The Deadly Mantis (1957) reviews and overview

‘This was the day that engulfed the world in terror…’ The Deadly Mantis is a 1957 American science fiction monster movie produced by William Alland for Universal-International Pictures. It was directed by Nathan Juran (The Brain …

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The Mole People – USA, 1956 – reviews

‘Terrifying… monsters from a lost age!’ The Mole People is a 1956 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Virgil W. Vogel (The Land Unknown) from a screenplay by László Görög (The Spider). …

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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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House of Dracula – USA, 1945 – reviews

House of Dracula is a 1945 American horror film released by Universal Pictures. It is a direct sequel to House of Frankenstein, and continued the theme of combining the studio’s three most popular monsters: Frankenstein’s …

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Acquanetta – actress

Acquanetta (July 17, 1921 – August 16, 2004), nicknamed “The Venezuelan Volcano” by her friend William Randolph Hearst, was a B-movie actress known for her exotic beauty. The facts 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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The Monsters Chess Set – game

The Monsters Chess Set featuring Universal Studios monsters was a limited edition chess set issued in 1999 by a company named Spencer. The King and Queens of both pieces are 3″ …

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Reynold Brown – artist

Reynold Brown (October 18, 1917 – August 24, 1991) was a prolific American realist artist who painted many Hollywood film posters. He attended Alhambra High School and refined his drawing …

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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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