'Mad Monster Party' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Tue Jun 26, 2012 at 06:00 AM PDT by

The 1967 stop-motion animated classic will arrive on Blu-ray in time for Halloween!

In an early announcement to retailers, Lionsgate has revealed 'Mad Monster Party' is planned for Blu-ray on September 4.

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).

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?

The Blu-ray/DVD combo pack will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio Mono soundtrack, and supplements will include: Mad Monster Party: Making of a Cult Classic, Groovy Ghouls: The Music of Mad Monster Party, It's Sheer Animagic! Secrets of Stop-Motion Animation, two bonus sing-along tracks, and a trailer.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $14.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Mad Monster Party' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under September 4.

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Mad Monster Party (Blu-ray)
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