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By Tim O'Brien     Oct 8, 2012 in Entertainment
Universal City - Go back 100 years and picture movies. Yes, they existed and Universal Pictures has announced a way to celebrate its 100th year in the business.
For a limited time only, own a piece of Hollywood history with the Universal 100th Anniversary Collection arriving on Blu-ray™ and DVD on Nov. 6, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. "For 100 years," the release noted, "Universal Pictures has been entertaining audiences all around the world with some of the most unforgettable movies ever made."
Meanwhile, "the collection features a selection of 25 films that helped shape the legacy of one of the most successful movie studios of all time," the release continued. "It features prestigious Academy Award® winners, genre-defining classics and captivating storytelling." The studio promises that these movies are continuing to have an enduring impact throughout the world.
The Universal 100th Anniversary Collection includes an exclusive "100 Years of Universal" 72-Page collector's book chronicling the history of Universal over the last 100 years. It includes rare photos and memorabilia from the studio's archives.
"All Quiet on the Western Front" - (1930)
"Dracula" - (1931)
"Dracula Spanish" - (1931) (Blu-ray Collection only)
"Buck Privates" - (1941)
"Pillow Talk" - (1959)
"Spartacus" - (1960)
"To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
"The Birds" - (1963)
"American Graffiti" - (1973)
"The Sting" - (1973)
"Jaws" - (1975)
"National Lampoon's Animal House" - (1978)
"E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial" - (1982)
"Scarface" - (1983)
"The Breakfast Club" - (1985)
"Back to the Future" - (1985)
"Out of Africa" - (1985)
"Field of Dreams" - (1989)
"Do the Right Thing" - (1989)
"Jurassic Park" - (1993)
"Schindler's List" - (1993) (DVD Collection only)
"Apollo 13" - (1995)
"The Fast and the Furious" - (2001)
"The Bourne Identity" - (2002)
"Mamma Mia! The Movie" - (2008)
"Despicable Me" - (2010)
The Carl Laemmle Era: Explore the early years of Universal and its founder Carle Laemmle.
The Lew Wasserman Era: A look at Universal under the visionary leadership of Lew Wasserman.
Academy Award® Winners: A look back at the most honored films in Universal's history.
The 1970s: A look at Universal's iconic movies and filmmakers during this dynamic decade.
The 1980s: Explore Universal's legacy of groundbreaking movies and filmmakers from this memorable decade.
The Backlot: A behind-the-scenes look at the movie magic created on the famous Universal Studios lot.
Unforgettable Characters: Revisit Universal's most memorable heroes, villains, comedians and screen legends.
Restoring the Classics: An in-depth look at the intricate process of preserving the studio's film legacy.
Vintage Cartoons
"Spooks" - (1930) – A parody of Universal's Phantom of the Opera featuring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.
"Merry Old Soul" - (1933) – Universal's first Academy Award® nominee for Best Short Subject featuring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.
"Wax Works" - (1934) – A spoof of Universal's classic monsters featuring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.
"Jolly Little Elves" - (1934) – Nominated for Best Short Subject Academy Award.
"Hollywood Bowl" - (1938) – It features caricatures of some of the most popular Hollywood stars at the time.
"Life Begins for Andy Panda" - (1939) – Andy Panda in his debut cartoon.
"Knock Knock" - (1940) – Woody Woodpecker in his debut cartoon.
"Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company 'B'" - (1941) – Academy Award® nominee for Best Short Subject based off the song from Buck Privates.
"The Barber of Seville" - (1944) – Often considered one of the greatest cartoons from this era featuring Woody Woodpecker.
"Musical Moments from Chopin" - (1947) – Academy Award® nominee for Best Short Subject featuring Woody Woodpecker.
"Maw and Paw" - (1953) – Inspired by the popular "Ma and Pa Kettle" film series.
"Chilly Willy" - (1953) – Chilly Willy in his debut cartoon.
"Crazy Mixed Up Pup" - (1955) – Academy Award® nominee for Best Short Subject directed by animation legend Tex Avery.
"Sh-h-h-h-h-h" - (1955) – Directed by animation legend Tex Avery.
Vintage Shorts
"Runt Page" - (1932) – Starring Shirley Temple
"Slide, Babe, Slide" - (1932) – Starring Babe Ruth
Cartoonland Mysteries - (1936) – Go behind the scenes at the Walter Lantz studios as an Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon is created in this vintage "Going Places" short.
15-Track Music CD
"The Bride of Frankenstein"
"Touch of Evil"
"To Kill a Mockingbird"
"The Sting"
"E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial"
"Back to the Future"
"Out of Africa"
"Jurassic Park"
"Apollo 13"
"The Bourne Identity"
The collection features Tom Hanks, Kevin Costner, Matt Damon, Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Gregory Peck, Doris Day, Kirk Douglas, Rock Hudson, Richard Dreyfuss, Bud Abbott & Lou Costello, Bela Lugosi, Paul Newman, Al Pacino, Michael J. Fox and John Belushi. Plus influential directors including Steven Spielberg, Alfred Hitchcock, Ron Howard, Robert Zemeckis, Spike Lee, John Hughes, Brian De Palama, John Landis, George Lucas, Stanely Kubrick, Sydney Pollack and George Roy Hill.
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