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Old 02-20-10, 11:54 PM
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Universal Monsters Legacy Sets?

Anyone know of the cheapest place to pick these up? I remember hearing them going for $15 some time back.
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Re: Universal Monsters Legacy Sets?

This is of no help to you right now, but if you're ok with waiting, I'd suggest searching for them in October. Seems like I saw them in several different places (Sam's Club, for instance) at pretty reasonable prices.
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Re: Universal Monsters Legacy Sets?

Do you mean the 2-disc 4+ movie "Legacy Collections" or the new 1 movie 2-disc "Legacy Series" (aka 75th Anniversary/Special Edition/etc)?

The new 2-disc collections (Dracula, Mummy, and Frankenstein) have been as low as $12.99, except for the recent Wolf Man.

I scored a couple of the older Legacy Collection sets (which are massive bargains, I think, because they contain 4 movies or more) for very cheap off used sites like Secondspin.com and GoHastings.com.

I'm holding off on buying these again until they appear on high-def.
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Re: Universal Monsters Legacy Sets?

This doesn't help you find them unless you know Hugh Hefner, but I noticed on The Girls Next Door Hugh Hefner had the figures from the original set on a shelf over his bed.
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Re: Universal Monsters Legacy Sets?

I noticed that Walmart online had the Collections for the Invisible Man and The Creature from the Black Lagoon for 15 something but the others were in the 20 something range.
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Regarding Dracula the older 4 film collection has much better video quality, though the audio is better on the newer version.
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Re: Universal Monsters Legacy Sets?

I picked up the Wolf Man last summer for about $14 and some change at my local Borders. If memory serves, the in-store price was $19.99 and I applied one of their frequently released coupons for 30% off, which was applicable to DVDs.

If you can find a Borders store that carries the title, you could probably get a similar deal with a coupon--provided it is being sold for $20. I see that their current online price for the same title is now ridiculously high at $32.99, but products are often priced differently at the B&M stores. I have also seen the same products being sold at different stores for different prices, so if you don't succeed at first, checking another store might bring a better result.

It's a great title by the way (the same can be said for each of the entries in the Universal Legacy series).
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BTW I forgot to mention I agree with Whit9999, all 6 titles in this series are essential classic horror imo.
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Re: Universal Monsters Legacy Sets?

Been holding off for a while on a good price for the Invisible Man set. I'll probably continue holding off until October since its not very high on my wishlist. The other 5 are incredible sets.
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I.M. is the weakest of the bunch but still very good.
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Re: Universal Monsters Legacy Sets?

I know the targets near me have the legacy sets for 18 i believe ...
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Re: Universal Monsters Legacy Sets?

Originally Posted by MooMooMooMoo View Post
I.M. is the weakest of the bunch but still very good.
Yea I've seen a couple of the films and while they're certainly my least favorite of the bunch they are good

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