Hammer’s Horror of Dracula

Memorable films are aplenty, but few films have changed the course of legend as did… Universal Studios gave the world an unforgettable face to ascribe to Bram Stoker’s legendary character […]


The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)

Honoring the 101st Anniversary of Universal Studios‘ incorporation here is one of the studio’s early hits starring Lon Chaney.  From 1923, produced by Carl Laemmle and Irving Thalberg, Wallace Worsley’s, […]


Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein

When I saw that Kristen of Journeys in Classic Film was hosting the Universal BackLot blogathon to coincide with the centennial celebration of Universal Studios not only did I have to […]



You may have heard that  Universal Studios is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. To celebrate, they will be restoring and reissuing some of its classics. A few of which may appear […]

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Dracula, a tribute

This week (May 26th to be exact) marks the 125th anniversary of the release of Bram Stoker’s novel, Dracula.  It went on sale for the first time in London bookshops […]