The Mummy – USA, 1932 – reviews

‘A love that defied time drives a beautiful girl to her doom’ The Mummy is a 1932 supernatural horror film from Universal Studios directed by former cinematographer Karl Freund and starring Boris Karloff (billed as ‘Karloff the …

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Mad Monster Party? – USA, 1967 – reviews

Mad Monster Party? is a 1967 American animated comedy film directed by Jules Bass and written by Mad Magazine creator Harvey Kurtzman. It was produced by Rankin/Bass Productions for Embassy Pictures. Although promoted …

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Bride of Frankenstein – USA, 1935 – reviews

‘The monster demands a mate!’ Bride of Frankenstein is a 1935 American horror film, and the first sequel to Frankenstein (1931). It was directed by James Whale and stars Boris Karloff as The Monster, Elsa Lanchester in the dual role of his …

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The Comedy of Terrors – USA, 1964 – reviews

The Comedy of Terrors (1964) is an American comedy horror film directed by Jacques Tourneur (Cat People; I Walked with a Zombie) and starring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, and (in a cameo) Joe E. Brown in his final film appearance. It …

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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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The Sorcerers – UK, 1967 – reviews

The Sorcerers is a 1967 British science fiction horror feature film directed by Michael Reeves (The She Beast, Witchfinder General), starring Boris Karloff, Catherine Lacey (The Shadow of the Cat), Ian Ogilvy (— And …

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The Old Dark House – USA, 1932 – reviews

‘Beware the night!’ The Old Dark House is a 1932 American comedy horror film directed by James Whale (The Invisible Man; Bride of Frankenstein; Frankenstein) and produced by Universal. The film is based on the …

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The Invisible Ray – USA, 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 Walking Dead – USA, 1936 – reviews

The Walking Dead is a 1936 American horror feature film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Boris Karloff. It was distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. Plot: John Elman (Boris Karloff) has been framed for murder by a …

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Black Sabbath – Italy, 1963 – reviews

Black Sabbath – original title: I tre volti della paura “The Three Faces of Fear” – is a 1963 Italian horror film anthology directed by Mario Bava (Black Sunday; Lisa and the Devil; Shock). The film comprises …

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