Beyond the Valley of the Dolls/DVD/Special 2 Disc Edition Review

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< Beyond the Valley of the Dolls‎ | DVD


Picture: Presented in (2:35:1) Anamorphic Widescreen. Crisp and colorful, a beautiful looking transfer of the film

Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 (English) & 2.0 (English/French). Sound comes through clear featuring a great rock soundtrack. Crank this one up!

Subtitles: English/Spanish


DISC ONE: Audio Commentary #1 with Screenwriter Roger Ebert: A very informative and fun commentary by Roger who gives a history behind the film and what it was like to work with Russ Meyer. Lots of great stories about Roger's debut as a Hollywood screenwriter. Audio Commentary #2 with stars Dolly Read, Cynthia Myers, Harrison Page, John La Zar and Erica Gavin

DISC TWO: Introduction by Z-Man himself: John Lazar!. Above, Beneath and Beyond The Valley: The Making of a Musical-Horror-Sex-Comedy The cast, crew, critics and fans take a loving look back at the film. Look On Up From The Bottom: The Music of Dolls: Interviews with composer Stu Phillips, Paul Marshall (of The Strawberry Alarm Clock) & Lynn Carey (the real lead voice of The Carrie Nations). The Best of Beyond featurette. Sex, Drugs, Music & Murder: Signs of The Times Baby!. Casey & Roxanne - The Love Scene: More extended footage of the erotic love scene between Roxanne (Erica Gavin) and Casey (Cynthia Myers). Screen Tests & 6 Photo Galleries. Collectible Liner Booklet. Collectible Beyond The Valley of The Dolls Mini Lobby Cards (Color).

THE FINAL WORD: An amazing work of pop culture cinema deserves a great DVD presentation and thanks to 20th Century Fox it got one! A must own 2 DVD set for cult classic and exploitation film fans! --PopeyePete 14:40, 4 October 2008 (UTC)