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Acting The Part (Part I)

When I was little, I remember my father commenting on  “Man of A Thousand Faces,” the movie about Lon Chaney.  My father was pointing out to me how Lon Chaney had his own special make-up kit, and was able to make himself up to look like any character the filmmakers wanted, so he was able to get all sorts of parts. 651 more words

I woke up at 4 am, couldn’t get back to sleep, so got out of bed and worked until about 6:30, when my body finally said it was ready to try again. 296 more words

Building My Movie Posters Puzzle: The Phantom of the Opera

In late June I took advantage of some free days to visit my Mother in Virginia for her birthday. It was a fun long weekend that included meals out, a screening of Finding Dory, and an unexpected shared activity when I ran across a puzzle in the book store that was just too good to pass up. 1,149 more words


We never get a clear look at Warner Oland’s chubby werewolf, and that has to be a good thing.

It’s taken me this long to watch WEREWOLF OF LONDON, and God knows I’ve tried. 505 more words


Universal Monsters: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)

Written by Perley Poore Sheehan
Directed by Wallace Worsley
Starring Lon Chaney, Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Kerry
US Release Sept. 6, 1923
RT 117 min. 1,004 more words


DVD News #72: Hollywood Legends Of Horror Collection.

If you like Weird, then you need to spend some time with the Horror films of the 1930s. And with this six-picture set, Warner Archive gives you a chance to jump right into the deep end. 295 more words

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Book: The Horror People, John Brosnan, 1976

Reader Beware! This book is forty years old and has age-related troublesome language. “Cr*pple” is used openly, and poor Harry Earles is almost exclusively referred to with the m slur in front of his name. 374 more words