Saturday, October 24, 2009

Karloff & Lugosi Horror Classics - DVD

For all the fans of Lugosi and Karloff out there, here's news of a nice little DVD release that may be of interest. There are 4 fright flicks included in the set, including the wonderfully creepy The Walking Dead. From the Back Cover:

The Walking Dead (1936): Jolted alive as the monster in the classic Frankenstein, Boris Karloff is resurrected anew in the eerie tale of a man framed for murder. Sent to the chair... and seeking revenge after being brought back to life by science. Michael Curtiz directs.
-Commentary by historian Greg Mank

Frankenstein 1970 (1958)
: Karloff operates the lab switches and gizmos as Dr. Victor Frankenstein. Granting a film crew access to shoot a horror flick at his family castle... and now having what he needs for his monstrous experiments: fresh young body parts ready for harvesting!
-Commentary by historians Charlotte Austin, Bob Burns, and Tom Weaver
-Theatrical trailer

You'll Find Out (1940): Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, and Peter Lorre scare everyone silly planning murder to nab a young heiress' inheritance in a spoofy, spooky haunted house tale featuring the music and merriment of popular Kay Kyser and his band
-Theatrical trailer

Zombies on Broadway (1945): Mad scientist Lugosi encounters two lunkheaded Broadway agents (Alan Carney and Wally Brown) looking for a real-life zombie as an opening attraction for a new night club.

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