Written by Steve Pattee
Published on Saturday, 25 January 2014 19:23
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On January 28th, Millennium Entertainment will be releasing the Collector's Edition of Frankenstein Created Woman. This will be the first time this classic Hammer film will be available in HD in the US.
From the press release:
To kick-off the upcoming New Year, Millennium Entertainment is pleased to reveal their plans for a high-definition release of the cult classic 1967 Hammer Film, Frankenstein Created Woman on January 28th. Directed by Terence Fisher and starring horror icon Peter Cushing, Susan Denberg and Thorley Walters, Millennium's Collector's Edition of Frankenstein Created Woman marks the first time that US fans will be able to enjoy the film on Blu-ray here in the States.
Special features for the Collector's Edition Blu-Ray of Frankenstein Created Woman include a brand new documentary entitled "Hammer Glamour," an audio commentary featuring Derek Fowlds, Robert Morris and Jonathan Rigby, two World of Hammer episodes celebrating both the iconic character Frankenstein and the immortal Cushing who portrayed Dr. Frankenstein several times throughout his esteemed career, an animated stills gallery and exclusive collectible cards celebrating this timeless classic, perfect for any Hammer fan's collection.
In Frankenstein Created Woman, a tormented girl (Susan Denberg) drowns herself after her lover is framed for her father’s murder and guillotined. Baron Frankenstein (Peter Cushing), experimenting with the transfer of souls, places her lover’s soul into her body, bringing Christina back to life. With no memories of her past life, she becomes driven by a ghostly revenge and carries out a violent retribution on those responsible for both deaths.
- Commentary Featuring Derek Fowlds ("Johann"), Robert Morris ("Hans") and Jonathan Rigby (Hammer Historian)
- Frankenstein Created Woman Trailer
- World of Hammer Episode "The Curse of Frankenstein"
- World of Hammer Episode "Hammer Stars: Peter Cushing"
- Brand New Documentary: "Hammer Glamour"
- Animated Stills Gallery
- Includes Exclusive Collectable Cards!
Millennium Films did a solid job with Dracula: Prince of Darkness, so I'm excited to dive into all the glory of Frankenstein Created Woman. Keep an eye out for our review, coming soon!
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