W 76 Minutes Not Rated

A timid insurance salesman decides to place a call upon an eccentric recluse at his mansion only to find that he has just passed away.  What he also finds is a home full of relatives who are, according to the will,  all bound to remain in the mansion until the authorities arrive to claim the body.  Seeing that the man’s niece may be in harms way, the salesman decides to remain at the mansion to protect her from harm while they discover who killed her uncle.  


Disc 3

A Bucket of Blood

Starring Dick Miller, Barboura Morris, Anthony Carbone

(1959) B&W 65 Minutes Not Rated

A nebbish waiter at a beatnik café longs to fit in with the artistic patrons but he lacks the skills or personality.  When he accidentally kills his landlady’s cat and covers the body in plaster to hide his mistake, the result makes him a successful artist and part of the café group.  Lacking the skills to make true artistic pieces, the waiter continues his “methods” when branching into human forms. 


The Gorilla

Starring The Ritz Brothers, Lionel Atwell, Anita Louise

(1939) B&W 66 Minutes Not Rated

This Ritz Brothers vehicle features them as detectives hired to protect lawyer Walter Stevens (Lionel Atwell) from “The Gorilla”, a killer working under the guise of an escaped circus animal.   Garrity, Harrigan and Mullivan (Jimmy, Harry and Al Ritz) discover that it is really heiress Norma Denby (Anita Louise) who may be the target of the killer.  To complicate things further, a real escaped gorilla shows up to befuddle our trio of detectives.


King of the Zombies

Starring Dick Purcell, John Archer, Mantan Moreland

(1941) B&W 67 Minutes Not Rated

During World War II, an American agent, his butler and a pilot are searching for a missing admiral when their plane crash lands on a Caribbean island.  Taken in by a German doctor and his strange wife, the trio discovers the island inhabited by zombies under the control of Dr. Sangre.  The doctor is attempting to use the zombies to extract information from the missing admiral to help his country’s war efforts.  Through the efforts of the butler, the heroes are able to turn the tables on Dr. Sangre and set his zombies against him.


Treasure of Fear aka Scared Stiff

Starring Jack Haley, Ann Savage, Barton MacLane

(1945) B&W 65 Minutes Not Rated

A bumbling reporter takes the wrong bus and ends up covering the wrong story in this hilarious tale starring Jack Haley. Haley portrays reporter Larry Elliot, who always has a problem missing the real story when reporting. On his latest assignment, he ends up getting mixed-up in a series of murders that involves the patrons at a mysterious inn and some chess pieces.


Spooks Run Wild

Starring Bela Lugosi, Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall

(1941) B&W 65 Minutes Not Rated

This East End Kids comedy has the boys heading off to a mountain camp for a summer vacation.  While heading to the camp, they hear about a “monster killer” roaming the area and end up meeting Nardo (Bela Lugosi), the creepy owner of an old mansion.  When one of the boys is injured in their late night hunt for the killer, they end up taking refuge at Nardo’s mansion, where strange goings on and misunderstandings add to the hilarity.