Monsters & Memories #3: Dracula (1931) – Part 1 by Ed Davis

Monsters & Memories #3:   Dracula (1931) – Part 1 by Ed Davis

“Listed to them, children of the night…What music they make!” Grab those crucifixes, Groovy Ghoulies! The main vampire, himself Count Dracula is nearby! The great Universal Monsters cycle started with 1931’s Tod Browning film. It was adapted from the 1897 novel by Bram Stoker and a stage play from Hamilton Dean and John L. Balderston....

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Monsters & Memories #2: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931) by Ed Davis

Monsters & Memories #2:   Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)  by Ed Davis

Hello again, Groovy Ghoulies! 1931 was a great year to be a blooming horror fan as many terrors were unleashed on the scream…I mean screen. One of them was Paramount Picture’s “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”. It was based on the 1886 novel “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” and also incorporated elements of the 1887...

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Monsters and Memories #1: The Bat Whispers (1930) by Ed Davis

Greetings Groovy Ghoulies! My name is Ed Davis and I love horror and sci-fi movies. Good ones, bad ones. They are a great escapism. It’s hard to believe it has been nearly 80 years since Bela Lugosi first donned the cape in the screen adaption of the play Dracula. It changed the world and set the horror genre on fire. I grew up in upstate New York on a...

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