Universal announce 3 Monster Legacy Collections for April

Universal Studios Home Video have announced the Region 1 DVD release of three Monster Legacy Collections for 27th April 2004. Arriving with a retail price of $26.98 each are the Dracula, Frankenstein and Wolf Man Legacy Collections, each offering several classic horror movies spread over two-discs.

Each set features the original classic films that inspired the forthcoming epic adventure film Van Helsing and are being released in the wake of said films theatrical release. On each collection you will find an exclusive look at how these classics inspired the director of Van Helsing along with completely remastered audio tracks for each film in DD2.0 Mono with additional bonus features also present...

Dracula: The Legacy Collection - Disc One (DVD9) houses the 1931 version of Dracula complete with the following features:

  • Stephen Sommers on Universal's Classic Monster: Dracula
  • The Road to Dracula
  • Poster Montage
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Audio Commentary with Film Historian David J. Skal
  • New Score by Philip Glass Performed by the Kronos Quartet
Disc Two (DVD18) houses Dracula (Original Spanish Version), Dracula's Daughter, Son of Dracula and House of Dracula along with the following bonus features:
  • Introduction to the Spanish Version of Dracula by Lupita Tovar Kohner
  • Theatrical Trailers for Dracula's Daughter and Son of Dracula
Frankenstein: The Legacy Collection - Disc One (DVD9) houses Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein complete with the following features:
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • Audio Commentary on Frankenstein with Rudy Behlmer
  • Audio Commentary on Bride of Frankenstein with Film Historian Scott MacQueen
  • Bride of Frankenstein Archives
Disc Two (DVD18) houses Son of Frankenstein, Ghost of Frankenstein and House of Frankenstein along with the following bonus features:
  • Theatrical Trailers for Ghost of Frankenstein and House of Frankenstein
  • Stephen Sommers on Universal's Classic Monster: Frankenstein's Monster
  • She's Alive! Creating the Bride of Frankenstein
  • The Frankenstein Files
  • Frankenstein Archives
  • Boo! A Short Film
  • Theatrical Trailer
The Wolf Man: The Legacy Collection - Disc One (DVD9) houses The Wolf Man and Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman complete with the following features:
  • Stephen Sommers on Universal's Classic Monster: The Wolf Man
  • Audio Commentary on The Wolf Man with Tom Weaver
  • Theatrical Trailer for Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman
Disc Two (DVD15) houses She-Wolf of London and Werewolf of London along with the following bonus features:
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • Monster by Moonlight
And finally for the collector Universal will be releasing The Monster Legacy DVD Gift Set which includes all three Monster Legacy Collections and exclusive hand-painted busts from the award-winning Sideshow Collectibles creative team. Retail is $79.98 and below we have a look at the artwork and menu screens from these releases...


























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