From the era of silent movies through present day, Universal Pictures has been regarded as the home of the monsters. "Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection" showcases 8 of the most iconic monsters in motion picture history including "Dracula", "Frankenstein", "The Mummy", "The Invisible Man", "The Bride of Frankenstein", "The Wolf Man", "Phantom of the Opera" and "Creature From the Black Lagoon". Starring Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney, Jr., Claude Rains and Elsa Lanchester 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. Featuring over 12 hours of revealing bonus features plus an exclusive collectible book, each film has been digitally restored from high resolution film elements for the ultimate classic monster experience.
"Phantom of the Opera" is Presented in Color, All Other Films are Presented in Black & White, Subtitles: English SDH (Subtitles for Deaf and Hearing Impaired) and Spanish, Audio Commentary, My Scenes, Trailer Gallery, Alternate Score by Philip Glass - Performed by the Kronos Quartet.
"Monster by Moonlight", "The Wolf Man: From Ancient Curse to Modern Myth", "Pure in Heart: The Life and Legacy of Lon Chaney, Jr.", "He Who Made Monsters: The Life and Art of Jack Pierce", "The Wolf Man Archives", "She's Alive! Creating 'The Bride of Frankenstein'", "The Bride of Frankenstein Archive", "Mummy Dearest: A Horror Tradition Unearthed", "He Who Made Monsters: The Life and Art of Jack Pierce", "Unraveling The Legacy of The Mummy", "The Mummy Archives", "The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a Monster", "Karloff: The Gentle Monster", "Monster Tracks", "Universal Horror", "Frankenstein Archives", "Boo!" A Short Film, "Dracula" (1931) Spanish Version, "The Road to Dracula", "Lugosi: The Dark Prince", "Dracula: The Restoration", "Monster Tracks", "Dracula Archives", 100 Years of Universal: "The Lot", "Restoring the Classics", "The Carl Laemmle Era", "Restoring the Classics".
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|Studio Name:||Universal Pictures Home Entertainment|
|BD Release Date:||10/02/2012|
|Run Time (in minutes):||603 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||1.14|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 0.5 x 7.44|