U.S. Commercial Release - Ode Records / Warner Bros., 1981There are some differences between the vinyl release and the compact disc release. On Vinyl, the image and ST logo are evenly centered, whereas the CD has the focus off-centered to the right. The back of the Vinyl release contains many more Polaroid pictures from the movie, as well as 4 Polaroid shots containing typed information: 1) Soundtrack Production Information, 2) Film Production Information, 3) Song Track Listing with names of the Characters who sing it, and 4) Cast of Characters and who play them (over the fuzzy lines of a tv screen). VALUE: Sealed with sticker - $20, Sealed without sticker - $15, Opened with plastic wrap still on, regardless of sticker - $13, Plastic wrap complete gone - $13 for mint condition, $10 for good conditionU.S. Promo Release, Silver Stamped - Ode Records / Warner Bros., 1981Same as commercial release. Has silver stamp promotional label. VALUE: $20 if in mint condition, $15 if in good conditionU.S. Promo Release, Gold Stamped - Ode Records / Warner Bros., 1981Same as commercial release. Has gold stamp promotional label. VALUE: $20 if in mint condition, $15 if in good conditionU.S. Promo Release, Sticker Stamped - Ode Records / Warner Bros. LLA 3615, 1981Same as commercial release, only has a transparent sticker on front, stuck to cardboard surface, reading "Loaned For Promotion Only. Sale Is Unlawful. Ownership Reserved By Warner Bros. Records Inc." VALUE: $20 if in mint condition, $15 if in good conditionAustralian Release (1st pressing) - L 37716 (LLA 3615) Festival Records, 1981Has a large round adhesive sticker of Cosmo on the cover stating the LP "Includes bonus cut out mask of Cosmo Mckinley". Also included in the jacket was a double-sided flyer advertising all the current Shock T/RHPS albums in print on Festival Records. VALUE: $25 if sealed, $20 if not sealed but in mint condition with mask, $15 if not sealed but in mint or good condition without a mask.Australian Release (2nd pressing) - L 37716 (LLA 3615) Festival Records, 1981Same as original but without black Cosmo circle promotion. Both these releases have similar record label artwork to the US release. VALUE: $25 if sealed, $20 if not sealed but in mint condition, $15 if not sealed but in good conditionItalian Release - 56 957 (LLA 3615) Warner Bros. Records Inc. Made and distributed in Italy by Wea Italiana S.P.A MilanoCover has a printed yellow circle with the words "THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW n.2". The label on the vinyl is completely unique without the Cosmo artwork & features some Italian wording (click HERE for side 1 and HERE for side 2). Also, etched into the vinyl is the date 28/2/83 (which would suggest this was pressed in 1983 rather than 1981). VALUE: $35 if sealed, $30 if not sealed but in mint condition, $25 if not sealed but in good condition
US Release - WB M53615 Warner Bros. Records, 1981.Very difficult to find. Features LP cover of US release album, set upon black background and white letters. VALUE: $30 due to its rarity, regardless of condition. (For a scan of the inside label of cassette, click HERE)Australian ReleaseExtremely difficult to find. VALUE: $40 due to its rarity, regardless of condition.
U.S. Release -Off-centered cover picture (compared to vinyl version). Different back cover (compared to vinyl version). It is still in print, however most places don't carry it on their shelves, so they would have to special order it if they have any copies already sitting on shelves in their warehouses. Otherwise, you can order it online at Rhino Records (find link under section "links"). VALUE: $15 if sealed, $10 if not sealed, but in mint condition, $8 if not sealed, but in good/fair conditionAustralian Release -Same as US release, however the CD itself has different artwork. It is out of print, but still might be able to be ordered if that store has a copy sitting on their warehouse shelves. VALUE: $20 if sealed, $15 if not sealed, but in mint condition, $12 if not sealed, but in good/fair condition
12" Single - Ode Records / Warner Bros. PRO-A-976Released only as a promotional 12", not a commercial release. White cover with black text and black & white Shock Treatment logo. Side A: Shock Treatment (the end credits version sung by Richard O'Brien only - not the version on soundtrack) 2:49. Side B: Overture (soundtrack version) 2:16. Reads "Promotional Copy. Not For Sale." Spine of jacket mislabels the 12" as "Shock Treatment Original Sound Track." Few were made, very hard to come by. VALUE: $15 if in mint condition, $12 if in good/fair condition7" Single, U.S. Release, Black Vinyl - Ode Records / Warner Bros. LAS 49799Released as a promotional 7" single only, not a commercial release. In Picture Sleeve. Similar cover to soundtrack, but without the "heart" symbol. Has a "mock" signature of Richard O'Brien (done in Shock Treatment logo font). Same tracks as 12" single above. Click HERE for a view of the back of the picture sleeve. Unique artwork on the record itself. Somewhat difficult to come by. VALUE: $8 if in mint condition, $6 if in good/fair condition. Subtract $2 off if not