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Scream Factory Shares Specs for ‘Return Of The Living Dead’ Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray



Scream Factory Shares Specs for 'Return Of The Living Dead' Collector's Edition Blu-Ray

Scream Factory will be releasing the new Collector’s Edition of Return of the Living Dead in two different versions, a regular Edition or a Deluxe Edition, and today we have all the information for you to check out. The two-disc set is being released on July 19th, and is packed full of awesome new special features. We can all look forward to the film being in a new 2k of the inter-positive.

You can pre-order the regular Collector’s Edition or a Deluxe Edition that’s limited to only 1,000. If you order the regular Collector’s Edition, you will receive a poster and early shipping date, which is two weeks before the street date, if you order the Deluxe Edition, you get 2 posters, slip cover, and a early shipping date, which is three weeks before the street date.

For our new transfer we have gone back to the original audio tracks to create a new soundtrack. Only one song – The Damned’s “Dead Beat Dance” – could not be cleared for inclusion on the disc unfortunately. Otherwise, the rest will be the original audio as heard in the theaters when the film played first-run.


  • NEW 2K scan of the inter-positive
  • NEW Audio Commentary with Gary Smart (co-author of The Complete History of the Return of the Living Dead) and Chris Griffiths
  • Audio Commentary with director Dan O’Bannon and Production Designer William Stout
  • Audio Commentary with the cast and crew featuring Production Designer William Stout and actors Don Calfa, Linnea Quigley, Brian Peck, Beverly Randolph, Allan Trautman
  • The Decade of Darkness – featurette on ‘80s horror films (23 minutes)
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • TV Spots
  • Still Gallery – Posters, Lobby Cards, Movie Stills and Behind-the-Scenes photos
  • Still Gallery – Behind-the-Scenes photos from special make-up effects artist Kenny Myers’ personal collection
  • Zombie Subtitles for the Film
    ,li>In Their Own Words – The Zombies Speak


  • NEW The FX of the Living Dead with Production Designer William Stout, FX make-up artists William Munns, Tony Gardner, Kenny Myers and Craig Caton-Largnet, Visual Effects artists Bret Mixon and Gene Warren Jr. and actor Brian Peck (Expanded Version) (30 minutes)
  • NEW Party Time: The Music of The Return of the Living Dead with music consultants Budd Carr and Steve Pross and soundtrack artists Dinah Cancer (45 Grave), Chris D (The Flesh Eaters), Roky Erickson, Karl Moet (SSQ), Joe Wood (T.S.O.L.), Mark Robertson (Tall Boys) plus musicians Greg Hetson (Circle Jerks) and John Sox (The F.U.’s, Straw Dogs), (Expanded Version) (30 minutes)
  • NEW HORROR’S HALLOWED GROUNDS – revisiting the locations of the film
  • Return of the Living Dead Workprint – includes 20 minutes of additional footage (in Standard Definition)
  • More Brains: A Return to the Living Dead – The definitive documentary on The Return of the Living Dead (120 minutes)
  • A Conversation with Dan O’Bannon – His final interview (28 minutes)
  • The Origins of the Living Dead – an interview with John A. Russo (16 minutes)
  • The Return of the Living Dead – The Dead Have Risen – interviews with cast members Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Brian Peck, Thom Mathews, Beverly Randolph, Linnea Quigley and more… (21 minutes)
  • Designing the Dead – interviews with writer/director Dan O’Bannon and production designer William Stout (15 minutes)

Check out the Scream Factory artwork for the Return of the Living Dead Blu-Ray below.

Return of the Living Dead Scream Factory