This limited edition coffin contains eight of the most iconic cinematic masterpieces of the horror genre. Digitally restored in perfect high-definition picture and sound, The Coffin includes a never-before-seen featurette about the restoration of Dracula
and the first ever offering of Creature from the Black Lagoon
in its restored Blu-ray 3D version.
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The original 1931 movie version of Bram Stoker's classic tale has for generations defined the iconic look and terrifying persona of the famed vampire. Dracula owes its continued appeal in large part due to Bela Lugosi's indelible portrayal of the immortal Count Dracula and the flawless direction of horror auteur Tod Browning.
Bonus Features: Dracula: The Restoration - Available for The First Time!, Monster Tracks: Interactive Pop-Up Facts About the Making of Dracula, Dracula Archives, Score by Philip Glass performed by the Kronos Quartet, Feature Commentary by Film Historian David J. Skal, Trailer Gallery
Boris Karloff stars as the screen's most tragic and iconic monster in what many consider to be the greatest horror film ever made. Dr. Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive) dares to tamper with the essential nature of life and death by creating a monster (Karloff) out of lifeless human body parts. Director James Whale's adaptation of the Mary Shelley novel and Karloff's compassionate portrayal of a creature groping for identity make Frankenstein a timeless masterpiece.
Bonus Features: The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a Monster, Karloff: The Gentle Monster, Monster Tracks: Interactive Pop-Up Facts About The Making of Frankenstein, 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, Trailer Gallery
The Mummy (1932)
Horror icon Boris Karloff stars in the original 1932 version of The Mummy in which a team of British archaeologists accidentally revives a mummified high priest after 3,700 years. Alive again, he sets out on an obsessive-and deadly-quest to find his lost love. Over 50 years after its first release, this brooding dream-like horror classic remains a cinematic masterpiece.
Bonus Features: 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, Feature Commentary by Rick Baker, Scott Essman, Steve Haberman, Bob Burns and Brent Armstrong, Feature Commentary by Film Historian Paul M. Jensen, 100 Years Of Universal: The Carl Laemmle Era
The Invisible Man (1933)
Claude Rains delivers an unforgettable performance in his screen debut as a mysterious doctor who discovers a serum that makes him invisible. Covered by bandages and dark glasses, Rains arrives in a small English village and attempts to hide his amazing discovery, but the drug's side effects slowly drive him to commit acts of unspeakable terror.
Bonus Features: Now You See Him: The Invisible Man Revealed, Production Photographs, Feature Commentary with Film Historian Rudy Behlmer, 100 Years of Universal: Unforgettable Characters
The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
The acclaimed sequel to the original Frankenstein has become one of the most popular horror classics in film history. The legendary Boris Karloff reprises his role as the screen's most misunderstood monster, now longing for a mate of his own. Colin Clive is back as the proud and overly ambitious Dr. Frankenstein, who creates the ill-fated bride (Elsa Lanchester). The last horror film directed by James Whale features a haunting musical score that helps make The Bride of Frankenstein one of the finest and most touching thrillers of its era.
Bonus Features: She's Alive! Creating The Bride Of Frankenstein, The Bride Of Frankenstein Archive, Feature Commentary with Scott MacQueen
The Wolf Man (1941)
Originally released in 1941, The Wolf Man introduced the world to a new Universal movie monster and redefined the mythology of the werewolf forever. Featuring a heartbreaking performance by Lon Chaney Jr. and groundbreaking make-up by Jack Pierce, The Wolf Man is the saga of Larry Talbot, a cursed man who transforms into a deadly werewolf when the moon is full. The dreamlike atmospheres, elaborate settings and chilling musical score combine to make The Wolf Man a masterpiece of the genre.
Bonus Features: 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, Feature Commentary with Film Historian Tom Weaver
The Phantom of the Opera (1943)
This lavish retelling of Gaston Leroux's immortal horror tale stars Claude Rains as the masked phantom who haunts the Paris Opera House. A crazed composer who schemes to make beautiful young soprano Christine DuBois (Susanna Foster) the star of the opera company, the Phantom also wreaks revenge on those he believes stole his music. Nelson Eddy, as the heroic baritone, tries to win the affections of Christine as he tracks down the murderous, horribly disfigured Phantom.
Bonus Features: The Opera Ghost: A Phantom Unmasked, Production Photographs, Feature Commentary with Film Historian Scott MacQueen, 100 Years of Universal: The Lot, Theatrical Trailer
The Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) - including Blu-ray 3D version
Captured and imprisoned for scientific study, a living "amphibious missing link" becomes enamored with the head researcher's female assistant (Julie Adams). When the hideous creature escapes and kidnaps the object of his affection, a crusade is launched to rescue the helpless woman and cast the terrifying creature back to the depths from which he came. Featuring legendary makeup artist Bud Westmore's brilliantly designed monster, Creature from the Black Lagoon is an enduring tribute to the imaginative genius of its Hollywood creators.
Bonus Features: The Creature From The Black Lagoon in Blu-ray TM 3D, Back to The Black Lagoon, Production Photographs, Feature Commentary with Film Historian Tom Weaver , 100 Years of Universal: The Lot, Trailer Gallery
audio italianouna collezione di otto classici dell'orrore. in 'dracula' (1931), agente immobiliare renfield (dwight frye) si reca in transilvania per organizzare la vendita di una magione inglese al nobile conte dracula (bela lugosi). quando renfield scopre che il suo ospite e' un 500-anno-vecchio vampiro, lui sara' morso e se stesso schiavo. in 'frankenstein' (1931), scienziato henry frankenstein (colin clive) crea un mostro (boris karloff) su parti del corpo acquisite dal suo assistente nano, fritz (dwight frye), e riesce a dare la vita durante un temporale. tuttavia, a causa di un errore di fritz, la creatura possiede il cervello di un killer, e dopo il nano la tormenta al punto di rottura, la creazione di frankenstein scappa e va su tutte le furie, terrorizzando la comunita' locale. in 'la mummia' (1932), una spedizione egiziana archaological scopre un sarcofago contenente la mummia del sacerdote im-ho-tep (boris karloff), che fu sepolto vivo 3700 anni fa, come punizione per aver tentato di portare una vestale che amava tornare alla vita. tornato alla vita, tep adotta la veste di un moderno egiziano e va in cerca del suo antico amore, i cui echi di forma fisica che trova in membro della spedizione helen grosvenor (zita johann). in 'l'uomo invisibile' (1933), uno scienziato misterioso (claude rains), che ha scoperto un siero che lo rende invisibile, arriva in un piccolo villaggio inglese. coperto di bende, e il tentativo di rimanere distante, suscita subito l'interesse degli abitanti curiosi, dopo di che le sue azioni presto cominciano ad assumere una svolta omicida. in seguito il 'the bride of frankenstein' (1935), scienziato henry frankenstein (colin clive) si trova ricattato nella creazione di un compagno (elsa lanchester) per il suo mostro dal suo ex mentore dr praetorius (ernest thesiger). in 'the wolf man' (1941), larry talbot (lon chaney jr) e' morso da un l