Trailer of the Week: The Wednesday Children (1973)
Way back in 2010, we first wrote about The Wednesday Children, an Ohio-made religious horror film that, as it turned out, was directed by one of my old Kent State University professors, Bob West. If we'd been paying closer attention, we could have alerted to an October 2011 screening of the film (from the only existing 16mm print), with West and some cast members in attendance, at Cleveland's Cinematheque. Fan Jorge Delarosa cut together a trailer, and a DVD was in the works via some of the folks at Slow Mutants, but we're not sure what happened with that.
The Dead Next Door is a blog about regional or "backyard" horror and science fiction films made from the late 1950s to the earlyl 1990s (and beyond). These films were released during the peak years of independent film production, created by a motley crew of seasoned pros, gifted amateurs, and enthusiastic genre fans, along with dozens of eccentric dreamers -- doctors, lawyers, insurance salesmen, publishers, commercial filmmakers, TV production crews and moonlighting pornographers -- all looking for their big break or a fast buck or both.