Frankenstein (1910) Classic Movie Review 184

Frankenstein (1910)

Today’s movie is Frankenstein (1910).  As I am I apt to do I was cruising Amazon Prime looking for something to watch and I stumbled across the original film version of Frankenstein (1910). It was a Thomas Alva Edison production. He is best known for inventing the phonograph, the movie…

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Frankenstein (1931) Classic Movie Review 172

Frankenstein (1931)

Today’s movie is Frankenstein (1931). Mary Shelly’s little creation with sound. The film was directed by James Whale, who gave us in addition to Frankenstein (1931), The Invisible Man (1933), the wonderful Bride of Frankenstein (1935), the now controversial Show Boat (1936), and The Man in the Iron Mask (1939).…

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House of Dracula (1945) Classic Movie Review 171

House of Dracula (1945)

Today’s movie is House of Dracula (1945). It is said to be a sequel to House of Frankenstein (1944), but it’s more like a rehash. The movie is rated 5.8 on iMDB.com[1] and 56 percent on the Tomatometer and 29 percent audience approval in Rottentomatoes.com[2]. I’m going to have to…

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Son of Dracula (1943) Classic Movie Review 170

Son of Dracula (1943)

Today’s movie is Son of Dracula (1943). This movie was directed by Robert Siodmak. It is rated 6.2 on iMDB.com[1] and is rated 60 percent on the Tomatometer and 33 percent audience approval on rottentomatoes.com[2]. This movie had a couple of firsts. This was the first time a man’s transformation…

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Daughter of the Dragon (1931) Classic Movie Review 162

Daughter of the Dragon (1931)

    Welcome to today’s show, my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on Apple Podcast formally known as iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. So please subscribe when you are finished listening. You can also go to…

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Voodoo Man (1944) Classic Movie Review 131

Voodoo Man (1944)

Today’s movie is Voodoo Man (1944) and god is it bad. I mean it is really bad. I wasn’t prepared for how bad it was. Did I mention that it was bad? This movie has a 5.6 rating on iMDB.com and a 0 on Rotten Tomatoes, but to be fair,…

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The Mummy’s Curse (1944) Classic Movie Review 130

The Mummy’s Curse (1944)

  Today’s movie is The Mummy’s Curse (1944). This is the third time that Long Chaney Jr. played the mummy. I wanted to pan this movie like the rest of this mummy series, but I found this one to be vastly superior to the other three. With limited star power,…

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The Mummy’s Ghost (1944) Classic Movie Review 129

The Mummy's Ghost (1944)

  This movie is similar to The Mummy’s Tomb (1942) with a couple of better actors like John Carradine and Barton MacLane. The movie has a 33 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[1] However, the plot has a Mack truck size hole in it. Did they even watch the earlier movies…

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The Mummy’s Tomb (1942) Classic Movie Review 128

The Mummy’s Tomb (1942)

  Today’s movie is The Mummy’s Tomb (1942). The Mummy’s Tomb (1942) continues the story of The Mummy’s Hand (1940) some thirty years later. There’s not much of a story here and a large portion of the movie is clips from The Mummy (1932) and The Mummy’s Hand (1940). While…

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The Mummy’s Hand (1940) Classic Movie Review 127

The Mummy’s Hand (1940)

  Today’s movie is The Mummy’s Hand (1940). This movie is sometimes called the sequel to The Mummy (1932). However, it doesn’t as much continue the story, as it uses clips from the earlier film woven into another story to save money. This movie is not too bad as early…

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