Halloween stars Curtis in her debut role and tells the now iconic story of Michael Myers, who, as a child, butchered his sister with a kitchen knife. Committed to a mental institution and watched over by Dr. Loomis (Pleasance), the madman engineers his escape 15 years later, returning to his hometown of Haddonfield, Illinois on Halloween night to terrorize anyone who gets in his way, including babysitter Laurie Strode (Curtis).
For the 35th Anniversary Edition release, Anchor Bay and Trancas went back to the vaults to present the film as never before, creating an all-new HD transfer personally supervised by the film's original cinematographer, Academy Award-nominee Dean Cundey (Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Apollo 13, the Back to the Future trilogy), a new 7.1 audio mix (as well as the original mono audio), a brand-new feature length audio commentary by writer/director John Carpenter and star Jamie Lee Curtis, an all-new bonus feature with Ms. Curtis, and select legacy bonus features from previous ABE releases. The new release is being made available in collectible limited-edition DigiBook packaging (only for the first printing), with 20 pages of archival photos, an essay by Halloween historian Stef Hutchinson and specially commissioned cover art by Jay Shaw.
Actors: Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasance, P.J. Soles, Kyle Richards, Nancy Loomis, Charles Cyphers and Brian Andrews
Director: John Carpenter
Format: Blu-ray, NTSC, Widescreen
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Number of discs: 1
Rated: R (Restricted)
Studio: Starz / Anchor Bay
DVD Release Date: September 24, 2013
Run Time: 92 minutes
Halloween: 35th Anniversary Edition features 1080p video, Dolby TrueHD 7.1 and Original Mono audio tracks, and the following extras:
All-new commentary track with writer/director John Carpenter and star Jamie Lee Curtis
"The Night She Came Home" new featurette with Jamie Lee Curtis (HD)
TV & Radio Spots
Additional Scenes from TV Version