in picture sleeve.7" Single, Australian Release, Black Vinyl - Festival RecordsDifferent label art of the record itself. Picture sleeve (common pic of LP cover) features mock signature of Richard O'Brien (same as 7" U.S. promotional release) but also includes mock signatures of Patricia Quinn and Nell Campbell. Has sticker which reads "I've had SHOCK TREATMENT." For a view of sleeve & record (both), click HERE, or HERE. For a view of the back, click HERE. VALUE: $10 if in mint condition, $8 if in good/fair condition. Subtract $2 off if not in picture sleeve.7" Single, Australian Release, Red Vinyl - Festival / Interfusion / Ode Records K-8548 MX-58809 (LAS49799)Same as Black Vinyl version above (Festival Records). (Also note: while the 7" Australian single was released in the picture sleeve described, it was also repressed with a basic "festival" die-cut slip sleeve. Here are some scanned images of the front and back.) This version of "Shock Treatment" is the soundtrack version (2:15) instead of Richard O'Brien's solo version. Click HERE for a close-up of the record label. Overture is on back (2:16). Red Vinyl commercial release is much harder to find than the black vinyl promotional release. VALUE: $15 if in mint condition, $13 if in good/fair condition. Subtract $2 off if not in picture sleeve.
One Sheet, Rolled - Fox Film, 810138Theatrical size. Rolled is the hardest format to find, particular one in mint condition. Most sellers sell the folded one. VALUE: $20 if in mint condition or near mint, $18 if in good condition, and $16 if in fair conditionOne Sheet, Folded - Fox film, 810138Theatrical size. Folded is the most common way to find this from sellers. VALUE: $20 if in mint condition or near mint, $18 if in good condition, and $16 if in fair conditionOne Sheet, Insert - Fox film, 810138Much smaller than the theatrical size. VALUE: $20 if in mint condition or near mint, $18 if in good condition, and $16 if in fair conditionOne Sheet, Subway - Fox film, 810138This is the hardest of all posters to find. Very few were printed. Huge size. VALUE: $50 if in mint condition or near mint, $40 if in good condition, and $35 if in fair conditionHalf-Sheet- Fox filmOne of the rarer formats of the movie poster. Longways, vertically, half and half down the middle. Left side: the traditional Cosmo face. Right side: production credits. VALUE: $25 if in mint condition, $20 if in good condition, $15 if in fair conditionVideo Promotional Poster - CBS / FoxThis is a wonderful and rare poster sent to video stores when Shock Treatment was first released on video. Most stores just threw them away eventually, if not immediately. Totally different from the other posters. This one focuses on Janet at table with Nation and Cosmo looking down on her. The famous "Cosmo" face is in the background, turned diagonally in an extreme close-up. VERY hard to find. VALUE: $50 if in mint condition or near mint, $40 if in good condition, and $35 if in fair conditionAustralian Theatrical Release Poster - Robert Burton Publishers Pty Ltd, Sydney. Folded.Similar to US 1 sheet in size & art except at the top where the "RHPS" logo is actually in the proper drippy font (in black bold) not an ordinary one like the US poster. VALUE: $20 if in mint condition or near mint, $18 if in good condition, and $16 if in fair conditionAustralian Daybill 1981 - Robert Burton Publishers Pty Ltd, SydneyLong and narrow. Daybills are exclusive to Australia and are 13" x 30" in size. Artwork is similar to Aus/US 1 sheet but "RHPS" logo is this time in yellow drippy font. VALUE: $20 if in mint condition or near mint, $18 if in good condition, and $16 if in fair condition1996 Australian RHPS/Shock T simultaneous promotional re-release posterThis is actually more of a Rocky poster but a section of it advertises the Shock Treatment video as well.VALUE: $20 if in mint condition or near mint, $18 if in good condition, and $16 if in fair condition1996 Australian RHPS/Shock T simultaneous promotional re-releaseHuge Promo block mount. Same as above but on an expensive, heavy block mount board and very glossy. A promo item for 'important' video stores but very few were made. VALUE: $30 if in mint condition or near mint, $28 if in good condition, and $26 if in fair condition1996 Australian RHPS/Shock T simultaneous promotional re-release Store Display BoxCardboard store counter display which holds copies of the Shock Treatment / Rocky Horror video boxes.VALUE: $60 if in mint condition or near mint, $50 if in good condition, and $40 if in fair conditionU.S. RHPS & Shock Treatment Soundtrack PosterAdvertising poster for The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Shock Treatment soundtracks. Size18" x 30-1/2". VALUE: $20 if in mint condition or near mint, $18 if in good condition, and $16 if in fair condition
35mm Trailer - 20th Century Fox35mm Film (the kind movie theaters use) format. A "trailer" is more commonly known by movie theater patrons as "coming attractions" seen before a movie starts. VALUE: $100 in good / mint condition, $75 for fair condition16mm Trailer - 20th Century Fox16mm Film format of the description above. VALUE: $75 in good / mint condition, $60 for fair condition
