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Things We Love: Universal Pictures to unleash their classic monsters ‘Legacy Collection’ on Blu-ray

Now these are pretty special, and absolutely huge in many respects, because Universal Pictures are unleashing their classic monsters onto Blu-ray on May 8th in these four bonus-packed box sets; The Mummy Legacy Collection, The Frankenstein Legacy Collection, The Dracula Legacy Collection and The Wolf Man Legacy Collection.

The four box sets have been digitally restored and contain an incredible 27 classic monster movies, 22 of which have never been released on Blu-ray before… woah!

The Mummy, Frankenstein, Dracula and The Wolf Man are without question some of the most unforgettable monsters in the history of the silver screen and they’ve inspired countless generations of filmmakers to escape into all kinds of worlds and adventures.

Below are all the details of what each set includes and links to pre-order, should you be so inclined!

The Mummy Legacy Collection: http://amzn.to/2n4DKtk

– The Mummy (1932)
– Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy* (1955)
– The Mummy’s Hand* (1940)
– The Mummy’s Tomb* (1942)
– The Mummy’s Ghost* (1944)
– The Mummy’s Curse* ((1944)

Special Features
– The Mummy Feature Commentary with Film Historian Paul Jensen
– Mummy Dearest Featurette
– He Who Made Monsters: The Life and Art of Jack Pierce
– Universal Horror (narrated by Kenneth Branagh)
– Unraveling the Legacy of the Mummy

The Dracula Legacy Collection: http://amzn.to/2oBU1mB

– Dracula (1931)
– Dracula’s Daughter* (1936)
– Son of Dracula* (1943)
– House of Frankenstein* (1944)
– House of Dracula* (1945)
– Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein* (1948)

Special Features
– Dracula (1931) Spanish Version
– Introduction to the Spanish Version by Lupita Tovar Kohner
– Dracula: The Restoration
– The Road To Dracula
– Lugosi: The Dark Prince
– Feature Commentary by Film Historian David J. Skal
– Alternate Score By Philip Glass performed by the Kronos Quartet
– Dracula Trailer
– Dracula’s Daughter Trailer
– Son Of Dracula Trailer
– House of Dracula Trailer
– Dracula Archives
– Monster Tracks Pop-Up Facts (subtitle file)
– 100 Years of Universal: The Lot
– 100 Years of Universal: Unforgettable Characters
– Abbott And Costello Meet The Monsters
– Feature (Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein) Commentary With Film Historian Gregory W. Mank

The Frankenstein Legacy Collection: http://amzn.to/2nwI1Bb

– Frankenstein (1931)
– Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
– Son of Frankenstein* (1939)
– Ghost of Frankenstein* (1942)
– Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man* (1943)
– House of Frankenstein* (1944)
– House of Dracula* (1945)
– Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein* (1948)

Special Features
– 100 Years of Universal: Restoring the Classics
– The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood made a Monster
– Karloff: The Gentle Monster
– Monster Tracks (subtitle file, interactive pop-up facts about the making of Frankenstein that can be read while watching the film)
– Universal Horror
– Frankenstein Archives
– Boo!: A Short Film
– Feature Commentary With Film Historian Rudy Behlmer
– Feature Commentary With Historian Sir Christopher Frayling
– 100 Years of Universal: Restoring the Classics
– She’s Alive! Creating the Bride of Frankenstein
– The Bride of Frankenstein Archives
– Feature (The Bride of Frankenstein) Commentary with Scott MacQueen
– 100 Years of Universal: The Lot
– 100 Years of Universal: Unforgettable Characters
– Abbott And Costello Meet The Monsters
– Abbott And Costello Theatrical Trailer
– Feature (Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein) Commentary With Film Historian Gregory W. Mank

The Wolf Man Legacy Collection: http://amzn.to/2otQjOC

– The Wolf Man (1941)
– She-Wolf of London* (1946)
– Werewolf of London* (1935)
– Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man* (1943)
– House of Frankenstein* (1944)
– House of Dracula* (1945)
– Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein* (1948)

Special Features
– Centennial Trailer
– 100 Years of Universal: The Lot
– Monsters 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
– Feature Commentary with Film Historian Tom Weaver
– 100 Years of Universal: The Lot
– 100 Years of Universal: Unforgettable Characters
– Abbott And Costello Meet The Monsters
– Abbott And Costello Theatrical Trailer
– Feature (Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein) Commentary with Film Historian Gregory W. Mank

*New to Blu-ray

The Legacy Collection will be available to own from 8th May.

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