Universal Pictures, in its “Golden Age Of Hollywood” heyday, might have well been just another motion picture studio; Of course, it has produced comedies, some musicals and even westerns, but when it came to a certain genre called horror, Universal indeed became THE gold standard of all things scary-After all, it was the studio that was home to its most famous movies featuring 542 more words
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Tonight’s Throwback Thursday is a quick one, but a fun little ghost of Christmas past — Remco’s Universal Monsters action figures in 1980.
I received Dracula, Wolfman and the Phantom of the Opera unexpectedly under the Christmas tree. 115 more words
It’s hard to read Freud’s case histories of the Rat Man (1909) and the Wolf Man (1918) and not be fascinated. Most intriguing of all is how Freud slowly pieces together the patient’s unconscious backstory using what little the patient gives him, small memories that have stuck with the patient for some reason: he was holding his mother’s hand as a toddler, and she was lamenting her illness to a doctor she was seeing off at the train station, and her words made a deep impression; he was standing with his governess in front of the house watching a carriage drive off with his father, mother, and sister, and then walked peacefully back into the house with his governess; there was a picture book with a wolf standing upright that his sister had used to frighten him. 626 more words
Back in the early 20th Century, the undisputed kings of horror movies was Universal Studios. Yes, that Universal. They may not have invented horror movies, but they certainly pioneered the genre in a time when the cinematic media was in its infancy. 178 more words