35mm Print - 20th Century Fox35mm is the film used in projectors at movie theaters. There are only 3 prints available for theaters to rent in the U.S. Any print owned by a collector is not included in those 3 available prints. The 35mm print is the hardest to come by. If privately owned, it is unlawful to show the film for money. Few collectors own a full print. VALUE: $400, regardless of condition16mm Print - 20th Century FoxAnother theatrical format released was 16mm (smaller in width than 35mm print). A little easier to come by than the 35mm format. VALUE: $200, regardless of condition
BETA, 1985 Release - Key Video / CBS / Fox, 1184Same Cover as the 1985 Key Video release. (Click HERE for view of back) Same VHS-size box (the inside of the box had interior "walls" to comfortably fit a small "beta" [often called "Beta-Max"] tape inside). Blue sticker reading "Beta" hides the original "VHS" wording on the sides of the box. Very hard to find, since Beta tapes went out of existence in 1990. Stereo. Standard (Pan and Scan) format. VALUE: $20 if sealed, $15 if not sealed but in mint condition, $10 if not sealed but in in good/fair conditionVHS, 1983 Original Release - CBS / Fox, 1184Fist release was all red on front (with most common Cosmo promotional pic used). This is the rarest of all the releases to find. Stereo. Standard (Pan and Scan) format. VALUE: $25 if sealed, $20 if not sealed but in mint condition, $15 if not sealed but in in good/fair conditionVHS, 1985 Re-release - Key Video / CBS / Fox, 1184Key Video (a division of CBS / Fox video) released Shock Treatment in a new cover. Sleeve has dark blue sides and top. Front is blue, with inserted picture of famous Shock Treatment Cosmo head. Shock Treatment logo is white. Boasts "Hi-Fi Stereo" on front, as well as brief film credits. Back features 2 film pictures: 1) Ansalong on top of television and 2) Bert holding Janet in his lap. White box insert on bottom half of back cover reveals storyline and production info. Most common to find of the older releases. VALUE: $15 if sealed, $13 if not sealed but in mint condition, $10 if not sealed but in in good/fair conditionVHS, 1991 Re-release - Key Video, 1184Slight variation of the 1985 release. Back contains only one picture: Janet sitting at table with Cosmo, Nation and Bert watching over her. VALUE: $15 if sealed, $13 if not sealed but in mint condition, $10 if not sealed but in in good/fair conditionVHS, 1993 Re-release - Fox Video, 1184The cover and sides are completely red. Cosmo's face on cover with white Shock Treatment logo (with light blue edges). The top reads "From the creators of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW." The back cover has a picture at the top of Janet seated, while Cosmo, Nation and Bert watch over her. The remainder of back cover is black with text: 1) in red "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" was just the beginning." and 2) in white, a description, and 3) in blue, production information (film and video). Recorded in Dolby Surround Stereo. Standard (Pan and Scan) format. White (with light blue edges) Shock Treatment logo on sides. Pretty easy to come by, as this is still in print, with several copies on warehouse shelves. VALUE: $15 if sealed, $13 if not sealed but in mint condition, $10 if not sealed but in in good/fair conditionVHS, 1999 Re-release - Fox Video, 1184New cover, with extreme close up of Cosmo's face (which is used for common covers) but slightly angled. The vibrant red cover has been changed to a burnt red, sort of rust, color. Shock Treatment logo is in yellow, for a change, while "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" (written at top) is white. A "PG" stamp is in the bottom left corner on the cover. Everything else is the same as the 1993 re-release. Somewhat difficult to come by because all video boxes are labeled 1184, and you usually get another cover if special ordered. VALUE: $15 if sealed, $13 if not sealed but in mint condition, $10 if not sealed but in in good/fair conditionLaserdisc, Japanese release - CBS / Fox Video, SF078-1273This is the only time it has been released on laserdisc. Only in Japan, not U.S., and features Japanese subtitles both on the movie and the sleeve. Scenes are divided up into several "chapters" for easy access (basically at the start of each song). Extremely hard to come by since it is out of print. VALUE: $60 if sealed, $50 if not sealed but in mint condition, $40 if not sealed but in in good/fair condition.Laserdisc, Australian PAL release - CBS / Fox VideoThis laserdisc doesn't have japanese subtitles, and the cover and back are completely different than that of the Japanese release. Says on cover it's mono, not stereo, but inside label (HERE and HERE) says it's in stereo, not mono. Regardless, this item is VERY hard to find. VALUE: $70 if sealed, $60 if not sealed but in mint condition, $50 if not sealed but in good/fair condition.Australian 1982 Original Release - CBS/Fox Video 1184-50 (93 mins) Rated M in stereo PAL formatRed cover with all yellow text. Back cover has a standard plot synopsis, credits & features