Sunday, February 15, 2015

Universal Classic Monsters 30-Film Collection DVD IMDB Simple Description

Dracula (1931) - The ancient vampire Count Dracula arrives in England and begins to prey upon the virtuous young Mina.
Frankenstein (1931) - An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses.

The Mummy (1932) - A living mummy stalks the beautiful woman he believes is the reincarnation of his lover.

The Invisible Man (1933) - A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane.

The Bride of Frankenstein (1935) - Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein (goaded by an even madder scientist) - builds his monster a mate.

Werewolf of London (1935) - The juice of a rare Tibetan flower is the only thing that keeps Dr. Glendon from turning into a werewolf during a full moon.

Dracula's Daughter (1936) - Hungarian countess Marya Zaleska seeks the aid of a noted psychiatrist, in hopes of freeing herself of a mysterious evil influence.

Son of Frankenstein (1939) - One of the sons of Frankenstein finds his father's monster in a coma and revives him, only to find out he is controlled by Ygor who is bent on revenge.

The Invisible Man Returns (1940) - The owner of a coal mining operation, falsely imprisoned for fratricide, takes a drug to make him invisible, despite its side effect: gradual madness.

The Invisible Woman (1940) - An attractive model with an ulterior motive volunteers as guinea pig for an invisibility machine.

The Mummy's Hand (1940) - An ancient mummy is revived to destroy those that would invade the 3,000 year old tomb of an Egyptian princess.

The Wolf Man (1941) - A practical man returns to his homeland, is attacked by a creature of folklore, and infected with a horrific disease his disciplined mind tells him can’t possibly exist.

The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942) - When Ygor brings the monster to Dr. Ludwig Frankenstein for care, Ludwig gets the idea of replacing the monster's current criminal brain, with a normal brain.

The Mummy's Ghost (1942) - An Egyptian high priest travels to America to reclaim the bodies of ancient Egyptian princess Ananka and her living guardian mummy Kharis. Learning that Ananka^Òs spirit has been reincarnated into another body, he kidnaps a young woman of Egyptian descent with a mysterious resemblance to the princess.

The Mummy's Tomb (1942) - A high priest travels to America with the living mummy Kharis (Lon Chaney Jr.) - to kill all those who had desecrated the tomb of the Egyptian princess Ananka thirty years earlier.

Invisible Agent (1942) - The Invisible Man's grandson uses his secret formula to spy on Nazi Germany.

Phantom of the Opera (1943) - This is the story of a disfigured violinist who haunts the Paris Opera House.

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) - Larry Talbot chips Frankenstein's monster out of a block of ice. When Talbot changes to the Wolf Man, the two creatures do battle.

Son of Dracula (1943) Count Alucard (read his name backwards) finds his way from Budapest to the swamps of the Deep South; his four nemeses are a medical doctor, a university professor, a jilted fiancé and the woman he loves.

House of Frankenstein (1944) - An evil scientist and a hunchback escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.

The Mummy's Curse (1944) - An irrigation project in the rural bayous of Louisiana unearths Kharis the living mummy (Lon Chaney Jr.) -, who was buried in quicksand 25 years earlier.

The Invisible Man's Revenge (1944) - An eccentric scientist helps a fugitive from the law become invisible, unwittingly giving him the power to exact revenge on his former friends.

House of Dracula (1945) - Count Dracula and the Wolf Man seek a cure for their afflictions; a hunchbacked woman, a mad scientist and the Frankenstein monster have their own troubles.

She-Wolf of London (1946) - A young heiress finds evidence suggesting that at night she acts under the influence of a family curse and has begun committing ghastly murders in a nearby park.

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) - Two hapless freight handlers find themselves encountering Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster and the Wolf Man.

Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951) - Two bumbling private eyes help a man wrongly accused of murder who has become invisible to help clear his name.

Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) - A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study.

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955) - Bud and Lou find themselves pursued by an Egyptian cult for a special medallion linked to a walking mummy.

Revenge of the Creature (1955) - Men capture the creature from the Black Lagoon and make him an aquarium attraction, from which he escapes.

The Creature Walks Among Us (1956) - In this third Gill-Man feature, the Creature is captured and turned into an air-breather by a rich mad scientist. This makes the Creature very unhappy, and he escapes, killing people and setting fires in the process.

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