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Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)

Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932) starring Bela Lugosi, Sidney Fox, Leon Ames
Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932) starring Bela Lugosi, Sidney Fox, Leon Ames In Murders in the Rue Morgue, Bela Lugosi plays the part of Dr. Mirakle, a showman in Paris a century ago. He is showing his trained ape, Erik, in a sideshow while trying to prove the...
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The Wolf Man (1941)

The Wolf Man (1941) starring Lon Chaney Jr., Claude Rains, Evelyn Ankers, Bela Lugosi
The Wolf Man (1941) starring Lon Chaney Jr., Claude Rains, Evelyn Ankers, Bela Lugosi reviewed by The Masked Reviewer The Wolf Man begins with Lawrence “Larry” Talbot (Lon Chaney Jr.) is coming home after learning of his brother’s fatal accident to take over the family estate. When he is there...
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Island of Lost Souls

Island of Lost Souls, starring Charles Laughton, Bela Lugosi, Richard Arlen
Island of Lost Souls, starring Charles Laughton, Bela Lugosi,  Richard Arlen Synopsis of  Island of Lost Souls After his ship goes down, Edward Parker is rescued at sea, but when he gets into a fight with the captain of the ship that rescued him,  the captain maroons him while...
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Dracula (1931)

Dracula (1931) starring Bela Lugosi in the title role
Dracula (1931) starring Bela Lugosi, Dwight Frye, Edward Van Sloan, directed by Tod Browning Synopsis of Dracula A truly great adaptation of the classic vampire novel.  Dracula is the story of the European vampire who comes to England to find fresh victims …  And stumbles across a young woman who...
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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. She’s a...
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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.   So, he gets the help of the...
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Plan 9 from Outer Space [Ed Wood]

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 [Boris Karloff]

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

Son of Frankenstein - Basil Rathbone as Wolf Frankenstein, Boris Karloff as Frankenstein's Monster
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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