The Early Films of Blue Underground’s, Bill Lustig

Introducing, the brand new DVD Release of the The Billy Bagg Double Feature: The Adult Films of Bill Lustig, is now available for pre-order on many online sites, or directly for retail from The package contains both of Bill Lustig’s early X rated features, The Violation of Claudia and Hot Honey. Both films haven been restored in 2k from their original negatives. Color correction and digital scratch removal software was used to help restore the image and bring the films back to life. They now exits for the first time ever on home video in their original aspect ratios … Continue reading The Early Films of Blue Underground’s, Bill Lustig

The films of Billy Bagg- Bill Lustig’s NY Erotica

Coming this summer from Distribpix Inc.- Bill Lustig’s NY Erotica, a double bill featuring both of his X rated films from the 1970’s. Both films have been restored with brand new 2k scans, color correction and digital scratch removal. Each film has an intensely educational commentary track moderated by Nicolas Winding Refn. You will learn so much from the commentaries alone. This will be the first installment of the Sweetheart Theaters Home Video Cinema line, which is perfect as both of these films, debuted at the Word Theater. Please enjoy the brand new HD trailers for The Violation of Claudia … Continue reading The films of Billy Bagg- Bill Lustig’s NY Erotica

Bill Lustig and the X rated films of Billy Bagg

Bill Lustig and the films of Billy Bagg – Distribpix Podcast episode #2 Before he was known as Bill Lustig, he was called Billy Bagg, want to know why? Before he became the legendary head of Blue Underground and years before he was releasing his favorite films to DVD for Anchor Bay, he was Billy Bagg. Billy Bagg was an alias for Bill Lusting when he directed 2 X rated films in the late 1970’s, Hot Honey and The Violation of Claudia. Both of these films are getting a special release as a double feature, with brand new 2 k … Continue reading Bill Lustig and the X rated films of Billy Bagg

The Films of Billy Bagg

Honcho of Blue Underground, Manic Cop Maven and Anchor Bay Bandit ,Bill Lustig, was once called Billy Bagg….yup- Billy Bagg! Yes, this is absolutely true. He made 2 films using that alias, The Violation of Claudia and Hot Honey, both from the late 1970’s. These were his first films, Violation of Claudia was shot in 35mm and Hot Honey in 16mm. Distribpix owns both of the films and the original elements. They were recently scanned in 2k resolution and had digital restoration and color correction performed. They both look very clean, maybe too clean! Several years ago, Bill Lustig, along … Continue reading The Films of Billy Bagg


Most of the films fans out there know of Bill Lustig as one of the more prolific cult/horror filmmakers of the late 70’s and early 80’s. Some of his more well know films are Maniac Cop and Vigilante, and they both are legendary cult classics. Today Bill is the owner of one of the most cutting edge re-releasing companies, Blue Underground. He is totally committed to quality, integrity and is a really great guy. I have gotten to know more about Bill, and we got ┬áto spend some great time over this past summer. He is one of the most … Continue reading THE EARLY FILMS OF BILL LUSTIG