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UNIVERSAL CLASSIC MONSTERS: COMPLETE 30-FILM COLLECTION AVAILABLE
I have to admit, somehow I completely missed this release, and I should be ashamed of myself. Available now is the Universsal Classic Monsters: Complete 30-Film Collection. 30. Films. I'm upset that I didn't pick this up last month because what better way to celebrate October than with a Universal Monster movie almost every day of it.
From the press release:
Since the era of silent films, Universal Pictures has earned a reputation as the home of the monster movie, producing landmark films that defined the horror genre for all time. Now for the first time ever, all 30 Universal Classic Monster films will be available together on DVD in the Universal Classic Monsters: Complete 30-Film Collection, available now and in time for Halloween viewing! Universal Classic Monsters: Complete 30-Film Collection showcases every original film featuring Hollywood's most iconic monsters, including Dracula, Frankenstein, The Mummy, The Invisible Man, The Bride of Frankenstein, The Wolf Man, The Phantom of the Opera and The Creature from the Black Lagoon.
Starring legendary actors Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney, Jr., Claude Rains and Elsa Lanchester in the roles they made famous, these films set the standard for decades to come with revolutionary makeup, mind-blowing cinematography and groundbreaking special effects. Featuring hours of revealing bonus features, Universal Classic Monsters: Complete 30-Film Collection brings home classic thrills and chills with some of the most unforgettable characters ever filmed.
With hours of bonus features as well as a 48-page book featuring behind-the-scenes photographs, original posters, rare correspondence and more to enhance the viewing experience, Universal Classic Monsters: Complete 30-Film Collection includes:
- Dracula (1931)
- Frankenstein (1931)
- The Mummy (1932)
- The Invisible Man (1933)
- The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
- Werewolf of London (1935)
- Dracula's Daughter (1936)
- Son of Frankenstein (1939)
- The Invisible Man Returns (1940)
- The Mummy's Hand (1940)
- The Invisible Woman (1940)
- The Wolf Man (1941)
- The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)
- Invisible Agent (1942)
- The Mummy's Tomb (1942)
- Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)
- Phantom of the Opera (1943)
- Son of Dracula (1943)
- The Invisible Man's Revenge (1944)
- The Mummy's Ghost (1944)
- House of Frankenstein (1944)
- The Mummy's Curse (1944)
- House of Dracula (1945)
- She-Wolf of London (1946)
- Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
- Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)
- Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
- Revenge of the Creature (1955)
- Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955)
- The Creature Walks Among Us (1956)
- Behind the Scenes Documentaries
- The 1931 Spanish Version of Dracula
- Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr. and Jack Pierce Featurettes
- 13 Expert Feature Commentaries
- Archival Footage
- Production Photographs
- Theatrical Trailers
- And Much More
Yeah, this one is totally on my wishlist. That's an entire month of enjoyment in one set, and it needs to be in my collecton RIGHT NOW. Have you picked it up? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!
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