The first werewolf movie in Universal’s horror cycle Werewolf of London (1935) takes a back seat to The Wolf Man (1941) today, but Henry Hull’s monster is underrated. Also starring Warner Oland, Valerie Hobson and Lester Matthews, a brief look at 1935s Werewolf of London.
Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing on a few dozen Hammer Horror Stills
A little bit about my own exposure to Hammer films through my Dad’s continued love of them, plus a gallery of nearly 50 mostly Hammer Horror Still Photos featuring Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing from their Dracula and Frankenstein hey day.
Moments of Horror as Boris Karloff Stars as The Mummy (1932)
An reappraisal of Universal horror classic The Mummy (1932) confirms original suspicions. A look at a horror masterpiece from both a personal and historical perspective.
Horrors! in Liberty Magazine, 1946, Looks at Val Lewton
A detailed look at the article “Horrors!” by Joseph Wechsberg in the August 24, 1946 edition of Liberty Magazine, particularly at the work of Val Lewton who is Wechsberg’s main focus.
Cheela the Ape stars in Captive Wild Woman with John Carradine
John Carradine’s first horror lead, “Captive Wild Woman” (1943) from Universal has definite roots in one of that company’s staples, the classic “Frankenstein” …
The Invisible Ray (1936) starring Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi
Brief notes are exactly that, just some stream of consciousness thoughts occurring during my most recent viewing of The Invisible Ray with Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff.
Peter Lorre stars in MGM’s Mad Love (1935)
The madness of Peter Lorre’s Doctor Gogol in MGM’s Mad Love places him more within the realm of Doestoevsky’s Raskalnikov than it does with traditional monsters of the flesh