Island of Lost Souls – USA, 1932

Island of Lost Souls is a 1932 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Erle C. Kenton (House of Dracula; House of Frankenstein) from a screenplay co-written by science fiction writer Philip Wylie. …

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The Body Snatcher – USA, 1945

‘The screen’s last word in shock sensation!’ The Body Snatcher is a 1945 American horror feature film directed by Robert Wise (Audrey Rose; The Haunting, 1963; The Day the Earth …

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One Body Too Many – USA, 1944

‘Funniest killer-diller chiller!’ One Body Too Many is a 1944 American comedy mystery feature film directed by Frank McDonald from a screenplay written by Winston Miller and Maxwell Shane. The movie stars Jack …

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Extraordinary Tales – USA, 2013

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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White Zombie – USA, 1932

‘She was not alive… nor dead… just a’ White Zombie is a 1932 American supernatural horror feature film directed and produced by brothers Victor Halperin and Edward Halperin. The screenplay by Garnett Weston tells the story …

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The Black Cat – USA, 1934

‘Things you never saw before or ever dreamed of!’ The Black Cat – aka The Vanishing Body (reissue) and House of Doom (UK title) – is a 1934 American horror film directed …

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Revolt of the Zombies – USA, 1936

‘Sex and horror in one gigantic thrill show!’ Revolt of the Zombies is a 1936 American horror film directed and produced by the Halperin Brothers which stars Dean Jagger and Dorothy Stone. It is one of …

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Night Monster – USA, 1942 – reviews

‘Creeping terror… kills like a strangler!’ Night Monster is a 1942 American horror feature film produced and directed by Ford Beebe (The Phantom Creeps; The Invisible Man’s Revenge) from a …

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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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Genius at Work – USA, 1945

Genius at Work is a 1945 American comedy crime thriller feature film directed by Leslie Goodwins (Murder in the Blue Room; The Mummy’s Curse) from a screenplay by Monte Brice …

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Do-It-Yourself Vampire Kit – novelty

Do-It-Yourself Vampire Kit was a novelty sold from the advert pages of American comics in the 1960s by Victor Specialties of Connecticut. For just one dollar eager ghoulish kids could “Become …

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Lock Up Your Daughters – UK, 1959

Lock Up Your Daughters is a 1959 British compilation of clips from American 1940s Bela Lugosi films. It was apparently marketed as the first ‘film quiz’, and had selected bookings …

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Dracula – USA, 1931 – reviews

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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