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Classic '50s Sci-Fi set


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For those of you, like me, who grew up on 1950s sci-fi movies here's a set you'll want. Universal has just put out THE CLASSIC SCI-FI ULTIMATE COLLECTION. It contains five films TARANTULA, THE MOLE PEOPLE, THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MAN, THE MONOLITH MONSTERS and MONSTER ON THE CAMPUS. It sells for $19.95 and , at least for now, is only available from Best Buy. It's a bare bones set. The only extras are trailers for the films, but that's just fine with me. Now, please pass the popcorn and don't call me for about seven and a half hours.

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Good News! I've been waiting to see "The Monolith Monsters" in its entirety ever since my mom made me turn off the TV in the middle of it when I was six years old. All these years, I've been clueless as to what happens. Are all the movies in this set in their original aspect ratio?

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Gerb, According the discs "Shrinking Man" is 1.78:1 and the rest are 1.33:1. Being it was the 1950s, they were still shooting a lot of films in full frame and then masking them down in the theatre so I don't think we've got a case of "pan & scan" here. Anyway, I thrilled to have them.

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