Fay Wray is perhaps the most famous of all the early scream queens because of her role as Ann Darrow in King Kong. She began her career aged just 19 in 1926 as one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars (actresses who the Western Association of Motion Picture Advertisers thought were on the threshold of movie(…)
My 10 Favourite Monsters from Old Hollywood
I love old Hollywood Horror movies, they can be scary but not in the horrible gory vile way that movies tend to be today. I watched the 1958 version of Dracula the other day and it was an absolute delight! Not really scary at all, nice comfy horror, which is just about right for me!(…)
Come Play With Us Danny… The Invisible Twins
If you’ve watched Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining (and I’m pretty sure you will have done) you’ll remember those twin girls. Hello Danny. Come and play with us. Come and play with us, Danny. Forever… and ever… and ever. The photo above is from an exhibit in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. I think they’ve(…)
4 Vintage Horror Movies You Just Wouldn’t See Today
Or perhaps this should be horror movies that they just wouldn’t make today, either because they’re totally inappropriate, incredibly corny or downright bizarre. I especially like the movie which was shot in ‘shocking sexicolor’ – that sounds more exciting than technicolor any day!