For those of you enjoying Image Entertainment’s incredible Blu-ray releases, they’re now gearing up for Twilight Zone: Season 3 (1961). The high-def release is jam-packed with extra features, all of which are detailed inside, courtesy of High Def Digest. For fans of horror, this is the definitive TV series that inspired decades of terror.
The release will be a 5-disc set and will contain all 37 episodes in the third season in 1080p video, an uncompressed monaural soundtrack, and supplements include: Audio commentaries by actors Bill Mumy, Lois Nettleton, William Windom, Leonard Nimoy, Robert Cornthwaite and Cliff Robertson; Audio commentary by Jonathan Winters for “A Game of Pool,” plus Winters reads the alternate ending from the original script; Clip from the 1989 remake of “A Game of Pool,” featuring George Clayton Johnson’s original ending; Clip from the 1985 remake of “Dead Man’s Shoes,” featuring Helen Mirren in “Dead Woman’s Shoes”; Vintage audio recollections with Buzz Kulik, Buck Houghton, Richard L. Bare, Lamont Johnson and Earl Hamner; and Rare Rod Serling appearances as a guest on The Garry Moore Show and Tell It to Groucho and as host of the popular game show Liar’s Club.
Exclusive to the Blu-ray will be: 19 new audio commentaries, featuring The Twilight Zone Companion author Marc Scott Zicree, author/film historian Gary Gerani (Fantastic Television), authors/historians Scott Skelton and Jim Benson (Rod Serling’s Night Gallery: An After Hours Tour), Twilight Zone writers Earl Hamner, George Clayton Johnson and John Tomerlin, writer William F. Nolan (Logan’s Run), author/historian Martin Grams, Jr. (The Twilight Zone: Unlocking the Door to a Television Classic), writer Marv Wolfman (creator of Blade and New Teen Titans), writer Neil Gaiman (Sandman, Coraline), writer/producer Jeff Vlaming (NCIS, Fringe, Battlestar Galactica), writer Mark Fergus (Children of Men, Iron Man) and writer Len Wein (creator of Swamp Thing, Wolverine, New X-Men); Interview with actor Edson Stroll; Original laugh track for “Cavender Is Coming”; Vintage audio interview with director of photography George T. Clemens; 19 Radio Dramas featuring Don Johnson, Blair Underwood, Ernie Hudson, Morgan Brittany, Adam West, Ed Begley, Jr., Jason Alexander, Shelley Berman, Michael York, Bruno Kirby and more; and Isolated scores for all 37 episodes featuring the legendary Bernard Herrmann, Van Cleave, Fred Steiner and others.
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $99.98.