If you hear a sequel that’s just the sound of horror fans rejoicing at the fact that Universal is releasing the granddaddy collection of them all: The Universal Classic Monsters: The Complete 30-Film Collection. The collection is comprised of films that have, and continue to inspire millions of filmmakers.
This collection, which covers some twenty-five years of filmmaking, will include everything from 1931’s Dracula to 1956’s The Creature Walks Among Us (and everything in-between). The collector’s set will also include a 48-page collectible book filled with behind-the-scenes secrets and rare production photographs that you can’t find anywhere else. And as with any re-release these days, you cannot forget about the bonus features. which will vary based on each individual title.
The complete set will include Dracula(1931), Frankenstein (1931), The Mummy (1932), The Invisible Man (1933), The Bride of Frankenstein (1935), Werewolf of London (1935), Dracula's Daughter (1936), Son of Frankenstein (1939), The Invisible Man Returns (1940), The Invisible Woman(1940), The Mummy's Hand (1940), The Wolf Man (1941), The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942), The Mummy's Ghost (1942), The Mummy's Tomb (1942), Invisible Agent (1942), Phantom of the Opera (1943), Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943), Son of Dracula (1943), House of Frankenstein (1944), The Mummy's Curse (1944), The Invisible Man's Revenge (1944), House of Dracula (1945), She-Wolf of London (1946), Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948), Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951), Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954, and includes a 3D version), Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955), Revenge of the Creature(1955 and includes a 3D version) and The Creature Walks Among Us (1956).
The set, which will be available on both Blu-Ray and DVD, will hit store shelves on August 28.