Monster Blog | Entertainment Blog - Part 12
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In 1932 a new horror movie was put into production to capitalize on the success of Frankenstein, and its star Boris Karloff. The initial idea was to produce a film based on the real life exploits of the French mystic Cagliostro, who claimed that he had lived for several generations. This idea was soon dropped for a screenplay that was penned by Nina Wilcox Putman that featured the resurrected corpse of an ancient Egyptian prince....

Price $22.99 - Order Here Marvel Select Captain America Action Figure: The new Captain America! He's the ultimate patriotic hero! Superbly sculpted. 14 points of articulation. An exceptional addition to your growing gathering! Spotlighting the birth of a legend, this eye-popping piece in the illustrious Marvel Select line is none other than the all-new Captain America! Showcased in Captain America #34, join James Buchanan "Bucky" Barnes as he picks up where Steve Rogers left off and proves that no matter what, Captain America will never...

Horror film enthusiasts love, respect and fear Peter Cushing as the fanatical scientist Baron von Frankenstein and Dracula’s perennial nemesis, the determined and steely Van Helsing. Now he has become Grand Moff Tarkin, the Governor of the Imperial Outland regions, whose insatiable political ambitions to become Emperor have driven him to ruthless means to quell an intergalactic rebellion. Although Peter Cushing has had a remarkable career portraying deadly characters in horror movies, he is a decidedly unsinister person off-screen. As greatly loved for his gentleness...

Looking like a creature straight out of the Game of Thrones TV series, Fanny is a 30-foot high, fire-breathing mechanical dragon that can flap its 40-foot wings and walk on all fours. Designed by German electronic firm, Zollner Elektronik AG, the creature is powered by four remote controls, a two-litre turbo diesel engine and a series of hydraulic valves. The beast was created as part of the Tradinno project - a portmanteau of 'tradition' and 'innovation' -...

Finding a passage back to a place I was before - Glenn Fry (1948 - 2016) Written By: Terri Pressley “Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” ~Victor Hugo There are many quotes attributing the meaning of music to life, some cliché, some moving, but all denoting how music can leave a very deep imprint in the story of our lives. I have found this out for myself today as an icon of music,...

Ken is a mild-mannered man in his mid-twenties who has interests that stopped developing during adolescence. On a visit to a local toy collectors shop he acquires a rare alien action figure. Unexpectedly, Ken's world is turned upside down as the somewhat silly looking toy alters his life by giving him everything he has ever dreamed of and then callously taking it all back! Ken's immature desires and indecisive nature are pit against a collection of seemingly normal,...

Cover pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. Duel of the Crime Kings! starring Superman and Batman, script by Jim Shooter, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Mike Esposito; Luthor and Joker use a Chronal Displacer to call up great villains of the past to join their gang and trick Leonardo Da Vinci into planning crimes for them. Dead Silence!--Editors' Round Table: Gang Busters, script by Dave Wood, art by Nick Cardy. 36 pgs.  Cover price $0.12....

This film has the Orient Express, The Yeti, Zombies, Alien Possessions, Rasputin, Count Dooku, Grand Moff Tarkin, Kojak, and a big train wreck, what more could you ask for? - MINHorror Express was a Spanish production directed by Eugenio Martin. It was filmed in Madrid in the years 1971-1972, a low budget film ($300,000) with the luxury of having three familiar genre actors in the lead: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, and Telly Savalas. The film was co-produced by...

AKA: Planeta Bur (1962), Planet of the Storms (1962), Planet of Storms (1962), The Storm Planet (1962), Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women (1968), Voyage to a Prehistoric Planet (1965) American InternationalDirected By: Curtis Harrington & Pavel Klushantsev Written By: Curtis Harrington Executive Producer: Roger Corman Cast: Basil Rathbone as Prof. Hartman Faith Domergue as Dr. Marsha Evans Marc Shannon as Uncredited Cast Christopher Brand as Uncredited Cast John Bix as John the Robot Lewis Keane as Uncredited Cast Gennadi Vernov as Andre Ferneau Georgi Zhzhyonov...

Lon Chaney Jr. is the only person to have played all four of the classic movie monsters: The Wolf Man (1941) (Larry Talbot/Wolf Man); The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942) (The Frankenstein Monster); The Mummy's Tomb (1942) (Kharis, the mummy); Son of Dracula (1943) (Count Anthony Alucard, Dracula's son). He only officially played the role of the Frankenstein Monster twice: once in The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942) and then again in a 1952 episode of the TV series "Tales of Tomorrow" (1951). It wasn't until 1957 when...