Roger Corman's Cult Classics: The Ron Howard Pack 

New DVD release

Before Ron Howard dipped his director's wand into the murky cauldron of The Da Vinci Code, he was little Ronny Howard, portraying Opie Taylor in Mayberry and Richie Cunningham in Milwaukee, Wisc.--and Hoover Niebold in 1976's Eat My Dust and Sam Freeman in 1977's Grand Theft Auto. That badassery may have been forgotten ... until now. Low-budget, indie producer/director Roger Corman and entertainment distributor Shout! Factory put their formidable talents together and created Roger Corman's Cult Classics, a series of films from the '70s and '80s that are both cult and classic. You can watch little Ron Howard lead cops on a car chase in Eat My Dust, and run away with his girl to get married in Vegas in Grand Theft Auto--they do steal a Rolls Royce. Howard directed Grand Theft Auto as well.

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