Atwill, a wealthy and well-to-do man, finds his life threatened by a killer known as The Gorilla. Of course he hires the Ritz Brothers to investigate. It probably would have worked too, except right about the time the investigators show up a real escaped gorilla arrives on the scene and begins to confuse everything. Comedy […]
Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó (20 October 1882 – 16 August 1956), better known as Bela Lugosi, was a Hungarian-American actor, famous for portraying Count Dracula in the original 1931 film and for his roles in various other horror films. - From Wikipedia
Bela Lugosi stars in this serial turned made-for-tv-movie complete with mad scientists, Lugosi hamming it up, a crazy robot, and all the other reasons you would ever want to watch a movie like this. Does knowing the story really help you make your decision to watch?
An adaptation of Edgar Allen Poe’s story for early television. This isn’t really the best adaptation, but it is really cool to see Bela Lugosi (who plays the Fortunato) doing early tv, even in the bad health (plus addiction) he was in at the time.
An insurance investigator gets caught up in an inheritance dispute and eventually murder while staying in a creepy mansion waiting to bury a dead millionaire.
A woman lying dead in a morgue tells the bizarre story of how she ended up there. This movie has both Bela Lugosi and George Zucco in it, but it’s a pretty stinky movie.
An entry of the “Mother Riley” series with Bela Lugosi. In this one Arthur Lucan playing Mother Riley goes on an adventure with a robot that’s radar controlled by “The Vampire”, a mad scientist bent on controlling the world. This movie is wacky. Arthur doesn’t play a terribly convincing old lady (but still funny), Bela […]
A young couple goes by invitation to a Haitian plantation to get married, where the owner continually tries to pry the woman from her fiance and run away with him. Finally, the plantation owner turns to a witch doctor, who turns her in a mindless zombie. This isn’t what the plantation owner wanted though, but when […]
After being deserted by his wife, a man slowly goes more insane, all they way up to straight homicidal.
While filming the last scene of the movie “The Death Kiss” the leading male role Myles Brent actually gets murdered, and since he’s been around with most of the women on the film, there are too many suspects to sort through. That’s the plot of the movie, not trivia about the filming of this movie. Has […]