The Public Eye

The Public Eye movie VHS box cover scan. Movie starring Joe Pesci and Barbara Hershey. With Richard Riehle, Stanley Tucci, Jerry Adler, Jared Harris. Directed by Howard Franklin. 1992.

The Public Eye on VHS video. Movie starring Joe Pesci and Barbara Hershey. With Richard Riehle, Stanley Tucci, Jerry Adler, Jared Harris. Directed by Howard Franklin. 1992.

Murder. Scandal. Crime. No matter what he was hooting, “The Great Bernzini” never took sides, he only took pictures… Except one.

Academy Award winner Joe Pesci is a brash, 1940’s tabloid photographer whose camera leads him into a shadowy underworld of mob violence, unlikely romance and dangerous corruption in this atmospheric mystery-thriller.

New York, 1942. Prowling the crime-ridden, midnight streets of the city, freelance shutterbug Leon “Bernzy” Bernstein (Pesci) captures life’s seamy side in his lens — and dreams of the day his pictures will be recognized as works of art. Then, ravishing nightclub owner Kay Levitz (Barbara Hershey) lures Bernzy into investigating the thugs trying to muscle in on her business. Before he knows it, he falls for the unattainable Kay — and plunges camera first into a treacherous realm of black market scams and mafia gang war. Now, Bernzy’s either going to take the fall or take the one-in-a-million shot that could change his life forever.



Another State Of Mind

Another State of Mind on VHS. Starring M. Otis Beard, Dennis Danell, Brent Liles, John Macias, Ian MacKaye, Keith Morris, Mike Ness. Directed by Adam Small, Peter Stuart. 1982.

Another State of Mind on VHS. Starring M. Otis Beard, Dennis Danell, Brent Liles, John Macias, Ian MacKaye, Keith Morris, Mike Ness. Directed by Adam Small, Peter Stuart. 1982.

From the VHS box cover:

Under the makeup. Over the edge. An incredible journey through the underground.

Featuring Social Distirtion, Youth Brigade, Minor Threat and a 10,000 mile, 25 city adventure.

In the summer of 1982, video/filmmakers Peter Stuart and Adam Small came upon a large-scale project which immediately captured their imagination: The Better Youth Organization of Los Angeles was planning a North American tour — eleven assorted punks traveling across the country in a broken down school bus. It was a chance to explore and document the punk rock community more extensively than ever before.

On August 17, 1982, armed with one production assistant, Stuart and Small set off in their rental truck on this journey through the underground.

For six weeks and ten thousand miles, they recorded the adventures of the two touring bands — Youth Brigade and Social Distortion. More than just concert footage, this film documents the rich collection of characters in and around the tour, and the hardships and dangers of life on the road.

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It Conquered The World

It Conquered The World on VHS video. Movie starring Peter Graves, Beverly Garland, Lee Van Cleef. Directed by Roger Corman. 1956.

It Conquered The World on VHS video. Movie starring Peter Graves, Beverly Garland, Lee Van Cleef. Directed by Roger Corman. 1956.

From the VHS box:

Every man its prisoner… Every woman its slave!

It was part plant and all monster, with crustacean arms and chainsaw teeth. Humanity had never seen anything like it. But whatever it was, It Conquered the World!

Producer-director Roger Corman tapped into the Red Scare of the ’50s with this harrowing tale of a vege-alien from Venus who can bend human minds to his evil will. The terror begins when the monster makes contact with a well-meaning American scientist (Lee Van Cleef, the spaghetti-western star who here packs a microscope instead of a six-gun). The scientist guides the monster to earth… but regrets his hospitality when the newcomer sends out hordes of bats whose bites reduce the townsfolk to zombies.

Peter Graves and Beverly Garland are among those who battle back in this top sci-fi thriller that critic Leonard Maltin calls “well acted… one of Corman’s best.” A creepy monster, blood-sucking bats, screaming victims and earnest men of science: now that’s a Drive-In Classic!

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Grease 2

Grease 2 on VHS. Movie starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Maxwell Caulfield, Adrian Zmed. With Tab Hunter, Sid Caesar, Eve Arden, Didi Conn, Christopher McDonald, Lorna Luft, Maureen Teefy. Directed by Patricia Birch. 1982.

