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The House that Dripped Blood, starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Jon Pertwee

The House That Dripped Blood

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The House That Dripped Blood (1971) starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Jon Pertwee

In short, Amicus’  The House that Dripped Blood is an anthology movie.  It uses the vehicle of a house where  various horrific things have happened to string together four short stories.  All stories were written by the famous Robert Bloch (Psycho among many others).

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Thirteen Ghosts, starring Tony Shalhoub

Thir13en Ghosts

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Thir13en Ghosts (2001) starring Tony Shalhoub, Shannon Elizabeth, F. Murray Abraham

The 2001 film, Thirteen Ghosts, is a remake of the 1960 William Castle film, 13 Ghosts. The two films have the following in common:

  • A penniless family inherits a mansion from a deceased, eccentric relative
  • The mansion contains over a dozen ghosts
  • The ghosts can only be seen with special glasses

That’s pretty much it.

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Tony Curtis in The Manitou

The Manitou

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The Manitou (1978) starring Tony Curtis, Michael Ansara, Susan  Strasberg, Burgess Meredith, Stella Stevens

The Manitou is, quite frankly, one of the cheesiest monster movies of all time — one of those that’s so bad, you watch it with friends to make fun of it.

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Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) By: The Masked Reviewer

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man

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Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) By: The Masked Reviewer

The movie begins on a full moon in a graveyard, with two grave robbers robbing Larry Talbot’s tomb. Too bad werewolves don’t die. Larry wakes up in a hospital 40 miles away, with a severe head injury. He later escapes the hospital to find the infamous Dr. Ludwig Frankenstein, only to find out that the doctor had died, but his monster hasn’t.

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Cry of the Werewolf (1944)

Cry of the Werewolf

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Cry of the Werewolf (1944) starring Stephen Crane, Nina Foch

Celeste, a Romany princess visits a paranormal museum where the curator Dr. Morris is writing the history of her werewolf mother, Marie LaTour. Shortly after her visit to the museum Dr. Morris is murdered. The police automatically suspect Elsa, his personal assistant. So the deceased Dr. Morris’s son Robert aka Bob, with Elsa’s help investigate what really happened to Dr. Morris.

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Prehistoric Women (1967) - Hammer Films

Prehistoric Women

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Prehistoric Women (1967) – Hammer Films

Prehistoric Women (1967) - Hammer Films

Hammer Films, having made  One Million B.C., had all of these leftover sets — what to do with them? Make a very campy, rather silly, “Cavegirls in trouble” film, of course. It’s campy in the style of the 1960’s  Batman TV series, only with lots of girls in skimpy fur bikinis. Seriously.

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The Evil of Frankenstein, starring Peter Cushing

The Evil of Frankenstein

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Synopsis of The Evil of Frankenstein (1963) starring Peter Cushing, Kiwi Kingston

Buy from Amazon Penniless, Baron Frankenstein returns to his hometown to retrieve whatever items he can to sell … Only to find that they’ve already been taken by the corrupt mayor. The baron and his assistant seek refuge in a cave.  With the help of a deaf girl, the Baron and his assistant find the original monster frozen in ice. They revive the creature but need the services of a hypnotist to control it … a hypnotist with ulterior motives.

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White Zombie - with these zombie eyes he rendered her powerless - with this zombie grip he made her perform his eveery desire!

White Zombie

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White Zombie  (1932)  by: The Masked Reviewer, starring Bela Lugosi, Madge Bellamy, John Harron, Robert Frazer

She was not alive ... nor dead ... Just a White Zombie performing his every desire - movie poster
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White Zombie begins with Madeleine Short (Madge Bellamy) arriving in Haiti. She’s there to reunite with her fiancee Neil Parker (John Harron). They are to be married at Charles Beaumont’s plantation. But Charles (Robert Frazer) also loves Madeleine. He goes to ‘œMurder’ Legendre (Bela Lugosi). He’s an infamous Haitian voodoo master for a potion. To make her choose Neil over him.

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The Gorilla (1939) starring the Ritz Brothers, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill

The Gorilla

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The Gorilla (1939) starring the Ritz Brothers, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill, Edward Norris, Anita Louise

In short,  The Gorilla is a “haunted house” mystery. Lionel Atwill’s character is threatened to become the next victim of “The Gorilla” — a serial killer.   His niece drops in to visit with her fiance. And she announces that they’ll be married in two days. Adding to the creepiness of the house is the butler, Peters, and Patsy Keller as the easily-frightened maid round out the household staff.  Peters is played by Bela Lugosi. He is half the reason to watch the film.  As I watched  The Gorilla with my children, they were all convinced that he must be doing something villainous … Lionel Atwill has hired detectives–the Ritz Brothers–to safeguard him … despite their comical ineptness.

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The Invisible Woman (1940), starring Virginia Bruce, Charles Lane, John Barrymore

The Invisible Woman

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The Invisible Woman (1940), starring Virginia Bruce, Charles Lane, John Barrymore

The original  The Invisible Man was a horror movie, mostly faithful to the original novel by H.G. Wells.   The sequel,  The Invisible Man Returns starring  Vincent Price was equal parts horror movie, romance, and crime story.   In contrast,  The Invisible Woman is a comedy — a very enjoyable comedy.

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