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Greatest classic films collection. Horror

DVD

2009
Collects four classic horror films, including "House of Wax," in which a wax sculptor devises a murderous plan to restock his museum; "The Haunting," in which four individuals travel to a haunted house to study its supernatural phenomena; "Freaks," featuring a group of carnival performers who inflict revenge on a trapeze artist who mocks them; and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," the classic tale of one man's disastrous attempts to harness the evil that resides in everyone.

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ISBN:

  • 9781419879883
  • 141987988X

Edition: [Widescreen and standard format].

Publisher, Date: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]

Description: 2 videodiscs (375 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 12 cm.

Target Audience Note:

  • Canadian Home Video Rating : 14A.
  • MPAA rating: GP (House of wax); G (The haunting, Dr. Jekyll). Freaks not rated.

Other Title:

  • Horror [DVD].
  • House of wax [DVD].
  • Haunting [DVD].
  • Freaks [DVD].
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde [DVD].
  • Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. [DVD].
  • Doctor Jekyll and Mister Hyde [DVD].

Notes:

  • DVD; Dolby digital surround stereo. (House of wax, English); Dolby digital mono. (others); region 1.
  • House of wax in English, French, or Spanish; The haunting and Dr. Jekyll in English or French; Freaks in English; subtitles in English, French, or Spanish.
  • Closed-captioned.
  • Collective title from container.
  • Cast for House of wax: Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk, Carolyn Jones, Paul Picerni.
  • Cast for The haunting: Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn.
  • Cast for Freaks: Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, Rosco Ates.
  • Cast for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner, Donald Crisp, Ian Hunter, Barton MacLane, C. Aubrey Smith.
  • The haunting based on the novel The haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson; Freaks suggested by Tod Robbins' story Spurs; Dr. Jkyll and Mr. Hyde based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.
  • The haunting in widescreen format; others in standard format, preserving the aspect ratio of their original theatrical exhibitions.
  • Includes special features.

Contents:

  • Disc 1: House of wax (1953, 88 min., col.) / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; screenplay by Crane Wilbur ; produced by Bryan Foy ; directed by Andre De Toth
  • The haunting (1963, 112 min., b&w) / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; directed by Robert Wise ; screenplay by Nelson Gidding ; an Argyle Enterprises picture. Disc 2: Freaks (1932, 62 min., b&w) / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screenplay by Willis Goldbeck and Leon Gordon ; directed by Tod Browning
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941, 113 min., b&w) / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screenplay by John Lee Mahin ; directed by Victor Fleming.

Publisher or Distributor Number:

  • 3000020966
  • 1000091545
  • 2000017333
  • 2000017334

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