Universal brings the classic monsters to Blu-Ray!

Just in time for Halloween, Universal Home Entertainment has a very special treat for all fans of their classic monster movies, as their release Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection on Blu-Ray in October.

Digitally restored from high resolution film elements in perfect high-definition picture and perfect high-definition sound for the first time ever, “Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection” brings together the very best of Universal‘s legendary monsters””imaginative and technically groundbreaking tales of terror that launched a uniquely American movie genre. This definitive collection features the films Dracula, Frankenstein, The Mummy, The Invisible Man, Bride of Frankenstein, The Wolf Man, Phantom of the Opera and The Creature from the Black Lagoon on Blu-ray, a collectible 48-page Book featuring behind-the-scenes photographs, original posters, correspondence and much more. 

Each of the eight iconic films is accompanied by an array of bonus features that tell the fascinating story of its creation and history, including Behind-the-scenes Documentaries, Filmmaker Commentaries, Interviews, Storyboards, Photo Galleries, and Trailers.

Especially appealing for fans are a never-before-seen Featurette about the restoration of Dracula and the first ever offering of The Creature from the Black Lagoon in its original 3D version.

This is the set classic horror film fans have been waiting for, and it can finally be yours on October 2 when “Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection” hits stores for $159.98. If you act quickly, however, Amazon currently has the box set on pre-sale for only $111.99, saving you almost $50!

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