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Old 01-02-09, 12:26 AM
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Universal Monster Legacy Sets 13.99 at Amazon

All the Universal Monster sets(Frankenstein,Dracula,Wolfman,the Mummy,the Invisible Man and Creature from the Black Lagoon)which average aound 5 movies in each set(except creature which has 3 movies) have had a price drop on Amazon to 13.99,these sets have always gone for more than 20 dollars,anyone intrested in classic horror should hop on these

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Old 01-02-09, 12:40 AM
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ha ha wow thats a coincidence i was just looking into buying the frankenstein set ... awesome ...
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Nice price. I've been meaning to pick these up but haven't yet. Thanks!
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Been waiting for these to drop in price..nice.
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How do the 75th anniversary monster sets compare to these?

Dracula
http://www.amazon.com/Dracula-75th-A...887143&sr=8-14

Frankenstein
http://www.amazon.com/Frankenstein-7...0887255&sr=1-1

They are both $12.49
Old 01-02-09, 03:13 AM
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Thanks for the heads up. Good Price on those legacy series sets.
Old 01-02-09, 04:43 AM
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Originally Posted by jessecrx View Post
How do the 75th anniversary monster sets compare to these?

Dracula
http://www.amazon.com/Dracula-75th-A...887143&sr=8-14

Frankenstein
http://www.amazon.com/Frankenstein-7...0887255&sr=1-1

They are both $12.49
the legacy sets have the entire collection pertaining to that "monster"

i saw these sets awhile ago also and wanted to get the psycho, and frankenstein one but then i saw the legacy set and decided to wait

you can compare them on the review section of this site ...
Old 01-02-09, 06:28 AM
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Thanks OP! I've been waiting to get them cheap, I got Dracula on a secondspin 20% off sale and Franky on the latest deepdiscount sale, but these prices are awesome.
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The Dracula 75th Anniversary edition has the restored audio. I believe the Dracula Legacy Series does not.
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Is this part of a sale or a new price point for these?
Old 01-02-09, 09:59 AM
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Cool. I got the Monster Legacy Collection (Frankenstein, Dracula, Wolfman) and I've been meaning to pick up the rest little by little. Now I've got another incentive.

I wonder if Universal is planning Blu-ray releases of these movies, which might explain the price drop.
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Originally Posted by jmsmath View Post
Is this part of a sale or a new price point for these?
I sincerely hope so. I started my set a few years ago with Dracula and Frankenstein because they were on sale during a Halloween promo at Walmart. Since then, I haven't found any of them at an attractive price point. I'll have to miss this deal because I was born in December and our car taxes are already a few days late.
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Originally Posted by Darth Maher View Post
I wonder if Universal is planning Blu-ray releases of these movies, which might explain the price drop.
That's what I'm hoping for!
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these have been on my wishlist for about 5 years now but I just dont see myself making time to watch 75 year old movies, I cant even keep up with new releases
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Nice. Very nice.
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Highly recommend all of them. Watched the entire Dracula, Frankenstein, and Wolfman sets in about a 2 weeks time when they first came out.
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As far as I'm concerned, these Universal Monster Legacy sets are must haves. If for nothing else just for the sheer importance of the films included. I have the Dracula, Frankenstein and Wolf Man sets already, bought them when they were first released. Just been holding off on the other 3 for some reason, but immediately jumped on this deal and ordered them.

Thanks OP
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these have been on my wishlist for about 5 years now but I just dont see myself making time to watch 75 year old movies,
Its a big loss, cause those just arent any old 75 year old movies......
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Originally Posted by Mr. Cinema View Post
The Dracula 75th Anniversary edition has the restored audio. I believe the Dracula Legacy Series does not.
I own the legacy Dracula set, and can confirm, yes, it does in fact have restored audio as well as cleaned up video.
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^Actually the Legacy Collection Dracula has a couple of minor problems/omissions with the audio. While it *is* cleaned up, Renfield's screams on the stairs and Dracula's moaning death agonies in the crypt were somehow omitted from the original soundtrack of the Legacy Collection. You can hear them only if you select the soundtrack with the optional original score by Phillip Glass (which I don't care for). These were in the original '90s release and have been restored in the 75th Anniversary Edition.

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Originally Posted by BobO'Link View Post
^Actually the Legacy Collection Dracula has a couple of minor problems/omissions with the audio. While it *is* cleaned up, Renfield's screams on the stairs and Dracula's moaning death agonies in the crypt were somehow omitted from the original soundtrack of the Legacy Collection. You can hear them only if you select the soundtrack with the optional original score by Phillip Glass. These 2 omissions were in the original release and have been restored in the 75th Anniversary Edition.
Very true,but is it worth it when you can get 3 extra movies(dracula's daughter,son of dracula and house of dracula)in the legacy set for more or less the same price(minus a couple seconds of moans and groans).

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Originally Posted by Jacoby Ellsbury View Post
these have been on my wishlist for about 5 years now but I just dont see myself making time to watch 75 year old movies, I cant even keep up with new releases
Oh man i grew up in the 70's and just worshiped these movies when they came on tv,i even built all the Aurora models of these monsters when i was a kid.As far as i am concerned these are the origin of horror in the film industry(with all due respect to the 1920's horror movies like cabinet of dr. calgari, nosterfuri,hunchback of notre dame and phantom of the opera) but those where silent and never on tv,I will always hold a place in my heart for the Universal monsters,and universal cleans these movies up pretty good,while not in the same league as casablanca restoration they are still very good and a lot better than your typical public domain title,but if you are under 30 i can see how these movies hold no importance to you.

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Amazon.com is CLEARLY trying to put me in the poor house with all these good deals!!!!
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Originally Posted by jmsmath View Post
Is this part of a sale or a new price point for these?
I missed whether anyone discovered if there was a sale on these or just a possible price drop. It seems like the price drop is likely since it's an odd time of year to have these on sale. I know in 1 or 2 places, I only see some of these sets in October and rarely at other times.
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Originally Posted by cardsfan111 View Post
I missed whether anyone discovered if there was a sale on these or just a possible price drop. It seems like the price drop is likely since it's an odd time of year to have these on sale. I know in 1 or 2 places, I only see some of these sets in October and rarely at other times.
There is no sales page for them so i can only presume it is a price drop

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