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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Bela Lugosi; Boris Karloff; Robert Florey; Edgar G Ulmer; Lew Landers; Lambert Hillyer; Arthur Lubin; Edgar Allan Poe; Universal Pictures Company.; Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
|Language Note:||In English, with optional French or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.|
|Notes:||Special features: trailers for Murders in the Rue Morgue, The invisible ray & Black Friday.|
|Credits:||Murders in the Rue Morgue: director, Robert Florey; producer, Carl Laemmle Jr.; screenwriters, Tom Reed, Dale Van Every; cinematographer, Karl Freund; editor, Milton Carruth.
The black cat: director, Edgar G. Ulmer; producer, Carl Laemmle Jr.; screenwriter, Peter Ruric; cinematographer, John J. Mescall; editor, Ray Curtiss.
The raven: director, Lew Landers; producers, Carl Laemmle Jr., Stanley Bergerman, David Diamond; screenwriter, David Boehm; cinematographer, Charles J. Stumar; music, Clifford Vaughan; editor, Albert Akst.
The invisible ray: director, Lambert Hillyer; producer, Edmund Grainger; screenwriter, Howard Higgin, Douglas Hodges; cinematographer, George Robinson; music, Franz Waxman; editor, Bernard W. Burton.
Black Friday: director, Arthur Lubin; producer, Burt Kelly; screenwriter, Curt Siodmak, Eric Taylor; cinematographer, Elwood Bredell; music, Samuel Lerner, Ben Oakland; editor, Philip Cahn; costume designer, Vera West.
|Performer(s):||Cast for Murders in the Rue Morgue: Sidney Fox, Bela Lugosi, Leon Waycoff, Bert Roach, Betsy Ross Clarke, Brandon Hurst, D'Arcy Corrigan, Noble Johnson, Arlene Francis.
Cast for The black cat: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, David Manners, Jacqueline Wells, Lucille Lund, Egon Brecher, Harry Cording, Henry Armetta, Albert Conti.
Cast for The raven: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lester Matthews, Irene Ware, Samuel S. Hinds, Spencer Charters, Inez Courtney, Ian Wolfe, Maidel Turner.
Cast for The invisible ray: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Frances Drake, Frank Lawton, Violet Kemble Cooper, Walter Kingsford, Beulah Bondi, Frank Reicher, Paul Weigel, Georges Renevant.
Cast for Black Friday: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Stanley Ridges, Anne Nagel, Anne Gwynne, Virginia Brissac, Edmund MacDonald, Paul Fix, Murray Alper, Jack Mulhall, Joe King, John Kelly.
|Target Audience:||Not rated by the MPAA.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (337 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 2.0 mono.|
|Contents:||Murders in the Rue Morgue / Carl Laemmle presents ; based on the immortal classic by Edgar Allan Poe ; produced by Carl Laemmle, Jr. ; Universal Pictures Corp. ; adaptation, Robert Florey ; screen play, Tom Reed, Dale Van Every ; added dialogue, John Huston ; cinematographer, Karl Freund ; film editor, Milton Carruth ; directed by Robert Florey (1932, 61 min.). The black cat / a Universal picture ; Carl Laemmle presents ; suggested by the immortal Edgar Allan Poe classic ; screenplay, Peter Ruric ; story, Edgar G. Ulmer, Peter Ruric ; camera, John J. Mescall ; film editor, Ray Curtiss ; directed by Edgar G. Ulmer (1934, 66 min.). The raven / Universal presents ; suggested by Edgar Allan Poe's immortal classic ; screenplay, David Boehm ; photographer, Charles Stumar ; film editor, Albert Akst ; directed by Louis Friedlander (1935, 61 min.). The invisible ray / a Universal picture ; Carl Laemmle presents ; screenplay, John Colton ; original story, Howard Higgin, Douglas Hodges ; cinematographer, George Robinson ; musical score, Franz Waxman ; film editor, Bernard Burton ; an Edmund Grainger production ; directed by Lambert Hillyer (1936, 79 min.). Black Friday / Universal presents ; original screen play, Kurt Siodmak, Eric Taylor ; director of photography, Elwood Bredell ; film editor, Phil Cahn ; musical director, H.J. Salter ; associate producer, Burt Kelly ; directed by Arthur Lubin (1940, 70 min.).|
|Series Title:||Franchise collection.|
|Other Titles:||Murders in the Rue Morgue.
Invisible ray (Motion picture : 1936)
Murders in the Rue Morgue: A mad scientist attempts to find a mate for his talking gorilla.
The black cat: Two honeymooners find themselves stranded at the house of a Satanist.
The raven: A retired surgeon conspires with an escaped murderer to wreck vengeance on a prominent family.
The invisible ray: A group of scientists discover the remains of a meteorite that exhibits extremely strange properties.
Black Friday: A doctor gives an injured friend a partial brain transplant, which drastically alters the patient's personality.