FRANKENSTEIN (1910) Overview

Frankenstein is a 1910 American science fiction horror short silent film written and directed by J. Searle Dawley for Edison Studios. It was the first motion picture adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. The uncredited cast …

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BLOOD BAGS (2018) Reviews and overview

‘Blood is thicker than water’ Blood Bags is a 2018 Italian horror feature film written and directed by Emiliano Ranzani (shorts: Miriam; Langliena; writer of The Theatre Bizarre segment ‘The …

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TH’DREAD RATTLIN’ (2018) Overview

‘Don’t go down to the woods today…’ Th’dread Rattlin’ is a 2018 British horror feature film written, produced, directed by and starring Al Carretta. The Nightpiece Media production also stars …

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H.P. Lovecraft – author

  Howard Phillips Lovecraft aka H.P. Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Virtually unknown and only …

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Noble Johnson – actor

Noble Johnson (April 18, 1881 – January 9, 1978) was an African-American actor and film producer. He was one of the first black actors in Hollywood to achieve any meaningful level of fame and successfully …

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HAUNTED SPOOKS (1920) Overview

Haunted Spooks is an American two-reeler short film from the Hal Roach studio, starring Harold Lloyd, which began shooting in 1919 and was completed the following year. It also stars his …

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THE EYES OF THE MUMMY (1918) Overview

Die Augen der Mumie Ma (English: The Eyes of the Mummy or The Eyes of the Mummy Ma) is a 1918 German silent film directed by Ernst Lubitsch. The movie stars Pola Negri as Ma, Emil …

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THE AVENGING CONSCIENCE (1914) Overview

The Avenging Conscience: or “Thou Shalt Not Kill” is a 1914 U.S. horror film directed by D. W. Griffith. The film is based on the Edgar Allan Poe short story “The Tell-Tale Heart” and the poem …

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THE GHOST OF SLUMBER MOUNTAIN (1918) Overview

The Ghost of Slumber Mountain is a 1918 American fantasy film, written and directed by special effects pioneer Willis O’Brien, produced by Herbert M. Dawley, and starred both men; Dawley played Uncle Jack Holmes, …

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Stuart Freeborn – make-up artist

Stuart Freeborn (5 September 1914 – 5 February 2013) was a veteran British motion picture make-up artist who died recently. He has been referred to as the “grandfather of modern make-up design” and is perhaps best …

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