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Oscar (1991)
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Director John Landis has combed the vaults of Universal Studios, Hollywood's preeminent producer of horror films and edited them into this retrospective documentary featuring clips from preview trailers dating from Lon Chaney's 1923 "The Hunchback of Notre Dame to the present day. Scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis hosts and narrates this tribute featuring Frankenstein, the Wolfman, the Creature from the Black Lagoon, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Godzilla, Tarantula,, the Phantom of the Opera, Dracula and their infamous progeny. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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The last of the 1982 feature trailer near the end is fake and titled "See you next Wednesday", a trademark signature of the director John Landis. See more »

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Jamie Lee Curtis: [Opening lines] Hi, I'm Jamie Lee Curtis, and this is Castle Dracula at Universal Studios. MGM was known for its lavish musicals, Warner Bros. for their hard-hitting crime dramas, and Universal for its monsters.
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A god guilty pleasure!!!!!!
12 February 2003 | by (pembroke,massachusetts.) – See all my reviews

Fun and amusing documentary has a collection of trailers for horror movies from the 40's-60's. Curtis gives a great introduction and the whole movie is made tongue-in-cheek on purpose. A guilty pleasure!!!!!!


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