Universal Horror Collection Volume 1: Blu-ray box set

The Universal Horror Collection Volume 1 is a Scream Factory Blu-ray box set release that includes four films co-starring the horror icons: The Black Cat (Edgar G. Ulmer, 1934), The Raven (Lew Landers, 1935), The Invisible Ray (Lambert Hillyer, 1936) and Black Friday (Arthur Lubin, 1940). The set is loaded with new commentaries and featurettes. Released  on Blu-ray on June 18, 2019, and now available now for pre-order.

The Black Cat

  • New Audio Commentary by author/film historian Gregory William Mank
  • New Audio Commentary by author/film historian Steve Haberman
  • New Dreams Within a Dream: The Classic Cinema of Edgar Allan Poe – narrated by Doug Bradley
  • New A Good Game: Karloff and Lugosi at Universal Part One: The Black Cat
  • Vintage footage – The Black Cat Contest
  • Still Gallery

The Raven

  • New 2K scan of the original film elements
  • New Audio Commentary with author/film historian Gary D. Rhodes
  • New Audio Commentary with author/film historian Steve Haberman
  • New A Good Game: Karloff and Lugosi at Universal Part Two: The Raven
  • Audio Recording: Bela Lugosi reads “The Tell-Tale Heart”
  • Stills Gallery

The Invisible Ray

  • New 2K scan of the original film elements
  • New Audio Commentary with authors/film historians Tom Weaver and Randall Larson
  • New A Good Game: Karloff and Lugosi at Universal Part Three: The Invisible Ray
  • Re-Release Theatrical Trailer
  • Stills Gallery

Black Friday

  • New 2K scan of the original film elements
  • New Audio Commentary with filmmaker/film historian Constantine Nasr
  • New A Good Game: Karloff and Lugosi at Universal Part Four: Black Friday
  • Inner Sanctum Mystery Radio Show: “The Tell-Tale Heart” starring Boris Karloff
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Stills Gallery

The original cover art for the first incarnation of this box set as The Boris Karloff / Bela Lugosi Collection was by Joel Robinson.

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