Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Portrait of a Monster

Here is a great closeup of Karloff from "Bride of Frankenstein"!

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Classic Wolf Man Shot

This is the best photograph ever taken of the Wolf Man in my opinion.
From "House of Dracula".

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Sad Phantom

Look how sad Lon Chaney is!
From "The Phantom of the Opera".

Castle Films: Bride of Frankenstein

Notice that they use Glenn Strange on the cover instead of Karloff who starred in "Bride of Frankenstein".

Monday, August 29, 2011

Lon at Home

Lon Chaney, Jr. does some household chores in his off time.

Aurora Frank

The Kiddin' Around Blog recently posted their handiwork on the classic Aurora monster model of Frankenstein!
Great job!

Let's Start the Week With a Laugh!

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Frankenstein Nap Time

Karloff takes a nap during the filming of "Bride of Frankenstein".

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Saving the Creature

The Creature doesn't know that his gills are no longer working in "Creature Walks Among Us".

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Anything But That!

The Monster as he appeared in "Bride of Frankenstein".

Lost Souls Test Make-Up

This is Bela Lugosi in a test make-up for his character in "Island of Lost Souls".

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Creature in Chains

From "Revenge of the Creature".

Famous Monster!

This is the cover of the 2nd book titled "Famous Monster of Filmland".

Man-Made Lonster

It's Lon Chaney, Jr. from "Man-Made Monster"!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Amazing Forries Forever!

This flyer was given out to attendees of the Forrest J Ackerman tribute at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.

Monday, August 22, 2011

Pretorius is Jewish?

I wonder why Dr. Pretorius wears a yamakah... Well here's a shot of him in his hat with his lovely assistant Karl in "Bride of Frankenstein".

Up For Auction

A while ago, this incredible "Planet of the Apes" screen used costume was up for auction. I can't remember which Apes film this one was used in, but boy would I love to own it!

Friday, August 19, 2011

Creature vs. Man

Who will prevail?
From "Creature From the Black Lagoon".

Thursday, August 18, 2011

The Disneyland Magic Shop

Once upon a time, the Don Post Universal Monster Masks were sold at the Magic Shop in Disneyland. I wish they still had them today!

Cake Time

Boris' birthday is celebrated on the set of "Son of Frankenstein".

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Dwight Frye: Supporting Monster

Dwight Frye was great in his supporting roles in Universal Monster movies. Here he is as Karl from "Bride of Frankenstein".

The Best of Friends

O.P. and Boris from "Bride of Frankenstein".

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

He Won't Hurt You

Dracula calms the Monster from the short chubby monster in "Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein".


Here is a great shot of Dwight Frye from "Bride of Frankenstein".

Monday, August 15, 2011

This is Thriller!

Here are some of the great zombies from Michael Jackson's "Thriller".

Tea Time

It's Tea Time for Boris on the set of "Son of Frankenstein".

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Let's Start the Week With a Laugh!

Big Kong

Here is a great photo of the huge bust of King Kong!

Dracula or a Mad Doctor?

The roles are reversed as Dracula takes charge over the blood transfusion in "House of Dracula".

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Dracula Statue

I love this Dracula statue which came out in the 1970s from Tuscany Studios. I have one in my collection, which is unpainted. I love the paint job on this one though!

Friday, August 12, 2011

Thursday, August 11, 2011


The Monster frozen in ice from "House of Frankenstein". The Monster was played by Glenn Strange, but this scene used a dummy. It could be a stunt man, but it looks like the dummy used later in the film when the Monster is "powering" up.

Breaking Through

Michael Myers breaks through the kitchen door in one of my favorite shots from "Halloween".

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Practice Your Boxing with Godzilla!

I would love to have this bop bag!


The exciting finale to "Halloween II".

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Shrinking Man is Playing!

A brand new picture from Universal-International!

The Chase

Michael Myers is chasing down Laurie Strode in "Halloween".

Monday, August 8, 2011

Dracula From the Swampy Lagoon

Lon Chaney, Jr. takes a night stroll in the swampy lagoons of Louisiana in "Son of Dracula".

Scream 2 BTS

Here is a great behind the scenes shot of Jamie Kennedy and Wes Craven from "Scream 2".

Saturday, August 6, 2011

The Operation

The climax of "Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man". Notice Bela's stunt double!

Friday, August 5, 2011