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Ten Tod Browning Films Airing on Turner Classics January 25th

Attention classic movie freaks – Set your DVR for this Monday!!!!

Tod Browning (1880-1962) was a pioneering director who helped establish the horror film genre. Born in Louisville Kentucky, Browning ran away to join the circus at an early age which influenced his later career in Hollywood and echoes of those years can be found in many of his films. Though best known as the director of the first sound version of Dracula starring Bela Lugosi in 1931, Browning made his mark on cinema in the silent era with his extraordinary 10-film collaboration with actor Lon Chaney, the ‘Man of a Thousand Faces’. Despite the success of Dracula, and the boost it gave his career, Browning’s chief interest continued to lie not in films dealing with the supernatural but in films that dealt with the grotesque and strange, earning him the reputation as “the Edgar Allan Poe of the cinema”. Browning
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Lots of horrific screenings around the U.S. and UK!

Horror cinephiles, take notice: Fango has the news on a host of upcoming genre-film screenings, premieres and festivals, in both various United States and Britain, to keep you out of the sunlight this summer. The films range from silent classics to contemporary favorites and brand new indie fare.

• New York City’s Film Forum (209 West Houston Street) is presenting Tod Browning Monday Evenings starting next week. Every Monday from May 11-June 8 will see a different silent-movie double feature, spotlighting the work of pioneering horror director Browning and actor Lon Chaney, with select shows featuring live piano accompaniment. Better yet, each presentation boasts a two-for-one admission price.

May 11

Freaks (1932): 6 and 9 p.m.

The Unholy Three (1925): 7:35 p.m.

May 18

The Devil Doll (1936): 6:35 and 9:35 p.m.

Where East Is East (1929): 8:10 p.m.

May 25

The Unknown (1927): 7 and 9:40 p.m.

Fast Workers (1933): 8 p.m.
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