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Sat up in bed last night at the TCM PROMO W/ Bela Lugosi Jr. Figured they were gonna say WHITE ZOMBIE or RETURN OF THE VAMPIRE at the end. But no... That's right: it's happening, THIS SUNDAY AT 12:30!!! 12:30 PM B/W - 74 m TV-14 horror Dracula (1931) Synopsis: The legendary bloodsucker stakes his claim on a British estate in search of new blood. Dir: Tod Browning Cast: Bela Lugosi , Helen Chandler , David Manners . LEONARD MALTIN REVIEW: D: Tod Browning. Bela Lugosi, David Manners, Helen Chandler, Dwight Frye, Edward Van Sloan, Herbert Bunston, Frances
A poem I shared in the Universal Horror group on Facebook, thought I'd post it here too. Let me know your favorites among these.... Fans of Universal horror films know an awful lot, And know many things that others just do not. They know that Victor Frankenstein actually went by Henry, And that his monster was played by not one actor, but many. Karloff came first and was thought by many the best, Chaney, Lugosi, and Strange brought to life the rest. But before Frankenstein, Dracula came first, Lugosi played the vampire with the unhealthy thirst. But there were more monsters like t
https://bigjohncreations.wordpress.com In 1932, the American Horror Film came into its own as a viable genre. Dracula and Frankenstein had blown the doors off the industry the year before, making overnight stars of Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff, and paving the way for a variety of imitators. Paramount responded with Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (starring Fredric March in the roles that would land him an Oscar,) and the similarly literate Island of Lost Souls, which cast Charles Laughton as HG Wells’ overly ambitious Dr. Moreau. Not to be outdone, MGM turned to their silent master of the ma
The Attaboy Clarence Podcast is proud to present 'A Universe Of Horrors', the latest special episode; a seven hour documentary detailing the rise of Universal Studios, of the horror genre, the movies, the stars and the personalities behind Hollywood's classic cycle of horror flicks. To get the show, visit the site at attaboyclarence.com or get it from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/attaboy-clarence-podcast-classic/id804001187?mt=2