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The Beast With Five Fingers (1946)

While this may be a Warner Brothers production, it has a distinct Universal Monsters feel to it thanks to the Gothic feel and impending threat of an otherworldly severed hand […]

Night World (1932)

From Universal and producer Carl Laemmle Jr. comes this excellent example showcasing the sins of the pre-code era clocking in at a swift 58 minutes. As an added bonus, Boris […]

The Ghouls Gallery of Movie Posters

When I narrow the field down to “horror” film stars I usually stick with what I suppose are the usual seven actors. Universal Studios and the designs of Jack Pierce […]

Having Wonderful Crime (1945)

This comically slanted murder mystery from RKO plays like a Monogram Studios mystery with an extra few bucks in the budget to bring in a declining Pat O’Brien for added […]

Who Done It? (1942)

When Thomas Gomez’s radio president is murdered on air during a live broadcast of Murder at Midnight it’s up to Bud Abbott and Lou Costello to play detective and solve […]

Jack Pierce : Make Up Master

This article (before edits or grammar corrections) appeared in the year end issue of The Dark Pages 2013 which featured the film The Killers as it’s centerpiece.   In the […]

Frankenstein : The Universal Series

“It’s Alive! It’s Alive!” “We Belong Dead.” “One doesn’t easily forget, Herr Baron, an arm torn out by the roots.” “The lightning. It is good for you! Your father was […]

The Invisible Agent (1942)

If I were to be called upon to serve my country as a spy during a world war, I can’t think of a better cover than to be invisible. Sans […]

Green Hell (1940)

Most films are worth checking out for one reason or another and this one is no different. For me I try to catch everything with Vincent Price at least once. […]

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