Tag - audio

Vincent Price with gun

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Day 8:...

We’ve previously posted both the 1927 feature film version of The Lodger and the Peter Lorre radio adaptation from Mystery in the Air. Now it’s time for the version from 1946’s Hollywood Star Time starring Vincent...

Boris Karloff: Tales of the Frightened

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Day 6:...

On Day 6 waaay back in 2011, we posted a couple of entries from Boris Karloff’s audio never-quite-made-it-to-radio series Tales of the Frightened. I had bitched at the time that these stories were out of print and the vinyl editions...

Black Cat by Aubrey Beardsley

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Day 5: The...

Oh, BBC Radio. You’ve given so much to us for Halloween over the years. A shining example is getting Christopher Lee to read…well, let’s face it, we’d listen to Sir Christopher read any goddamn thing he wanted. I...

Aliens in the Mind

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Day 3:...

So, yes, normally I refrain from sending you off-site to get access to things. However, this is just too good. From 1977, it’s the radio drama Aliens in the Mind, which starred Vincent Price and Peter Cushing and was scribed by Robert...

Donovans Brain 1953

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Movie Night...

Curt Siodmak–who has a ton of writing credits, including The Wolf Man, Creature With the Atom Brain and a story credit on House of Frankenstein–was also a novelist, having Donovan’s Brain published in 1942. Tonight’s...

Shadow Over Innsmouth by Jason Newhouse

32 Days of Halloween Part VIII, Day 2:...

The BBC back in 2011 brought in Richard Coyle (“Mr. Sock Gap” himself from Coupling) to perform some Lovecraft…among them was this excellent version of “Shadow Over Innsmouth.” Coyle was so good at playing a...

Legend of the Werewolf

32 Days of Halloween VII, Day 28: Legend of...

We join Peter Cushing for some lycanthropic fun and games momentarily. But first, let’s start with something I’m dying to see one of these days: when Disney parks take their Haunted Mansion(s) and mash them up with The Nightmare...

Vampires Ghost

32 Days of Halloween VII, Day 27: The...

Tonight we go back to 1945. But first, we need to stop off in 2007 for Fear on Four, a BBC Radio 4 show consisting of the usual format: narrator/host (in this case, The Man in Black) introducing you to a spooky story. The story in question...

Night the World Exploded

32 Days of Halloween VII, Day 26: The Night...

Tonight, sci-fi that would make Irwin Allen weep. Probably with laughter. But first, we go to Uncle Ray Bradbury. Here’s one of my favorite stories of his, “The Veldt.” And if that wasn’t enough, it’s read live...