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The Burning (81)

IT WILL TAKE YOU FURTHER THAN FEAR.

Of all the many slice-and-dice films that emerged in the early ‘80s, few remain as gruesomely effective as The Burning – the notorious “video nasty” now finally unleashed on Blu-ray!

When an ill-advised prank misfires, summer camp caretaker Cropsy is committed to hospital with hideous burns. Released after five years, hospital officials warn him not to blame the young campers who caused his disfigurement. But no sooner is Cropsy back on the streets than he’s headed back to camp with a rusty pair of shears in hand, determined to exact his bloody revenge.

With standout gore effects courtesy of FX legend Tom Savini, The Burning proved too shocking for UK censors upon its original video release. Now, fully uncut and in High Definition, The Burning is ready to reclaim its place as the ultimate summer camp nightmare.

Production Year: 1981
Region Code: B
UK Rating: 15
Running Time: 91
Number of Discs: 2
Language: English
Subtitles: English SDH
Audio: Mono 1.0
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Colour: Colour
TITLE NAME
Director Tony Maylam
Cast Brian Matthews
Cast Leah Ayres
Cast Brian Backer
Cast Jason Alexander
Cast Holly Hunter
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations
  • Original mono audio (uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray)
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary with director Tony Maylam and critic Alan Jones
  • Audio commentary with stars Shelley Bruce and Bonnie Deroski
  • Brand new audio commentary with The Hysteria Continues
  • Blood ‘n’ Fire Memories – a look at the creation of the film's make-up effects with FX artist Tom Savini
  • Slash & Cut – an interview with editor Jack Sholder
  • Cropsy Speaks – an interview with actor Lou David
  • Summer Camp Nightmare – an interview with actress Leah Ayres
  • Synthly the Best – a brand new interview with composer Rick Wakeman
  • Behind-the-Scenes Footage
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Image Galleries
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and new artwork by Justin Erickson 

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