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Movie Review: The Ghost of Frankenstein

The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)
Directed by Erle C. Kenton
Starring Lon Chaney Jr., Bela Lugosi, Cedric Hardwicke, Ralph Bellamy, Lionel Atwill, Evelyn Ankers, Janet Ann Gallow, Barton Yarborough, Dwight Frye… 1,068 more words

Reviews: Movies

Pre Code Confidential #11: THE MALTESE FALCON (Warner Brothers 1931)

Everybody knows the 1941 Humphrey Bogart/John Huston classic THE MALTESE FALCON, but only true film fanatics watch the original 1931 version. Since I fall squarely into that category, I recently viewed the first adaptation of Dashiell Hammet’s seminal private eye yarn. 705 more words

Cracked Rear Viewer

Bram vs. Bela: Dracula (1931)

It’s amazing how much more tolerant I can be towards changes to my favorite book when none of them are that One Big Change That I Hate With Every Fiber of My Being. 1,779 more words

Dracula

Making Peace with "Dracula"

CAUTION: Contains “spoilers.”

One of the nice things about the Turner Classic Movies channel is its element of serendipity. I wasn’t really thinking about watching Tod Browning’s 1931 film “Dracula” when I tuned in, but there it was. 667 more words