Haunted House – ice cream

Haunted House ice cream was produced in the UK by Lyons Maid. It first went on sale in July 1973 and cost 4p. A series of badges were also issued to promote the ice cream. …

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Richard Tennant Cooper – artist

Richard Tennant Cooper (1885-1957) was an obscure British artist whose metaphorical phantasmic paintings show the negative effects of both disease and medical cures on the human body. There is not much information available …

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THE X-RAY FIEND (1897) Overview

There will always arguments about what the first horror film is – some would claim it to be L’Arrivée d’un train en gare de La Ciotat, which – according to urban …

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Baron Samedi, Haitian Loa and Voodoo – article

Baron Samedi (the slightly less impressive Baron Saturday, translated into English), and also Baron Samdi, Bawon Samedi, or Bawon Sanmdi, is one of the Loa of Haitian vodou, the spirits of the dead. Samedi is a Loa of the dead, along with …

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BLACK FOREST (2012) Overview

Black Forest is a 2012 American made-for-television horror film written by Frank H. Woodward and directed by Patrick Dinhut. The movie stars Ben Cross, Tinsel Korey, Claire Foster, Oliver James …

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THE HAUNTED CASTLE (1896) Reviews and overview

The Haunted Castle  (French: Le manoir du diable which means “The Manor of the Devil”) is a 1896 three-minute-long French supernatural film by Georges Méliès. The film contained many traditional pantomime elements and was intentionally meant to amuse …

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