The Gold Box spotlight deal of the day over at Amazon today is the Thriller: The Complete Series DVD box set for only $53.99 (that’s 64% off the list price of $149.98).
Note, this sale is only for today, Sunday, April 3, 2011, until midnight PST, while supplies last.
This 14-disc DVD box set contains all all 67 episodes of this horror series hosted by horror legend Boris Karloff, which aired on NBC from 1960 to 1962. The episodes are all uncut and remastered, and this set contains lots of bonus features, including new audio commentaries.
The series, which told tales of the macabre, had such guest stars as William Shatner, Leslie Nielson, Rip Torn, and Richard Chamberlain.
For those of you who love horror and suspense, Thriller is known as “as one of the most frightening programs ever broadcast on television” even today. Plus, Karloff — who is well known for his roles as iconic monsters Frankenstein and The Mummy, appears in five episodes of the series.
— 27 new audio commentaries featuring Arthur Hiller, Patricia Barry, Ernest Dickerson, David Schow, Tim Lucas, Gary Gerani, Jim Wynorski, Richard Anderson, Lucy Chase Williams, Steve Mitchell, Marc Scott Zicree, Alan Brennert, Beverly Washburn, Larry Blamire, Jon Burlingame, Daniel Benton, Ron Borst, and Craig Reardon
— Extensive promotional and production still galleries
— Rare episode promos and the Thriller series promo
— Isolated music and effects tracks for select episodes from composers Jerry Goldsmith and Morton Stevens