The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Marilyn Burns
Director: Tobe Hooper Cast: Marilyn Burns
Marilyn Burns
, Allen Danziger
Allen Danziger
, Paul A. Partain
Paul A. Partain
Tobe Hooper

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Overview

Tobe Hooper's influential cult classic continues the subgenre of horror films based on the life and "career" of Wisconsin serial killer Ed Gein, which began with Alfred Hitchcock's own influential cult classic Psycho. When Sally Hardesty (Marilyn Burns) hears that the Texas cemetery where her grandfather is buried has been vandalized, she gathers her wheelchair-bound brother Franklin (Paul A. Partain) and several other friends together to see if grandpa's remains are still in one piece. While in the area, Sally and her friends decide to visit grandfather's old farmhouse. Unfortunately, a family of homicidal slaughterhouse workers who take their job home with them have taken over the house next door. Included amongst the brood is Leatherface (Gunnar Hansen), a chainsaw-wielding human horror show who wears a face mask made out of human skin. Sally's friends are rapidly exterminated one-by-one by the next-door neighbors, leaving only Sally left to fight off Leatherface and his clan.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/16/2014
UPC: 0030306809090
Original Release: 1974
Rating: NR
Source: Dark Sky Films
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:23:00
Sales rank: 5,992

Special Features

4 Feature Commentaries: ; Writer-producer-director Tobe Hooper, actor Gunnar Hansen, cinematographer Daniel Pearl; Actors Marilyn Burns, Allen Danziger, and Paul A. Partain, and production designer Robert Burns; NEW commentary with writer-producer-director Tobe Hooper; NEW commentary with cinematographer Daniel Pearl, editor J. Larry Carroll and sound recordist Ted Nicolaou

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Marilyn Burns Sally
Allen Danziger Jerry
Paul A. Partain Franklin
William Vail Kirk
Teri McMinn Pam
Gunnar Hansen Leatherface
Jerry Lorenz Truck Dtiver
William Creamer Bearded Man
John Henry Faulk Storyteller
John Larroquette Narrator
Edwin Neal Hitchhiker
Jim Siedow Old Man
John Dugan Grandfather

Technical Credits
Tobe Hooper Director,Score Composer,Camera Operator,Original Story,Producer,Screenwriter
Wayne Bell Score Composer
Ronald M. Bozman Production Manager
Robert A. Burns Art Director
Larry Carroll Editor
Kim Henkel Original Story,Producer,Screenwriter
Buzz Knudson Sound/Sound Designer
Daniel Pearl Cinematographer
Sallye Richardson Asst. Director,Editor

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
1. Opening [3:28]
2. Road Trip [6:59]
3. The Hitchhiker [8:12]
4. Pit Stop [5:21]
5. Grandaddy Franklin's House [6:16]
6. Anybody Home? [10:04]
7. Finding Kirk & Pam [3:05]
8. The Chase [3:29]
9. Gas Station [10:59]
10. Bound & Gagged [6:00]
11. Stay For Dinner [7:16]
12. Escape [7:24]
13. End Credits [3:09]
14. Chapter 14 [1:30]

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