Billy the Kid Vs Dracula (19xx) starring John Carradine, Chuck Courtney, Melinda Plowman

Billy the Kid Vs Dracula

Billy the Kid Vs Dracula (1966) starring John Carradine, Chuck Courtney, Melinda Plowman

In Billy the Kid vs Dracula, Bar-B ranch foreman Billy the Kid isn’t an outlaw any more. He’s turned over a new leaf. He’s engaged to his boss, Betty. They are paid a visit by Betty’s uncle, Underhill, who – totally unbeknown to them – is a vampire.

Les Miserables (1935) starring Frederic March, Charles Laughton

Les Miserables (1935)

Les Miserables (1935) starring Fredric March, Charles Laughton

Synopsis

Les Miserables stars screen legends Fredric March and Charles Laughton in this beloved classic based on Victor Hugo’s novel as an ex-convict and the police inspector who relentlessly pursues him.

The Mummy's Ghost (1944) starring Lon Chaney Jr. and John Carradine

The Mummy’s Ghost [1944]

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 …

The Secret of NIMH (1982) starring Elizabeth Hartman, Peter Strauss

The Secret of NIMH

The Secret of NIMH (1982) starring Elizabeth Hartman, Peter Strauss

Synopsis of The Secret of NIMH

To save her ill son, a widowed field mouse must seek the aid of a colony of very strange rats, to whom she has a deeper link to than she ever suspected. Along the way, she (and the audience) learn The Secret of NIMH.

Five Came Back (1939) starring Lucille Ball, Chester Morris, John Carradine, Allen Jenkins, C. Aubrey Smith

Five Came Back

Five Came Back (1939) starring Lucille Ball, Chester Morris, John Carradine, Allen Jenkins, C. Aubrey Smith

Chester Morris, John Carradine, Lucille Ball and Joseph Calleia in Five Came Back
Chester Morris, John Carradine, Lucille Ball and Joseph Calleia in Five Came Back
Chester Morris, Lucille Ball, Casey Johnson and Kent Taylor in Five Came Back
Chester Morris, Lucille Ball, Casey Johnson and Kent Taylor in Five Came Back

Twelve people are aboard Coast Air Line’s flagship the Silver Queen.  They’re en route to South America when the airplane encounters a storm and is blown off course. The plane crashes into headhunter-inhabited jungles.  Pilots Bill Brooks (Chester Morris) and Joe (Kent Taylor) race against time to fix the engines and attempt a take-off. The situation brings out the best and worst in the stranded dozen as they create a makeshift runway and prepare to escape before the natives attack. But due to damage to the plane and low fuel reserves, only 5 people can be carried to safety.

Munster, Go Home movie poster

Munster, Go Home!

Munster, Go Home! (1966) starring Fred Gwynne, Yvonne De Carlo, Al Lewis, Terry-Thomas

Synopsis of Munster, Go Home!

In Munster, Go Home! Herman (Fred Gwynne) and Lily (Yvonne De Carlo) Munster inherit an English manor but upon arrival they discover that their English cousins are trying to scare them to leave.

Frederic March, Alexis Smith

The Adventures of Mark Twain

The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944), starring Fredric March, Alexis Smith

Review of The Adventures of Mark Twain

I’ve often said that Hollywood takes enormous liberties with biographies.  That’s true in The Adventures of Mark Twain as well.  But that doesn’t mean that it’s not a very enjoyable movie.  It is, for a variety of reasons.  It has a good pacing, interesting cinematography, and a compelling rags-to-riches story.

The Unearthly (1957), starring John Carradine, Allison Hayes, Tor Johnson

The Unearthly

The Unearthly (1957), starring John Carradine, Allison Hayes, Tor Johnson

Synopsis of The Unearthly

In The Unearthly, mad Scientist John Carradine lures mentally deranged patients, beautiful blondes, and an unwanted undercover cop to his remote mansion for gland transplant experiments that go awry. He ends up with a basement full of hairy mutants … Anyone care to guess how this turns out?

The House of Long Shadows (1983), starring Desi Arnaz Jr., Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing

House of the Long Shadows

House of the Long Shadows (1983), starring Desi Arnaz Jr., Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing

Synopsis of House of the Long Shadows

In House of the Long Shadows, an American writer goes to a remote Welsh manor on a $20,000 bet: can he write a classic novel like “Wuthering Heights” in twenty-four hours? Upon his arrival, however, the writer discovers that the manor, thought empty, actually has several, rather odd, inhabitants.

House of Frankenstein

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…