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The Ghouls Gallery of Movie Posters

When I narrow the field down to “horror” film stars I usually stick with what I suppose are the usual seven actors. Universal Studios and the designs of… 217 more words


The Bride of Frankenstein, 1935

James Whale. Boris Karloff. Elsa Lanchester. Ernest Thesiger. Need I say more? 427 more words

Classic Films

Rancocas Valley's Sterling Pierce is son of Olympian

Although Sterling Pierce can run fast, he couldn’t outsprint his roots.

The speedy senior on the Rancocas Valley High School boys’ track team is the son of Jack Pierce, who won the bronze medal in the 110 meter hurdles at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona. 720 more words


Behind the Scenes on The Mad Ghoul (1943)

Every year throughout the forties, Universal turned out some horror quickies for the bottoms of double bills. The Mad Ghoul was merely one of these. David Bruce–more typically employed at Universal pre-’45 as someone’s boyfriend, brother, buddy, or the lead in a romantic-comedy filmusical–had his first and last outing as a Universal monster, Jack Pierce makeup and all. 438 more words


Jack Pierce Makes it POP!

By Caitlyn Shea

Jack Pierce is a graphic artist that combines dynamic pattern and imagery with bold text elements. Currently, he is unveiling a new series entitled Maximum Pop, which captures the zeitgeist of Pop art while adding a fresh, contemporary twist through his use of digital media.  469 more words


The Mad Ghoul

∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗ (5/10)

In a nutshell: Another decent, but not in any way brilliant, mad scientist film from Universal. This 1943 movie is one of the rawer of the horror films from Universal after the enforcement of the Hays code, and basically deals with temporary zombification. 2,635 more words

Conquest Of Man

Captive Wild Woman

∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗ (5/10)

In a nutshell: Director Edward Dmytryk cuts and pastes together a surprisingly coherent and enjoyable tale of a gorilla being turned into a woman by a mad John Carradine in his first mad scientist role. 4,129 more words

Conquest Of Man