Grease 2 on VHS. Movie starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Maxwell Caulfield, Adrian Zmed. With Tab Hunter, Sid Caesar, Eve Arden, Didi Conn, Christopher McDonald, Lorna Luft, Maureen Teefy. Directed by Patricia Birch. 1982.

From the VHS box:

It’s 1961, two years after the original “Grease” gang graduated from Rydell High, and there’s a new crop of seniors. The Pink Ladies and the T-birds are still the epitome of cool, except that over the summer, something’s happened to Stephanie, the sorority leader. She feels she’s outgrown Johnny, the head T-Bird, and is looking for a new love — one who’s even more cool, and whose bike is even hotter. Meanwhile, newcomer Michael is smitten with Stephanie, who won’t even notice him. The conflict is on and the Rydell High fun takes off to new heights.

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The Trial

The Trial on VHS. Movie starring Anthony Perkins, Orson Welles. With Arnoldo Foa, Jess Hahn, Jeanne Moreau, Romy Schneider, Elsa Martinelli. Based on the novel by Franz Kafka. Directed by Orson Welles. 1962.

The Trial on VHS. Movie starring Anthony Perkins, Orson Welles. With Arnoldo Foa, Jess Hahn, Jeanne Moreau, Romy Schneider, Elsa Martinelli. Based on the novel by Franz Kafka. Directed by Orson Welles. 1962.

From the VHS box cover:

Gripping adaptation of Kafka’s novel makes for a frightening story of a nameless man accused of a crime without being informed of what it was.

Orson Welles’ inspiring scenes, unique staging and direction makes for fascinating, disturbing entertainment.

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Penn & Teller Get Killed

Penn & Teller Get Killed on VHS video. Movie starring Penn Jillette, Teller, Caitlin Clarke, David Patrick Kelly. Directed by Arthur Penn. 1989.

Penn & Teller Get Killed on VHS video. Movie starring Penn Jillette, Teller, Caitlin Clarke, David Patrick Kelly. Directed by Arthur Penn. 1989.

From the VHS box cover:

What more do you want?

The “bad boys of magic” go over the edge in this mind-blowing comedy/mystery about two insanely competitive practical jokers who accidentally set in motion a diabolical time-bomb of a plot.

Penn & Teller, the award-winning stars of Broadway and television, employ the same shock tactics they use on Late Night with David Letterman, The Arsenio Hall Show and Saturday Night Live to create a crazed, role-switching murder mystery set in the dizzying world of Atlantic City casinos.

In a TV interview, thrill-loving Penn mentions his idea of a fun practical joke: “I wish somebody were trying to kill me. Wouldn’t that be great? It would give focus to my life, excitement! I’d be like James Bond.” Twenty-million people hear him. One decides to deliver a punchline he’ll never forget.

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Steel Dawn

Steel Dawn on VHS. Movie starring  Patrick Swayze, Lisa Niemi, Anthony Zerbe, Christopher Neame. Directed by Lance Hool. 1987.
Steel Dawn on VHS. Movie starring Patrick Swayze, Lisa Niemi, Anthony Zerbe, Christopher Neame. Directed by Lance Hool. 1987.

From the VHS box cover:

He is the desert warrior, carving the [obscured by sticker]

They call him Nomad. A man without a home, without a past. A new breed of warrior trained in the art of swordmanship and hand-to-hand combat, roaming the vast desert wastelands in a post-nuclear age… in a time where laws are useless and water is more precious than blood.

When Nomad’s old friend and mentor is brutally slain by the notorious swordsman Sho, Nomad heads for the desolate valley of Meridian to avenge his death. There he meets the beautiful Kasha, one of the many farmers being terrorized by the sinister warlord Damnil. The desperate farmers appoint Nomad their peacemaker, charged with protecting them against Damnil’s diabolical plot to control all the water of the valley. But as Nomad begins to help Kasha’s farm, thwarting Damnil’s carefully laid plans, he becomes the target of Damnil’s savage army, face-to-face with the bloodthirsty Sho, fighting for revenge, honor… and love.

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