the group shot in front of TV during Farley's Song. This release was only available to video stores - not a commercial release. Long out of print. VALUE: $35 if in mint condition, $30 in good condition, $25 in fair conditionUK 1990 Re-release - CBS/Fox Video 1184 (91 mins) Rated PG in PAL format Hi-Fi Stereo.Part of CBS/Fox's "All time greatest Cult Collection" series. Cover has grey background with Cosmo insert in a red box. No official Shock logo - title is just written in ordinary large print. "Trust me, I'm a doctor" added under Cosmo. Cosmo's face also on spine. Out of print. VALUE: $30 if in mint condition, $25 in good condition, $20 in fair conditionAustralian 1996 Re-Release - CBS/Fox Video 1184 (91 mins) Rated PG in PAL format Hi-Fi Stereo.Released along with RHPS in 1996 (for the 21st Anniversary). Includes the Original Theatrical trailer at the start. This is the only release that I know of to have included this. All new double-sided cover slick artwork. Case is clear so the other side can be seen when box is opened. The back features 4 photos with an updated film description & mentions it's been 15 years since Shock Treatment was made. Reverse side is the collage of snap shots like the back of the soundtrack. This just recently went out of print but can still be found. VALUE: $25 if in mint condition, $20 in good condition, $15 in fair condition
Press Kit - Fox Film, 81013840 page booklet with information about cast and crew. Also includes a set of black and white glossy photos. Presented in a 20th Century Fox folder. Hard to find. VALUE: $50 for a complete set, $30 or less for a broken set, and $2 for each black and white photo (without the press kit)Lobby Cards - Fox Film, 810138There are two sizes of the same Lobby card set. There is an 11" x 14" set and an 8" x 10" set. The larger ones are rarer. A complete set of 8 color photos printed on cardstock include: 1) Janet at table with Cosmo, Nation and Bert watching over her, 2) Audience standing and clapping during Denton USA, 3) Ansalong lying on top of television set with Cosmo, Nation and Ricky on sides, 4) Promotional shot of Brad, Janet and Bert on Marriage Maze (Brad wears a red winter scarf around neck), 5) Farley Flavors' Faith Factory Show, just before Brad jumps through wall, 6) Look What I Did To My Id publicity shot with cast (except Nation and Cosmo), 7) Publicity shot during song "Shock Treatment" with Nation, Harry, Janet, Bert, Emily and Ansalong in a pose, and 8) Pink-lit room where Janet dances on tabletop in a little black dress, while Nation, Cosmo and Bert pour champagne. Not extremely common but they turn up often enough on eBay. VALUE: $20 for complete set, or $2 for each card from an incomplete set
U.S. Mask - 20th Century FoxCardboard mask with circles cut out at the eyes of famous "Cosmo" face. I'm not sure how this was sold. Someone told me once it came with the 12" but another fan said it came in a box set of Rocky Horror, while yet another fan said it was given as a promotional item from the studio to theaters (If anyone has imput, please email me). VALUE: $5 if in mint condition or near mint, $4 if in good condition, and $3 if in fair conditionAustralian Mask - Festival RecordsThe US printing of the Mask has a white plain background and was used as promotional material. In Australia the masks had a message printed on the back and were originally inserted into the LP. There are 4 different messages. 1. "The Rocky Horror Gang" 2. "Brad And Janet Are Back" 3. "Original Soundtrack on Records And Tapes" 4. "Be A Real Live Wire". These are extremely hard to find - especially all 4 masks! (If you own the first pressing of the Australian LP with the mask inside, the value of the mask itself is added to the value of the LP). VALUES for mint condition masks (deduct $5 off each for good or fair conditioned masks): $100 for complete set of 4, $75 for set of 3, $50 for set of 2, or $25 for one mask.T-Shirt -Two different T-shirts were made for the film. One features the red Shock Treatment logo printed on a black shirt. The other features the "Denton Home Of Happiness" logo on a black, white, or red shirt. All shirts are hard to find. Each shirt VALUE: $30 if in mint condition or near mint, $25 if in good condition, and $20 if in fair conditionBumper Sticker - 20th Century Fox, 1981There were two promotional black bumper stickers (U.S. and Australia released) each with the Shock Treatment logo on it. U.S. release has logo in florescent red (pink) with white shadowing outlines. Australian release has logo in red. A Shock Treatment bumper sticker seems to pop up ever so often on eBay. VALUE (either release): $8 if in mint condition or near mint, $5 if in good condition, and $3 if in fair conditionButton - 20th Century Fox and Rocky Horror Shop TalkThere are three different buttons made: 1) "Trust Me, I'm A Doctor" on black background. This was sent to theaters in 1982 promoting the film. 2) Cosmo Face. No other writing on button. U.S. 1985, made by Rocky Horror Shop Talk. 3) Logo/Denton Heart/Trust Me I'm A Doctor. U.S., 1985, made by Rocky Horror Shop Talk. All 3 are very hard to come by, and theater promotion one is the rarest. Theater button VALUE, regardless of condition: $8 Other button's VALUE: $5 if in mint condition or near mint, $4 if in good condition, and $3 if in fair conditionTote Bag - 20th Century Fox (?)This U.S. released small white tote bag has the Shock Treatment logo printed on it. Extremely hard to come by. VALUE: $35 if in mint condition or near mint, $25 if in good condition, and $20 if in fair condition
