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Old 08-01-2013, 04:12 AM   #1
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The Mummy (1959) Blu-ray UK 14/10/13


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This new release on Blu-ray and DVD double play presents the film in its original UK theatrical aspect ratio of 1.66:1 for the first time, as well as featuring a host of brand new extras never seen before and in high definition.

Containing 1xBlu-ray + 2xDVD.

Features include:
Original UK theatrical aspect ratio: 1.66:1 (the film has never before been released at this aspect ratio)
Alternate “full frame” aspect ratio: 1.37:1
“Unwrapping The Mummy” – New 25 min. HD documentary about the film’s creation and history.
“Hammer’s Rep Company” – New 20 min. HD documentary about Hammer’s informal repertory company of actors.
Commentary – New expert commentary from Marcus Hearn & Jonathan Rigby.
“Stolen Face” – bonus feature (Terence Fisher’s 1952 crime drama, 72 mins.)
“The House Of Horror: Memories Of Bray” – Hammer’s all-new 5-part documentary (50 mins. total) which will premiere on Hammer’s YouTube channel before the Double Play release.
“Hammer Stars: Peter Cushing” – The World Of Hammer episode
HD Archive/Stills Gallery Original industry promo reel restored to HD (6 mins.)
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B00E7G4ORI/
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Old 08-01-2013, 04:34 AM   #2
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i just pre-ordered, thanks for pointing this out.
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Old 08-01-2013, 06:03 AM   #3
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Looks like a nice release.All the earlier prints I've seen for this were a bit muted looking.
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Old 08-01-2013, 07:39 AM   #4
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Day one for me. Hope the transfer is good.
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Old 10-18-2013, 09:54 PM   #5
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got a shipping notification, so I should have it sometime next week. I just picked up The Mummy's Shroud on BD and the Ultimate Hammer Collection R2 box a few weeks ago, with Blood from the Mummy's Tomb. When this one arrives, I may have myself a little Mummy theme night. or nights, more likely - 4 movies in one day just isn't in the cards anymore.
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DVD Beaver review: http://www.dvdbeaver.com/film4/blu-r...my_blu-ray.htm
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