The Munsters TV series only lasted two years, but one of the smartest things Universal studio did was green light a movie using the actors, sets and custom cars one more time. This allowed the characters to be slid into various Creature Double Feature shows around the country that also showed Universal’s classic monster movies. If the station wasn’t showing The Munsters on the weekdays, people saw Munster, Go Home! with Dracula, Frankenstein and The Wolf Man. Eventual this leads to people asking the station to show more of The Munsters. Even today Munster, Go Home! plays on MeTV’s Svengoolie. Plus the movie allowed devoted viewers a chance to see the monster cast in full color. Now Munster, Go Home! is coming to Blu-ray thanks to Scream Factory. The movie takes the Munster family across the ocean when Herman hits the inheritance lottery. Here’s the press release from Scream Factory with details about the bonus features:
SCREAM FACTORY PRESENTS MUNSTER, GO HOME!
ON BLU-RAY™ MARCH 31, 2020
Los Angeles, CA — Get ready to see America’s funniest family in their first full-length feature film! On March 31, 2020, Scream Factory proudly presents Munster, Go Home! on Blu-ray for the first time. Complete with bonus features including the television film The Munsters’ Revenge and new audio commentary with Butch Patrick and Rob Zombie, this release of Munster, Go Home! is a “munst”-have for any fan of The Munsters.
Following the wildly popular Munsters TV series, original cast members Fred Gwynne (Herman Munster), Yvonne De Carlo (Lily Munster), Al Lewis (Grandpa) and Butch Patrick (Eddie Munster) are reunited in this hilarious movie as you’ve never seen them before … in spooky color!
Herman inherits a mansion in England and moves the family into an estate full of ghosts and other surprises. Also starring Terry-Thomas (The Abominable Dr. Phibes), Hermione Gingold (Bell, Book and Candle), Richard Dawson (Hogan’s Heroes), Bernard Fox (Titanic) and horror film legend John Carradine (The Howling), and directed by TV veteran Earl Bellamy who directed episodes of the original series, Munster Go Home is spookily splendid return for the first family of fright!
NEW Audio Commentary with actor Butch Patrick and musician/filmmaker Rob Zombie
Bonus Television Film – The Munsters’ Revenge in HD – (1.33:1)
Vintage cast radio interviews
Extensive Still Galleries for both films – behind-the-Scenes photos, movie stills and posters
About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s entertainment offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast entertainment distribution network which delivers culturally relevant programming, movie and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America and across multiple platforms. Shout! Factory owns and operates Shout! Studios, Scream Factory, Shout! Factory Kids, Shout! Factory Films, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Timeless Media Group and Shout! Factory TV. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com.
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