Three Edgar Allan Poe Adaptations (Murders in the Rue Morgue/The Black Cat/The Raven) (Blu-ray Limited Edition) (Eureka Masters of Cinema) [UK]

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Murders in the Rue Morgue/The Black Cat/The Raven



SPECIAL FEATURES
  • Limited Edition Set [2000 copies]
  • O-Card Slipcase
  • 48-PAGE collector’s booklet featuring new writing by film critic and writer Jon Towlson; a new essay by film critic and writer Alexandra Heller-Nicholas; and rare archival imagery and ephemera
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentations for all three films, with The Raven presented from a 2K scan of the original film elements
  • Uncompressed LPCM monaural audio tracks
  • Optional English SDH subtitles
  • Murders in the Rue Morgue – Audio commentary by Gregory William Mank
  • The Black Cat – Audio commentary by Gregory William Mank
  • The Black Cat – Audio commentary by Amy Simmons
  • The Raven – Audio commentary by Gary D. Rhodes
  • The Raven – Audio commentary by Samm Deighan
  • Cats In Horror – a video essay by writer and film historian Lee Gambin
  • New interview with critic and author Kim Newman
  • American Gothic – a video essay by critic Kat Ellinger
  • “The Black Cat” episode of radio series Mystery In The Air, starring Peter Lorre
  • “The Tell-Tale Heart” episode of radio series Inner Sanctum Mysteries, starring Boris Karloff
  • Bela Lugosi reads “The Tell-Tale Heart”
  • Vintage footage
 
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Don't know how I missed this. Just got one from Eureka thankfully, for a few more pounds. :thumbs:
 

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  • DISC ONE
    *The Film - Theatrical Version (60:37)
    *The Film - Reconstruction (60:19, see Easter Egg section)
    Audio Commentary on the theatrical version by author/film historian Gregory William Mank (from Shout! Factory release)
    Interview with critic Kim Newman (28:49)
    "Bela Lugosi Reads The Tell-Tale Heart” audio recording (13:21)
    Theatrical Trailer (1:35)
    Still Gallery

    DISC TWO
    The Black Cat
    (Edgar G. Ulmer, 1934; 65:30)
    Audio Commentary by author/film historian Gregory William Mank
    "Cats in Horror" video essay by film historian Lee Gambin (12:47)
    "Mystery in the Air" Episode #12 (September 18, 1947) radio adaptation of "The Black Cat" with Peter Lorre (26:02)
    "The Black Cat Contest" vintage footage (0:49)
    Still Gallery

    The Raven (Lew Landers, 1935; 61:19)
    Audio Commentary by author/film historian Gary D. Rhodes
    Audio Commentary by film historian Samm Deighan
    Isolated Music & Effects Track (in LPCM 2.0)
    "American Gothic" video essay by film historian Kat Ellinger (14:59)
    "Inner Sanctum" Episode #31 (August 3, 1941) radio adaptation of “The Tell-Tale Heart” starring Boris Karloff (26:42)
    Still Gallery
  • Subtitles:
    English HoH (optional on both versions)
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1.37:1
  • Picture Format:
    1080p 24fps AVC MPEG-4
  • Soundtrack(s):
    Theatrical Version
    English LPCM 2.0 Mono (original soundtrack)
    English LPCM 2.0 Mono (alternate soundtrack)*
    Easter Egg Reconstruction
    English LPCM 2.0 Mono
  • Case type:
    Keep Case
  • Notes:
    *The alternate soundtrack provided by Universal Pictures adds music to certain scenes and does not reflect the original filmmakers' intentions.
    Limited edition of 2,000 copies including an o-card slipcover and a 48-page collector’s booklet featuring new writing by film critic and writer Jon Towlson; a new essay by film critic and writer Alexandra Heller-Nicholas; and rare archival imagery and ephemera.
  • Easter eggs:
    Highlight “Still Gallery” and arrow left to highlight the film’s title on the menu screen to play Gary L. Prange’s reconstruction of the original assembly of the film (60:19).
 
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