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    Now that the Blu-ray is almost upon us... Millennium sent this over!



    Millennium Entertainment to Release Collector's Edition in 2014 available for the First Time in the US in Stunning HD!

    Beverly Hills, CA-- (November 18, 2013) To kick-off the upcoming New Year, Millennium Entertainment is pleased to reveal their plans for a high-definition release of the cult classic 1967 Hammer Film, Frankenstein Created Woman on January 28th. Directed by Terence Fisher and starring horror icon Peter Cushing, Susan Denberg and Thorley Walters, Millennium's Collector's Edition of Frankenstein Created Woman marks the first time that US fans will be able to enjoy the film on Blu-ray here in the States.

    Special features for the Collector's Edition Blu-Ray of Frankenstein Created Woman include a brand new documentary entitled "Hammer Glamour," an audio commentary featuring Derek Fowlds, Robert Morris and Jonathan Rigby, two World of Hammer episodes celebrating both the iconic character Frankenstein and the immortal Cushing who portrayed Dr. Frankenstein several times throughout his esteemed career, an animated stills gallery and exclusive collectible cards celebrating this timeless classic, perfect for any Hammer fan's collection.

    In Frankenstein Created Woman, a tormented girl (Susan Denberg) drowns herself after her lover is framed for her father's murder and guillotined. Baron Frankenstein (Peter Cushing), experimenting with the transfer of souls, places her lover's soul into her body, bringing Christina back to life. With no memories of her past life, she becomes driven by a ghostly revenge and carries out a violent retribution on those responsible for both deaths.

    Special Features:

    Commentary Featuring Derek Fowlds ("Johann"), Robert Morris ("Hans") and Jonathan Rigby (Hammer Historian)
    Frankenstein Created Woman Trailer
    World of Hammer Episode "The Curse of Frankenstein"
    World of Hammer Episode "Hammer Stars: Peter Cushing"
    Brand New Documentary: "Hammer Glamour"
    Animated Stills Gallery
    Includes Exclusive Collectable Cards!

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  • #2
    They also sent over a whole bunch of vintage promo images.

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    • #3
      I love those photos. I hope there's an alternate reality somewhere that got that movie instead. That's not to say I don't like the movie as it is, I do, in fact I love it. But those promo images really fuel my imagination.
      "When I die, I hope to go to Accra"


      • #4
        I have the Australian release and it's pretty dissapointing in terms of the colors, it's too dark which is part of the problem, with fleshtones so unrealistic as to be a constant distraction for me.
        After watching the BD I compared it to the Anchor Bay DVD then realized the BD was worse off than I initially thought.
        It's crisp and clear as a bell though ( except for one short but crucial bit that looks very dupey ). Studio Canal goofed this transfer up and Hammer just seems to be handing over what they recieved.
        It's the same source seen on the DVD version Millenium released, so if you have seen that you know what to expect. The Rigby commentary is good ( not above average but OK ) and the other extras are quite nice, but once again, a far from definitve release. This one is going to raise a chorus remnicent of the DRACULA color debacle when more people see it in January I'd wager.
        Here is a review that is a bit more positive:


        • #5
          If the screen caps at that link are from the film something has went radically wrong.

          Another Hammer classic falls victim to revisionist color timing.

          I'll pass.
          "I've been to college, but I can still speak English when business demands it."
          - Raymond Chandler, 1939.