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Full details revealed: Scream Factory’s “VINCENT PRICE COLLECTION III” Blu-ray set

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Following up on the two previous killer packages, Shout! Factory has another five films starring the great Vincent Price coming in a four-Blu-ray set next month. The complete contents have just been unveiled, so read on!

Coming February 16 on the Scream Factory label, THE VINCENT PRICE COLLECTION III brings together MASTER OF THE WORLD (1961), TOWER OF LONDON (1962), DIARY OF A MADMAN (1963), AN EVENING OF EDGAR ALLAN POE (1970) and CRY OF THE BANSHEE (1970, pictured above). Each will be presented in a new high-definition master from original elements, and the complete specs are:

VINCENTPRICECOLLECTIIINEWSDisc 1: MASTER OF THE WORLD
New high-definition master from the interpositive
New stereo soundtrack created from the original 4-track mag
New audio commentary by actor David Frankham
New RICHARD MATHESON: STORYTELLER—Extended Cut (72 minutes)
Theatrical trailer
Posters, lobby cards and behind-the-scenes photo gallery
Photo gallery of images from David Frankham’s personal collection

Disc 2: TOWER OF LONDON
New high-definition master from a fine-grain film print
New interview with director Roger Corman
“Producing TOWER OF LONDON”: an interview with producer Gene Corman
Two episodes of SCIENCE FICTION THEATRE: “One Thousand Eyes” and “Operation Flypaper” (1956), both starring Vincent Price (in standard definition—52 minutes)
Posters, lobby cards and behind-the-scenes photo gallery

Disc 3: DIARY OF A MADMAN and AN EVENING OF EDGAR ALLAN POE
New high-definition master from the interpositive film element (DIARY)
New master created from the original 2” tape masters (AN EVENING)
New audio commentary by film historian and author Steve Haberman (on both features)
New interview with writer/producer/director Kenneth Johnson (AN EVENING)
Theatrical trailer (DIARY)
Poster and lobby card gallery (DIARY)
Behind-the-scenes photo gallery (AN EVENING)

Disc 4: CRY OF THE BANSHEE
New high-definition master of the director’s cut from the interpositive
New high-definition master of the American International theatrical cut from the only surviving element in MGM’s vault, a color reversal intermediate
New audio commentary by film historian Steve Haberman (Director’s Cut)
“A Devilish Tale of Poe”: an interview with director Gordon Hessler
Theatrical trailer
TV spot
Radio spot
Posters, lobby cards and behind-the-scenes photo gallery

Retail price is $69.97, but if you pre-order it from Shout!’s website, you’ll get it for $62.97, receive it two weeks early and also nab an 18×24-inch poster of the cover art (while supplies last)!

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