from Shout! Factory:
Roger Corman’s Sci-Fi Classics: Attack of the Crab Monsters, Not of This Earth (1957) and War of the Satellites
Triple-Feature Collector’s Edition 2-DVD Set
Three Films Directed and Produced by Legendary Roger Corman
Featuring All New Film Transfers from the Negatives and Widescreen Presentation of Attack of the Crab Monsters and Not of This Earth
In Attack of the Crab Monsters, a group of scientists become marooned on an island while investigating the disappearance of researchers who were looking into atomic activity in the Pacific. They quickly fall prey to giant, mutant crustaceans that have the ability to absorb the minds of their prey. Starring Russell Johnson (Gilligan’s Island), Richard Garland and Mel Welles (Little Shop of Horrors). Attack of the Crab Monsters is a Roger Corman Production. Produced and directed by Roger Corman; screenplay by Charles B. Griffith. (Allied Artists Picture)
An alien (Birch) comes to Earth, masquerading as a human, to scout our planet for a new blood source in Not of This Earth (1957). He needs the blood of humans to take back to his planet of Davana for his dying race. Starring Paul Birch, Beverly Garland (It Conquered the World), Morgan Jones (McMillan & Wife) and Jonathan Haze (Little Shop of Horrors). Not of This Earth (1957) is a Roger Corman Production. Produced and directed by Roger Corman; screenplay by Charles B. Griffith. (Allied Artists Picture)
In War of the Satellites, an “unknown force” declares war against planet Earth when the United Nations disobeys warnings to cease and desist in its attempts at assembling the first satellite in the atmosphere. Starring Dick Miller (Bucket of Blood), Richard Devon (Blood of Dracula), Susan Cabot (The Wasp Woman) and a cameo by Roger Corman. War of the Satellites is a Roger Corman Production. Produced and directed by Roger Corman; screenplay by Lawrence Louis Goldman; co-producers, Jack Rabin and Irving Block. (Allied Artists Release)
Attack of the Crab Monsters: 1957 / Black & White / 62 minutes / Widescreen
Not of This Earth: 1957 / 67 minutes / Widescreen
War of the Satellites: 1958 / 65 minutes / Full Frame
Roger Corman’s Sci-Fi Classics Special Features:
• A Salute to Roger Corman — featuring new interviews with Roger Corman, Peter Fonda, Peter Bogdanovich, Joe Dante and many more.
• Audio Commentaries on Attack of the Crab Monsters and Not of This Earth (1957) with Tom Weaver, John Brunas and Mike Brunas, authors of Universal Horrors.
• The Roger Corman Trailer Collection features over 25 trailers produced and directed by Roger Corman.
• All-new interview with Roger Corman looking back at all three films.