Transylvanian, The - Volume 1, Number 6Features articles and advertisements on Shock Treatment. Click HERE for a transcript of the articles, including photos. Value here is for ORIGINAL magazine, not PHOTOCOPIES. VALUE: $10 if in mint condition or near mint, $8 if in good condition, and $5 if in fair conditionQuest Star - Volume 4, Number 1, Issue 13, OctoberFeatures a full page color ad for Shock Treatment. VALUE: $8 if in mint condition or near mint, $5 if in good condition, and $3 if in fair conditionPrevue - Volume 2, Number 46, Nov / Dec 1981Features a 3-page article on Shock Treatment. To read a transcript of this magazine, including pics, click HERE. VALUE: $10 if in mint condition or near mint, $8 if in good condition, and $5 if in fair conditionCinefantastique - Volume 12, Number 1Features a half-page negative review on Shock Treatment (for a complete transcript of the Shock Treatment review, click HERE). VALUE: $10 if in mint condition or near mint, $8 if in good condition, and $5 if in fair conditionFangoria - #15Features an interview of Richard O'Brien discussing Shock Treatment and how it came about. It is a fantastic 6 page interview include color and black and white photos. VALUE: $15 if in mint condition or near mint, $12 if in good condition, and $10 if in fair conditionFantastic Films - January 1982, Collector's Edition #27Features a 3 and 1/2 page story on Shock Treatment as well as a full page ad. This is the magazine that started the "It's not a sequel - it's an equal" theory. To read the transcript, click HERE. VALUE: $10 if in mint condition or near mint, $8 if in good condition, and $5 if in fair condition18 Almanac - Date / Issue unknown - Very first promotional advertisement.Features a unique, never seen before, "teaser" add (centerfold, two page spread) for Shock Treatment. To see the ad, click HERE. VALUE: $10 if in mint condition or near mint, $8 if in good condition, and $5 if in fair conditionStarburst - Special Christmas Issue, Number 41This Australian movie magazine features a very positive review, which reads seemingly honest, compared to those reviews that appear word for word out of a press kit. Includes some very RARE color images of actors from Shock Treatment. Click HERE for a transcript of that article. VALUE: $10 if in mint condition or near mint, $8 if in good condition, and $5 if in fair conditionStarburst - Issue #30This Australian movie magazine wrote a very small feature on the "upcoming" movie called "Shock Treatment." It's unusual to find an article about the film while the film is still in shooting production. I have included it here, for collector's purposes, even though it's incredibly short. There are no pictures attached to the article, but you can read the transcript HERE. VALUE: $5 if in mint condition, $4 if in good condition, and $3 if in fair condition.Cinema - Winter Special IssueThis Australian magazine was published by the same people who brought you the "Starburst" magazine above. This particular issue features a movie review of "Shock Treatment." I am told only few issues were made before the magazine shut down. Very hard to come by. VALUE: $15 if in mint condition or near mint, $10 if in good condition, and $7 if in fair condition.The RHPS Official Australian Magazine - Collector's Edition, 1982, published by Murray PublishersThis 60-page Rocky Horror magazine features a 14-page spread on Shock Treatment! Has about 30 photos (mostly in color) from the film, and several exclusive interviews. Also includes a bonus pin up of Cosmo McKinley. For a look at the back of this magazine, click HERE. VALUE: $15 if in mint condition or near mint, $10 if in good condition, and $8 if in fair conditionMovie News - August / September 1981, "Special Souvenir Edition - The RHPS"This Australian film magazine has Barry Humphries as Bert Schnick on the cover and a special combined Rocky Horror / Shock Treatment 7-page spread. Also includes a Tim Curry poster. VALUE: $15 if in mint condition or near mint, $10 if in good condition, and $8 if in fair conditionCreatures Of The Night - Book by Sal PiroPrimary focus is on Rocky Horror's history, but does feature some mention of Shock Treatment. Now out of print. VALUE: $15 if in mint condition or near mint, $10 if in good condition, and $8 if in fair conditionCreatures Of The Night II - Book by Sal PiroSimilar to the first one, but with a bit more Shock Treatment mentioned this time (compared to the first). Still in print. VALUE: $10 if in mint condition or near mint, $8 if in good condition, and $5 if in fair condition
(--NOTE: As I own no memorabilia from any convention, I don't have anything to print here. Please submit memorabilia from conventions by emailing me. Thanks!)
