From the direcTOR of the critically acclaimed documentary short, SANTA CLAUS CONQUERS THE DEVIL: A 50 YEAR RETROSPECTIVE, comes the shocking true sTORy behind one of American cinema's most misunderstood pieces of celluloid. Ballyhoo Motion Pictures and Shout! Factory present NO DIALOGUE NECESSARY: MAKING THE BEAST OF YUCCA FLATS, an all-new, 30 minute documentary short featuring exclusive interviews with cult filmmaker Larry Blamire ('Lost Skeleton' series), B-movie historian Bob Burns, MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 alumnus Frank Conniff, and YUCCA FLATS cinematographer/editor Lee Strosnider.
And, as an added bonus, Ballyhoo Motion Pictures produced an additional featurette entitled COLEMAN FRANCIS: THE CINEMATIC POET OF PARKING with Lee Strosnider (cinematographer/editor of BEAST OF YUCCA FLATS and SKYDIVERS). In this candid documentary short, Strosnider recalls his experiences with the enigmatic actor/director, from their first discussions regarding YUCCA FLATS to shooting SKYDIVERS. Both documentaries are produced and directed by Daniel Griffith.
Available only on the MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 VOLUME XVIII DVD box set, coming July 13th, 2010 from from Shout! Factory!
COMING SOON to the Ballyhoo Motion Pictures Store: Exclusive BEAST OF YUCCA FLATS documentary mini-posters and button-sets.