The Old Dark House

The Old Dark House (1932) Director: James Whale James Whale was the successful horror film director of great repute in the 1930s, directing films like Frankenstein (1931), The Invisible Man (1933), and Bride of Frankenstein (1935). His production, The Old Dark House (1932) was based on J.B. Priestly's 1927 novel Benighted and it starred the great Boris Karloff, among others. It is a loopy cult-classic, … Continue reading The Old Dark House

The Mummy

The Mummy (1932) Director: Karl Freund Produced by Carl Laemmie Jr. and starring the great Boris Karloff of Frankenstein fame, The Mummy is a surprisingly fun movie. It tells the story of Imhotep, an ancient Egyptian mummy that is accidentally reincarnated by a group of archeologists - one of whom reads the cursed "Scroll of Thoth". After being … Continue reading The Mummy