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Universal to Release Horror Classics on Blu-ray

4 Sep, 2012 By: Sean Viele

For the first time Universal Studios Home Entertainment Oct. 2 will release eight classic horror films together on Blu-ray as Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection in celebration of Universal’s 100th anniversary.

The collection includes Dracula (1931), Frankenstein (1931), The Mummy (1932), The Invisible Man (1933), Bride of Frankenstein (1935), The Wolf Man (1941), Phantom of the Opera (1943) and Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954).  

Interviews, filmmaker commentaries, storyboards and photo galleries accompany each film.

Also included in the boxed set is a never-before-seen featurette about the restoration of Dracula, as well as a 48-page book with behind-the-scenes photographs, original posters, plus the first-ever look at Creature From the Black Lagoon in its restored Blu-ray 3D version. 

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