It's great to collect items related to Shock Treatment, but even better when they've been signed by a Shock Treatment star (excluding Rocky Horror items signed by Richard, Pat, Charles, Jeremy, or Nell). If you have an autographed Shock Treatment item, you should be proud! VALUE: $50 regardless of star
Shock Treatment, The Remixes - DoRight ProductionsBootleg CD (CDR) produced by 2 remixers, and only 100 copies were printed. VALUE: $20 if sealed, $15 if notShock Treatment, The Remix Singles - DoRight ProductionsCassette singles produced each containing 2 songs from the Bootleg CD above. Eight cassettes in all. Black and white covers with Cosmo's face. Produced by 2 remixers, and only 50 full sets were produced. VALUE: $20 for complete set, or $2 each tapeShock Treatment, The Special Edition - UnknownThis CD Bootleg (CDR) contains the complete soundtrack, with film dialogue between each track. It also contains a Shock Treatment medley and remixes (previously available on the "Remix" CD above). It also features a hidden track: the audio for the Shock Treatment trailer. To see the back of CD, click HERE. To see the inside, including CD, click HERE. VALUE: $20 if sealed, $15 if notShock Treatment, Double Feature - UnknownThis is a double CD bootleg (CDR). It features the entire film on CD (most on 1st CD, continuing on the next) broken up into individual tracks for easy access. The 2nd CD (thus the "double feature") is karaoke tracks from the film (which is a hard to find treat), as well as remixes previously made available on the "Remix" CD above. VALUE: $35 if sealed, $30 if notDark Refrains - A Collection Of Rocky Horror And Related Rarities - UnknownThe privately produced (limited edition of 35 copies, stated) disc features some rare Richard O'Brien songs, as well as Little Nell songs. Of course, there's some Rocky stuff on it as well. Gold cd with professionally printed letters (paint) on the CD itself. If you have an original, VALUE: $40. If you have a CDR copy, VALUE: $10Bride Of Rocky Horror Rarities - UnknownThis CD bootleg (CDR) features some Richard O'Brien tracks, as well as Shock Treatment sung in Japanese by Transexual Glamor. Most of this CDR is poorly recorded. Unknown how many copies of this there is floating around. VALUE: $10Transexual Glamour CD - Japan, 1995, RHPS9999
UPDATE: Mad Man Mike recently emailed The Shock Treatment Network and explained the origin of this bootleg CD. Here's an excerpt from his email:Just looking at your site and wanted to give you the low down on the Bride of Rocky rarites cd that you have in the bootleg section. Well I had made that back in like 1998. on a pioneer cd making machine. Just to fill in the gaps there where 25 copies in all with covers and what not. Sold only at the NYC convention, now as for the reason the tracks sound so bad. is because some where just off the 45s I had. But most of them where taken from back then what where rare bootleg tapes and what not. this was before P2P file sharing and what not. So I just used what I had at the time. of course by today's standards I could get much better sources for it all.This CD, privately produced, features Rocky Horror songs, sung in Japanese. Also in Japanese, is a cover of the song Shock Treatment. Running time of CD, just over 28 minutes. Value: $30Shock Treatment - "Don Mike" Remix - UnknownOriginal remix of the song, assumed to be a fan-made remix. Have only seen on cassette copies, not CDR. Contains dialogue from the film on top of a somewhat longer version of the title track. VALUE: $5Farley Flavors' ChampagneSame "brand" as in the film during "Little Black Dress." Cute idea to have "F" labels made on champagne bottles (which I'm not sure are real champagne or grape juice). I am told that they were "produced" by Shock Treatment fans or a fan club for Shock Treatment. If anyone knows for sure, I would like more details please. (NOTE: I was just informed on where these wonderful items came from [thanks Ruth!]. You can check out the website at http://www.boog.org.) VALUE: $10 if sealed, $8 if notSlidesFrom time to time, you can find slides for Shock Treatment for slide projectors. They were never "officially" made by Fox. These were hand made, most likely for profit, from film cells, and quite often cut directly out of the film or trailer. This is a shame as 35mm film of Shock Treatment is rare, and cutting scenes for profit only makes "bad film slices" when a theater shows the film. Cutting from the 35mm trailer is even more shameful knowing its rarity. VALUE: $2 each slide.Film CellsAgain, it's shameful that anyone purposely cut any film cells from the print or trailer (see "slides" above). However, sometimes a film legitimately