Blu-ray, DVD Release: Giant from the Unknown

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Jan. 19, 2021
Price: DVD $13.99, Blu-ray $17.99
Studio: The Film Detective

This week, The Film Detective (TFD) releases the 1958 cult horror flick Giant from the Unknown featuring a new 4K restoration of the film.

In Giant from the Unknown, Dr. Frederick Cleveland (Morris Ankrum) and his daughter Janet (Sally Fraser) are joined by scientific researcher Wayne Brooks (Ed Kemmer) in the pursuit of ancient artifacts from Vargas, a giant 500-year-old Spanish conquistador. When a lightning storm interrupts their search, the team finds much more than artifacts when the long-lost Vargas returns to life, with a murderous rage and an axe to grind!

The well-outfitted DVD and Blu-ray editions of the film include the following features:

-Audio commentary with author/historian Tom Weaver and guests
-Audio commentary with co-star Gary Crutcher
You’re a B-Movie Star, Charlie Brown, an all-new interview with actor/screenwriter Gary Crutcher
The Man With A Badge: Bob Steele in the 1950s, an all-new interview with author/film historian C. Courtney Joyner
-Original trailer
-Blu-ray collector’s booklet with still gallery and liner notes by Tom Weaver.

Buy or Rent Giant from the Unknown

About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.