Universal Horror Classic Movie Archive

For the second time in a month, **Universal** has released five Horror films that are exclusive to Best Buy. Released today, the Universal Horror Classic Movie Archive features four new to DVD films (Black Cat is the exception) on 2 DVDs. While only available at Best Buy for $17.99 (a temporary price reduction from the $19.99 on the package ), the set is available for rent at Classicflix. Details below:

From the studio that created the horror genre comes five terrifying films that will send chills down your spine and bring terror to your heart in the Universal Horror Classic Movie Archive! Unearthed from the vaults and on DVD for the very first time, Universal Pictures invites you to journey through fog-filled moors, into haunted mansions and through secret hallways to meet a chilling collection of mad scientists, crazed circus performers, mysterious butlers, maniacal killers and one very ape-like woman! Prepare yourself for hours of pure terror starring some of the most iconic actors in the history of horror, including Bela Lugosi and Lon Chaney Jr.

The Black Cat (1941, 71 min)
Bela Lugosi and Basil Rathbone star in this mystery about a group of greedy heirs stuck in a creepy mansion where, one by one, both cats and people turn up dead.

Man Made Monster (1941, 60 min)
When a mad scientist transforms a carnival performer (Lon Chaney Jr.) into a murderous monster, he creates a path of destruction leading to an edge-of-you-seat climax!

Horror Island (1941, 61 min)
What started out as a treasure-making scheme ends up deadly for a group of people stuck in a seemingly haunted castle with a killer known only as "The Phantom."

Night Monster (1942, 73 min)
Bela Lugosi stars in this horrific tale filled with strange characters, secret passages, dark storms and a murderer who's mastered the art of "mind over matter."

Captive Wild Woman (1943, 61 min)
A mad scientist turns an ape into a beautiful, but deadly, woman (Acquanetta) in this frightening film featuring groundbreaking make-up effects.

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