Motel Hell

Motel Hell

Rory Calhoun
Director: Kevin Connor Cast: Rory Calhoun
Rory Calhoun
, Paul Linke
Paul Linke
, Nancy Parsons
Nancy Parsons
Kevin Connor

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People come from far and wide to sample Farmer Vincent's distinctively flavored dried, smoked sausages, but one might well ask why there are so few people staying at his nearby motel. This horror comedy provides the graphic answer. It seems that the good farmer only uses the highest quality, specially processed human meat in his treats. To prepare the meat, he first harvests healthy tourists from his hotel. Next, he plants them into the ground up to their necks and with a sharp knife carefully slices their vocal chords. He and his portly sister then feed the victims until the meat is tender and well marbled with fat. Afterward they are promptly slaughtered, minced with a few secret herbs, and stuffed into sausage casings, which are then carefully aged in the smokehouse. His operation is abruptly cut off when Vincent's normal brother, Bruce, learns about the secret ingredients. In the end, the brothers grab chain saws and have a hilarious, blood-soaked showdown.

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Product Details

Release Date: 10/13/2020
UPC: 0826663211559
Original Release: 1980
Rating: R
Source: Shout Factory
Region Code: A
Time: 1:41:00
Sales rank: 17,712

Special Features

1080p High-Definition; SDH subtitles; NEW 4K transfer from the original camera negative; Audio commentary with director Kevin Connor, moderated by filmmaker Dave Parker; "It Takes All Kinds: The Making of Motel Hell" - featuring interviews with Kevin Connor, producers/writers Robert Jaffe and Steven-Charles Jaffe, and actor Marc Silver; "Shooting Old School" with cinematographer Thomas Del Ruth; "Another Head on the Chopping Block" - interview with actor Paul Kinke; "From Glamour to Gore" - interview with actress Rosanne Katon; "Ida, Be They Name" - a look back at Motel Hell's frightful female protagonist, Ida Smith; Theatrical trailer; Still gallery

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Rory Calhoun Vincent Smith
Paul Linke Bruce Smith
Nancy Parsons Ida Smith
Nina Axelrod Terry
Wolfman Jack Reverend Billy
Elaine Joyce Elaine Olsen
Dick Curtis Guy Robaire
Rosanne Katon Suzi
E. Hampton Beagle Bob Anderson
Michael Melvin Ivan
Everett Creach Bo
Barbara Goodson Actor
Margot Hope Actor
Gwil Richards Actor
John Ratzenberger Drummer

Technical Credits
Kevin Connor Director
Joe Altadonna Art Director
Jack Barry Asst. Director
Adams Calvert Special Effects
Bernard Gribble Editor
Herb Jaffe Executive Producer
Robert Jaffe Producer,Screenwriter
Steven Charles Jaffe Producer,Screenwriter
Lance Rubin Score Composer
Thomas del Ruth Cinematographer
Jim Teegarden Set Decoration/Design

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