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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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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EXTRAORDINARY TALES (2013) Reviews and overview

Extraordinary Tales is a 2013 international animated anthology horror feature film directed by Raul Garcia comprised of five Edgar Allan Poe stories (‘The Fall of the House of Usher’, ‘The Tell-Tale Heart’, ‘The …

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Maila Nurmi aka Vampira – actress

Maila Nurmi (December 11, 1922 – January 10, 2008) was an actress born in Petsamo, Finland, who created the campy 1950s character Vampira, TV’s first horror host. Her gothic look and extreme 38-17-36 figure made her a ghoulish icon. …

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BLACK FRIDAY (1940) Reviews and overview

  ‘A man-made monster is on the loose!’ Black Friday is a 1940 American science fiction-crime-horror Universal Pictures film directed by Arthur Lubin (Hold That Ghost; Phantom of the Opera). It …

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DRACULA (1931) Reviews and overview

Dracula is a 1931 horror film directed by Tod Browning and starring Bela Lugosi as the title character. The film was produced by Universal and is based on the 1924 stage play Dracula by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston, which in turn is based …

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Monster Mash – song by Bobby “Boris” Pickett

Monster Mash is a 1962 novelty song and the best-known song by Bobby “Boris” Pickett. The song was released as a single on Gary S. Paxton’s Garpax Records label in August 1962 along with a full-length LP called The Original Monster Mash, …

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MARK OF THE VAMPIRE (1935) Reviews and overview

Mark of the Vampire is a 1935 American horror feature film, starring Lionel Barrymore, Elizabeth Allan, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill, and Jean Hersholt and directed by Tod Browning. It is a talkie remake of Browning’s 1927 silent London After Midnight with the characters’ …

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THE INVISIBLE RAY (1936) Overview

‘Beware the Luminous Man!’ The Invisible Ray is a 1936 Universal Pictures American science fiction film starring Boris Karloff (billed merely as “Karloff”) and Bela Lugosi. A visionary doctor, Doctor Janos Rukh …

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THE RAVEN (1935) Reviews and overview

The Raven is a 1935 American Universal horror feature film directed by Lew Landers [as Louis Friedlander] from a screenplay written by David Boehm (plus seven other uncredited contributing writers). …

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