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Added by gremlin (11)
Cover by thepenguin

Added on: 09/10/2002
Latest update: 24/04/2018
User updates processed: 7

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Halloween: Special Edition #247 (1978) [CC1399L]

Country  USA    
Released  26/10/1994
Publisher  Criterion
Price  99.95 USD

UPC  715515005661UPC=715515005661ISBN=1559405430
I-S-B-N  1559405430
Collection  Criterion Collection
Category  Horror

Color  Color
Length  93 min.
Sides  4
Chapters  58
Size  12"
Picture  Letterboxed
Ratio  2.35:1
Plastic  Transparent
Cover  Gatefold
Rot status  Low probability [?]
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 Sound Encoding  Digital Tracks  Analog Left  Analog Right 
 CommentaryScore & Effects
 Spoken Language  Subtitles 
English No subtitle 

 Mint Marks sample 
CC1399L  A 06 M    A51A02054
CC1399L  B 01 M    B51A02050
CC1399L  C 01 M    C51A02154
CC1399L  D 03 M    D51A02144

Pioneer USA:
54-154A1-17   00116035
54-154B1-02   00131876
54-154C1-01   00110185
54-154D1-06   00082046

 Additional Information by gremlin (11)   24/09/2003 - Last update: 14/11/2004 

Extras include:

  • Commentary with writer/director/composer John Carpenter, writer/producer Debra Hill and actress Jamie Lee Curtis
  • The original theatrical trailer
  • Separate music and effects track (analog left)
  • Additional footage shot for the 1980 television release
  • Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert give splatter movies the thumbs down while praising Halloween in a controversial 1980 Sneak Previews segment
  • Photo essay on the making of Halloween
  • Photo Essay on splatter films
  • Illustrated filmographies of John Carpenter, Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis
  • The cover also contains the famous review by Tom Allen (Village Voice)

 Additional Information by splattertwitch    30/09/2003 - Last update: 14/11/2004 

This transfer was made from a newly minted 35mm Panavision print made from the original negative, the 35mm magnetic master mono soundtrack, and the 35mm magnetic mono music and effects track.

Footage from the television release is presented full-frame, transfered from the original 1-inch master created for broadcast.

Also contains:

  • Genre guide by John McCarty, author of Splatter Movies: Breaking the Last Taboo of the Screen, including capsule reviews of cold-blooded killer movies from The Bad Seed to Halloween 5

 Additional Information by roger (1)   05/11/2007 

Programme order given if you want to watch the film with the extra sequences which are at the end of sides 1 & 2.