Sunday, March 31, 2013

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Let Me Get a Good Look at You in the Light

There's that famous comedy duo from "Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein"!

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Buster vs. The Monster

At a charity softball game, Buster Keaton is frightened when Boris Karloff appears as the Frankenstein Monster!

What Scares Count Alucard?

One thing that the Son of Dracula is afraid of is a cross!

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Screen Used Leatherface Mask

Wouldn't you love to own this piece of history?

Sunday, March 24, 2013

He's Blind?

Lugosi as an old blind man in "The Human Monster".

The Bridge Scene

The Monster knocks a wannabe hero over the ledge in "Ghost of Frankenstein".

I remember when I interned at Universal, I walked all around this area and found stairs leading up to the roofs of these buildings.  I was pretending to be Lon Chaney, Jr., dressed as the Monster, getting ready for his big bridge scene.  It was a fun time.

Saturday, March 23, 2013

The Shape Loves Dr. Pepper

A great behind the scenes photo from "Halloween".

Thursday, March 21, 2013

The Vampire Awakes!

From "Return of the Vampire".

The Count's Daughter

It's Gloria Holden in "Dracula's Daughter".

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Did You Vote?

Don't forget to vote for the Rondo Awards and be sure to include "Classic Movie Monsters" as Best Blog of 2012!


Bela with a Beard

Can you name which movie this is from?

Monday, March 18, 2013

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Lots of Hyde Masks

Wouldn't you love to own one of them?  
A behind the scenes photo from "Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde".

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Maxx FX Freddy

I always wanted this when I was a kid.  I finally got it off of ebay a few years ago.

Friday, March 15, 2013

FM Cover Fridays - #166

Rick Baker Kong

That's Rick Baker under the his own creation for the 1976 remake of "King Kong".

Thursday, March 14, 2013

The Munsters!

A wonderful color photo of America's favorite monster family!

Stop Where You Are!

The enforcement has come to take Griffin into custody in "The Invisible Man".

Wednesday, March 13, 2013


Jamie Lee Curtis plays Laurie Strode in "Halloween II".

Soaky's Animation Cels

The following are animation cels for a commercial that ran promoting the Monster (and Mr. Magoo) soaky's!  If anyone knows where we can see the actual commercial, please let us know!

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Dick Smith

How Dick relaxes at home.

Lugosi in the Rue Morgue

From "Murders in the Rue Morgue".

Monday, March 11, 2013

Look Into My Pool

Karloff shows the past in this Egyptian pool.
From "The Mummy".

Fight For Your Life!

Laurie Strode and Michael Myers have it out in "Halloween".

Phantom Wallet

A vintage wallet from the 1960s!

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Mr. Henry Bemis

Directly from "The Twilight Zone".

How to Control a Monster

Boris Karloff and Edward Van Sloan from "Frankenstein".

Friday, March 8, 2013

The Boogeyman

It's Michael Myers from "Halloween"!

Creature Mani-Yack

Wouldn't you love to transfer this on to your shirt?

Thursday, March 7, 2013

The Skeleton Dance

A great behind the scenes shot of Vincent Price and his skeletal partner in "House on Haunted Hill".

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

When Michael Went to the Con

Yep.  That's Michael Jackson dressed as Nosferatu from the Famous Monsters convention of 1995!

The Dashing Count

Lugosi never looked better than in this photo from "Dracula".

Monster Art: Basil Gogos

Another Basil Gogos masterpiece!  This time, we have Mr. Sardonicus as he appeared on the cover of Famous Monsters #126.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Master Monster Maker!

This is the plaque one would win in the Monster Model Contest put on my Famous Monsters, Aurora, and Universal Studios.

Monday, March 4, 2013

Monster Art: Nothing But Trouble

Here is some original artwork for a movie poster for "Nothing But Trouble".  Dan Aykroyd used to scare the hell out of me!