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  • Extras:
    DISC ONE
    *The Film: Theatrical Version (60:37)
    *The Film: Reconstruction (see Easter Egg section)(60:19)
    Audio Commentary on the theatrical version by author / film historian Gregory William Mank (2019)
    "Kim Newman on Edgar Allan Poe and Universal" 2020 featurette (28:49)
    "Bela Lugosi Reads The Tell-Tale Heart” 1946 audio recording (13:21)
    Theatrical Trailer (1:35)
    Still Gallery (31 images)

    DISC TWO
    The Black Cat (Edgar G. Ulmer, 1934; 65:30)
    Audio Commentary by author / film historian Gregory William Mank (2019)
    "Cats in Horror: An Essay by Lee Gambin" 2020 featurette (12:47)
    "Mystery in the Air: Episode #12: The Black Cat" September 18, 1947 radio broadcast (26:02)
    "Vintage Footage: The Black Cat Contest" (0:49)
    Still Gallery (28 images)

    The Raven (Lew Landers, 1935; 61:19)
    (1.) Audio Commentary by author / film historian Gary D. Rhodes (2019)
    (2.) Audio Commentary by film historian Samm Deighan (2020)
    Isolated Music & Effects Track (in LPCM 2.0)
    "American Gothic: An Essay by Kat Ellinger" 2020 featurette (14:59)
    "Inner Sanctum: Episode #31: The Tell-Tale Heart” August 3, 1941 radio broadcast (26:42)
    Still Gallery (29 images)
  • Subtitles:
    English HoH (optional on both versions)
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1.37:1
  • Picture Format:
    1080p 24fps AVC MPEG-4
  • Soundtrack(s):
    Theatrical Version
    English LPCM 2.0 Mono (original soundtrack)
    English LPCM 2.0 Mono (alternate soundtrack)*
    Easter Egg Reconstruction
    English LPCM 2.0 Mono
  • Case type:
    Keep Case
  • Notes:
    *The alternate soundtrack provided by Universal Pictures adds music to certain scenes and does not reflect the original filmmakers' intentions.
    Limited edition of 2,000 copies includes:
    - An O-card slipcover.
    - A 48-page liner notes booklet "Bela Lugosi and the Masque of the Mad Doctor" by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas; "Full of Fiendish and Diabolical Doings: Making and Censoring The Black Cat (1934) and The Raven (1935)" by Jon Towlson; "Re-Arranging Murders in the Rue Morgue" by Tim Lucas and the followup letter by Gary L. Prange and rare archival imagery and ephemera.
  • Easter eggs:
    On the main menu highlight “Still Gallery” and click arrow left to highlight the film’s title on the menu screen.
    Tim Luca's and Gary L. Prange’s 2004 reconstruction of the original assembly of the film with one key change; Dupin's first visit to the morgue taking place before his visit to the carnival (60:19).

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