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Captain America serial

Dick Purcell as Captain America
Captain America serial (1944) starring Dick Purcell, Lorna Gray, Lionel Atwill The Captain America serial from 1944 is loosely based on the comic book character. He’s pursuing an evil scientist, in pursuit of a super weapon …
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Sherlock Holmes and The Secret Weapon

Sherlock Holmes and The Secret Weapon (1942) starring Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Lionel Atwill In Sherlock Holmes and The Secret Weapon, Sherlock Holmes battles his nemesis Professor Moriarty. This time, to keep him away from a newly developed bomb sight the English hope to use on Hitler.
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Night Monster [Ralph Morgan]

Night Monster, starring Ralph Morgan, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill In Night Monster, Kurt Ingston is a rich recluse. He invites the doctors who left him a hopeless cripple to his desolate mansion in the swamps. And one by one, they meet horrible deaths. But who can be killing...
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The Vampire Bat

The Vampire Bat (1933) starring Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Melvyn Douglas, Dwight Frye, Robert Frazer In The Vampire Bat, people are dying in the small German town of Kleinschloss. They are found dead in bed and drained of blood. So, Burgermeister Gustave Schoen (Lionel Belmore) and Dr Otto von...
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Captain Blood

Captain Blood (1935), starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Lionel Atwill, Basil Rathbone, directed by Michael Curtiz Synopsis of Captain Blood “Aye, me Buckos!” Errol Flynn (“The Adventures of Robin Hood,” “The Dawn Patrol“) made his swashbuckling debut as a dashing young Irish physician who is exiled into slavery by a...
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The Hound of the Baskervilles 1939

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) starring Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Richard Greene, Lionel Atwill Product review of The Hound of the Baskervilles The most famous of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s canon is ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’. It was originally released by Twentieth Century-Fox in 1939. It’s the...
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House of Frankenstein [monster movie]

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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Ghost of Frankenstein

Ghost of Frankenstein (1942) starring Lon Chaney, Jr., Cedric Hardwicke, Ralph Bellamy, Lionel Atwill, Bela Lugosi, Evelyn Ankers Synopsis of Ghost of Frankenstein In  Ghost of Frankenstein, the ghost isn’t literal, but psychological.  Another son of Victor Frankenstein, brain surgeon Ludwig (played well by Cedric Hardwicke), who is...
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Son of Frankenstein

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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