Ten-disc set includes "The Death Kiss," "White Zombie," "The Whispering Shadow" (Feature Version), "Chandu on the Magic Island," "The Mysterious Mr. Wong," "Murder by Television," "Shadow of Chinatown" (Feature Version), "The Gorilla," "The Phantom Creeps" (Feature Version), "The Devil Bat," "Invisible Ghost," "Spooks Run Wild," "Black Dragons," "Bowery at Midnight," "The Corpse Vanishes," "The Ape Man," "Ghosts on the Loose," "One Body Too Many," "Scared to Death," and "Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla."
Build an instant classic horror library with this 20-film set celebrating the genre's greatest icon! With his penetrating stare inscrutable smile and inimitably insinuating accent, Bela Lugosi set the standard for fiendish filmmaking during the 1930's, 1940's, and 1950's. Covering more than two decades' worth of macabre movies, this collection showcases the sinister star's versatile villainy presenting him as everything from a mad scientist to a wild-eyed zombie master. Always debonair and charming despite his monstrous on-screen activities, Lugosi occasionally crossed over from the shadows into the light delivering charismatic performances as the heroic Chandu the Magician in a pair of mid-1930s efforts and stealing the show as the cruel but civic-minded Monsieur Colomb in the World War Two anti-spy thriller Black Dragons. The Hungarian star eventually achieved such renown that his name made it onto the marquee in the title of 1952's Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla (even though he did not play himself in the film)! THE BELA LUGOSI COLLECTION is guaranteed to provide a whole host of "good eee-ven-ings" and a few sleepless nights in the bargain! Films Included: White Zombie, The Death Kiss, The Whispering Shadow, Chandu on Magic Island, The Mysterious Mr. Wong, Murder by Television, Shadow of Chinatown, The Phantom Creeps, The Devil Bat, Invisible Ghost, The Gorilla, Spooks Run Wild, Black Dragons, The Corpse Vanishes, Bowery at Midnight, Tthe Ape Man, Ghosts on the Loose, One Body Too Many, Scared to Death, Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla.