Tag - Lon Chaney Jr.

32 Days of Halloween X, Day 23: Witchcraft!

Well, we’re getting in the gimmick side of things tonight…and since we are, we have to give a nod to the King of Horror Gimmicks: William Castle. Here’s a brief retrospective of his genius/madness.

32 Days of Halloween X, Day 19: The Soul of...

For tonight’s mayhem, we start off first with an episode of Suspense! from 1950. And this is a radio show that ran from 1942 to 1962. This particular one is “On a Country Road” and it stars some guy by the name of Cary...

32 Days of Halloween IX, Day 19: The...

Let’s kick it off with Lon Chaney Jr. tonight…did you know he was a damn fine singer? Here he is (still using his real name, Creighton Chaney) from the 1934 film, Girl o’ My Dreams…

Alligator People!

32 Days of Halloween VII, Day 18: The...

Yes, we’ll get to our friends up top in a second. First up, we have the second episode of Kolchak, The Night Stalker (found via Rox, naturally). In this, our hero finds himself dealing with an old woman who’s brought her son back...

Abandoned New Orleans Amusement Park

32 Days of Halloween VII: The New Blood...

Just when I thought I was out…they pull me back in. That’s right, you can’t keep a good celebration of the best holiday in the universe down. Thus we return with Year 7 of 32 Days of Halloween, aka The New Blood, aka you...

Cyclops (1957)

32 Days of Halloween VI, Movie Night No. 19:...

Movie Night No. 19 of 32 Days of Halloween has been a chance to catch up with the Chaneys…and here we are with Lon Chaney Jr. and The Cyclops from 1957. This came out the same year as director Bert Gordon’s Beginning of the End...

13 Demon Street

32 Days of Halloween VI, Day 19: 13 Demon...

Getting a bit of a late start today due to various and sundry fun things. But we shall catch up shortly. Because Day 19 has generally been about the Chaneys in one form or fashion, we bring you 13 Demon Street. This was a Swedish horror...

Man Made Monster

32 Days of Halloween V, Movie Night No. 19:...

I told you we’d have a nice visit with the Chaneys before the day is out. Here was have the relatively short feature film Man Made Monster from 1941 (also known as The Atomic Monster), starring Lon Jr. Also here is a stunning Lionel...