Dracula’s Daughter (1936) Classic Movie Review 87

Dracula's Daughter (1936)

  Welcome to today’s show, Dracula’s Daughter (1936), my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. You can also go to classicmovierev.com to read notes, bios, and other random movie thoughts. Remember…

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Dracula (1931) and Drácula (1931) Classic Movie Review 86

Dracula (1931)

Today’s movie is the classic Universal horror film Dracula (1931). Many of you are probably aware that a Spanish-language version was filmed on the same sets and at the same time as the English-language with Bela Lugosi (1931). They filmed the English-language version during the day and the Spanish-language version…

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Tower of London (1939) Classic Movie Review 85

Tower of London (1939)

Today’s movie is Tower of London (1939). This movie was set in 15th Century England. It has a great cast featuring Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Vincent Price, and Barbara O’Neil. This movie was made by Universal at the same time RKO was making the Hunchback of Norte Dame. It was…

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House of Frankenstein (1944) Classic Movie Review 76

House of Frankenstein (1944)

Today’s movie is the campy good House of Frankenstein (1944). This movie brings together so many good actors and the monsters they played it can’t help but be entertaining. Also, this movie has some interesting lore about stake pulling and who can shot you with a silver bullet. ACTORS I’m…

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The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932) Classic Movie Review 70

The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932) - Myrna Loy

Today’s movie is The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932). It features many European actors with taped-backed eyes but I going to go with “that’s how it was done back then” and move on. Boris Karloff and Jean Hersholt were amazing in their roles. Myrna Loy was fantastic playing an evil…

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Werewolf of London (1935) Classic Movie Review 69

Werewolf of London (1935)

  Today’s movie is Werewolf of London (1935). I believe it is the first sound werewolf movie. ACTORS Henry Hull played the role of Dr. Glendon and one of the werewolves, the werewolf of London. We recently covered the great actor Henry Hull in Episode 67 – The Buccaneer (1958).…

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Mark of the Vampire (1935) Classic Movie Review 64

Carroll Borland - Mark of the Vampire (1935)

Mark of the Vampire (1935) is a great movie. Bela Lugosi is great as always but the stand out performance of this movie is really Carroll Borland as the vampiress Luna. We will get to her in a bit but first I want to briefly touch on the four actors…

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Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) Classic Movie Review 63

Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

Today’s movie is Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954). The Creature, AKA the Gill Man was part of the second generation of Universal Studios classic movie monsters. This movie was filmed at the height of the cold war and the creature faced the same issue with alienation that would continue…

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The Mummy (1932) Classic Movie Review 47

The Mummy Logo

The Mummy (1932) is classic horror from Universal. This movie features Boris Karloff as the mummy and Edward Van Sloan as a professor of the occult. The Mummy (1932) – Rough Script I am very excited to get to The Mummy (1932). When I watched this for the show I…

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The Wasp Woman (1959) Classic Movie Review 46

The Wasp Woman (1959)

The Wasp Woman (1959) is a nice little horror film by Roger Corman and starring Susan Cabot Rough Scrip The Wasp Woman (1959) Welcome to today’s show, my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follows the links to social media in the…

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