'The Town That Dreaded Sundown' Blu-ray Announced and Detailed

Posted Fri Feb 8, 2013 at 10:00 AM PST by

The long sought-after thriller from Charles B. Pierce will hit Blu-ray and include the director's rare cult classic 'The Evictors' as a bonus supplement this May..

In an early announcement to retailers, Scream Factory says they're preparing 'The Town That Dreaded Sundown' for Blu-ray on May 21.

When two young lovers are savagely beaten and tortured on a back country road in Texarkana, local police are baffled. Three weeks later, two more people are slain in a similar setting and Deputy Norman Ramsey fears a pattern might be developing. Texas Ranger J.D. Morales (Ben Johnson, 'The Wild Bunch') is brought in to help. The two officers must find “the Phantom Killer” before he can kill again. Also starring Andrew Prine ('Grizzly') and Dawn Wells (Gilligan’s Island), directed by Charles B. Pierce ('The Legend Of Boggy Creek'), and based on one of America’s most baffling murder cases, this horrifying suspense thriller is a shocking experience you’ll never forget.

The Blu-ray/DVD will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio Mono soundtrack, and one of the supplements will include the DVD debut of Charles B. Pierce’s 'The Evictors' (DVD only) - A nice young couple move into an eerie house located in a small Louisiana town, unaware of its violent history. Soon they find themselves tormented by the previous owners. Vic Morrow ('Combat!,' 'Humanoids From The Deep'), Michael Parks ('Django Unchained,' 'Argo') and Jessica Harper ('Suspiria,' 'Phantom Of The Paradise') star in this chilling horror film.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $26.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'The Town That Dreaded Sundown' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under May 21.

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The Town That Dreaded Sundown (Blu-ray)
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