- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 2 minutes
- Video: Black & White / Color
- Released: October 2, 2001
- Originally Released: 2001
- Label: Image Entertainment
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Snap Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital Stereo - English
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A visual chronology of the horror film, MONSTER MANIA focuses on those classics which scare viewers through the use of grotesque, inhuman, evil figures. From the bloodsucking vampire Dracula in the silent classic NOSFERATU to Boris Karloff's brooding scientific experiment in FRANKENSTEIN, movie monsters have come in many shapes and forms. This fascinating documentary also includes previously unseen movies of Boris Karloff, and is hosted by the legendary Western actor Jack Palance.
Description by Image Entertainment:
Monster Mania traces the evolution of horror films, featuring footage from dozens of classic and contemporary favorites. From mummies to mutants, from phantoms to aliens, "Monster Mania" packs a crypt-full of terrifying ghouls into this chilling overview of classic, big-screen monsters. Lock your windows and bolt your doors--"Monster Mania" is on the loose! Highlights include dazzling clips from all-time horror favorites "Nosferatu" (1922), "The Fly" (1958, 1986), "Halloween" (1978), "Alien" (1979), "Bram Stoker's Dracula" (1992) and many more; a rare look at Thomas Edison's "Frankenstein" (1910); a glimpse of the early special effects of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (1920) and "The Phantom of the Opera" (1925); spectacular clips from comedy classics "Young Frankenstein" (1974) and "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" (1975); and never-before-seen home movies of horror superstar Boris Karloff. Hosted by Jack Palance.
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