Arrow Video has announced the release of Irvin Berwick’s Hitch Hike to Hell (1977) on a 2K restoration Blu-ray edition. It will be available for shipping on November 19, 2019.
A Mama’s boy, Howard is a truck driver for a laundry company. He also finds time to pick up runaway hitch hikers along his driving route and does horrible things to them. Can the police stop him before he commits more atrocious acts?
Influenced by the depraved crimes of the likes of “Co-ed Killer” Edmund Kemper, Hitch Hike to Hell is a bona fide American nightmare from the vaults of legendary exploitation producer Harry Novak (The Child, Toys Are Not for Children).
Release date: November 19, 2019
Genre: Exploaitation / Crime
- Director: Irvin Berwick
- Cast: Robert Gribbin, Russell Johnson, John Harmon
- Country: USA
- Production Year: 1977
- Discs: 1 Blu-ray Disc
- Region: A
- Run Time: 87 minutes
- Formats: Color; 1.33:1
- Audio: English
- Subtitle: English
- AKA: Killer on the Loose
- Studio: Arrow Video (USA)
- Brand new 2K restoration from original film elements
- 1.33 and 1.78 versions of the feature
- Original uncompressed mono audio
- Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
- Newly-filmed appreciation by Nightmare USA author Stephen Thrower
- Road to Nowhere: Hitchhiking Culture Goes to Hell – a brand new video essay by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas exploring the dark side of hitch-hiking in the real world and on the screen
- Original theatrical trailer
- Original press book (BD-ROM Content)
- Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by The Twins of Evil
Hitch Hike to Hell (1977) trailer
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