Tag Archives: Bela Lugosi

Silver Screen Standards: Vincent Price

Silver Screen Standards: Vincent Price During the Halloween season we naturally think of Vincent Price, that undisputed icon of horror whose many roles in the genre put him in the exalted company of Lon Chaney, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, and … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: How Abbott and Costello brought the Meet-cute to Horror

How Abbott and Costello brought the Meet-cute to Horror To start this new year of Monsters and Matinees let’s take a deep breath, exhale all the anxiety from 2020 and laugh. Yes, even here in the world of Monsters and … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: Make your Own Horror Film Festival at Home

“Have a Festival of Horror” proclaims the full-page magazine ad from 1973. It was in the quarterly magazine called The Film Journal and it literally meant to have a film festival, as in  “hey, buy these movies on 16mm film.” … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Bela Lugosi

  5 Things You May Not Know about Bela Lugosi Like today is his birthday. Happy 135th Birthday to the legend Bela Lugosi! ..… 1) He was born to play Dracula For real tho… Bela Lugosi was born Bela Ferenc Dezso … Continue reading

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The Chaney Blogathon: Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein

“You don’t understand. Every night when the moon is full, I turn into a wolf.” -Larry Talbot “You and twenty million other guys.” -Wilbur Grey Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) — the perfect mix of horror, pathos, … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! All Hallows Eve is upon us and you know what that mean: tricks, treats, scary ghouls and scary movies. However, if being terrified is not exactly your thing then fear not, for we here at CMH have the … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Coincidence: Bela Lugosi and Arlene Francis

Bela Lugosi and Arlene Francis share a birthday and a film: Both Bela Lugosi & Arlene Francis appeared in Murders in the Rue Morgue — and both were born today October 20 (25 yrs apart!).  Murders in the Rue Morgue … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Tod Browning

Born July 12, 1880 Director Tod Browning! Tod Browning directed over 60 films from 1915 through 1939, and is probably best known for directing Dracula (1931) and Freaks (1932), as well as his silent film collaborations with Lon Chaney. After … Continue reading

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