From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
It's the end of the world! Get happy! Gas-s-s-s, a mash-up of the science fiction and comedy genres, is a post-apocalyptic tale viewed through the lens of director Roger Corman (The Trip) featuring a cast of young talents-of-the-day including Cindy Williams (American Graffiti), Bud Cort (Harold and Maude) and Ben Vereen (All That Jazz).
When a military chemical accident (the gas-s-s-s leak of the title) kills everyone on the planet over the age of twenty-five, Earth is left in the hands of the youth. Hippies Coel (Robert Corff, Fright Night) and Cilla (Elaine Giftos, The Student Nurses) will lead the way on a quest for survival joined by boyfriends & girlfriends Hooper (Bud Cort), Coralee (Tally Coppola, The Godfather), Marissa (Cindy Williams), and Carlos (Ben Vereen) in the trippy and darkly comic Gas-s-s-s.
Directed by Roger Corman (The Trip) from a screenplay by George Armitage (Miami Blues), Gas-s-s-s co-stars Alex Wilson (Dirty Little Billy), Alan DeWitt (Tales of Terror), and in a cameo appearance, Country Joe and the Fish musician "Country Joe" McDonald.
- Region A
- Studio: Olive Films
- With optional English SDH subtitles.
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- also released on DVD
- January 2016
- Studio: Signal One Entertainment
- HD transfer, 1.78:1 widescreen 1080p
- English audio and HoH subtitles
- Extras: The Guardian Interview with director Roger Corman (1970): archival interview conducted the day after work was completed on Gas-s-s-s; The Guardian Interview with director Roger Corman (1991): the legendary director returns to the NFT to discuss his career; Counter-Culture Corman (2015): newly-produced documentary featuring interviews with Roger Corman, Ted Newsom and Chris Poggiali; Lobby cards, press book and stills gallery; Original theatrical trailer
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