If you've been putting off getting a copy of the "Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection" Blu-ray, now might be a good time to pull out the credit card. Amazon is offering the set for half-off this week—$79.99, rather than the $159.99 list price. That breaks down to $10 each for some of the most iconic monster films in motion picture history.
Included in the set are:
- "Frankenstein" (the 1931 classic with Boris Karloff as The Monster)
- "Dracula" (the 1931 Bela Lugosi classic)
- "The Mummy" (1932)
- "The Invisible Man" (1933, starring Claude Rains)
- "The Bride of Frankenstein" (1935, one of the best sequels ever made)
- "The Wolf Man" (1941, starring Lon Chaney)
- "Phantom of the Opera" (1943, the only one of this group shot in color)
- "Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954, in both the original 3D and standard Blu-ray)
The sale ends 11:59 p.m. Pacific time, Saturday, January 19, 2013.