Based on Mary Shelley’s timeless novel Frankenstein, Jack Smight's Frankenstein: The True Story is coming to Blu-ray on March 24th from Scream Factory, and ahead of its release, we've been provided with the full list of bonus features and a look at the cover art:

Press Release: Get ready to experience the horror and suspense of the timeless Frankenstein story. On March 24, 2020, SCREAM FACTORY™ will unleash the epic horror classic FRANKENSTEIN: THE TRUE STORY on Blu-ray. Directed by Jack Smight (The Twilight Zone, Damnation Alley) and teleplay by Christopher Isherwood (A Single Man, Cabaret) and Don Bachardy, this gruesome, heart-pounding thriller features an incredible cast, including James Mason (Child’s Play, Lolita), Leonard Whiting (Romeo & Juliet), David McCallum (NCIS, The Man from U.N.C.L.E), Jane Seymour (Live and Let Die, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman), Nicola Pagett (An Awfully Big Adventure), Michael Sarrazin (The Sweet Ride, The Outer Limits), and Agnes Moorehead (Bewitched, Citizen Kane). FRANKENSTEIN: THE TRUE STORY retells Mary Shelley’s unforgettable story. Victor Frankenstein’s medical experiments result in the shocking discovery that he can revive the dead. But when the creature he brings forth becomes a killer, is anyone safe?

A must-have for collectors of cult classics and horror enthusiasts, this definitive Blu-ray features insightful bonus content, including new interviews with Jane Seymour, Leonard Whiting, a conversation with writer Don Bachardy, new audio commentary with film historian Sam Irvin, and a new 2K scan of the original film elements. Preorder is available now at

Special Features:

  • NEW 2K scan of the original film elements to the 2-part 3 hr. and 6 min. version including the introduction by actor James Mason
  • NEW Audio Commentary with filmmaker/film historian Sam Irvin
  • NEW Off with Her Head - an interview with actress Jane Seymour
  • NEW Victor’s Story – an interview with actor Leonard Whiting
  • NEW Frankenstein’s Diary – a conversation with writer Don Bachardy

1080p 1.33:1, Not Rated, Region A, DTS-HD Master Audio, SDH
Feature Running Time: +/- 183 Minutes

Shout! Factory will continue to present the on-going SCREAM FACTORY™ home entertainment series in 2020 with specific release dates, extras and key art. Meanwhile, fans are encouraged to visit the Scream Factory main website, follow them on Facebook and Twitter or to view exclusive video content on YouTube.

Derek Anderson
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Raised on a steady diet of R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps books and Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Derek has been fascinated with fear since he first saw ForeverWare being used on an episode of Eerie, Indiana.

When he’s not writing about horror as the Senior News Reporter for Daily Dead, Derek can be found daydreaming about the Santa Carla Boardwalk from The Lost Boys or reading Stephen King and Brian Keene novels.

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