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Your Guide to Universal's Mummy Films of the 1940s

Recently, I got a hold of Universal’s The Mummy: Complete Legacy Collection on Blu-ray, which gave me a chance to revisit not only the Karloff original, but also the 1940’s Kharis Mummy movies, which I had not seen since I was a kid. 1,452 more words

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Book Review: Women in Horror, 1930s

Women in Horror Films, 1930’s
By Gregory William Mank
Published by McFarland & Co, 415 pages.

Along with Tom Weaver, Greg Mank is one of the leading writers who I think is doing amazing work keeping the memory and stories of some of our favorite actors and actresses alive, through their hard work and research. 270 more words

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Movie Review: Dracula's Daughter (1936)

The first sequel to the Universal Dracula franchise would be released just five years after its predecessor.

In the last outing we saw the demise of the titular character at the hands of Professor Van Helsing, (played once again by Edward Van Sloan, and the only returning character to the franchise) who interestingly enough is on trial for the murder of the Count. 591 more words

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John Landis: The Dark Universe Needs to Respect the Monsters

From www.fanbolt.com –  ‘An American Werewolf in London’ director John Landis believes if Universal’s Dark Universe of movies is going to work than the monsters need to beat the forefront of the films.

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The Spider Woman Strikes Back (1946)

‘But it won’t really be like dying. You’ll live on in this beautiful plant.’

A young woman is hired to be the paid companion of the owner of an old mansion on the outskirts of a cattle farming community. 889 more words

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