breaks, and a movie theater just cuts out the bad break and throws away some damaged (and sometimes undamaged) film cells. It takes 24 frames of film to make one second of movie time. Here are some more examples. VALUE: $1 per frameDuFoeNet INTERVIEW CDRThis is not a CD, but it is a CDR which tries to sound legitimate through advertizing on Rocky Horror sites and eBay. The sound quality is dreadful and there are only 2 tracks related to Richard O'Brien, the second of which is incredibly short. The interview is pretty much boring. The seller recorded it onto a CDR and printed out a very pixillated black and white cover and back for the jewel case. He (or she) sells it at $15 a piece, when the blank CDR probably cost them between 1 to 2 dollars. VALUE: $2.00
Songs From The Vaults - 1990 Ode RecordsFrom the 15th Anniversary Box Set of Rocky Horror. Amongst the goodies inside is an album called "Songs From The Vaults" (available on cassette and compact disc). Features Shock Treatment songs, as well as (Little) Nell Campbell songs. VALUE (either format): $60 for entire box set unopened, or $50 for entire box set (nothing missing) opened. CD or Cassette alone: $15Dr. Deminto CD - Rhino RecordsOf course, "Time Warp" is a song easily found on a Dr. Dimento CD compilation. However, if you search hard enough on ebay (or whatever), you'll be surprised to realize that the song "Shock Treatment" was released on compilation PROMOs sent out to radio stations. It is regretful that there is not a compilation with the Shock Treatment song released commercially. Available on compact disc and vinyl. VALUE: $35Lukeski CDThis is a legitimate (not bootleg) CD by a crazy guy named Lukeski (think Weird Al). Has been featured on Dr. Deminto several times, as well as Man Cow. He does many parodies of many songs, including "Rocky Horror," a parody of Insane Clown Possies "House of Horror" which (thanks to wonderful and cute editing) samples the famous Shock Treatment "riff." His CD contains a parody of Mystery Science Theater 2000 sung to the tune of Rocky Horror's Science Fiction Double Feature. A must have for all Rocky and Shock collectors. And it's NOT a CDR, it's a real CD! If you're interested in obtaining this CD, or his first double CD (not mentioned but contains original parodies of Rocky Horror) email Lukeski at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit his website, www.lukeski.com. VALUE: $10Absolute O'Brien - Oglio Records / Medical Records, OGL 89111-2First album released by Richard under his own name. Very jazzy CD. Still in print, but probably needs to be special ordered from your local music store if your local store doesn't already have it. Or you can order directly from the record company over the internet (including a bonus poster) at http://www.oglio.com.VALUE: $15 (NOTE: There are promotional items for this CD as well, such as posters. Each promo item is valued at $5)Richard O'Brien single, "Time Warp 2K" - Oglio recordsAlthough this is a "Rocky Horror" item (and I usually don't include Rocky Horror" items) it is included here because it is a Richard O'Brien solo effort. It is a new recording, under his new label, without the RHPS cast helping him. You can get order this updated remix of Time Warp (a CD-maxi single) from his new record label, at http://www.oglio.com. VALUE: $6 in mint condition, $5 in good condition, and $4 in fair condition.Mestopholis Smith - (a/k/a Richard O'Brien)This CD was Richard's first CD released under the alias name associated with Satan. Richard has horns on the cover. I know that he has toured under this alias. VALUE: $15Cliff DeYoung LPReleased only on vinyl record (the scanned image here is the the cover cropped because the full cover was too large for my scanner). For an image of the record label inside (side one), click HERE. To see the entire backside of this album, click HERE. Extremely hard to come by. VALUE: $40 if in mint condition, $35 if in good / fair conditionCliff DeYoung Single "My Sweet Lady/Sunshine"This single went to the number one spot on the charts. From the soundtrack to "Sunshine," which made "Sunshine On My Shoulders" famous (John Denver). Single includes DeYoung's version of "Sunshine" as well. Available in picture sleeve (VALUE: $6) and regular die-cut non-picture sleeve (VALUE: $4). Promo version available as well in picture sleeve (VALUE: $10).Jessica Harper CDsJessica released four CDs (and cassettes) in all, each geared for children. They are "Nora's Room," "40 Winks," "Not A Traditional Christmas," and "A Wonderful Life." Each VALUE (regardless of format): $15Jessica Harper BookReleased September 1999, "I Forgot My Shoes" is her first book for children, and it's based on