Saturday, December 31, 2011

"You Better Go!"

Jack Griffin is being asked to leave in "The Invisible Man"...
He doesn't like that.

Friday, December 30, 2011

FM Cover Fridays - #118

A Sun Bathing Gorilla?

I believe this is Rick Baker in one of his gorilla costumes, taking a break.
Does anyone know what picture this is on the set of? King Kong perhaps?

Thursday, December 29, 2011

A Sinister Karloff

Here is Boris Karloff from "The Black Cat".

What a Leading Man!

It's Karloff in his best role!
From "Bride of Frankenstein".

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Blow Out the Candles!

Here is a classic shot of Boris with his Birthday cake!

The Metal Handed Man!

Peter Lorre from "Mad Love"!

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Place for the Dead

The Monster carries the lifeless body of Ygor into the crypt in "Son of Frankenstein".

Friday, December 23, 2011

FM Cover Fridays - #117

Mirror Mirror

Karloff is made up for his role in "Bride of Frankenstein". I'm not positive it's from Bride, but by the look of the clamps on the side of his head, I gotta go with Bride.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Monster Art: The Hunter

Carlos Valenzuela is the amazing artist of this piece.
Check out his work here:

Calling All Monsters!

Michael Jackson is escorted to the set of "Thriller" by John Landis and Rick Baker.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Something Odd Here...

Here is a classic issue of Famous Monsters, but that doesn't look like Henry Hull as the Werewolf of London... Why it's Forry Ackerman!

The Son of Ygor

Bela is in full Ygor make-up as he says hello to his son on the set of "Son of Frankenstein".

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Trouble for Imhotep

Boris Karloff is escorted away in "The Mummy".

Who's That Cat?

Why it's Michael Jackson as the Were-Cat from "Thriller"!

Monday, December 19, 2011

Killing Bob

Here is a great behind the scenes look from a classic scene of "Halloween".

Sculpting Kong

Kong's original sculptor recreates his masterpiece for Don Post.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Under the Mask

Have you ever wondered what a shaved Gorilla looks like?
From "Planet of the Apes".

Friday, December 16, 2011

FM Cover Fridays - #116

What Has He Done?

The Monster has killed Fritz and Dr. Frankenstein and Dr. Waldman are next!
From "Frankenstein".

Thursday, December 15, 2011

The Monster Maker at Work

Rick Baker does what he does best for "An American Werewolf in London".

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Looking for Guidance

The Monster looks for help from a stone friend in this ad for the "Bride of Frankenstein".

Mummy Came in My House!

It's the Mummy from "The Monster Squad"!

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Painting Dorian

Here is a great shot from the making of "The Picture of Dorian Gray"!

That Must Hurt!

Here is a great behind the scenes shot from the classic transformation scene in "An American Werewolf in London".

Monday, December 12, 2011

Play Time

Boris and Bela play with some kids during the production of Universal's "The Black Cat".

Lon Chaney

The Actor!

Thursday, December 8, 2011

The Cold Stranger

Griffin is guided to his room in "The Invisible Man".

The Littlest Ape

They're making up a little boy for "Planet of the Apes"

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

What Are You So Scared Of?

It's Lon Chaney from "The Phantom of the Opera"!

The War is On

War of the Gargantuas, that is!