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Greatest classic films collection. Horror

Author: Vincent PriceFrank LovejoyPhyllis KirkCarolyn JonesPaul PicerniAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]
Series: Turner classic movies.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : [Widescreen and standard format]View all editions and formats
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Collects four classic horror films, including "House of Wax," in which a wax sculptor devises a murderous plan to restock his museum; "The Haunting," in which four individuals travel to a haunted house to study its supernatural phenomena; "Freaks," featuring a group of carnival performers who inflict revenge on a trapeze artist who mocks them; and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," the classic tale of one man's disastrous  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Horror films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Price; Frank Lovejoy; Phyllis Kirk; Carolyn Jones; Paul Picerni; Crane Wilbur; Bryan Foy; André De Toth; Julie Harris; Claire Bloom; Richard Johnson; Russ Tamblyn; Robert Wise; Nelson Gidding; Wallace Ford; Leila Hyams; Olga Baclanova; Roscoe Ates; Willis Goldbeck; Leon Gordon; Tod Browning; Spencer Tracy; Ingrid Bergman; Lana Turner; John Lee Mahin; Victor Fleming; Shirley Jackson; Tod Robbins; Robert Louis Stevenson; Turner Classic Movies (Television network); Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967); Warner Home Video (Firm); Argyle enterprises.
ISBN: 141987988X 9781419879883
OCLC Number: 434492428
Language Note: House of wax in English, French, or Spanish; The haunting and Dr. Jekyll in English or French; Freaks in English; subtitles in English, French, or Spanish. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Collective title from container.
The haunting based on the novel The haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson; Freaks suggested by Tod Robbins' story Spurs; Dr. Jkyll and Mr. Hyde based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.
The haunting in widescreen format; others in standard format, preserving the aspect ratio of their original theatrical exhibitions.
Includes special features.
Credits: House of Wax: screenplay by Crane Wilbur ; produced by Bryan Foy ; directed by Andre DeToth.
The haunting: screenplay by Nelson Gidding ; directed by Robert Wise.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: screenplay by John Lee Mahin ; directed by Victor Fleming.
Performer(s): Cast for House of wax: Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk, Carolyn Jones, Paul Picerni.
Cast for The haunting: Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn.
Cast for Freaks: Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, Rosco Ates.
Cast for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner, Donald Crisp, Ian Hunter, Barton MacLane, C. Aubrey Smith.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: GP (House of wax); G (The haunting, Dr. Jekyll). Freaks not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (375 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital surround stereo. (House of wax, English); Dolby digital mono. (others); region 1.
Contents: Disc 1: House of wax (1953, 88 min., col.) / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; screenplay by Crane Wilbur ; produced by Bryan Foy ; directed by Andre De Toth --
The haunting (1963, 112 min., b&w) / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; directed by Robert Wise ; screenplay by Nelson Gidding ; an Argyle Enterprises picture. Disc 2: Freaks (1932, 62 min., b&w) / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screenplay by Willis Goldbeck and Leon Gordon ; directed by Tod Browning --
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941, 113 min., b&w) / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screenplay by John Lee Mahin ; directed by Victor Fleming.
Series Title: Turner classic movies.
Other Titles: House of wax.
Haunting.
Freaks.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde.
Doctor Jekyll and Mister Hyde.
Horror

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Collects four classic horror films, including "House of Wax," in which a wax sculptor devises a murderous plan to restock his museum; "The Haunting," in which four individuals travel to a haunted house to study its supernatural phenomena; "Freaks," featuring a group of carnival performers who inflict revenge on a trapeze artist who mocks them; and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," the classic tale of one man's disastrous attempts to harness the evil that resides in everyone.

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