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Universal Monsters Collection in May

Universal Pictures Video have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of its Universal Monsters Collection Series for 10th May 2004. With the imminent UIP theatrical release of Van Helsing there is no time like the present to revisit the original monsters that inspired the 2004 blockbuster and have terrified audiences since the 1930s. Retailing at £19.99 each are...

The Dracula Collection features two chilling screen adaptations of the Dracula Story from Universal Studios - Dracula (1931) and House of Dracula (1945) - on this compendium two-disc set that offers the following bonus features:

  • Introduction to Universal Monsters by Van Helsing director Stephen Sommers
  • Van Helsing theatrical trailer
  • ‘The Road to Dracula’ documentary
  • Feature commentary to Dracula with film historian David J Skal
  • Music to Dracula with Philip Glass performed by Kronos Quartet
  • Dracula production photographs
  • Original Dracula theatrical trailer

The Frankenstein Collection features two atmospheric and disturbing interpretations of the Frankenstein story from legendary, eccentric British horror director James Whale - Frankenstein (1931) and Bride of Frankenstein (1935) - on this compendium two-disc set that offers the following bonus features:
  • An introduction by Van Helsing director Stephen Sommers
  • Van Helsing theatrical trailer
  • The Frankenstein Files documentary
  • Feature commentary for Frankenstein with Rudy Behlmer
  • Frankenstein Archives
  • Frankenstein theatrical trailer
  • She’s Alive! Creating the Bride of Frankenstein documentary
  • Bride of Frankenstein theatrical trailer

The Wolf Man Collection features two classic lycanthropic tales – Stuart Walker’s Werewolf of London (1935) and George Waggner’s The Wolf Man (1941) - on this compendium two-disc set that offers the following bonus features:
  • An Introduction to Universal Monsters by Van Helsing director Stephen Sommers
  • Van Helsing theatrical trailer
  • ‘Monster By Moonlight’ an original documentary with John Landis
  • Feature commentary on The Wolf Man with film historian Tom Weaver
  • The Wolf Man archives
  • The Wolf Man original theatrical trailer

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