Lupita Tovar (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Lupita Tovar

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The Mexican film legend was the mother of ‘Imitation of Life’ star Susan Kohner and grandmother of screenwriters Chris and Paul Weitz. Hollywood Reporter,  Nov. 13, 2016 by Mike Barnes Lupita Tovar, the Mexican actress who starred in the 1931 Spanish-language version of Dracula that was shot concurrently with the famed Bela Lugosi version, has died. She was […]

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"A director must be pretty bad if he can't get a thrill out of war, murder, robbery." -- James Whale (Bizarre Los Angeles)

James Whale

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“A director must be pretty bad if he can’t get a thrill out of war, murder, robbery.” — James Whale   “He influenced every director that came after him in the genre, and his films aren’t relics…That’s quite an achievement.” — biographer James Curtis With director Boris Karloff.   The Bride of Frankenstein (1935). With […]

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Frequent mad scientist and diabolical movie villain George Zucco, known at Universal as "One Take Zucco." (Bizarre Los Angeles)

George Zucco

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Frequent mad scientist and diabolical movie villain George Zucco was once known at Universal as “One Take Zucco.” 2

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"It is not only the male you must fear. There is, it is said, at the castle, that which is worse: a woman -- for a woman should give life, not take it -- and when a woman is of the Devil, that is worse than the Devil himself." -- Carroll Borland from her book, Countess Dracula (published in 1994). Bizarre Los Angeles

Caroll Borland

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“It is not only the male you must fear. There is, it is said, at the castle, that which is worse: a woman — for a woman should give life, not take it — and when a woman is of the Devil, that is worse than the Devil himself.” — Caroll Borland from her book, […]

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Horror of Party Beach 1964 (Bizarre Los Angeles)

The Horror of Party Beach – 1964

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“It’s the voodoo, Dr. Gavin. It’s the voodoo, I tells ya!”  — line from The Horror of Party Beach (1964) 2

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The horror films that I was drawn to and consider favorites of mine include The Orphanage, The Ring, Mirrors, The Descent and The Exorcism of Emily Rose. Horror movies are my go-to, they're so much fun and create an excited state-of-being." - Cortney Palm

Cortney Palm

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“The horror films that I was drawn to and consider favorites of mine include The Orphanage, The Ring, Mirrors, The Descent and The Exorcism of Emily Rose. Horror movies are my go-to, they’re so much fun and create an excited state-of-being.” — Cortney Palm Source Photo: Zombeavers (2014)   2

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Rod Serling Twilight Zone

Rod Serling

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“There is nothing in the dark that isn’t there when the lights are on.” ― Rod Serling   “The new form is the no form. In terms of literature, in terms of the motion picture maker, the new form is to wing it. Get that formless piece of clay and do it anyway you want. […]

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Lon Chaney Jr

Lon Chaney Jr. – photos and quotes

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“I suppose I am the same type as Gable, but why make a comparison? He’s Gable and I’m Chaney, and let the matter end there. I don’t care what sort of pictures they put me in, only I hope I’m to play virile, he-man types. I feel better in a pair of riding pants than […]

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Ernest Thesiger

Ernest Thesiger

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“Anyone with a modicum of intelligence and the right kind of physique ought to make a film actor, if they are lucky enough to be told exactly what to do, and I cannot see that the actor for the screen deserves any more credit than a schoolboy who is good at dictation should have for […]

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Zita Johann

Zita Johann – photos and quotes

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“I am terrible the first week or so, until I begin to synthesize the character. It takes me longer than most, I’m afraid.” — Zita Johann   Feisty Johann is most fondly remembered as the reincarnated Princess Ankhesenamón in The Mummy (1932). She probably would have been a bigger star if not for her combative […]

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