With the end of October approaching and Halloween season upon us it’s time to revisit my love of classic horror films. Time to once again share my thoughts and earliest memories of growing up a monster kid and always being in search of a good scare. Happy Halloween and please read on and share some of your memories and favorite movies from childhood that had you worried about what may be lurking in the closet of your bedroom.
It’s that time of year again when I’m about to embark on a scare filled run of horror films and why I love them so. It’s always fun to rekindle some memories that led me to the genre. Hopefully I’ll spark some interest and maybe even help you to recall a few memories of your own. Feel free to share.
Truthfully I can’t pinpoint the exact moment I became aware of just who the classic monsters of film were. One thing I can definitely recall is loving the feel of a good scare. Looking down the long dark hall late at night and dashing to the safety of my warm cozy bed curled up under the blankets and wishing the bedroom closet was shut so I couldn’t make out the shapes and monsters that hid within the hanging clothes and boxes piled up high.
Back in the days when I was about five to ten years…
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I remember watching Shock Theatre on CKCO TV on a Friday night when the station ran old Bela Lugosi etc. movies!
That’s a nice memory. Sadly those days are pretty much gone when horror hosts would show films. Still in pockets state side but strictly a regional thing.