‘An American Werewolf In London’ restored in 4k for Limited Blu-ray Edition

An-American-Werewolf-In-London-Blu-ray-Limited-Edition-Arrow-Video-720pxAn American Werewolf In London is coming to a special Limited Edition from Arrow Video just in time for Halloween on October 29, 2019. The new edition features a new 1080p transfer from a 4k restoration of the film’s original negatives supervised by Director John Landis. Audio is provided in the original uncompressed 1.0 mono with optional 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio track.

The edition also includes a boatload of extras  including new audio commentary by Beware the Moon filmmaker Paul Davis, a newly produced, feature-length documentary titled “Mark of The Beast: The Legacy of the Universal Werewolf,” and new featurette titled “Wares of the Wolf” that looks the costumes and special effects used in the film. The rest of the bonus material was previously released.

The Limited Edition An American Werewolf In London on Blu-ray has a list price of $49.99. (Buy for $33 on Amazon)

Bonus Material

 

  • New 2018 4K restoration from the original camera negative supervised by John Landis
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
  • Original uncompressed 1.0 mono and optional 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
  • Optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • New audio commentary by Beware the Moon filmmaker Paul Davis
  • Audio commentary by actors David Naughton and Griffin Dunne
  • Mark of The Beast: The Legacy of the Universal Werewolf, newly produced, feature-length documentary by filmmaker Daniel Griffith, featuring interviews with John Landis, David Naughton, Joe Dante and more
  • An American Filmmaker in London, a newly filmed interview with John Landis in which he reflects on British cinema and his his time working in Britain
  • I Think He’s a Jew: The Werewolf’s Secret, new video essay by filmmaker Jon Spira (Elstree 1976) about how Landis film explores Jewish identity
  • The Werewolf s Call, Corin Hardy, director of The Nun, chats with writer Simon Ward about their formative experiences with Landis film
  • Wares of the Wolf, new featurette in which SFX artist Dan Martin and Tim Lawes of The Prop Store look at some of the original costumes and special effects artefacts from the film
  • Beware the Moon, Paul Davis acclaimed, feature-length exploration of Landis film which boasts extensive cast and crew interviews
  • Making An American Werewolf in London, a short archival featurette on the film s production
  • An Interview with John Landis, a lengthy archival interview with the director about the film
  • Makeup Artist Rick Baker on An American Werewolf in London, the legendary make-up artist discusses his work on the film
  • I Walked with a Werewolf, an archival interview with the make-up artist about Universal horror and its legacy of Wolfman films
  • Casting of the Hand, archival footage from Rick Baker’s workshop as they cast David Naughton’s hand
  • Outtakes
  • Original trailers, teasers and radio spots
  • Extensive image gallery featuring over 200 stills, posters and other ephemera
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original poster art and artwork by Graham Humphreys
  • Double-sided fold-out poster
  • Six double-sided, postcard-sized lobby card reproductions
  • Limited 60-page booklet featuring new writing by Travis Crawford and more

 

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