Boris Karloff

black and white behind-the-scenes image from the set of the 1966 movie

TCM Remembers Roger Corman With Three Nights of Cult Classics in July 2024

Prolific and influential filmmaker Roger Corman passed away in early 2024 at age 98, and in July, TCM is airing several of his cult favorites in remembrance.

FRANKENSTEIN, from left: John Boles, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff as the Frankenstein monster, Edward Van Sloan, Colin Clive as Dr. Frankenstein, 1931

From Teenaged Dream To Cultural Icon: Let’s Hear It For Frankenstein!

Despite being cobbled out of spare parts and hearts, Dr. Frankenstein’s monster has endured for 200 years.

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The Mad, Mad, Mad Monsters of Rankin/Bass

Did you know Rankin/Bass Productions made several Halloween specials?

THE MUMMY, Boris Karloff, 1932

The Mummy: Awakening The Famous Monster’s Most Notable Appearances

The legendary monster has been a cinematic staple for nearly a century.

image from the 1932 horror movie

Where to Watch Classic Universal Monsters

Find out where you can watch and/or stream movies featuring Dracula, Frankenstein’s monster, the Wolf Man, the Mummy, the Gill-man and other classic Universal Monsters.

CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON, 1954

The Creature (Still) Walks Among Us: A Look Back at ‘Creature From The Black Lagoon’

Universal’s Gill-Man has had a monstrous Influence on pop culture for over 60 years.

THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E., Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, 1964-1968

Some of the Best Episodes of ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E’ Starring the Late David McCallum

See if your favorite episode made our list!

a scene from the 1963 horror movie

Pro Tip From Mario Bava’s ‘Black Sabbath’: Never Steal a Ring Off a Corpse

Italian horror maestro Bava’s 1963 anthology film ‘Black Sabbath’ featured three chilling stories, including ‘The Drop of Water,’ which seared itself into the nightmares of anyone who saw it as a kid.

a black and white publicity shot for the 1948 horror comedy

Abbott and Costello Met Frankenstein (About) 75 Years Ago

1948’s Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein reignited the comedy duo’s popularity, introduced a new generation to classic Universal monsters (including Bela Lugosi as Dracula for only his second, and final, time in a movie) and influenced similar spooky/funny films to come.

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Mad Monster Party Gets a Fresh New Look on Recently Released Blu-ray

The Very Best Rankin/Bass Productions Blu-ray Has Arrived, And It Wasn’t Produced In The U.S.!