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Monsters & Matinees: Let’s cast our votes for horror films on the National Film Registry

Let’s cast our votes for horror films on the National Film Registry Every year when the slate of new movies going into the National Film Registry is announced, the list creates a buzz among film buffs. Not only does the … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: All in a Dysfunctional Family with ‘Frankenstein’s Daughter’

All in a Dysfunctional Family with ‘Frankenstein’s Daughter’ Teens, cars, kissing, music, dancing and a pool party: you might be thinking it’s time to settle in with a 1950s hot-rod film. Not so fast. Meet Frankenstein’s Daughter, a 1958 film … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: Boris Karloff

Silver Screen Standards: Boris Karloff It was an early afternoon in June as I trooped along from Edinburgh’s Royal Mile near George IV Bridge with my family in tow. We were headed for Greyfriars Kirkyard to poke around the tombs … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Boris Karloff

Born November 23, 1887 Horror Icon Boris Karloff Boris Karloff appeared in over 200 film and television roles, silent and sound, including Frankenstein, The Mummy, Tower of London, The Body Snatcher, The Black Cat — and of course The Grinch! Boris … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: James Whale at Work

  Born July 22, 1889 Director James Whale! James Whale directed over 20 feature films from 1930 through 1941, most notably three iconic horror classics: Frankenstein (1931), The Invisible Man (1933) and The Bride of Frankenstein (1935). He also directed the … 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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13 Favorite Halloween Flicks

13 Fun and Scary Classic Halloween Films Halloween is without a doubt my favorite holiday. It’s also my family’s favorite holiday, so I grew up watching a variety of scary movies around the month of October. Here’s my list of … Continue reading

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Happy Frankenstein Day!

Frankenstein Author, Mary Shelley, was Born Today, August 30, in 1797! Hard to believe, but Mary Shelley started writing her classic novel, “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus” when she was only 19 years old, publishing it at age 21 on January … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Boris Karloff

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Boris Karloff, born on November 23, 1887! Horror Icon, Boris Karloff, played some of the best (and scariest) monsters, madmen and villains of all time! Of course there’s Frankenstein (aka ‘The Monster” or — … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Mae Clarke

Born August 16, 1910, Actress Mae Clarke! Grapefruit anyone??? 🙂 All kidding aside, actress Mae Clarke appeared in over 115 roles. She is probably best remembered as Henry Frankenstein’s (Colin Clive’s) fiancee, Elizabeth, in the 1931 classic, Frankenstein, and as … Continue reading

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