Universal Monsters Halloween Horror Nights 2019

“Universal Monsters” will come to life in all-new terrifying Halloween Horror Nights mazes at Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood, inspired by Universal’s original cinematic monsters… At Universal Orlando …

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House of Dracula – USA, 1945

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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Beast Beneath – USA, 2007

‘Born from a terrifying true tale…’ Beast Beneath – aka The Wrath – is a 2007 American horror feature film directed by Julian Higgins (Poker Run) from a screenplay co-written with Bertie Higgins. …

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Wolfman – USA, 1979

  ‘When the full moon rises’ Wolfman is a 1979 American supernatural horror feature film written and directed by Worth Keeter (Rottweiler: The Dogs of Hell); Tales of the Third Dimension). Aka …

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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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Stretch Screamers – toys

Stretch Screamers is a series of electronic toys manufactured by Games Quest/Manley Toys Limited of Hong Kong. As their name implies, Stretch Screamers could be stretched, causing them to apparently scream …

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Mike Hill – artist/sculptor

Mike Hill is a Los Angeles-based sculptor, originally from Warrington, Cheshire in England, who specialises in ultra-realistic models of monsters from classic horror films. His work includes small figures for …

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The Werewolf of Paris – novel, 1933

The Werewolf of Paris is a 1933 horror novel as well as a work of historical fiction by Guy Endore. The novel follows Bertrand Caillet, the eponymous werewolf, throughout the tumultuous …

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Werewolf of London – USA, 1935

Werewolf of London is a 1935 horror film starring Henry Hull, produced by Universal Pictures. Review: Aristocratic botanist, Dr Glendon (Hull), ventures into the foothills of Tibet to search for the elusive Mariphasa Lumina …

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Jack P. Pierce – makeup artist

Jack P. Pierce (born Janus Piccoula; May 5, 1889 – July 19, 1968) was a Hollywood makeup artist most famous for creating the iconic makeup worn by Boris Karloff in Universal Studios’ 1931 adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, along with various …

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