The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) starring George Sanders, Hurd Hatfield, Angela Lansbury, Donna Reed, Peter Lawford
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) starring  George Sanders,  Hurd Hatfield, Angela Lansbury, Donna Reed, Peter Lawford The Picture of Dorian Gray is one of the great movies — about a young man who, after an off-hand wish, finds himself unaging, with age — and corruption — affecting...
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The Deadly Mantis

The Deadly Mantis (1952) starring Craig Stevens, Alix Talton, William Hopper
The Deadly Mantis  (1952) starring Craig Stevens, Alix Talton, William Hopper Synopsis of  The Deadly Mantis When a giant, prehistoric praying mantis is released from its’ icy grave, it revives and starts looking for food–and the only food in the Arctic are the various military people and researchers...
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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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Vincent Price biography

Vincent Price as Robar, captain of the Albatross, The Master of the World
Vincent Price biography (1911-1993) Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. (May 27, 1911 — October 25, 1993) was an American actor, well known for his distinctive voice and serio-comic performances in a series of horror films made in the latter part of his career.
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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 Master George Sims (Boris Karloff): (  referring to the inmates. ) Ours is a human world. Theirs is a bestial world, with reason, or soul. Some are pigs, those I let wallow in their own filth. They’re animals. Some are dogs,...
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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 off....
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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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