Horror Movie: Night of the Demon (1980) Comes to Blu-ray in the UK

Night of the Demon (1980) "Horror Film"
Picture © 88 Films

88 Films is bringing the once banned horror film Night of the Demon (1980) to blu-ray in the UK later this month. At the time of the film’s release the British Board of Film Classification labelled it as a “video nasty” due to its graphic violence.

In any case the film was directed by James C. Wasson and starred Michael Cutt, Joy Allen, Robert Collings, Jodi Lazarus, Richard Fields, Michael Lang, and Melanie Graham.

I must admit I don’t think I’ve seen this one and am a little curious as to how well it holds up today.

The plot is goes something like this. An anthropologist along with his students goes looking for a Bigfoot which they believe is responsible for a recent set of violent murders. However what they discover is something much worse.

Purchase: Night of the Demon (1980) Blu-ray

88 Films state the film is 4K scan and restoration of the long lost original “Answer Print”. Hopefully this mean the picture quality will be excellent. This limited edition blu-ray release comes on two discs and they include the following.

New 4K Scan and Restoration of the long lost Original Answer Print

– 88 Films
Disc 1
  • Exclusive Slip Case
  • Just A Little Green Kid Outta Waco, Texas – Interview With Producer Jim L. Ball
  • The Demon Made Me Do It – Interview With Director James C. Wasson
  • Eye Of The Demon – Interview With Cinematographer John Quick
  • Fraternity Of Horror – Previously Unreleased 1964 Feature Produced By Jim L. Ball And Shot By John Quick
  • Trailer
Disc 2
  • Cryptid Currency: Transgression Aggression In Bigfoot Cinema – Video Essay By David Coleman, Author Of The Bigfoot Filmography
  • Tales From The Cryptid – Interview With Stephen R. Bissette, Co-Author Of Cryptid Cinema
  • Deconstructing Patty – Interview With William Munns, Author Of When Roger Met Patty
  • Mondo Bigfoot – Interview With Lyle Blackburn, Author Of Boggy Creek Casebook
  • My Nasty Memories – Interview With BAN THE SADIST VIDEOS! Director David Gregory

You can pre-order now on blu-ray for £18.00 on Amazon or £17.99 direct from 88 Films own website (prices correct as of 06.02.22).

Night of the Demon (1980) "Blu-ray"

The blu-ray is due for release on the 21st February 2022.

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