Halloween is coming early courtesy of Universal Studios.
In a story from Yahoo! News, Nothing is as it seems in the forbidding and fascinating world of Inner Sanctum Mysteries: The Complete Movie Collection, coming to DVD on September 19, 2006 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
Death, dementia and the dark arts dominate the six unforgettable films based on the spine-chilling "Inner Sanctum Mystery" radio shows of the 1940s. Boasting timeless performances from horror icon Lon Chaney, Jr. in haunting stories of mystery, suspense and the supernatural, the films thrill and chill with tales of tortured souls and hair-raising events in shadowy settings. From a sinister wax museum to a mad scientist's laboratory and an old house that holds secrets best left undiscovered, Inner Sanctum Mysteries: The Complete Movie Collection is a must-own masterpiece for every classic mystery and horror fan.
This exceptional collector's set, including the classic tales Calling Dr. Death, Weird Woman, Dead Man's Eyes, The Frozen Ghost, Strange Confession and Pillow of Death, brims with enough eerie tension to unnerve the staunchest viewers. In stores just in time for Halloween, the two-disc collector's set is priced at $29.98.
Inner Sanctum Mysteries: The Complete Movie Collection comes to DVD Sept. 19 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
Calling Dr. Death
The first film in the renowned "Inner Sanctum Mysteries" horror series stars Lon Chaney, Jr. as an unhappily married doctor who suffers a convenient bout with amnesia when his wife is brutally murdered and must wrestle with his inner demons to try and prove his innocence.
A college professor's belief in the power of reason is threatened when he marries an exotic sorceress from a jungle island, who is followed by occult occurrences and inexplicable events wherever she goes.
Dead Man's Eyes
A gifted artist is blinded and his career is ruined until his fiancée's father offers to bequeath him his eyes. A generous gift becomes a terrifying nightmare when the future father-in-law is found dead, and the artist must clear himself of the murder.
The Frozen Ghost
A famous hypnotist who believes he caused a man's death with his psychic abilities takes refuge in Monet's Wax Museum, the creepy backdrop for a tale of mystery and madness. As the museum's wax figures become all too real, the hypnotist discovers an evil of unthinkable proportions.
Lon Chaney, Jr. is a chemist working on a cure for influenza, when corporate greed leads to the drug being marketed before testing is complete. The doctor must fight to save the unsuspecting public from the horrific consequences of his unnatural invention.
Pillow of Death
Humor and horror meet as the wealthy and eccentric Kincaid family is plagued by voices in the night, creaking doors and mysterious murders. The police are hunting for a psychopathic killer, but a mysterious psychic triggers a visit from a dead woman and a series of strikingly similar deaths.
- Run Time: Disc 1: 3 hours 11 minutes; Disc 2: 3 hours 11 minutes
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame (1.33:1)
- Rating: NR
- Audio: English Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono, English SDH
- Subtitles: French Subtitles