Vincent Price was the cinematic Prince of Darkness with his numerous horror roles. He knew how to scare an audience with a sophisticated chill. Before he departed from the screen, Price gave one final tingle with From a Whisper to a Scream (also released as The Offspring. The horror anthology was framed around the work of Price. The movie is getting a Blu-ray release with bonus features that explore Price’s spooky swan song. Here’s the press release from Scream Factory:
From a Whisper to a Scream
On Blu-ray April 28, 2015
Welcome to Oldfield. Stop in for a night of pure terror. Prepare to be shocked out of your skin with four grisly tales of terror in one small town! On April 28, 2015, From a Whisper to a Scream (also known as The Offspring) makes its Blu-ray debut, courtesy of Scream Factory. This release comes complete with an array of new bonus features, including two audio commentaries and the feature-length documentary Return to Oldfield: The Making of WHISPER TO A SCREAM.
In his last role in a horror film, legendary king of horror Vincent Price gives “his fullest, most sepulchral tones of macabre camp” (Los Angeles Times) to this gruesome anthology that will haunt you for days!
On the night his niece is executed for committing a string of brutal killings, historian Julian White (Price) reveals the sinister secrets of her hometown, Oldfield, Tennessee, a horrific hamlet that spawns evil! But as the town’s murderous legacy is exposed with White’s chilling accounts – including stories of a necrophiliac madman, a voodoo priest with life-prolonging powers and a legion of children with an appetite for flesh – White doesn’t realize that he is about the write the final chapter of Oldfield’s morbid history…in his own blood!
· Return to Oldfield: The Making of WHISPER TO A SCREAM – – A comprehensive feature-length documentary about the making of ‘From A Whisper To A Scream’, featuring director Jeff Burr, producer Darin Scott, co-screenwriter C. Courtney Joyner, star Clu Gulager, and many more!
· A Decade Under the Innocence: Adventures in Super 8 Filmmaking – A feature-length documentary about teenage adventures in ‘Super 8’ filmmaking during the 1970’s in Georgia, featuring director Jeff Burr and more!
· Audio Commentary with writer/director Jeff Burr
· Audio Commentary with writer/producer Darin Scott and writer C. Courtney Joyner
· Still Gallery with commentary by writer/director Jeff Burr
· Theatrical Trailer
· “THE OFFSPRING” TV Spots
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