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Title: Shout Factory Karloff Lugosi Universal Collection Blu Ray
Post by: Count Zachula on September 30, 2019, 12:17:21 PM
Forgive me if someone already has a thread about this, but does anyone have the Shout Factory "Universal Horror Collection Vol 1"?

It has The Black Cat, The Raven, The Invisible Ray and Black Friday.

Wanted to know if this set was worth buying for the restorations alone.

(https://www.shoutfactory.com/s3_images/images/0900d16e-d513-e911-a982-0edcbcd33718/UHCV1_BR_PS_Slipcase_72dpi.png)

https://www.shoutfactory.com/product/the-boris-karloff-bela-lugosi-collection?product_id=7039 (https://www.shoutfactory.com/product/the-boris-karloff-bela-lugosi-collection?product_id=7039)

Title: Re: Shout Factory Karloff Lugosi Universal Collection Blu Ray
Post by: Mike Scott on September 30, 2019, 12:50:53 PM
All 3 volumes have been discussed in "New Blu-ray/DVD Releases".

http://www.universalmonsterarmy.com/forum/index.php?topic=29945.0 (http://www.universalmonsterarmy.com/forum/index.php?topic=29945.0)
Title: Re: Shout Factory Karloff Lugosi Universal Collection Blu Ray
Post by: Memphremagog on September 30, 2019, 03:18:57 PM
It's worth it not just for the restorations of the films, but also the extras such as the documentaries on each film and the commentaries.
Title: Re: Shout Factory Karloff Lugosi Universal Collection Blu Ray
Post by: Mord on September 30, 2019, 04:26:14 PM
It's worth it not just for the restorations of the films, but also the extras such as the documentaries on each film and the commentaries.

 I already have two different DVD releases of this collection. Are the restorations that much better to warrant the high price tag? Since The Black Cat and The Raven are among my favorite Universal horror films, I'm willing to pay. I just want to make sure that the enhancement is worth it.
Title: Re: Shout Factory Karloff Lugosi Universal Collection Blu Ray
Post by: Memphremagog on October 01, 2019, 04:03:34 AM

 I already have two different DVD releases of this collection. Are the restorations that much better to warrant the high price tag? Since The Black Cat and The Raven are among my favorite Universal horror films, I'm willing to pay. I just want to make sure that the enhancement is worth it.

They are noticeable, especially on BLACK CAT, and the documentaries on the drama behind the scenes in the production of that film, as well as the docs on the other films in the collection, make it well-worth the upgrade.
Title: Re: Shout Factory Karloff Lugosi Universal Collection Blu Ray
Post by: Count Zachula on October 01, 2019, 03:47:28 PM
They are noticeable, especially on BLACK CAT, and the documentaries on the drama behind the scenes in the production of that film, as well as the docs on the other films in the collection, make it well-worth the upgrade.

Splendid! Thank you. I'm gonna put this on my Xmas list.