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Old 02-13-2012, 07:45 PM
B. Serum B. Serum is offline
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Short film from the 80's about flesh-eating videotape

If you're of a certain age and had HBO as a child, you may remember a short film about a guy being hunted down in an office by flesh-eating reels of videotape...

I just found it on YouTube! It's called "Recorded Alive" and it was apparently a student film from 1975 that HBO would air on a show called Short Takes.

I'm sure it looks laughably hokey to today's viewers, but I remember it as being one of the most disturbingly horrific things I watched as a youngster. Clearly, judging from the comments section, I wasn't the only one.
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Old 02-14-2012, 07:54 AM
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Wow, it was so cool to see that again. I remember well that my brother and I would drop whatever we were doing to see that one, and I hadn’t thought of it in years! Thanks, B. Serum.
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Old 02-14-2012, 11:28 AM
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I remember that.
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Old 02-14-2012, 12:43 PM
Snowboarder Bo Snowboarder Bo is offline
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If you're of a certain age and had HBO as a child, you may remember a short film about a guy being hunted down in an office by flesh-eating reels of videotape...

I just found it on YouTube! It's called "Recorded Alive" and it was apparently a student film from 1975 that HBO would air on a show called Short Takes.

I'm sure it looks laughably hokey to today's viewers, but I remember it as being one of the most disturbingly horrific things I watched as a youngster. Clearly, judging from the comments section, I wasn't the only one.
OMFG THANK YOU!

I know I've posted about this film here before, and despite my immense google-fu skills, I've never been able to find that movie!

YOU TOTALLY FUCKING ROCK!!!

ETA: This, along with the original cut of Hardware Wars, are two of the greatest short films ever made. Now if only I could find a copy of that on DVD for purchase...

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Old 02-14-2012, 12:48 PM
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Found it! WOOT!

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