Retro Picture Show presents MY BLOODY VALENTINE (1981) followed by THE SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE (1982). Both screening on 35mm at Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, NY on Friday, February 10, 2017.
MY BLOODY VALENTINE (1981)
[VHS synopsis] Twenty years ago, a tragic accident in a mine on St. Valentine’s Day took lives of five miners. The disaster occurred while supervisors left their posts to attend the town’s annual Valentine’s Day dance. The only survivor, Harry Warden, was confined to a mental institution after the ordeal! On the disaster’s first anniversary, he returned to the town for bloody revenge. That was nineteen years ago, and memories have dimmed. Young lovers T.J. and Sarah and friend Axel are among the townspeople attending another Valentine’s Day party. Then, a box of Valentine candy arrives. Containing an ominous message and a blood-soaked heart. Before the night is over, terror will strike again and again and again. (81, 90 mins, 35mm)
THE SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE (1982)
[VHS synopsis] When Trish decides to invite her high school girls’ basketball teammates over for a slumber party, she makes three big mistakes. Number 1: She snubs the pretty new girl next door. Number 2: She forgets about teenage pranksters Jeff and Neil. Number 3: Her biggest mistake. She doesn’t know about an escaped mental patient who will soon be dropping in on the party… with his portable drill! Written, directed and produced by women, SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE will scare you right down to the core. You’ll love it! (82, 77 mins, 35mm)