Universal Classic Monsters Icons of Horror Collection Available on 4K, Blu-ray and Digital October 5

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UNIVERSAL CLASSIC MONSTERS


ICONS OF HORROR COLLECTION



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CELEBRATE NINE DECADES OF YOUR FAVORITE MONSTERS ON 4K FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME IN COLLECTIBLE PACKAGING





AVAILABLE ON 4K, BLU-RAY™ AND DIGITAL ON OCTOBER 5, 2021


FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT



SYNOPSIS: From the era of silent movies through present day, Universal Pictures has been regarded as the home of the monsters. Universal Classic Monsters Icons of Horror Collection showcases four of the most iconic monsters in motion picture history including Dracula, Frankenstein, The Invisible Man and The Wolf Man. Starring Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr. and Claude Rains in the roles that they made famous, these original films set the standard for a new horror genre with revolutionary makeup, mood-altering cinematography and groundbreaking special effects.



CLASSIC MONSTER FILMS INCLUDED:

  1. Dracula (90th Anniversary)
  2. Frankenstein (90th Anniversary)
  3. The Invisible Man
  4. The Wolf Man (80th Anniversary)

HOURS OF BONUS CONTENT, INCLUDING:

  1. The Road to Dracula
  2. The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a Monster
  3. Karloff: The Gentle Monster
  4. Monster by Moonlight
  5. The Wolf Man: From Ancient Curse to Modern Myth
  6. Now Your See Him: The Invisible Man Revealed


Universal Classic Monsters Icons of Horror Collection will be available on 4K, Blu-ray™ and Digital.


DRACULA FILMMAKERS:

Actors:
Bela Lugosi (Count Dracula), David Manners (John Harker), Edward an Sloan (Prof. Abraham Van Helsing), Helen Chandler (Mina Harker), Dwight Frye (Renfield), Frances Dade (Lucy Weston)
Director: Tod Browning
Producer: Carl Laemmle, Jr., Tod Browning
Screenplay: Garrett Fort
Based on the Work(s) of: Bram Stoker, Hamilton Deane, John L. Balderston


FRANKENSTEIN FILMMAKERS:

Actors:
Boris Karloff (The Monster), Colin Clive (Dr. Henry Frankenstein), John Boles (Victor Moritz), Mae Clarke (Elizabeth), Edward Van Sloan (Dr. Waldman), Dwight Frye (Fritz), Frederic Kerr (Baron Frankenstein)
Director: James Whale
Producer: Carl Laemmle, Jr.
Screenplay: Garrett Fort, Francis Edwards Faragoh
Based on the Work(s) of: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Peggy Webling, John L. Balderston


THE INVISIBLE MAN FILMMAKERS:

Actors:
Claude Rains (Jack Griffin / The Invisible Man), Gloria Stuart (Flora Cranley), William Harrigan (Dr. Arthur Kemp), Dudley Digges (Chief Detective), Una O’Connor (Jenny Hall), Henry Travers (Dr. Cranley), Forrester Harvey (Herbert Hall)
Director: James Whale
Producer: Carl Laemmle, Jr.
Screenplay: R.C. Sherriff
Based on the Work(s) of: H.G. Wells


THE WOLF MAN FILMMAKERS:

Actors:
Lon Chaney, Jr. (The Wolf Man / Larry Talbot), Bela Lugosi (Bela), Claude Rains (Sir John Talbot), Warren William (Dr. Lloyd), Ralph Bellamy (Col. Montford), Patric Knowles (Frank Andrews), Maria Ouspenskaya (Maleva), Evelyn Ankers (Gwen Conliffe)
Director: George Waggner
Producer: George Waggner
Screenplay: Curt Siodmak
 

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It will be interesting to see what kind of detail they can pull out of these old films, and if it will be worth upgrading from the standard BD versions.
 

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