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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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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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Plan 9 from Outer Space

Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959) starring Bela Lugosi, Tor Johnson, Vampira, directed by Ed Wood
Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959) starring Bela Lugosi, Tor Johnson, Vampira, directed by Ed Wood  What can be said about Plan 9 from Outer Space that hasn’t already been said? It’s clearly the cheesiest of cheesy monster movies. It’s been considered for many years the worst movie that has ever been...
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The Body Snatcher

The Body Snatcher - Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi - movie poster
The Body Snatcher  (1945) starring Boris Karloff, Henry Daniell, Bela Lugosi  The Body Snatcher is considered by many to be Boris Karloff’s finest role–and they may well be right.   Unlike what the trailer for the movie says, this is not a team-up between Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi....
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Son of Frankenstein

Son of Frankenstein (1939), starring Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill
Son of Frankenstein (1939), starring Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill Movie review of “Son of Frankenstein” starring Basil Rathbone as the son of the deceased mad scientist.  He tries to repair and revive the Monster to vindicate his father.  All the while Ygor (brilliantly played...
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Movie quotes from Son of Frankenstein

Movie quotes from Son of Frankenstein – the classic sequel with Boris Karloff portraying the monster for the last time, Bela Lugosi portraying the manipulative Ygor for the first time, Basil Rathbone as the Son of Frankenstein himself, and Lionel Atwill as the suffering police constable.
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The Black Cat

The Black Cat (1934) starring Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi
The Black Cat (1934) starring Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi  Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi appeared together in eight different horror films–but very likely, the best of them was the first,  The Black Cat  – a monster movie where the monsters are all too human. Synopsis of  The Black...
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Ghosts on the Loose

Ghosts on the Loose starring Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bela Lugosi, Ava Gardner
Ghosts on the Loose starring Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bela Lugosi, Ava Gardner  In short, Ghosts on the Loose is a haunted house comedy starring the East Side Kids. The beautiful sister (Ava Gardner in her screen debut) of Glimpy (Huntz Hall) getting married. After some typical hijinks at...
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The Whispering Shadow

The Whispering Shadow, starring Bela Lugosi, Henry B. Walthall, Karl Dane, Roy D'Arcy, Viva Tattersall, Robert Warwick
The Whispering Shadow, starring Bela Lugosi, Henry B. Walthall, Karl Dane, Roy D’Arcy, Viva Tattersall, Robert Warwick Editorial review of  The Whispering Shadow courtesy of Amazon.com Bela Lugosi stars in this feature-length version of his first serial! The Empire Transport Corporation is at the mercy of “The Whispering...
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The Thirteenth Chair

The Thirteenth Chair (1929) starring Bela Lugosi, directed by Tod Browning
The Thirteenth Chair (1929) starring Bela Lugosi, directed by Tod Browning To enjoy  The Thirteenth Chair, the audience has to bear in mind that this is a  very early sound picture, and make appropriate allowances. If you do that, you can enjoy the murder mystery — and especially...
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