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  1. On this day in history - December 18th, 1966Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... many times a year between November and Christmas. Boris Karloff, famous for his portrayal of the Monster in Frankenstein , provided voice talent for Mr. Grinch and the narration. Contrary to popular belief, Karloff did not sing "You're a Mean One, ...

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  2. Massive Collection of Vintage Movie Memorabilia Up for Auction Today with Profiles in HistoryRead the original story

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... obvious concerning rarity, equality, and value (e.g. Metropolis, The Golem, Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Frankenstein/ Bride of Frankenstein, every Universal horror, Potemkin, Napoleon, Gone With the Wind, Sunrise, 20th Century, Canary Murder Case, ...

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  3. a Preserving our nation's film heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | CBS News

    ... some sinister, surreal movie. Monsters lurk behind these locked doors -- like the original camera negative of "Frankenstein," from 1931, starring Boris Karloff -- and treasures. Greg Lukow, who heads the Library of Congress' National Audio-Visual ...

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  4. The MummyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | KIMT

    Frankenstein. Dracula. The Wolfman. The Mummy. Whenever great movie monsters are discussed, those four are always mentioned, always together and The Mummy is always, always, always last on the list.

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  5. Massive Collection of Vintage Movie Memorabilia Up for Auction 12/17 with Profiles in HistoryRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... obvious concerning rarity, equality, and value (e.g. Metropolis, The Golem, Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Frankenstein/ Bride of Frankenstein, every Universal horror, Potemkin, Napoleon, Gone With the Wind, Sunrise, 20th Century, Canary Murder Case, ...

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  6. 'Frozen Fever' To Debut With Disney's 'Cinderella'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Forbes.com

    ... Blanchett plays the Wicked Stepmother or that Helena Bonham Carter plays the Fairy Godmother ( Mary Shelly's Frankenstein reunion!). But in terms of "getting people into theaters" and "giving buzzy interviews to the press," I'd argue their trump ...

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  7. A Century of the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up - A History of Peter Pan on StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Playbill

    ... s Karloff in the roles of Mr. Darling and Captain Hook. Karloff would, of course, go on to famously immortalize Frankenstein's monster in 1931's feature film "Frankenstein," as well as two sequels in 1935 and 1939.

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  8. A wonderful Christmas movie listRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Cloverdale Reporter

    ... favourite is animated and directed by Chuck Jones of Bugs Bunny fame and features the voice of Boris Karloff (Frankenstein) as the narrator. Adapted for the small screen from the 1957 book, the mean Mr. Grinch plots to steal Christmas from the Whos ...

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  9. Calendar of Cool: Boris Karloff BornRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Discovery Educator Network

    ... in hundreds of productions in several genres. His best-known role was that of the monster in the 1931 film Frankenstein . Following this film, Karloff was typecast in horror films for many years. He was widely praised for bringing such great ...

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  10. MoreRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Art Daily

    ... the Venetian comic book writer Hugo Pratt. Like his most famous character, Pratt (1927-1995) -- a cousin of the Frankenstein actor Boris Karloff -- was a restless cosmopolitan who divided his time between France, Britain, Argentina and Italy, and ...

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  11. Universal Classic Monsters: Complete 30-Film CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | HorrorTalk News

    Bela Lugosi as Dracula Boris Karloff as Frankenstein's Monster and The Mummy Lon Chaney Jr. as the Wolfman Claude Rains as the Invisible Man and The Phantom Elsa Lanchester as the Bride of Frankenstein Ben Chapman as the Creature from the Black Lagoon Dwight Frye as Renfield Colin Clive as Dr. Frankenstein Abbott & Costello as various Like most horror kids, I grew up on the Universal Monsters through frequent late-night television broadcasts. Dracula, Frankenstein's monster, the Mummy, the Wolf Man, the Creature from the Black Lagoon, the Invisible Man and the Phantom of the Opera became old friends.

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  12. Kenneth Branagh's 'Cinderella': New trailer, notes from the directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... actor-filmmaker, whose previous credits include 1993's Much Ado About Nothing , 1994's Robert De Niro-starring Frankenstein , and 2011's Thor . "So, of course, we give people a pumpkin. Of course, we give them a carriage. Of course the mice are ...

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  13. Scare where? Top 10 horror locales - part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... half-built pool, finds herself engulfed in skeletons. Classic Universal monsters live in castles. The "Frankenstein" (1931) castle, where the doctor uses electricity to reanimate the creature he created from body parts of the dead, and "Bride of ...

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  14. Top 10 Horror Films list from Metal PistolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Examiner.com

    ... the band is that they have a well choreographed avant-garde live Stage act with model/bassist Kelsey Kit. 1- Frankenstein (with Boris Karloff) 2- The Blob (original) 3-Texas Chainsaw Massacre (original) 4-Corridors of Blood (1958, also with Boris ...

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  15. Welter's monster is the true human in Off the Wall's 'Frankenstein'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    In fact, as embodied by Jeremy C. Welter in the version of "Frankenstein" now on stage at Off the Wall Theatre, the never-named creature in Mary Shelley's novel is less monstrous and far more human than any you've likely ever seen, unless you've caught one of the National Theatre showings of the Nick Dear-Danny Boyle "Frankenstein" that took London by storm in 2011. Although Dale Gutzman is a huge fan of campy horror flicks and monster movies - some of which Off the Wall has gleefully sent up over the years - it's this more nuanced 2011 adaptation of "Frankenstein" that he has elected to stage at Off the Wall, in a production he also directs.

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  16. 'Frankenstein': Read THR's 1931 ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    On Nov. 3, 1931, The Hollywood Reporter reviewed Universal's Frankenstein , the adaptation of the novel a century old that was at the time an unproven commodity on the big screen. Read the appraisal below, originally headlined "Frankenstein 100% Shocker - Old Horror Tale Full of Thrills": You'll never tell anything about this one from a preview.

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  17. Richard III actor Benedict Cumberbatch will receive The Variety Award ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | This Is Leicestershire

    ... Soldier Spy. In 2011 Mr Cumberbatch returned to The National Theatre, alternating the roles of creature and Dr. Frankenstein in Danny Boyle's production of Frankenstein, earning him a Laurence Olivier Award and an Evening Standard Award for Best ...

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  18. Frankenstein and the Vampyre: A Dark and Stormy Night - reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Taliesin meets the vampires

    ... (Rob Heaps), the residents of Diodati had a story writing competition that eventually led to the composition of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (Hannah Taylor Gordon) and the Vampyre: A Tale by Polidori (Sam Swann). As such it spawned two of the ...

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  19. C&L's Top 26-50 Horror Movies For HalloweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Crooks and Liars

    ... Don't let the 1930's date fool you. This is a special movie and is the best of the best of the Dracula/ Frankenstein/Wolfman/Mummy movies that started the great run of horror in Hollywood. Nicolas Roeg's slow burn of a movie is based on a story by ...

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  20. Horror Film Friday: James Whale's 'Frankenstein' starring Boris KarloffRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | TheCelebrityCafe

    There are plenty of iconic moments throughout the history of cinema, but there truly is nothing as memorable as Dr. Henry Frankenstein yelling "It's alive!" It's a chilling moment, when all of cinema seems to turn down another road. We have officially moved on from a world of moody, quiet horror and are now in a new realm - a world where the monsters of our nightmares are now alive.

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