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Universal Horror: The Last Warning (1929)

PAUL LENI would round out his trio of Universal movies with The Last Warning before his death from blood poisoning.

Laura La Plante would also return for both Director and Universal having received success from her most notable role, … 181 more words

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Universal Horror: The Last Performance (1929)

THE LAST MOVIE of the 20’s for Universal would also be the last performance from German actor, Conrad Veidt for Hollywood when he would return to his home country. 352 more words

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Universal Horror: The Man Who Laughs (1928)

PAUL LENI RETURNS behind the camera to direct the latest horror movie outing for Universal, following on from The Cat and The Canary, but once again, this movie feels more like a melodrama than an out and out horror. 351 more words

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The Ever-Changing House of Frankenstein

If anyone ever wonders what an Art Director has to contribute a film, I suggest that they watch the first four installments of Universal’s Frankenstein series. 557 more words

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Universal Horror: The Cat and the Canary (1927)

ARGUABLY UNIVERSAL’S next choice for the horror genre would be better delivered 12 years later by rival film company Paramount Pictures.

Certainly it received wider recognition. 321 more words

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Universal Horror: The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

UNIVERSAL HORROR’S follow up to The Hunchback of Notre Dame would continue to see that success flourish further and continue to explore Gothic Literature as its source, this time with Gaston Leroux’s masterpiece. 272 more words

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Young Frankenstein

Mel Brooks has had something of a patchwork career in the film industry. While the likes of Blazing Saddles, The Producers and (for me at least) Robin Hood: Men In Tights are downright classics, Spaceballs and Dracula: Dead and Loving It are somewhat less so. 650 more words