Lets do the time warp! Have you ever wondered what a specific day in your favorite genre may represent? We do. All the time in fact. Pick a random day and research its significance. Today, we did just that and what we found were a variety classic dreads! Let’s take a look.
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1925)
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is a 1925 American silent horror film adaptation of Gaston Leroux‘s 1910 novel Le Fantôme de l’Opéra, directed by Rupert Julian and starring Lon Chaney, Sr. in the title role of the deformed Phantom who haunts the Paris Opera House,causing murder and mayhem in an attempt to make the woman he “loves” a star. The film remains most famous for Chaney’s ghastly, self-devised make-up, which was kept a studio secret until the film’s premiere.
THE FROZEN DEAD (1966)
THE FROZEN DEAD is a 1966 British science fiction horror film directed by Herbert J. Leder and starring Dana Andrews, Anna Palk and Philip Gilbert.In this film, a Nazi scientist plans to revive a number of frozen Nazi leaders.
ONCE BITTEN (1985)
ONCE BITTEN is a 1985 American horror comedy film starring Lauren Hutton, Jim Carrey, and Karen Kopins.Carrey stars as Mark Kendall, an innocent and naive high school student who is seduced in a Hollywood, California, nightclub by a sultry blonde countess (Hutton), who unknown to him, is really a centuries-old vampire. The film was Carrey’s seventh film and his first main role.
HOW TO BE A SERIAL KILLER (2008)
HOW TO BE A SERIAL KILLER is a 2008 American black comedy film about a young serial killer who imparts his knowledge to an eager pupil. Written and directed by Luke Ricci, the film stars Dameon Clarke, Matthew Gray Gubler, Laura Regan, and George Wyner.
So any of these classic dreads bring back fond horror memories? Let us know! Till then, till the next random day in horror film history, keep to creepy!