Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man Publicity

This Frankenstein Monster was outside a movie theater to promote the new movie "Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man".

The Triumphant Climax of Frankenstein's Genius

Why it's Boris Karloff in "Frankenstein"!

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Monster Movie Posters: "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre"


Karloff in his Special Chair

Boris would relax in this special chair that would have him leaning more than sitting during breaks on "Bride of Frankenstein".

Monday, July 29, 2013

Dancing with Ol' Gilly

But that's not Julie Adams or is it?!?
A behind the scenes shot from "Creature From the Black Lagoon".

Monster Art: Boris Karloff

By Basil Wolverton!

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Traveling to Dracula's Castle

From Universal's "Dracula".  It looks as though this is a deleted scene.  If anyone has any knowledge about this, please leave a comment.

Black Cat Boris

Boris Karloff as he appeared in "The Black Cat".

Saturday, July 27, 2013

The Eccentrics

Director James Whale with Dr. Pretorious (Ernest Thesiger) on the set of "Bride of Frankenstein".

Heston and a Little Chimp

Behind the scenes on "Planet of the Apes".

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Man Making Monster

Lionel Atwill and Lon Chaney, Jr. from "Man Made Monster".

Frankenstein: My Hero!

The Monster saves the life of this beautiful shepherdess in "Bride of Frankenstein".

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Making Mothra

This is how Mothra came to life!

Two Kongs Are Better Than One!

Here are two of the original King Kong puppets!

Monday, July 22, 2013

Love Reflected

Here's Boris and Zita again from "The Mummy".

Frankenstein Concept Art

From the opening scene of "Frankenstein".

Relaxing with Frankenstein

Boris Karloff on the set of "Bride of Frankenstein".

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Birthday Time with Bud, Lou, and Frank!

Glenn Strange serves some cake to Bud Abbott and Lou Costello on the set of "Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein".

Friday, July 19, 2013

FM Cover Fridays - #183


Behind the Scenes with the Devil Himself!

From the classic episode of "The Twilight Zone" entitled "The Howling Man".

Thursday, July 18, 2013

An Afternoon by the Lake

One of the most iconic scenes in all cinema.
From "Frankenstein".

The Corpse of Buffy Summers

This screen used prop from the season six premiere of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" was up for sale on ebay a few years ago.  Who wouldn't want a dead Buffy?

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Beauty Shot

Elsa never looked better!
From "Bride of Frankenstein".

Rodan!

Rodan and some giant humans!

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

It's the Muppet Show!

Vampire Kermit and Vampire Vincent!

Carry Over the Threshold

Bela Lugosi descends these stairs with Helen Chandler on their way to their coffin homes.
From "Dracula".

Monday, July 15, 2013

Lon Chaney's Passport!

This is how the Wolf Man traveled!
This item is featured in the upcoming Profiles in History Auction.

The Bride of Frankenstein

Elsa Lanchester in the iconic role.

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Attack of the Milkshake Man!

Vincent Price vs. Basil Rathbone in "Tales of Terror".

The Monkey Talks

One of Jack Pierce's earliest creations.
From "The Monkey Talks".

Elizabeth Wants In

From the climax of "Bride of Frankenstein".

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Original Thermos Art

Here is some original artwork for the lunchbox Universal Monsters set.  It is for sale through the upcoming Profiles in History auction.

FM Cover Fridays - #182


Friday, July 12, 2013

Another Great BTS Shot

Here's another shot of Elsa Lanchester fixing up her make-up on the set of "Bride of Frankenstein".

Headless Creature

From the set of "Revenge of the Creature".

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Pillow of Death

A scene from the Inner Sanctum film "Pillow of Death".

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

The Lovely Elsa

Elsa Lanchester from "The Bride of Frankenstein".

Bela Lugosi: The Sculptor?

Bela Lugosi creates a life sized replica of his own head!

Monday, July 8, 2013

Waiting for Action

From the set of "Alien".

Wedding Day

Boris Karloff and the beautiful Mae Clark from "Frankenstein".

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Fright Flicks Trading Cards

Who collected these?

The Monster in the Lab

Notice the cigarette in the monster's hand.
From "Bride of Frankenstein".

Rick Baker with Gorilla Head

Could it be the head of King Kong?  You tell me.

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Master & Student

Dick Smith and Rick Baker!