A documentary examining the early days of horror films, particularly those crafted at Universal Studios during the 1930s.

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A documentary examining the early days of horror films, particularly those crafted at Universal Studios during the 1930s.

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interesting documentary
1 November 2000 | by (Antarctica) – See all my reviews

this is an extremely interesting documentary detailing the early years of the Universal horror films. as well as featuring the most well-known films (dracula, frankenstein, wolf man &tc), it also details a plethora of other, less known films.

it would be great if this were the 1st part of a series documenting the horror film, continuing on until the present day. especially if the other films were both as entertaining and intelligent as this.


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