Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Lead the Way, Lon Chaney!

Lon Chaney knows his way in the cathedral in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".

Some Forry Fotos


Will the real Forry Ackerman please stand up?

Moving to the new Ackermansion.

Forry and Boris

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Happy Birthday Ray Harryhausen!

Ray Harryhausen turns 90 today! Happy Birthday to a real pioneer of stop-motion animation!


The Art of "Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man"

This classic piece of art was on the movie poster for "Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man".

Monday, June 28, 2010

Monster Movie Posters: "The Return of Dracula"


Monster Model Monday

For the next few months, Monday mornings will be "Monster Model Monday". I will post an image of a monster model from my personal collection. Each model was built and painted by myself or my uncle, Mark Silverman.

First up: Gigantic Frankenstein (Big Frankie)
Built and painted by myself.


Drac and Frank Having a Laugh

Bela Lugosi and Glenn Strange take a break from filming "Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein".

Saturday, June 26, 2010

A Phantom Portrait

A classic pose from a classic monster.

Shock! Advertisement!

Here is an advertisement for the Shock package that would air old Monster Movies on television back in the 1960s. Oh how it must have been grand to see those movies back then.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Monster Movie Posters: "The Mummy's Curse"


"I Can See You!"

The Monster's vision and energy is fully restored in "Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man".

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Yet Another Set of JAWS




Moreau of Lost Souls

Here is a still from "Island of Lost Souls".

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

The King of Fools

Quasimodo is put on display as the King of Fools in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".

VHS Box Cover: "Indestructible Man"

The image of Lon Chaney on this box cover really used to scare the hell out of me when I was a kid.

Monday, June 21, 2010

The Weird World of Aurora


Rathbone Loves Cake!

Here is another shot from Karloff's Birthday on the set of "Son of Frankenstein".

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Let's Start The Week With A Laugh!


Happy Father's Day!

A Father would do anything to put his Son out of painful misery. Here Sir John Talbot takes the life of his son Larry in "The Wolf Man". Have a Happy Father's Day!

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Friday, June 18, 2010

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Another Set of Jaws

Here are some more behind the scenes stills from "JAWS".



Son of a Thousand Faces

Here is a terrific image that someone put together of Lon Chaney, Jr. in his classic Universal roles.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

More Cagney

Here are some more shots of James Cagney from "Man of a Thousand Faces".

Brining the Opera Ghost to life.

A little dental work and he will look like a million bucks!

Quasi!

Lon Chaney, Jr. is Frankenstein!

Here is Lon Chaney, Jr. as he appeared in "The Ghost of Frankenstein".

Monday, June 14, 2010