Calling All Ghouls To the ‘Mad Monster Party’

MAD MONSTER PARTY
Street Date: 9/4/12
Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack SRP: $14.99

What better way to get in the Halloween sprit than by celebrating with a monster party? Lionsgate Home Entertainment makes Mad Monster Party available for the first time in High Definition with the release of the Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD) as well as HD Digital Download and On Demand arriving just in time for the spookiest holiday of the year as well as the theatrical release of the similarly themed Hotel Transylvania. 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). The Blu-ray Combo Pack bonus materials include a “making of” featurette, plus two featurettes that look at the animation and the music of the film, as well as two bonus sing-along tracks. The Mad Monster Party Blu-ray Combo Pack arrives on September 4th for the suggested retail price of $14.99.

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?

BLU-RAY & DVD COMBO PACK SPECIAL FEATURES*
“Mad Monster Party: Making of a Cult Classic” featurette
“Groovy Ghouls: The Music of Mad Monster Party” featurette
“It’s Sheer Animagic! Secrets of Stop-Motion Animation” featurette
Two Bonus sing-along tracks for kids of all ages
Trailer
*Subject to change

CAST
Boris Karloff Frankenstein, Thriller, Bride of Frankenstein, The Mummy
Ethel Ennis Feature film debut
Gale Garnett My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Overnight
Allen Swift TV’s “Diver Dan,” TV’s “The Beagles”
And Phyllis Diller A Bug’s Life, TV’s “Family Guy,” TV’s “The Phyllis Diller Show”

PROGRAM INFORMATION
Year of Production: 1967
Title of Copyright: © STUDIOCANAL – Videocraft International Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Blu-ray Disc and Digital Premiere
Rating: Not Rated
Genre: Family/Animation
Blu-ray Closed Captioned: English SDH
DVD Closed Captioned: English
Blu-ray Subtitles: English and Spanish
Blu-ray Format: 1080P High Definition 4×3 Full Screen (1.33:1)
DVD Format: 4×3 Full Screen (1.33:1)
Blu-ray Audio Status: English Monaural DTS-HD Master Audio
DVD Audio Status: English Monaural Dolby Digital Audio
Feature Running Time: 95 minutes

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