October sees dozens of horror and horror-themed movies, and Fox Home Entertainment today announced it will get in on the action with the Blu-ray debut of Young Frankenstein. On October 7, Mel Brooks’ classic (1974) spoof on Mary Shelley’s horror novel will hit your high-definition screen for the first time.
Young Frankenstein will include a mad scientist’s lab worth of Blu-ray-exclusive features, listed below. The movie will be authored in BD-J on a dual-layer 50GB disc presented in widescreen (1.85:1) format. The audio will naturally be English 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio, and it will include English, French, Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin and Korean subtitles. Guess Fox didn’t want anyone to miss out on the punchlines.
The BD-exclusive bonus features — and all the rest, for that matter — include the following:
- BD Exclusive — Inside The Lab: Secret Formulas in the Making Of Young Frankenstein: A BonusView picture-in-picture mode featuring all-new on-camera interviews with Mel Brooks, Teri Garr, Cloris Leachman and others
- BD Exclusive — It’s Alive! Creating A Monster Classic featurette
- BD Exclusive — Transylvanian Lullaby: The Music of John Morris featurette
- BD Exclusive — The Franken-Track: A Monstrous Conglomeration of Trivia
- BD Exclusive — 17 Deleted/Extended Scenes in HD
- BD Exclusive — The Brain Game set-top game
- BD Exclusive — Blucher Button interactive feature
- BD Exclusive — Isolated Score Track
- Commentary by Director Mel Brooks
- Making FrankenSense of Young Frankenstein featurette
- Deleted Scenes
- Interviews with Marty Feldman, Gene Wilder & Cloris Leachman
- Still Galleries: 19 individual production photograph galleries
- Theatrical trailers
- TV spots
Voted #13 on the American Film Institute’s list of America’s 100 Funniest Movies, Young Frankenstein features Gene Wilder (Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory), Terri Garr (Tootsie), Marty Feldman (Silent Movie), Cloris Leachman (History of the World: Part I), Madeline Kahn (Clue) and Peter Boyle (Everybody Loves Raymond).
The Young Frankenstein Blu-ray Disc will be available for $39.98 U.S. / $49.98 Canada.