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February 12, 2004 - 1:50 a.m.

Monster Madness

Universal Monsters Legacy Editions Coming to DVD in April!

The Universal Monsters Legacy Series is scheduled to arrive in stores April 27, 2004! These 3 sets include the following classic movies:

Frankenstein: The Legacy Collection
2-disc set features:
Frankenstein
Bride of Frankenstein
Son of Frankenstein
Ghost of Frankenstein
House of Frankenstein

Dracula: The Legacy Collection
2-disc set features:
Dracula
Dracula (original Spanish Version)
Dracula’s Daughter
Son of Dracula
House of Dracula.

The Wolf Man: The Legacy Collection
2-disc set features:
The Wolf Man
Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman
She-Wolf of London
Werewolf of London

And currently available, the final film in the Universal Monster Frankenstein/Dracula/Wolf Man series!
Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein

Speaking of Abbott and Costello, you can now get…

Best of Abbott & Costello - Volume 1
Featuring eight classic Abbott & Costello comedies:
Buck Privates
In The Navy
Hold That Ghost
One Night In The Tropics
Keep ‘Em Flying
Ride ‘Em Cowboy
Pardon My Sarong
Who Done It?

The Abbott & Costello Collection
5-DVD-set.
Africa Screams
Jack and the Beanstalk

A full hour of The Colgate Comedy Hour
A few episodes of The Abbott and Costello Show.
A live version of Who’s On First!
A generous helping of Abbott & Costello movie trailers.
And more!

Back to The Monsters!

Check out this fun teaser trailer for the return to the big screen of one of filmdon’s biggest stars in his first screen appearance!

Godzilla!

Coming sometime this spring or summer, this is the first ever nationwide release of the original Godzilla, uncut, unedited, and without confusing Americanization (read: no Raymond Burr spliced into scenes talking to the backs of lookalike actors! ) Shown in Japanese with English subtitles, this is Godzilla like you’ve never seen it before, unless of course you’ve viewed rare screenings at fan conventions such as G-Fest.

What About Kong?

Peter Jackson’s next Big Event will be his remake of the 1933 classic King Kong. This period piece set in the 1930’s is Jackson’s Holy Grail, the One Film he’s wanted to make more than any other! A major Kong-phile, I’m expecting loving care and detail to exceed his excesses on Lord of the Rings! Woof!

The tentative release date currently stands at December 2005. Jackson promises to expand the Skull Mountain Island dinosaur scenes, and rumors are already circulating that Jackson wants Andy Serkis to play Kong! Oooh yeeeah, the King of Motion Capture Actors to play King Kong? Bring it on, myyyy pressssciousssss!!!

Update

Check out Eric’s info on Van Helsing in the comments below! Sounds like Must See to me!


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