‘The Last Warning’ on Blu-ray February 15, 2021!

Last Warning Blu-ray EurekaThe final film from one of German cinema’s great filmmakers, The Last Warning, from a 4K restoration on Blu-ray, arrives February 2021. Adapted from Thomas F. Fallon’s 1922 Broadway play of the same name, The Last Warning is based on the story The House of Fear by Wadsworth Camp and centers on an unsolved murder that occurs during a live Broadway performance. When the victim’s body goes missing, the death remains unsolved and the theater is condemned. That is, until years later when a suspicious new “producer” arrives to re-stage the play with the original cast and crew. Part of Universal s ongoing silent restoration initiative, The Last Warning honors the studio’s rich film history that has spanned more than a century. Universal’s team of restoration experts conducted a worldwide search for The Last Warning s available elements, ultimately working with materials from the Cinémathèque française and the Packard Humanities Institute Collection in the UCLA Film & Television Archive. The Masters of Cinema series is proud to present the completed 4K restoration on Blu-ray, the first time the film has ever been available on home video in the UK.  The Last Warning is presented on Blu-ray from a 4K restoration on home video for the first time in the UK February 15, 2021!

The final film from one of German cinema’s great filmmakers, from a 4K restoration on Blu-ray February 15, 2021!


Last Warning Blu-ray Eureka


The Last Warning was Paul Leni s final film before his untimely death, and a prime showcase for Universal s leading lady of the era, Laura La Plante (The Cat and the Canary, Skinner s Dress Suit). A visual artist at the peak of his career, Leni s camera never stops shifting, offering cutaways and trick shots involving nervous could-be culprits, a highly suspicious sleuth, and cast members who suddenly disappear in the darkened theatre. The result is a cinematic funhouse that restlessly cross-examines the suspense of the story s stage play against the real murder mystery saga, all unfolding amid the outstanding production design of Charles D. Hall.



  • Limited Edition O-card Slipcase (First Print Run of 2000 Copies Only)
  • 1080p presentation on Blu-ray from Universal s 4K restoration, available for the first time ever on home video in the UK
  • Score by composer Arthur Barrow
  • Brand new audio commentary with horror and fantasy authors Stephen Jones and Kim Newman
  • Paul Leni and The Last Warning  video essay by film historian and author John Soister on Leni s final film
  • Rare stills gallery
  • PLUS: A Collector s Booklet featuring a new essay by Philip Kemp and a short essay by composer Arthur Barrow on his score for the film





Label: Eureka Entertainment


THE LAST WARNING (Masters of Cinema) Blu-ray


1928 | 78 MIN. | 1.33:1 OAR | USA | MYSTERY / THRILLER / HORROR | B&W | 15 FEB. 2021

Certificate PG (TBC) | Director PAUL LENI | Language SILENT (English Intertitles)

Blu-ray Cat. No. EKA70411 | Blu-ray Barcode 5060000704112 | Blu-ray RRP £20.99­


The Last Warning is released

on Blu-ray in the UK February 15, 2021!




Last Warning Blu-ray Eureka


Gerard Iribe is a writer/reviewer for Why So Blu?. He has also reviewed for other sites like DVD Talk, Project-Blu, and CHUD, but Why So Blu? is where the heart is. You can follow his incoherency on Twitter: @giribe

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