The Mummy (1959) Blu Ray October 14th

the mummyLionsgate in the UK are set to release the Hammer classic The Mummy, starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee onto Blu ray on October the 14th.   As well as remastered image it will have the following special features:

  • Original UK theatrical aspect ratio: 1.66:1 (the film has never before been released at this aspect ratio)
  • Alternate “full frame” aspect ratio: 1.37:1
  • “Unwrapping The Mummy” – New 25 min. HD documentary about the film’s creation and history.
  • “Hammer’s Rep Company” – New 20 min. HD documentary about Hammer’s informal repertory company of actors.
  • Commentary – New expert commentary from Marcus Hearn & Jonathan Rigby.
  • “Stolen Face” – bonus feature (Terence Fisher’s 1952 crime drama, 72 mins.)
  • “The House Of Horror: Memories Of Bray” – Hammer’s all-new 5-part documentary (50 mins. total) .
  • “Hammer Stars: Peter Cushing” – The World Of Hammer episode
  • HD Archive/Stills Gallery
  • Original industry promo reel restored to HD (6 mins.)
Original UK theatrical aspect ratio: 1.66:1 (the film has never before been released at this aspect ratio); Alternate “full frame” aspect ratio: 1.37:1; “Unwrapping The Mummy” – New 25 min. HD documentary about the film’s creation and history.; “Hammer’s Rep Company” – New 20 min. HD documentary about Hammer’s informal repertory company of actors.; Commentary – New expert commentary from Marcus Hearn & Jonathan Rigby.; “Stolen Face” – bonus feature (Terence Fisher’s 1952 crime drama, 72 mins.); “The House Of Horror: Memories Of Bray” – Hammer’s all-new 5-part documentary (50 mins. total) which will premiere on Hammer’s YouTube channel before the Double Play release.;“Hammer Stars: Peter Cushing” – The World Of Hammer episode;HD Archive/Stills Gallery Original industry promo reel restored to HD ( – See more at: http://petercushingblog.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/the-mummy-hammer-films-cushing-and-lee.html#sthash.9CaxmeH4.dpuf
Original UK theatrical aspect ratio: 1.66:1 (the film has never before been released at this aspect ratio); Alternate “full frame” aspect ratio: 1.37:1; “Unwrapping The Mummy” – New 25 min. HD documentary about the film’s creation and history.; “Hammer’s Rep Company” – New 20 min. HD documentary about Hammer’s informal repertory company of actors.; Commentary – New expert commentary from Marcus Hearn & Jonathan Rigby.; “Stolen Face” – bonus feature (Terence Fisher’s 1952 crime drama, 72 mins.); “The House Of Horror: Memories Of Bray” – Hammer’s all-new 5-part documentary (50 mins. total) which will premiere on Hammer’s YouTube channel before the Double Play release.;“Hammer Stars: Peter Cushing” – The World Of Hammer episode;HD Archive/Stills Gallery Original industry promo reel restored to HD ( – See more at: http://petercushingblog.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/the-mummy-hammer-films-cushing-and-lee.html#sthash.9CaxmeH4.dpuf

 

If this is anything like the Dracula Blu ray then it  will be a must buy.