Tag Archives: Bela Lugosi

June 05

Bowery at Midnight (Monogram Pictures 1942 Full Film)

A professor of psychology maintains a soup kitchen in the Bowery.  Secretly, however, he’s also a gang boss who uses the soup kitchen to recruit members for his organization.  One such recruit is a doctor who has become addled and addicted to drugs and alcohol.  The doctor, however, happens to be quite adept at corpse […]

June 04

The Black Cat (1941 Full Movie)

An oldie and a goodie.  The Black Cat, which is loosely based on Edgar Allan Poe‘s short story of the same name stars Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi, and Alan Ladd.  Lugosi also starred in the earlier 1934 film with the same title.

April 17

Suspense – “The Doctor Prescribed Death”

A psychologist, Antonio Bastille, believes that a person who is suicidal can be cured if they replace it with the desire to take someone else’s life instead.  Bela Lugosi and Geraldine Fitzgerald star in this weeks installment of Suspense.

February 12

Man-Made Monster (1941 Full Film)

Tragedy occurs when a bus runs into a high voltage power line.  Everyone dies except for Dan McCormick (Lon Chaney, Jr.), who emerges from the wreckage discovering that he is immune to the effects of electricity.  After a brief stint of survivors remorse, he joins a sideshow act as Dynamo Dan, the Electric Man. Dr. Lawrence takes […]

February 09

Black Friday (1940 Full Movie)

George Kingsley was run over while crossing the street by a speeding gangster.  Before his imminent death his best friend and mad scientist, Dr. Ernest Sovac thought he would be a good friend and replace the damaged parts of George’s brain with that of the gangster that ran him over. Eventually, something terrible happens.  George […]

January 09

The Ape Man (1943 Full Movie)

Ever want to see Bela Lugosi in a rip off of the teen wolf outfit?  Yeah, me neither but Bela Lugosi sure knows how to sell this role in The Ape Man!  Starring legendary Bela Lugosi as Dr. James Brewster and Henry Hall as Dr. Randall, two mad scientists who are set out in a scientific […]

October 30

Halloween Edition: Horror of Dracula (1958 Hammer Full Film)

You can’t have Halloween without one of it’s most iconic characters.  The Dark Lord of the Vampires himself, Dracula!  There are horror movies and then there are Hammer Horror movies.  Sure you can pick up any old Dracula film and pretty much get the same story but you won’t get the polish and the enchantment […]

October 19

Halloween Edition: The Corpse Vanishes (1942 Full Film)

Orchids are often sent to weddings.  However, not when a mad scientist sends them to a young bride that appears to kill her!  When in actuality she was placed in suspended animation where the mad scientist (played by legendary Bela Lugosi) steals her body.  Why?  To steal her glandular fluid of course!  Everyone knows that glandular […]

November 04

The Devil Bat (1940 Full Film)

PRC (Producers Releasing Corporation) released this classic Bela Lugosi, The Devil Bat, movie back in 1940.  It was their very first horror film and with the success of The Devil Bat would go on to make many more movies.  They became prolific in their movie releases because they were able to produce movies quickly and […]

October 27

White Zombie (1932 United Artists Film)

The very first zombie film.  Sorry guys, it’s not Night of the Living Dead, though a legendary cinematic masterpiece of horror, was not the first to voyage into the land of the living dead.  White Zombie (not the band) was an independent film directed and produced by Victor and Edward Halperin.  Also the film stars […]

October 22

The Bodysnatcher (1945 RKO Radio Pictures Film)

Not to be confused with The Body Snatchers, this is a completely different movie based on Robert Louis Stevenson‘s short story of the same title, The Body Snatcher.  The movie based on this Stevenson’s story was made in 1945 and would be the very last film in which film legends Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi […]

October 20

Dracula (1931 Universal Film)

Happy Birthday to LEGENDARY Bela Lugosi.  Our favorite Hungarian practically jump started the horror movie!  To many he will forever be the face of Dracula.  Today Begla Lugosi would be 133, not bad for the Prince of the Undead!  So to honor the man who put a face on the horror movie genre we present […]

October 12

The Wolfman (1941 Universal Film)

The Wolf Man is a 1941 American drama horror film written by Curt Siodmak and produced and directed by George Waggner. The film stars Lon Chaney, Jr. as a werewolf named “The Wolf Man” and features Claude Rains, Evelyn Ankers, Ralph Bellamy, Patric Knowles, Béla Lugosi, and Maria Ouspenskaya in supporting roles. The title character […]