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The Mummy’s Ghost [1944]

The Mummy's Ghost (1944) starring Lon Chaney Jr. and John Carradine
The Mummy’s Ghost (1944) starring Lon Chaney Jr., John Carradine Synopsis In The Mummy’s Ghost, Kharis (Lon Chaney Jr.) returns, still searching for his lost love, Princess Ananka. When her mummified body disappears, he realizes that she’s been reincarnated. And he will find her …
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Lured, starring Lucille Ball, George Sanders, Boris Karloff

Lured, starring Lucille BallLured (1947) starring Lucille Ball, George Sanders, Boris Karloff, Charles Coburn, Sir Cedric Hardwicke
Lured (1947) starring Lucille Ball, George Sanders, Boris Karloff, Charles Coburn, Sir Cedric Hardwicke Synopsis of Lured A serial killer in London is murdering young women whom he meets through the personal columns of newspapers; he announces each of his murders to the police by sending them a...
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The Mad Monster [George Zucco, Glenn Strange]

The Mad Monster (1942), starring George Zucco, Glenn Strange, Ann Nagel, Johnny Downs
The Mad Monster (1942), starring George Zucco, Glenn Strange, Ann Nagel, Johnny Downs Synopsis of The Mad Monster  In The Mad Monster, Dr. Cameron (George Zucco) has succeeded in his experiments with a serum which will turn a man into a wolf-like monster and is ready to avenge himself on...
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House of Frankenstein

House of Frankenstein (1944), starring Boris Karloff, John Carradine, Lon Chaney Jr., J. Carrol Naish, Glenn Strange, Lionel Atwill, Anne Gwynne, Peter Coe Synopsis of House of Frankenstein House of Frankenstein is the first of the Universal Studios monster mashes.  In short, mad scientist Niemann and “friend Daniel” his hunchback assistant...
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The Mad Ghoul

The Mad Ghoul (1943) starring Turhan Bey, Evelyn Ankers, David Bruce, George Zucco
The Mad Ghoul (1943) starring Turhan Bey, Evelyn Ankers, David Bruce, George Zucco The Mad Ghoul, frankly, is an above-average monster movie, starring some of the recognizable actors from the genre in the 1940’s.  In short, Dr. Alfred Morris (George Zucco) is a college professor and researcher, who...
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The Monster and the Girl

The Monster and the Girl (1941) starring George Zucco, Ellen Drew, Phillip Terry, Robert Paige, Paul Lukas
The Monster and the Girl (1941) starring George Zucco, Ellen Drew, Phillip Terry, Robert Paige, Paul Lukas The Monster and the Girl is a very good “B” movie, well acted, with a cast that the audience cares about. It begins as a courtroom drama, only to pivot to...
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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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The Cat and the Canary [1939]

The Cat and the Canary, starring Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard
The Cat and the Canary, starring Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard Synopsis of  The Cat and the Canary  The classic “old dark house” motif is given sterling treatment in The Cat and the Canary.  Bob Hope’s status as a star was assured with his role as Wallie Campbell. He...
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Scared to Death

Scared to Death (1947) starring Bela Lugosi, George Zucco, Nat Pendleton, Douglas Fowley
Scared to Death (1947) starring Bela Lugosi, George Zucco, Nat Pendleton, Douglas Fowley Scared to Death is primarily remembered as the answer to a trivia question.  What is the only color film with Bela Lugosi in a starring role? And sadly, that’s all it deserves to be remembered...
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