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The Bob Hope Collection (1939 – 1940)

$69.95

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Number of Discs

2

Rating

PG

Release Date

October 28th, 2020

Runtime (in minutes)

160

Product Code IMP2302

Limited 2 Disc hard box edition with unique artwork on the first 1500 copies!

The legendary Bob Hope is at his very best in these two hilarious comedy thrillers, The Cat and the Canary & the Ghost Breakers. An equal mix of both frights and fun, these two unforgettable classic films showcase one of the most popular entertainers of all time and have become blueprints for the horror-comedy genre!

The Cat and the Canary (1939)

A decade after the death of an eccentric millionaire, his remaining relatives gather for the reading of the will. Tension builds after his niece Joyce is named the sole inheritor and it is revealed that one of the other relatives will get everything if the heiress goes insane within the next 30 days. The timid Wally vows to protect Joyce who must spend the night in the haunted mansion along with her jealous relatives.

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 1080p presentation of the film on Blu-ray
  • NEW 2020 Audio commentary with horror/ fantasy authors Stephen Jones and Kim Newman
  • English HOH Subtitles
  • Theatrical Trailer

The Ghost Breakers (1940)

Ghosts and gags collide in this witches’ brew of laughs, with Bob Hope as a Manhattan radio commentator who finds himself marooned on an island of the walking dead!

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • NEW 2K Scan from original negative
  • NEW 2020 Audio commentary with horror/ fantasy authors Stephen Jones and Kim Newman
  • English HOH Subtitles
  • Theatrical Trailer

This is a pre-order title and will be dispatched in the week leading up to its October 28th release date.

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