Friday, February 27, 2015

How a Monster Relaxes

Boris Karloff takes a little rest on the set of "Bride of Frankenstein".

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Pazuzu, Behind You!

The demonic entity shows its face, unbeknownst to Chris MacNeil (Ellen Burstyn), in "The Exorcist".

Monday, February 23, 2015

Oh To Be That Lucky Little Boy!

Lon Chaney, Jr. greets a vistor to the set of "The Mummy's Ghost".

"I am the Phantom!"

Here's another incredible lobby card for "The Phantom of the Opera".

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Two Rick Bakers and a Werewolf!

Rick Baker poses with his life-size younger counterpart as he makes up David Naughton for "An American Werewolf in London".  Created by Mike Hill.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Seein' Stars

This time, the "Seein' Stars" article features Lon Chaney, Jr. as the Wolf Man from "Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein"!

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

He's Down There... In the Red Cloak!

A great old advertisement for "The Phantom of the Opera".

The Opera Ghost

It's Claude Rains as the Phantom of the Opera!

Monday, February 16, 2015

The Armless Woman

Here's another one of the stars of Tod Browning's "Freaks".

Don't Answer the Phone!

It might be Freddy Krueger!
From "A Nightmare on Elm Street".

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Seein' Stars: "The Wolf Man"

This great advertisement is promoting Universal's new release of "The Wolf Man" along with some other famous characters! 

Saturday, February 14, 2015

He's Coming! He's Coming!

Here's a great old advertisement, which I believe is a lobby card, from Universal's 1925 version of "The Phantom of the Opera".

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Monster Art: Basil Gogos

Here's another beautiful painting by Basil Gogos.  It's Bela Lugosi as Count Dracula!

Monster Movie Posters: "The Mummy"


Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Here Comes the Bride!

Here's Winona Ryder as Lydia from "Beetlejuice".

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Monday, February 9, 2015

Monster Art: Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg has brought us so many great films of Horror, Fantasy, and Science Fiction.  Here is a great caricature painting of him with some of his friends.
If someone knows who the artist is, please leave their name in the comments section.
Thank you!

The Conjoined Twins

From "Freaks".

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Knott's Halloween Haunt: Ygor

Here's another piece of art created for the 1974 Knott's Berry Farm Halloween Haunt.  This time we have Bela Lugosi as Ygor from "Son of Frankenstein".

An Evening with Boris Karloff and His Friends

From left to right, we have Milt Larsen, Boris Karloff, Forrest J Ackerman, and Verne Langdon.  They are all preparing for the recording of the album: "An Evening with Boris Karloff and His Friends".

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Making the Catman

Here's some great behind the scenes shots of the make-up process from "The Catman of Paris"!

Thursday, February 5, 2015

The Underwater Creature

Here we see how they filmed some of the under water scenes in "Creature From the Black Lagoon".

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

The Director with His Actors

John Carpenter with Charles Cyphers and Donald Pleasence on the set of "Halloween".

Monday, February 2, 2015

Norman's Home!

A great publicity shot from "Psycho III".

A Tall Order

Jack Pierce makes up Glenn Strange as the Frankenstein Monster in "House of Dracula".

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Pierce & Karloff Together Again

This was the final time Jack Pierce made up Boris Karloff as the Frankenstein Monster.  It was for an unused scene in "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty".

Is She Man or Woman?

From "Freaks".