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About Universal Monsters

Ask anybody what comes to mind when they think of movie monsters, and you invariably hear some or all of a few iconic entities: Dracula, Frankenstein, werewolves, and mummies. All of these universally recognizable fiends got their introduction to modern entertainment through the series of classic, 20th century horror films now known as Universal Monsters. Starting early in the century and running until the 1960s, Universal Studios produced a number of horror films that both introduced and established the legacies of cinema's most enduring monsters. Some of these classics include the original "Frankenstein" and "Dracula," both from 1931, as well as "The Mummy" (1932), "Werewolf of London" (1935), and dozens of sequels over the next several decades, featuring stars like Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, and Lon Chaney. Universal Monsters films are available on both DVD and Blu-ray both individually or packaged as sets. Film buffs enjoy the fascinating special features on many of these discs, including documentaries and audio commentaries from film historians. Whether you are a fan of these Universal films or the monsters they feature, eBay has a wide range of options for Universal Studios Monsters fans. For collectors, there is also a formidable selection of Universal Monsters figures, including new action figures and limited edition toys still in their original packaging.