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Anchor Bay UK titles for June 2004

Yesterday, Anchor Bay hosted an event in London to announce a number of their upcoming releases. DVD Times of course was there ready to bring you the news. Anchor Bay UK will be releasing the following retail titles on June 28th 2004:

Shaka Zulu – The Complete 10 part mini-series - £29.99
Shaka Zulu is the powerful true story of tribal Africa during the turbulent 19th Century. This critically acclaimed mini-series follows the life of Shaka, a powerful and mighty Zulu leader, as he grows up to fulfil an ancient tribal prophecy, uniting his people into a bold new nation. Shaka is driven by extraordinary intelligence, courage, astounding physical ability and an immortal stnce, leading his proud warriors on their quest to be one people, one power, one empire! “Shaka Zulu” is a sweeping epic dealing with the emerging European colonial expansion and migration to the mysterious continent of Africa.

Special Features:


  • Stereo 2.0 sound with optional DD and DTS 5.1 tracks
  • Interview with William C Faure, Dudu Mkhize and Henry Cele
  • Stills Gallery
  • Publicity Material


The Cat and The Canary - £14.99
When an elderly, rich curmudgeon dies he postpones the reading of his will until twenty years to the hour after his death. He believes all of his potential heirs are no-good leeches, with a predilection for insanity. In order to collect the inheritance, his nervous family must spend the night in an old, dark house. As the family retire for the evening, a psychiatrist arrives to alert them of an escaped killer. Naturally, no one gets much sleep and some won’t make it through the night…

Special Features:

  • Optional DD and DTS 5.1 tracks
  • Commentary
  • Biographies


Venom - £14.99
It was supposed to be the perfect crime: the sexy maid (Susan george of Straw Dogs), a psychotic chauffeur (Oliver Reed) and an international terrorist (Klaus Kinski) kidnap a wealthy ten year old boy from his elegant London townhouse. But they didn’t count on a murdered cop, a desperate hostage siege and one very unexpected houseguest: a furious Black Mamba, the most lethal and aggressive snake known to nature. Its bite brings excruciating death, and it is on the loose. Now, terror knows no antidote… and the ultimate in slithering mayhem is “Venom”.

Special Features:

  • Audio Commentary with Director Piers Haggard
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots
  • Poster and Stills Gallery
  • Talent Bios
  • Subtitles for Hard of Hearing


Wes Craven Presents Mind Ripper - £14.99
A scientific experiment designed to create a superhuman being has gone wrong. The creators become trapped in a remote desert outpost, pursued relentlessly and mercilessly by their own creation. James Stockton, the scientist whose research was used despite his protests to create the monster, is called to the outpost to help undo the horror that now lurks somewhere within the dark halls. James, together with his son and daughter, soon find themselves trapped inside with the others, trying desperately to survive. And with the outpost sealed from within, there is no way out…

Special Features:

  • Stereo 2.0 sound with optional DD and DTS 5.1 tracks
  • Film Notes
  • Biographies
  • Stills Gallery


Jess Franco’s Love Camp - £16.99
Jess Franco’s Love Camp (aka Frauen im Liebeslager) follows a group of women that are kidnapped by guerrillas and forced to serve as prostitutes for them in a jungle brothel. The sadistic female warden decapitates uncooperative women, and she has a vested interest in some of the ladies herself. The guerrilla leader falls in love with one of the women and tries to help her escape, but the female warden has other ideas…

Special Features:

  • Anamorphic 1.85:1 presentation
  • Behind the Scenes documentary
  • International Theatrical Trailer
  • Cast and Crew Biographies
  • Extensive collection of Production Stills
  • Trailer Gallery
  • Original Poster Gallery


Jess Franco’s Barbed Wire Dolls - £16.99
Barbed Wire Dolls is one of Jess Franco’s more infamous films. Maria (Lina Romay) is sentenced to life in prison for the murder of her sexually abusive father (Jess Franco). Upon her arrival at the prison, she meets the cold-blooded, sadistic wardress (Monica Swinn) and the spineless and equally sadistic Dr. Costa (Paul Müller). Together the two systematically torture and abuse the inmates, including Maria, who organizes a plan to rebel and escape…

Special Features:

  • Anamorphic 1.85:1 presentation
  • Collection of Interviews
  • Featurette about the restoration of the film
  • International Theatrical Trailer
  • Cast and Crew Biographies
  • Extensive collection of Production Stills
  • Trailer Gallery
  • Original Poster Gallery






























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