Good To See You Again, Alice Cooper is making its bow on DVD

For the first time since its theatrical release in 1974, the rock classic Good To See You Again, Alice Cooper will be available on DVD this fall, courtesy of Shout! Factory. One of two versions of the film released theatrically, this original edit features stunning concert footage from Alice Cooper’s 1973 Billion Dollar Babies Tour interspersed with wacky skits starring frontman Cooper, along with band members Dennis Dunaway, Michael Bruce, Neal Smith and Glen Buxton.

“Good To See You Again, Alice Cooper” suffered through several incarnations before its first limited theatrical release in 1974. Though the non-performance content changed from version to version, what remained static was the spectacular concert footage filmed during the 1973 Billion Dollar Babies tour dates, April 28th in Dallas and April 29th in Houston. This DVD contains the rarely seen original edit of the film, featuring a madcap story line about a movie director chasing the band to avenge a ruined Alice Cooper movie. This version gave way to a second edit; the non-performance footage was replaced with a montage of old black & white movie and newsreel clips. A few years later, the original version with the scripted storyline also saw some play in the theaters. Neither version was ever released on home video, until now.

This elaborate theatrical rock production has gone through a high definition transfer, and outrageous performances of 13 songs, including “Hello, Hooray,” “Billion Dollar Babies,” “No More Mr. Nice Guy,” and the rock anthem “School’s Out,” have been remixed from the original tracks into a pounding 5.1 Surround Sound mix. The DVD bonus material features a new Commentary Track with Alice Cooper, Deleted Scenes and Outtakes, Original Promotional Materials, a “play concert only” option, and much more. The guillotines and hatchets, the snakes and mannequins, the make-up and stage blood – it all started with Alice Cooper.

“Good To See You Again, Alice Cooper” will be available on November 8th for the suggested retail price of $14.98.

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