Fantastic Monsters of the Films – magazine

‘Horror guaranteed to shock you dead or your life refunded!’ Fantastic Monsters of the Films was a 1962 – 1963 American horror magazine published by Black Shield Productions. The mag was the brainchild …

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Lionel Atwill – actor

Lionel Alfred William Atwill (1 March 1885 – 22 April 1946) was an English stage and film actor. He was born on March 1, 1885 in Croydon, Surrey. He studied architecture …

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Dwight Frye – actor

Dwight Iliff Frye (February 22, 1899 – November 7, 1943) was an American stage and screen actor, noted for his appearances in the classic horror films Dracula (1931), Frankenstein (1931), The Invisible Man (1933), and Bride of Frankenstein (1935). He is frequently …

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‘H’ (for ‘Horrific’) certificate

On 1st January 1937, the ‘H’ (for ‘Horrific’) certificate was introduced by the British Board of Film Censors (BBFC). Prior to this horror films had been given an ‘A’ for ‘Adult’ …

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