Thursday, January 31, 2013

Monster Art: Lugosi Frankenstein

Daniel Horne created this incredible portrait of Bela Lugosi as the Frankenstein Monster from "Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man".

Children of the Night...

It's Bela Lugosi in "Dracula"!

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

It's the Monster!

Boris Karloff as the Monster from "Bride of Frankenstein".

The Air is Filled with Monsters

The prologue of "Bride of Frankenstein".

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Young Love

From "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde".

The Operation

These fine doctors are saving the Creature's life after nearly killing him in "Creature Walks Among Us".

Monday, January 28, 2013

I'm Back!

I had a wonderful trip visiting Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando.  Now I'm back to post Monsters!  What better way to start up again by posting a picture of Boris Karloff as Frankenstein!

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Taking a Short Break

Hello Everyone!  Just to let you all know, I will be on vacation until the 27th, so I won't have any new posts till then.  I hope everyone is doing well and that you are all enjoying the blog. :)

In the meantime, here's a photo of some familiar story tellers I know.

Behind the Scenes on "London After Midnight"

Director Tod Browning, Marceline Day, and Lon Chaney on the set of "London After Midnight".
Notice the Top Hat and Wig in the foreground!

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Hunting a Creature

Richard Carlson from "Creature From the Black Lagoon".

In the Shadows

It's Glenn Strange from "House of Frankenstein".

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Step in Time!

From "Bride of Frankenstein".

Gorilla Make-Up Test

From "Planet of the Apes".

Monday, January 14, 2013

Unwrapping the Monster

Bud, Lou, and Frankenstein.
From "Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein".

A Strange Closeup

It's Glenn Strange as the Frankenstein Monster in "Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein".

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Living in the Dungeon

The Monster is strapped in his dungeon chair in "Bride of Frankenstein".

Saturday, January 12, 2013

The Log Scene

From "King Kong".
Notice the dinosaur on the right which didn't make the final cut!

Ilonka Meets the Wolf Man

From "House of Frankenstein".

Friday, January 11, 2013

FM Cover Fridays - #161


Creature Creator

It's Milicent Patrick, the Creator of the look of the Creature From the Black Lagoon!

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Chaining the Monster

From "Bride of Frankenstein".

Fred & Al

This is what Herman and Grandpa look like out of make-up!
A behind the scenes photo from "The Munsters".

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

The Menacing Count Alucard

It's Lon Chaney, Jr. in "Son of Dracula".

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Final Adjustments

The Big Guy gets ready for his big scene in "Creature From the Black Lagoon".

A Gruesome Scene

In "Bride of Frankenstein", the child's feet are only shown.  This intense deleted scene shows a lot more.

Monday, January 7, 2013

Time with Grandpa

Grandpa and Eddie have some quality time in "The Munsters".

Sunday, January 6, 2013

Up on the Rooftop...

Santa's out and Franky's in!
From "Ghost of Frankenstein".

Saturday, January 5, 2013

How to Film Underwater!

Here is a great behind the scenes shot from an underwater sequence of "Creature From the Black Lagoon".

Where's Frankenstein?

Can you spot the Monster in this lineup? 
From "Bride of Frankenstein".

Friday, January 4, 2013

FM Cover Fridays - #160


Monster Art: Alien's Insides

Have you ever wondered how to make an Alien?

Thursday, January 3, 2013

He Who Lives with the Bells

It's Quasimodo from "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".

King Kong vs. Godzilla

Here is a publicity shot for "King Kong vs. Godzilla", but this photo was put together before production began on the film.  You will notice Kong from the original version as well as an earlier version of Godzilla.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

What Is She Afraid Of?

It's Marguerite Churchill from "Dracula's Daughter"!

Monster Art: Basil Gogos

Basil Gogos takes on Lon Chaney as the Phantom of the Opera!

Tuesday, January 1, 2013