Three Night Of The Comet Screenings In Seattle

The Central Cinema in Seattle will be screening Night of the Comet at 9.30pm on Friday 21 November, Saturday 22 November and Sunday 23 November 2014.

Tickets are $7 and can be purchased from the Central Cinemawebsite.

1411 21 Avenue Seattle WA 98122.

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Night Of The Comet – The Lost Songs

missing-tracksNight of the Comet fans are in for a real treat this month; not only has the film just been released on Blu-ray by Arrow Films, but following discussions on Facebook with the film’s Music Producer, Don Perry (see News item on 17 May 2014), cassette tapes were uncovered containing some of the tracks from the film that were not included in the original Official Soundtrackrelease.

The newly uncovered tracks include:

  1. Making Me Blue – Jim Christopher
  2. Living on the Edge (film version) – Jocko Marcellino
  3. Never Give Up – Bobby Caldwell
  4. Girls Just Want to Have Fun – Tami Holbrook
  5. King County Woman – Doug Kershaw
  6. Eyes on You – Jocko Marcellino
  7. I’ll Take the Blame – Thom Pace

Don has graciously supplied the tracks and with the help of fan René Neferuaten they are now available for your aural pleasure on René’s YouTube page.

Thanks go to Don Perry and Bob Summers [Bob, as well as writing several of the tracks, produced the songs along with Don] for letting the fans hear these tracks. Please respect their wishes that these tracks are for the fans and not to be used for commercial gain.

Meet Catherine Mary Stewart At London Comic Con

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Catherine Mary Stewart

Night of the Comet star, Catherine Mary Stewart (Reggie) will be a guest at this year’s Winter London Film and Comic Con where you can have the opportunity to receive an autograph and/or a photograph with Cathy.

The Con will be held on the 18-19 October 2014 in Earls Court 2, Old Brompton Road, SW5 9TA and Catherine will be in attendance on both days. As an extra bonus, if you are a member of Cathy’s Facebook Group page, if you say to Cathy, “I follow you on Facebook”, you can get a free signed postcard.

Tickets for the Convention can be purchased online from www.londonfilmandcomiccon.com.

Fling! Film Festival – UK Screening

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Fling Film Festival 2014

Night of the Comet will see a UK screening next month as part of the Fling! Film Festival being held in Tain, Ross-Shire in the north of Scotland.

Fling! has been set up and managed by the Seaboard Film Society in conjunction with a local group of young people to celebrating the best in youth cinema and films about youth. They will screen both short films and features/ documentaries that are for young people or have a youth theme.

Night of the Comet will screen on Saturday, 4 October 2014 at 9.30pm in the Duthac Centre, Shandwick St, Tain IV19 1BQ. Tickets are £4 (+89p booking fee) and can be ordered online from eventbrite.com.

Starlog Magazine, July 1984

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Starlog No. 84 Published: July 1984, 3 pages *has Night of the Comet as a July Release date (was actually released in November)

Recently added to the Memorabilia section of the site is an interview with Catherine Mary Stewart from the July 1984 edition of Starlog magazine. Catherine talks about her recently completed projects The Last Star Fighter and Night of the Comet.

One point of note is that it seems Night of the Comet was originally intended as a July 1984 release, however, the film did not see a release until the November of that year.

Night Of The Comet UK Blu-Ray Release 22 September

Night of the Comet Blu-ray / Arrow Films
Night of the Comet Blu-ray / Arrow Films

Distributer Arrow Films have posted on Twitter that copies of the forthcoming Night of the Comet Blu-ray release have arrived and will be shipping soon.

The Blu-Ray is scheduled for release on 22 September 2014, and the UK release features a couple of extras that were not on the Scream Factory USA release. Full specs are listed below.

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation of the feature, transferred from original film elements by MGM
  • Original Stereo 2.0 audio (uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray)
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary with writer/director Thom Eberhardt
  • Audio commentary with stars Kelli Maroney and Catherine Mary Stewart
  • Audio commentary with production designer John Muto
  • Valley Girls at the End of the World – Interviews with Kelli Maroney and Catherine Mary Stewart
  • The Last Man on Earth? – An interview with actor Robert Beltran
  • End of the World Blues – A brand new interview with Star Mary Woronov (not on USA release)
  • Curse of the Comet – An Interview with special make-up effects creator David B. Miller
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Gary Pullin
  • Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by James Oliver illustrated with original archive stills and posters (not on USA release)
  • Region: B/2

You can pre-order direct from Arrow Films (£15.99).