THE DEVIL BAT (1940) reviews and overview

‘Sharp fanged blood sucking death dives from midnight skies!’ The Devil Bat is a 1940 American horror feature film directed by Jean Yarbrough (Hillbillys in a Haunted House; The Creeper; She-Wolf …

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DEAD MEN WALK (1943) Reviews and overview

Dead Men Walk is a 1943 American horror feature film directed by Sam Newfield from a story and screenplay by Fred Myton. It was produced by Sigmund Neufeld for Producers Releasing Corporation (PRC). The movie stars George Zucco, …

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VOODOO MAN (1944) Reviews and overview

Voodoo Man is a 1944 American supernatural horror feature film directed by William Beaudine (Billy the Kid versus Dracula; Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter; Ghost Chasers) from a story and …

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THE CREEPER (1948) Reviews and overview

The Creeper is a 1948 American horror feature film directed by Jean Yarbrough (The Devil Bat, She-Wolf of London; House of Horrors; et al) from a screenplay by Maurice Tombragel (Horror Island), based …

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THE GHOST BREAKERS (1940) Reviews and overview

‘Love and laughter with’ The Ghost Breakers is a 1940 American comedy horror film directed by George Marshall and starring Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard and Richard Carlson. The Paramount film was adapted by Walter DeLeon from the 1909 …

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HOUSE OF DRACULA (1945) Reviews and overview

House of Dracula is a 1945 American horror film released by Universal Pictures. It is a direct sequel to House of Frankenstein, and continued the theme of combining the studio’s three most popular monsters: Frankenstein’s …

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Dwarfs in Horror Cinema – article

For some, all the world’s a stage, for others, a battlefield. Circumstances sometimes mean that these two options are thrust upon a person, both socially and as a career. It’s …

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Tor Johnson – actor

Tore Johansson (19 October 1903 – 12 May 1971), better known by the stage name Tor Johnson, was a Swedish professional wrestler (billed as The Super Swedish Angel) and actor. He …

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Angus Scrimm – actor

Angus Scrimm (born Lawrence Rory Guy; August 19, 1926 – January 9, 2016) was an American actor and author, best known for playing the Tall Man in the 1979 horror …

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Ghost Weddings – article

In Chinese tradition, a ghost marriage (Chinese: 冥婚; pinyin: mínghūn; literally: “spirit marriage”) is a marriage in which one or both parties are deceased. Other forms of ghost marriage are …

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George Zucco – actor

George Desylla Zucco – 11 January 1886 to 27 May 1960 – was an English character actor who appeared, almost always in supporting roles, in ninety-six films during a career spanning two decades, from 1931 to …

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Lionel Atwill – actor

Lionel Alfred William Atwill (1 March 1885 – 22 April 1946) was an English stage and film actor. He was born on March 1, 1885 in Croydon, Surrey. He studied architecture …

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