The Frontier video label came to the UK market in 1986. The label was independently run but also a full-blown off-shoot of Guild Home Video, making it quite the oddity. Frontier were based at Crown House in Walton-On-Thames, Surrey (also home of Guild), and are believed to have only released seven titles in total, all within the first year of operation.
It has taken me a number of years to finally complete this label as a few of the titles are incredibly rare. The rarest being LA Streetfighters (aka Ninja Turf), which was directed by one half of the infamous Miami Connection team. This tape alone can command upwards of £30 online, on the very rare occasion that it actually turns up. In fact, most of the seven are pretty tough to track down.
Sword of Heaven (Cat no. 8483)
The Tomb (Cat no. 8488)
American Commandos – 24th July 1986 (Cat no. 8489)
Searchers of the Voodoo Mountain – 24th July 1986 (Cat no. 8490)
LA Streetfighters – 22nd May 1986 (Cat no. 8491)
Peace Killers – 26th June 1986 (Cat no. 8492)
Caliber 357 – 26th June 1986 (Cat no. 8493)
Full page trade scans:
I’d like to thank Kevin, a good friend of mine for helping me out with information on the label as well as the full page scans from various trade magazines.
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