Scream Factory Presents: Squirm Collector’s Edition (1976)

When Squirm originally was released in 1976 in my neck of the woods it actually played at the 62 Drive-In, I guess my Father didn’t think it was appropriate for me to watch because we didn’t catch that particular film. It may have had something to do with me staring in horrid fascination at the original theatrical poster while standing in line at the concession stand.

The first time I was able to see Squirm it was being broadcast on the late, late show on Tulsa 23, a wonderful TV station that was only available to us by way of rabbit ears. Thanks to some particularly gruesome effects by Rick Baker it was a horror film that has stuck in my mind and certainly makes me…ahem…squirm when I get a chance to watch it. Our friends from Scream Factory were kind enough to send us a press release about their upcoming Blu-Ray release, set to hit shelves on October 28. Scream Factory is making sure that our Halloween is going to be chock-full of tasty treats for us horror fans this year!

Image courtesy of Scream Factory.

Image courtesy of Scream Factory.

From the Press Release:
“On October 28, 2014, SCREAM FACTORY??? is proud to present SQUIRM Collector??s Edition Blu-ray on home entertainment shelves everywhere. Arriving for the first time on Blu-ray???, this highly anticipated release contains insightful bonus content, as well as a collectible cover featuring newly rendered retro-style artwork, a reversible cover wrap with original theatrical key art. A must-have for creature horror enthusiasts and movie collectors, SQUIRM Collector??s Edition is priced to own at $29.93 SRP.

***Avid fans and collectors please take note: those who order SQUIRM Collector??s Edition from ScreamfactoryDVD.com will receive the exclusive 18??x24?? poster featuring the newly commissioned artwork! These are only available while supplies last.***”

Special Features included on the Blu-Ray:
Audio Commentary by Writer/Director Jeff Lieberman
NEW – EUREKA! ? a look at where the idea for SQUIRM came from with Jeff Lieberman
NEW ? DIGGING IN – interviews with writer/director Jeff Lieberman and actor Don Scardino
Theatrical Trailer
TV Spot
Still Gallery

So follow the link provided up top to pre-order your copy of Squirm today so you can get your hands on that exclusive poster!

VicSage

Editor at Retroist
Searching through the alleys for useful knowledge in the city of Nostalgia. Huge cinema fanatic and sometimes carrier of the flame for the weirding ways of 80s gaming, toys, and television. When his wife lets him he is quite happy sitting in the corner eating buckets of beef jerky.

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2 thoughts on “Scream Factory Presents: Squirm Collector’s Edition (1976)

  1. Spottedfeather says:

    The first, and only times, that I’ve seen Squirm, is as an MST3K episode. It’s one of my favourites.

  2. vinvectrex says:

    Like you, I caught this on late night TV broadcast, and probably wasn’t old enough to see it at the time. I found it pretty scary, but somehow never developed the same fear of worms that I did of spiders after seeing “Kingdom of the Spiders”

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