Here are the old standbys . . .
The horror movies!
From Dracula (1931) to
Mark of the Vampire (1935)
The Return of the Vampire (1944)
. . . .
And a science fiction gem here and there . . .
If it ain't here now . . .
just give Maven time!
Here is one survey of horror movies based on supposedly true stories that Maven came across.
Maven worked in a bookstore when the book about the Amityville Horror
came out. . . . Maven said it then and says it now: Whether it's true or not . . . it's a heck of a story!
Have fun reading them and agreeing . . . or not!
GOOD NEWS FOR CARLA LAEMMLE!
Ms. Laemmle was the lady
speaking the words in the coach scene with Dwight Frye at the beginning of Bela Lagosi's Dracula in 1931.
Her upcoming 101th birthday is coming up!
Let's have some rousing cheers
for La Belle Laemmle!
In case you need music to be scared with . . .
here's the theme to the 1959 The
Maven has found the beginning of Vampira's
television show from the fifties .
. . a mustsee!
|Click on the Picture to Go to Fritz Lang's Official Website
What is the difference between horror movies and sciece fiction films?! Good question!
You can have horror in a Dracula (1931) without science fiction . . . or Frankenstein (1931), with
all the bells, whistles, a horrible monster and Tesla coils . . . or one of the nifty fifty monster movies like
The Beast From 20,000 (1953) - which could have been a cousin of present day creatures like the Loch Ness Monster!
is too busy enjoying them to care what's which so she has put them together . . . . First check out what's available
in this section with more articles below that include . . . .
LIFE MASKS OF HORROR STARS
THE THIRTEENTH CHAIR
Here are Maven's tributes to the
First Ladies of horror . . .
revised, yes, but still worth reading!
FIrst Ladies of Horrordom
First Lady of the Scream Queens
|The Horror of The Loch Ness Monster
And some great horror/science
fiction movie trailers! Some are truly astounding . . . !
"The Astounding She Monster"
"Beginning of the End"
"The Black Scorpion"
"The Colossus of New York"
with Forest Tucker
"The Giant Gila Monster"
"Terror From the Year 5,000"
Retrovision not only lists lots of
interesting movies of
various genres but covers decades
Definitely worth checking out.
|Universal Studio's Back Lot
|Including Their European City
How many old horror movies have you seen from Universal
Studio?! Lots, if you're anything like Maven! Think you could recognized their back lot?! Check these photographs
out to see!
Universal Studio's Back Lot
|The Astounding She-Monster (1957)
|Click on photo for an article about the star, Robert Clarke
Maven has added a new page for Professor Wes Davis,
who has been kind enough in the past to grant Maven an interview: HORROR - SCI FI: Wes Davis. One of the films represented in
his exhibition at Seton Art Gallery is The Astounding She-Monster (1957) with Robert Clarke. Clarke is also
featured in Maven's interview
BELA LUGOSI: Hollywood's Dracula - An Interview with Gary Rhodes and Art Greenhaw
|Just One Logo of Many from
And check out these goodies!
AMC Introduction - The Mummy's Hand
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Quickie Quiz
• Blue Beetle
• Buck Rogers
• Flash Gordon
• Journey to the Center of
• Men From the Ministry
• Omar the Wizard of Persia
• Planet Man
• Red Rider
• Roy Rogers
• T Man
• Whistler, The
"B" - AS IN BAD, BORING, BRAINLESS OR . . . JUST BECAUSE
- THEY'RE FREE! . . . MOVIES
M.D.S AND R.N.S AND R.N.B.s - OH MY!
Jack Pierce and His Werewolf Makeup
Mad Scientists and Doctors
The Making of King Kong
The Munster Mansion . . . in Texas!
What is a Zombie? From "The Ghost Breakers" with Bob Hope
|Click on the Picture for the Link to the Complete Movie at www.youtube.com
Maven was rooting around
her files and came across these links for Nosferatu, Eine Symphonie Des Grauens (the 1922 German version of Bram
Stoker's Dracula ).
The first two are links
to the complete movie on the internet:
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
Phantom of the Opera (1925) - Lon
Chaney, Sr.'s classic tale from the French novel . . . and what a novel actor he was!
|Waxworks (1924) with Conrad Veidt
|Part One of Nine
Waxworks (1924) with Conrad Veidt (1/9):