Kino Lorber Unleashes Dinosaurus, Billy the Kid vs. Dracula, and the 4D Man!

Kino Lorber has revealed its line-up of vintage horrors for August, and there’s enough cheesy goodness here to last a lifetime!  Read on for the details!

4D Man (1959)
Brand new 4K restoration from the original camera negative!
Blu-ray and DVD Street Date: August 20, 2019
Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
DVD SRP: $19.95
Horror / 85 min / NR / Color
Director: Irvin S. Yeaworth, Jr.
Starring: Robert Lansing, Lee Meriwether, Patty Duke, Robert Strauss, James Congdon, Guy Raymond, Edgar Stehli

Synopsis:
He walks through walls of solid steel and stone… into the 4th dimension! From legendary producer Jack H. Harris and director Irvin S. Yeaworth, Jr., the team behind cult favorites The Blob and Dinosaurus!, comes this sci-fi horror classic starring Robert Lansing (The Grissom Gang), Lee Meriwether (Catwoman/Miss Kitka of Batman: The Movie), Robert Strauss (Stalag 17), James Congdon (The Left Handed Gun) and Patty Duke (The Miracle Worker). Science whiz Dr. Tony Nelson (Congdon) has made an amazing discovery: He has developed a method of stimulating the molecular structure of solid objects so that they can be joined or passed through one another. Stumbling upon this incredible secret is Tony’s older brother, Scott (Lansing), a fellow scientist who decides to take the experiment one step further-and soon finds himself able to pass through doors and walls. But his newfound freedom of movement has unforeseen side effects, for each time the power is used, Scott ages a bit, and only by touching other living beings and draining their energy (and thus, their lives) can he maintain his age. In addition, this incredible force is driving Scott quite mad… and he’s just noticed his beautiful would-be fiancée (Meriwether) expressing an interest in his brother Tony. Filled with eye-popping special effects, 4D Man takes sci-fi to a whole new dimension!

Special Features:

  • Audio Commentary by Film Historian Richard Harland Smith
  • Audio Commentary by Kris Yeaworth
  • Reflections from the 4D Man – Interview with Producer Jack H. Harris
  • Interview with Co-star Lee Meriwether
  • Animated Image Gallery Theatrical Trailer

Dinosaurus! (1960)
Brand new 4K restoration from the original camera negative!
Blu-ray and DVD Street Date: August 20, 2019
Blu-ray SRP: $29.95
DVD SRP: $19.95
Science Fiction / 83 min / NR / Color
Director: Irvin S. Yeaworth, Jr.
Starring: Ward Ramsey, Paul Lukather, Kristina Hanson, Alan Roberts, Gregg Martell, Fred Engelberg

Synopsis:
Alive with thrills that started a million years ago! From legendary producer Jack H. Harris and director Irvin S. Yeaworth, Jr., the team behind sci-fi classics The Blob and 4D Man, comes this cult fantasy-adventure starring Ward Ramsey, Paul Lukather and Kristina Hanson. Building a new harbor off the coast of a Caribbean island, an American engineer (Ramsey) sets off a blast on the ocean floor that uncovers the frozen bodies of a Brontosaurus, a Tyrannosaurus Rex and a Neanderthal Man. The dinosaurs are hauled ashore by the construction crew, who are unaware that the giants are still alive. Struck by lightning during a fierce tropical storm, the monsters awaken and prowl the island jungles! Also restored to life is the caveman (Gregg Martell), an amiable brute who joins the island boy Julio (Alan Roberts) in a series of wacky misadventures. A merry grab-bag of sci-fi, action and comedy, Dinosaurus! features stop-motion dinosaur animation by the legendary Projects Unlimited effects team (The Time Machine, The Outer Limits). Beautifully shot in Scope by the great Stanley Cortez (Since You Went Away, The Night of the Hunter).

Special Features:

  • Audio Commentary by Kris Yeaworth
  • Dinosaurus!: A Monstrous Story – Interviews with Producer Jack H. Harris, Co-star Paul Lukather and Film Historians Donald F. Glut and Bill Warren
  • Theatrical Trailer

Billy the Kid vs. Dracula (1966)
Blu-ray and DVD Street Date: August 20, 2019
Blu-ray SRP: $24.95
DVD SRP: $14.95
Horror / 73 min / NR / Color
Director: William Beaudine
Starring: John Carradine, Chuck Courtney, Melinda Casey, Harry Carey Jr., Marjorie Bennett, Virginia Christine, Bing Russell

Synopsis:
Billy the Kid vs. Dracula is an outrageous low-budget horror-western directed by cult filmmaker William Beaudine (The Ape Man, Voodoo Man). Traveling by stagecoach, Dracula (the great John Carradine) plots to convert Billy the Kid’s (famed stuntman Chuck Courtney) fiancée, Betty Bentley (Melinda Casey), into his vampire bride. When the sinister bloodsucker kidnaps Betty and takes her to an abandoned silver mine, Billy must confront the Count, but soon realizes his six-shooters’ bullets are no match for the undead-and an all-out battle of good vs. evil ensues. Filmmaker Carl K. Hittleman (36 Hours) wrote the screenplay for this wild cult classic, beautifully shot by Lothrop B. Worth (Gog) and featuring Marjorie Bennett (What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?) and Harry Carey Jr. (Cherry 2000).

Special Features:

  • Audio Commentary by Film Historians Lee Gambin and John Harrison
  • Trailers

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