Thursday, May 12, 2022

101 Films presents ROCK 'N' ROLL HIGH SCHOOL (1979) (Black Label #026) Limited Edition Blu-ray on June 27th 2022


Available on Limited Edition Blu-ray on June 27th 2022 

101 Films presents cult musical comedy Rock 'N' Roll High School (1979), available on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK and title 026 on the 101 Films Black Label.

From director Allan Arkush and executive producer Roger Corman, this joyous teen classic is among the most beloved of Corman's New World Pictures output, and features legendary band the Ramones at their punk-rocking peak.

Stacked with extras, the first 3000 units come with Limited Edition slipcase, and a booklet with new writing on the film.

Synopsis: 1979: Riff Randell (P.J. Soles, Halloween) is the rockingest rebel at Vince 
Lombardi High. Evelyn Togar (Mary Woronov, Night of the Comet) is the strict new principal with plans to rule the school as her own personal dictatorship. Meanwhile the Ramones are the hottest band around. When these forces of nature collide, Lombardi 
High will never be the same! Striking back against Togar's record burnings and iron-fisted discipline, Riff leads a revolt that rocks the roof right off the school’s hallowed halls!

Special Features:
- Limited Edition Booklet: Includes 'Mindless Authority and Rebellious Youth' by Jon Towlson and 'I Got No 
Cerebellum' by Jimmy Martin
- 4K Scan From The Original Camera Negative
- Class Of '79: 40 Years Of Rock 'N' Roll High School, featuring interviews with filmmakers and cast
- Commentary with director Allan Arkush, producer Mike Finnell and screenwriter Richard Whitley
- Commentary with Executive producer Roger Corman and actress Dey Young
- Commentary with Allan Arkush and actors P.J. Soles and Clint Howard
- Commentary with screenwriter Richard Whitley and Russ Dvonch
- Back To School: A Retrospective, with Allan Arkush, Roger Corman and more
- Staying After Class: An Interview With Actors P.J. Soles, Vincent Van Patten and Dey Young
- Interview with Roger Corman conducted by Leonard Maltin
- Interview with Allan Arkush including a look at rare, behind-the-scenes stills
- Audio Outtakes from the Roxy
- Original Radio Ads and TV Spots
- Theatrical Trailer

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