Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Sherlock Holmes - The Definitive Collection

7-disc 14-film Sherlock Holmes DVD collection bought in 2008.

Movies contained in collection -

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942)
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943)
Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943)
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943)
The Spider Woman (1944)
The Scarlet Claw (1944)
The Pearl of Death (1944)
The House of Fear (1945)
The Woman in Green (1945)
Pursuit to Algiers (1945)
Terror by Night (1946)
Dressed to Kill (1946)

Extras include commentaries, photo gallery and featurette. 

The Tarzan Collection 1932-1948

DVD Collections vol.1 & 2 - bought in 2009


Movies contained in the sets -

Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)
Tarzan and his Mate (1934)
Tarzan Escapes! (1936)
Tarzan Finds a Son (1939)
Tarzan's Secret Treasure (1941)
Tarzan's New York Adventure (1942)
Tarzan Triumphs (1943)
Tarzan's Desert Mystery (1943)
Tarzan and the Amazons (1945)
Tarzan and the Leopard Woman (1946)
Tarzan and the Huntress (1947)
Tarzan and the Mermaids (1948)

The King Kong Collection

King Kong (1933) directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack, and starring Fay Wray, Bruce Cabot and Robert Armstrong. 104m 17s

Son of Kong (1933) directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack and starring Robert Armstrong, Helen Mack and Frank Reicher. 69m 24s

Mighty Joe Young (1949) directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack and starring Terry Moore, Ben Johnson and Robert Armstrong. 93m 40s

4-disc 3-film DVD collection bought in 2005

Commentary by Ray Harryhausen and Ken Ralston, with Merian C. Cooper and Fay Wray
I'm King Kong!: The Exploits of Merian C. Cooper -- 2005 documentary
Merian C. Cooper Movies Trailer Gallery
Disc 2: King-Sized Special Features
RKO Production 601: The Making of Kong, Eighth Wonder of the World - 7 Part Documentary including...
The Origins of "King Kong"
Willis O'Brien and "Creation"
Cameras Roll on Kong, The Eighth Wonder
A Milestone in Visual Effects
Passion, Sound and Fury
The Mystery of the Lost "Spider Pit" Sequence
King Kong's Legacy
Creation Test Footage with Commentary by Ray Harryhausen
Son of Kong
Theatrical trailer
Mighty Joe Young
Commentary by Terry Moore and visual effects veterans Ray Harryhausen and Ken Ralston, with interpolated interviews excepts of Merian C. Cooper
A conversation with Ray Harryhausen and the Chiodo Brothers
"Ray Harryhausen and Might Joe Young"

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932-1941)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932) directed by Rouben Mamoulian and starring Fredric March and Miriam Hopkins. 96mins

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) directed by Victor Fleming and starring Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman and Lana Turner. 113mins

DVD bought in 2004

• Audio Commentary by Greg Mank
• Bugs Bunny: Hyde and Hare (6:48)
• 1941 Theatrical Trailer (3:34)

Universal Monster Legacy Collections

DVD Collections bought in 2004 and 2008.

Extras include commentaries and documentaries.

Movies contained in the sets -

Dracula (1931)
Dracula (1931) Spanish Version
Frankenstein (1931)
The Mummy (1932)
The Invisible Man (1933)
Werewolf of London (1935)
Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
Dracula's Daughter (1936)
Son of Frankenstein (1939)
The Mummy's Hand (1940)
The Invisible Man Returns (1940)
The Invisible Woman (1940)
The Wolf Man (1941)
The Invisible Agent (1942)
The Mummy's Tomb (1942)
Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)
Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman (1943)
Son of Dracula (1943)
The Phantom of the Opera (1943)
The Invisible Man's Revenge (1944)
The Mummy's Ghost (1944)
The Mummy's Curse (1944)
House of Frankenstein (1944)
House of Dracula (1945)
She-Wolf of London (1946)
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)