For Immediate ReleaseSuspense: The Lost Episodes,
'And now, a tale well calculated to keep you in...Suspense'
Join Master of Horror Boris Karloff for 30 Episodes
Of Popular '50s Mystery TV Series Previously Thought Lost
Available for the 1st Time March 17th in a Special 4-DVD Collector's Set
LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2009 - The journey into the obscure, the bizarre and the downright terrifying continues with Suspense: The Lost Episodes, Collection 3
, on DVD for the first time ever March 17 from Infinity Entertainment Group and Falcon Picture Group.
Following the successful releases of Suspense: The Lost Episodes, Collections 1
, comes Suspense: The Lost Episodes, Collection 3
, a four-disc DVD collector's set available for the first time ever in any format.
, a premiere anthology drama series featuring stories of mystery and the macabre, broadcast live from New York on CBS from 1949 to 1954. The show chilled and thrilled Americans each week with a new, spine-tingling tale.
television version was based on the long-running show from the "Golden Age of Radio" and successfully created the atmosphere of its radio predecessor by using the same identifiable opening announcement, "And now, a tale well calculated to keep you in...Suspense," accompanied by the familiar, ominous Bernard Herrmann theme.
Film and television critic Leonard Maltin marks the unearthing of these lost shows as "a major discovery," touting the show as "especially fun to watch, exciting TV at its best!"
Includes an episode written by Rod Serling (The Twilight Zone
) and features many of Hollywood and Broadway's most legendary young stars, including Boris Karloff, George Reeves, Walter Matthau, Jayne Meadows, Eddie Albert, Hume Cronyn, Lloyd Bridges, Jackie Cooper, Jack Warden, Stella Adler and many more.
Complete your Suspense
library with 30 additional episodes, not seen since they first aired live on TV, digitally remastered from the original Kinescope masters. Episodes in Collection 3
- Disc #1: Post Mortem (1949), Yellow Scarf (1949), Goodbye New York (1949), The Case of Lady Sannox (1949), One Thousand Dollars to One for Your Money (1950), I'm No Hero (1950), The Bomber Command (1950) and Death at the Stock Car Races (1963).
- Disc #2: A Pocketful of Murder (1950), The Mallet (1950), Go Home Dead Man (1951), Pier 17 (1951), The Spider (1952), The Red Signal (1952), Death Drum (1952), North of Shanghai (1952) and Night Drive (1952).
- Disc #3: Four Days to Kill (1952), Her Last Adventure (1952), The Old Lady of Bayeux 1952), Set-Up for Death (1952), The Blue Panther (1952), A Time of Innocence (1952) and Mutiny Below (1953).
- Disc #4: F.O.B. Vienna (1953), The Man Who Cried Wolf (1953), The Dance (1953), Nightmare at Ground Zero (written by Rod Serling, 1953), The Hunted (1954) and The Funmaster (1958).
Infinity Entertainment Group, headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif., is a multi-service home entertainment retail distributor specializing in independent films, television programming, special-interest, documentaries, anime and music. Clients include Smithsonian Networks, MOJO HD, Falcon Picture Group, Bandai Entertainment, Roxbury Entertainment, SJ2 Entertainment and Retromedia. Hit titles include the iconic Route 66 television series, now available on DVD for the first time, and Spike Jones: The Legend. The company was launched in 2006 and is a division of Infinity Resources, Inc., a privately-held, multi-channel marketing and service enterprise with general offices based in suburban Chicago, Ill.
Suspense: The Lost Episodes, Collection 3
Infinity Entertainment Group/Falcon Picture Group
Genre: Classic TV/B&W
Format: DVD Only
Running Time: Approx. 14½ Hours (30 Episodes/29 Minutes Each)
Suggested Retail Price: $39.98
Street Date: March 17, 2009