Tag - Bela Lugosi

The Raven (1935)

32 Days of Halloween XII, Day 20: The Raven!

So today we kick off with a #TrackoftheDay that’s mainly Halloweenish by association. Yes, you may recognize this song–it was covered by INXS for The Lost Boys. But “Good Times” originated back in 1968 with another...

Black Cat (1941)

32 Days of Halloween XII, Day 1: The Black...

Oh my stars and garters, the time has come round again. It’s the TWELFTH (sweet Jebus) iteration of 32 Days of Halloween, in which October reaches out and snags the end of September…because thirty-one days just isn’t enough...

Black Sleep

32 Days of Halloween XI, Day 7: The Black...

Tonight it’s a smorgasbord of horror icons in The Black Sleep, but first let’s enjoy some outtakes from the absolutely mental set of Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein. I highly recommend the audio commentary that comes on (at...

Boris Karloff in Voodoo Man

32 Days of Halloween X, Day 33: Voodoo Man!

No, not a hallucination. Not an alternate reality. It’s the 33rd day of 32 Days of Halloween, because it’s Thanksgiving, which I celebrate as 2nd Halloween. Trust me, it’s therapeutic. For our opening salvo of goodness, we...

Gorilla (1939)

32 Days of Halloween X, Day 2: The Gorilla...

Let’s begin with something light, though filling. From The Muppet Show, we have a glorious performance of Cole Porter’s classic, “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” brought to you by Richard Hunt as Behemoth and Jim...

Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff in Black Friday (1940)

32 Days of Halloween IX, Day 7: The New...

First up for today, Cosette brought to my attention that the Addams Family had their own Halloween special way back in very colorful 1977. Pretty much the entire cast of the original show returned for this TV movie, although it was called...