The Wolf Man Coming Soon to Blu-Ray
Coming September 17, 2013 is the blu-ray edition of the classic 1941 film The Wolf Man and with it is not only the beloved film, but a slew of bonus features as well. Check out the goods below and feel free to share your thoughts on this classic.
“Even a man who is pure in heart and says his prayers by night may become a wolf when the wolfbane blooms and the autumn moon is bright”. In 1941, The Wolf Man introduced the world to a new Universal movie monster and the mythology of the werewolf was redefined forever. Featuring a heartbreaking performance by Lon Chaney Jr. and groundbreaking make-up by Jack Pierce, this story of a cursed man who transforms into a deadly werewolf when the moon is full has not only become a masterpiece of the horror genre, but of all time.
- Monster by Moonlight: An American Werewolf in London director John Landis hosts this hosts this documentary on the history, development, production and sequels of The Wolf Man.
- Pure in Heart: The Life and Legacy of Lon Chaney, Jr.: Another documentary. This one is about the life and career of Wolf Man actor Lon Chaney, Jr.
- He Who Made Monsters: The Art and Life of Jack Pierce: Documentary on makeup master Jack Pierce.
- Audio Commentary with film historian Tom Weaver
- From Ancient Curse to Modern Myth: Breaking down The Wolf Man and its appeal.
- 100 Years of Universal: The Lot: The Universal backlot.
- The Wolf Man Archives: Movie posters, campaign art, production stills and other images.
- Trailer Gallery: Werewolf of London, The Wolf Man, Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man, House of Frankenstein, House of Dracula and She-Wolf of London.
Anyone planning on picking up the blu-ray copy? Has anyone here actually seen the original Wolf Man? Did you enjoy it? Let us know in a comment below!
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