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The Incredible Shrinking Man on Special Edition Blu-ray in November

8 September 2017

He baffles science! He confounds medicine! Submitted for your approval, the strange story of Scott Carey – an ordinary young man who, through an extraordinary set of circumstances, becomes The Incredible Shrinking Man!

Whilst on a holiday cruise with his wife, young Scott finds himself enveloped by a luminous mist which cover him in a strange, glittery dust. Several months later, he’s accidentally sprayed with an insecticide. Soon, Scott starts shrinking at an alarming rate, and before long he’s thrust into a terrifying world of gigantic cats, spiders and other over-sized pitfalls.

Based on the novel by the massively influential sci-fi and horror writer Richard Matheson (I Am Legend, Hell House), with a script adapted by Matheson himself, and directed by Fifties sci-fi king Jack Arnold, this is rightly regarded as being one of the finest science-fiction films of all time, a critically-acclaimed smash hit that currently has a 90 per cent score on Rotten Tomatoes.

As Scott’s plight becomes more desperate, tense and gruelling, the film features superbly realised special effects that bely the era, and the setting Scott finds himself in – filled with oversized household objects that suddenly become threatening and dangerous – takes on a wonderfully surreal atmosphere.

This beautiful UK Blu-ray debut features a documentary on Jack Arnold, the pioneer behind The Creature From The Black Lagoon and It Came From Outer Space; new sleeve artwork and a collector’s booklet; as well as, for old school enthusiasts, a Super 8 presentation of the film – the incredible shrinking reel, if you like.

The film stars Grant Williams (The Monolith Monsters, Written on the Wind), Randy Stuart (All About Eve), April Kent (I’ve Lived Before), Paul Langton (They Were Expendable) and Raymond Bailey (Vertigo).

The Incredible Shrinking Man Blu-ray cover

The Incredible Shrinking Man will be released on Blu-ray on 13 November 2017 by Arrow Video at the RRP of £24.99.

Special features:

  • Auteur on the Campus: Jack Arnold at Universal – an extended documentary about the early career of director Jack Arnold at Universal-International studios
  • There Is No Zero: Writing The Shrinking Man – an in-depth conversation with author Richard Christian Matheson about his father and the creation of the original Incredible Shrinking Man novel
  • Super 8 cut-down version
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Teaser
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Sara Deck
  • FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Fully-illustrated collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Kim Newman