Thursday, June 21, 2012


What better way to get in the Halloween sprit than by celebrating with a monster party? Lionsgate Home Entertainment makes Mad Monster Party availablefor the first time in High Definition with the release of the Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD) as well as HD Digital Download and On Demand arriving just in time for the spookiest holiday of the year as well as the theatrical release of the similarly themed Hotel Transylvania. From the team who created the stop-motion and animated holiday classics "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" and "Frosty the Snowman," Mad Monster Party stars the voice talents of Boris Karloff (Frankenstein) and Phyllis Diller (Eight on the Lam). The Blu-ray Combo Pack bonus materials include a "making of" featurette, plus two featurettes that look at the animation and the music of the film, as well as two bonus sing-along tracks. The Mad Monster Party Blu-ray Combo Pack arrives on September 4th for the suggested retail price of $14.99.

Baron Von Frankenstein (voice of Boris Karloff) has decided to retire as the head of the Worldwide Organization of Monsters. But first, he must inform the other monsters about his plans. How to deliver the news? How else - through a Mad Monster Party! Von Frankenstein's guests include a who's who of Halloween favorites, including the Werewolf, Dracula, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the Mummy, the Invisible Man and more. But who among them is fit to be the new head of the monsters?


"Mad Monster Party: Making of a Cult Classic" featurette

"Groovy Ghouls: The Music of Mad Monster Party" featurette

"It's Sheer Animagic! Secrets of Stop-Motion Animation" featurette

Two Bonus sing-along tracks for kids of all ages


*Subject to change


Boris Karloff Frankenstein, Thriller, Bride of Frankenstein, The Mummy

Ethel Ennis Feature film debut

Gale Garnett My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Overnight

Allen Swift TV's "Diver Dan," TV's "The Beagles"

And Phyllis Diller A Bug's Life, TV's "Family Guy," TV's "The Phyllis Diller Show"


Year of Production: 1967

Title of Copyright: © STUDIOCANAL - Videocraft International Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Blu-ray Disc and Digital Premiere

Rating: Not Rated

Genre: Family/Animation

Blu-ray Closed Captioned: English SDH

DVD Closed Captioned: English

Blu-ray Subtitles: English and Spanish

Blu-ray Format: 1080P High Definition 4x3 Full Screen (1.33:1)

DVD Format: 4x3 Full Screen (1.33:1)

Blu-ray Audio Status: English Monaural DTS-HD Master Audio

DVD Audio Status: English Monaural Dolby Digital Audio

Feature Running Time: 95 minutes

THANKS to MEDIA MIKE G. for passing the info along!

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