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Frankenstein's Hunchbacks

It’s been suggested to me that, with Halloween fast approaching, this would be a good time to do for Doctor Frankenstein’s hunchbacked lab assistants what I did earlier for mummy-masters. 1,413 more words

A Howl And A Thanks To Sven.

My long awaited trek to see the 1931 Dracula on a big screen may have been a bust – and I mean a total bust – but things were redeemed (somewhat) later that night. 1,313 more words

THE RAVEN (1935)

The Raven (1935) marks the second teaming of Universal’s dual horror stars: Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi. It is also downright mortifying  in its pedestrianism. Director Lew Landers simply did not have the sense of style or vision with which Edgar G. 561 more words

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The Invisible Man (1933)

This film is one of Universal’s staple monsters from the 1930’s and 1940’s. Having just come off the success of Frankenstein, director James Whale would be given a technologically demanding project. 558 more words



After the successes of Dracula (1931) and Frankenstein (1931) Universal Studios and Carl Laemmle, Jr. became anxious to produce vehicles for Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff. 648 more words

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