one of her songs. Great idea considering her talent for writing children's songs. VALUE: $15Phantom Of The Paradise SoundtrackThe only soundtrack (other than Shock Treatment) featuring songs sung by Jessica Harper. Available in many formats. VALUE (regardless of format): $20Sunshine SoundtrackThe only soundtrack (other than Shock Treatment) which features a Cliff De Young song. Available in many formats, except compact disc, and very hard to find. VALUE (regardless of format): $30Little Nell singlesLittle Nell (a/k/a Nell Campbell) released various singles. Fever (on black vinyl) 7" single (VALUE: $8), Fever (on yellow vinyl) 7" single (VALUE: $12), Fever (on black vinyl) 12" single (VALUE: $20), Musical World Of Little Nell (a/k/a "I Do The Swim") 7" black vinyl single (VALUE: $10), and Beauty Queen 7" black vinyl single. For more specific information on the Nell singles, such as images and catalogue numbers, click HERE. (VALUE: $15)."Go 'Head" by 2 U HI! - Vinyl 12" single, CSR 120014, Central Station Records. Made in Germany, 1989Running time 5:30 - this was a dance track by the group "2 U HI!" featuring many different samples including 4 or 5 from Shock Treatment (mostly of Macy from the Commercial Break). Long out of print, and very difficult to find. No CD release. VALUE: $25 in mint condition, $20 in good condition, $10 for CDR copy.Videos / Trailers / 35mm Films / TV Shows (copies) featuring Shock Treatment starsHardcore Shock Treatment collectors often try to find videos of movies that feature actors from Shock Treatment. Most are out of print on video, and they are forced to rent them (and copy them) or buy the ones they can find. Some collectors find copies of TV programs that featured the actors from Shock Treatment. Sometimes, after a good search, they can find actual 35mm film print of these movies, as well as 35mm trailers. Definitely a sign of a hardcore collector. VALUE of copies: $2 each film (cost of blank tape), VALUE of actual Videos: $15 each, VALUE of 35mm Trailers: $10 each, and VALUE of 35mm film feature: $50 each title.
8-trackIt is possible this exists, as 8-tracks were made all the way up to late 1985.VHS Promotional TrailerThis item was seen recently on eBay, saying it was a VHS video tape, NOT a copy. I didn't win so I am not sure if it is true. Ad claimed that the tape cover (promotional white) had 20th Century Fox copyright on it.Reel to ReelBack in the days of 8-track, another popular format for music playback was reel-to-reel, which came in a special flat box. They stopped making reel-to-reel mid-1982, so I'm not sure if Shock Treatment was ever made that way.8mm printMost home "cam-corders" in the "old" days were 8-millimeter film ran on 8mm projectors. Some feature films were released this way. Most "popular" ones were not. Although they initially stopped making 8mm movies around 1981, ever so often a film is released on this format, usually as a novelty. In 1982, around the time Shock Treatment was released, the movie "Secret of Nimh" was released on 8mm film. Most recently, in 1991, movie "Madonna - Truth or Dare" was released on 8mm film. So the possibility exists that our favorite cult film was released this way too.8mm trailerDitto on the trailer (see 8mm film, as well as "trailer" sections on this page).Promo CDIt seems only logical that if they released "promotion only" copies of the vinyl soundtrack, and singles, why not the CD?Promo VHS...and why not the video? (see Promo CD)Press BookPress books are stapled books (like magazines) that feature nothing but ads for a movie coming out. They are sent out to theaters and newspapers for printing ads on the movies. The ads are all different sizes and shapes, and often contain production notes. They even made a press book for Rocky Horror. Although I am told they don't use press books anymore, there's still the possibility that there was one made and distributed for Shock Treatment.Movie DiscBack in the late '70s through the mid '80s, there was a format to watch movies called "Movie Disc" which was very similar to what we now call "laserdisc." The large "disc," however, was inside a thick and heavy plastic sleeve (for protection), and you put the entire sleeve (with disc inside) INTO the movie disc player. The player removed the disc for you, allowing you to remove the sleeve and replace it when finished watching the movie. One of the most recent movie discs was "Empire Strikes Back" which came out after Shock Treatment. And CBS / Fox released quite a number of them, particularly titles that were not successful at theaters. Therefore, it is highly possible that a movie disc for Shock Treatment exists.
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