The Strange Door – USA, 1951 – reviews

‘Robert Louis Stevenson’s masterpiece of terror!’ The Strange Door is a 1951 American gothic thriller feature film directed by Joseph Pevney (The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries: ‘Voodoo Doll’); The Munsters – …

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The Veil – TV series, USA, 1958 – overview

The Veil is an American horror suspense anthology television series produced in 1958 by Hal Roach Studios and filmed in England at Elstree Studios. The series was hosted by Boris Karloff, who also acted in every episode …

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Tower of London – USA, 1939 – reviews

Tower of London is a 1939 American historical and quasi-horror film produced and directed by Rowland V. Lee (Son of Frankenstein) from a screenplay by his brother Robert N. Lee for Universal Pictures. It …

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Frankenstein (1931) poster sold for $323,000

An iconic original US poster promoting Universal’s Frankenstein (1931) starring Boris Karloff has fetched $323,000 at auction. The poster was discovered in a disused cinema in Long Island, New York in the 1970s …

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The Raven – USA, 1963 – reviews

‘A macabre masterpiece of terror!’ The Raven is a 1963 American comedy horror feature film produced and directed by Roger Corman. The movie stars Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, and Boris …

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Ghoul – folklore

A ghoul is a folkloric monster or evil spirit associated with graveyards and consuming human flesh, often classified as undead. The oldest surviving literature that mentions ghouls is likely One …

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Lights Out – radio show

Lights Out was an extremely popular American radio show, an early example of a network series devoted mostly to horror and the supernatural, predating Suspense and Inner Sanctum. Versions of Lights Out aired on …

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Madhouse – UK, 1974 – reviews

‘If stark terror were ecstasy… living here would be sheer bliss!’ Madhouse is a 1973 (released 1974) British horror feature film directed by Jim Clark for Amicus Productions in association …

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The Mad Genius – USA, 1931 – reviews

The Mad Genius (1931) is an all-talking pre-code horror drama film produced and distributed by Warner Bros. and directed by Michael Curtiz. The film stars John Barrymore, Marian Marsh, Donald Cook, Charles Butterworth, and in small roles, Boris Karloff and Frankie Darro. The film …

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