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Werewolf of London

Werewolf of London (1935), starring Henry Hull, Warner Oland, Valerie Hobson
Werewolf of London (1935), starring Henry Hull, Warner Oland,  Valerie Hobson In Universal Picture’s first werewolf film, the 1935 Werewolf of London, there are several themes woven together. One is simply that of a scientist seeking to expand knowledge — Dr. Wilfrid Glendon (Henry Hull), who’s traveling in...
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The Pit and the Pendulum

The Pit and the Pendulum (1961) starring Vincent Price, Barbara Steele
The Pit and the Pendulum (1961) starring Vincent Price, Barbara Steele It has been said that Vincent Price often played the role of the tragic monster — and that’s never truer than in  The Pit and the Pendulum. Vincent Price plays Don Nicholas Medina, a man whose wife...
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The Raven (1935)

The doctor and the judge
The Raven (1935), starring Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff Synopsis of The Raven A wealthy judge coaxes the brilliant but eccentric neurological surgeon Dr. Vollin (Bela Lugosi), who also has an obsessive penchant for Edgar Allen Poe, out of retirement to save the life of his daughter, a dancer...
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The Mummy’s Hand

The Mummy's Hand movie poster
The Mummy’s Hand  (1940) starring Dick Foran, Wallace Ford, Peggy Moran If there’s one deadly sin committed by  The Mummy’s Hand, it’s that it’s too slow–and I’m not talking about the shambling movement of Kharis the living mummy.   The titular mummy doesn’t make his first appearance until an...
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Bedlam

Bedlam movie poster - Boris Karloff, Anna Lee
Bedlam (1946) written by: The Masked Reviewer After a friend of the portly aristocrat Lord Mortimer (Billy House) dies in an attempted escape from Bedlam. In order to appease the angered aristocrat, Master George Sims (Boris Karloff)  throws a party for Lord Mortimer and his friends at the...
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Dracula’s Daughter

Dracula's Daughter, starring Gloria Holden
Dracula’s Daughter  (1936) starring Gloria Holden, Otto Kruger, Edward Van Sloan, Marguerite Churchill I have to admit to being pleasantly surprised by  Dracula’s Daughter–the first sequel to the classic 1931  Dracula starring Bela Lugosi.   Unlike so many of the later Universal Dracula movies,  Dracula’s Daughter does not attempt to...
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The Revenge of Frankenstein

The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958) starring Peter Cushing, Francis Matthews, Michael Gwynn
The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958) starring Peter Cushing, Francis Matthews, Michael Gwynn, Eunice Gayson In Hammer Studios’ Frankenstein films, the focus of the films was not on the monster, but rather on Dr. Frankenstein — an excellent choice. The Revenge of Frankenstein continues where The Curse of Frankenstein left...
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She

She, starring Ursula Andres, Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee
She (1965) starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Ursula Andres Set in Palestine in 1918 “She“, relates the story of three wartime buddies — Major Horace Holly (Peter Cushing), Leo Vincy (John Richardson) and Job (Bernard Cribbons), who at the end of the war find themselves in the Middle...
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Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) By: The Masked Reviewer
Synopsis of  Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man Larry Talbot, the unwilling Wolf Man, is returned to life with the unwitting help of grave robbers.  He wishes only to die, in order to avoid hurting anyone else as the Wolf Man.   With the help of the old gypsy...
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Horror Express

Horror Express, starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Telly Savalas
Horror Express (1972) starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Telly Savalas Horror Express is a very good horror film, putting the talents of Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, and Telly Savalas all to good use. It’s been described as Murder on the Orient Express meets The Thing from Another World...
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