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It’s Horror Movie Week! Let’s watch the first zombie movie

“White Zombie” is a scary classic, the first full-length zombie movie ever made. I suppose most zombie movies and TV programs owe a debt to this film for the halting, distinctive gait of the zombies presented in “White Zombie.” The … Continue reading

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It’s Horror Movie Week! Let’s watch The Vampire Bat (1933)

You will recognize Bela Lugosi from Dracula and several other films. Lionel Atwill appeared in many horror movies in the 1930s. Melvyn Douglas typically played comic roles as a leading man, as he did in Ninotchka. This movie is a … Continue reading

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It’s Horror Movie Week! Let’s Watch Dracula (1931)

The mother of all vampire movies and my very favorite. Not the first, not the last, but certainly the best. Selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or … Continue reading

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Horror Movie Week begins with The Black Cat (1934)

Come back every day this week for a discussion of a classic scary movie during Horror Film Week. In the 1930s, Universal knew how to produce eerie, memorable films. The Black Cat stars both Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi as … Continue reading

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