Found 217 articles matching Entertainment category.
  • Oct 30 2008
  • 30 Oct 2008

100 Horror Film Posters

100 Horror Film Posters

By Allan Maurer

Now here’s a treat. Andrew Lindstrom’s blog “Well Medicated” displays 100 horror film posters.

  • Oct 29 2008
  • 29 Oct 2008

Universal Horror: The Bride of Frankenstein


Universal Horror: The Bride of Frankenstein

By Allan Maurer

Beginning in the silent era with “Phantom of the Opera” and “Hunchback of Notre Dame” with Lon Chaney, Sr., Universal Pictures made a series of classic horror films starring the Frankenstein monster, Dracula, the Werewolf, the Mummy, and the Invisible Man that ran through the 1940s.

  • Oct 28 2008
  • 28 Oct 2008

Abbott & Costello Meet the Universal Monsters

Abbott & Costello Meet the Monsters

By Allan Maurer

There are those who felt the series of Abbott & Costello meet the monsters films that began with “Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein” in 1948 and continuing through “Abbott & Costello Meet the Mummy” in 1955 were an inglorious end to the Universal Studios monster series.

  • Oct 27 2008
  • 27 Oct 2008

Lewton’s B Horror Movies


Curse of the B Horror Movie

By Allan Maurer

Back in the 1942, RKO studios gave producer Val Lewton a piddling $150,000 and a title, “The Cat People.” Lewton made up for the lack of a decent special effects budget by keeping all the suspense scenes wrapped in shadows.

  • Oct 27 2008
  • 27 Oct 2008

Universal Monsters: ‘The Wolf Man’ Poster


Universal Horror: The Wolf Man

By Allan Maurer

  • Oct 27 2008
  • 27 Oct 2008

Circus Route Books – A Record of the Past


Circus Route Books — A Record of the Past

By Larry Kellogg

  • Oct 20 2008
  • 20 Oct 2008

Monster Mash Discs: Graveyard Smash

Elvis may have hated it, but to millions of people, “Monster Mash” is Halloween’s anthem, and the novelty song’s first pressings are collectibles to die […]

  • Oct 13 2008
  • 13 Oct 2008

Early Car Makers Desired Hit Song to Boost Sales

Early Car Makers Desired Hit Song to Boost Sales

By Dave Bausch

In the field of Automobilia, the one subject most collected is advertising. Advertising took many forms: posters, prints, toys, magazine ads, postcards just to name a few. But the one that most of the automobile makers yearned for was to have their specific model of car depicted on sheet music.

  • Oct 7 2008
  • 7 Oct 2008

Movie poster artists: Charles Addams

A number of artists best known for their work in other fields also did at least some movie posters.

Today, Charles Addams is best known for creating the “Addams Family,” as familiar to us now through the two movies and the television show as through the dark humor of his weird New Yorker cartoons.

  • Oct 7 2008
  • 7 Oct 2008

Circus Books: Building a Solid Foundation for Collecting

Circus Books: Building a Solid Foundation for Collecting

By Larry Kellogg