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8 October 1998 (USA) See more »
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A documentary examining the early days of horror films, particularly those crafted at Universal Studios during the 1930s. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Kenneth Branagh ... Narrator (voice)

Ray Bradbury ... Himself

Nina Foch ... Herself

James Karen ... Himself
Carla Laemmle ... Herself
Sara Karloff ... Herself, daughter of Boris Karloff
Forrest J Ackerman ... Himself (as Forrest Ackerman)
David J. Skal ... Himself

Gloria Stuart ... Herself

Fay Wray ... Herself
Carl Laemmle ... Himself (archive footage)
Anne Carré ... Herself, widow of Ben Carré

Gavin Lambert ... Himself
Nicholas Webster ... Himself
Lupita Tovar ... Herself
Jim Curtis ... Himself, biographer of James Whale (as James Curtis)
George E. Turner ... Himself, film historian (as George Turner)
Gloria Jean ... Herself
Curtis Harrington ... Himself
Howard Carter ... Himself (archive footage)
George Herbert ... Himself (archive footage) (as Lord Carnarvon)
Turhan Bey ... Himself
Rose Hobart ... Herself

Rouben Mamoulian ... Himself (archive footage) (1969)
Philip Jenkinson ... Himself, interviewer (archive footage) (1969)

Adolf Hitler ... Himself (archive footage)
Arianne Ulmer ... Herself (as Arianne Ulmer Cipes)

Fritz Lang ... Himself (archive footage)
Curt Siodmak ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Leon Ames ... (archive footage)

Richard Arlen ... (archive footage)
Robert Armstrong ... (archive footage)

Lionel Atwill ... (archive footage)
King Baggot ... (archive footage)

John Barrymore ... (archive footage)
Julie Bishop ... (archive footage)
Kathleen Burke ... (archive footage)

Lon Chaney Jr. ... (archive footage)

Lon Chaney ... (archive footage)

Mae Clarke ... (archive footage)

Colin Clive ... (archive footage)

Lou Costello ... (archive footage)

Joan Crawford ... (archive footage)
Bramwell Fletcher ... (archive footage)
Sidney Fox ... (archive footage)

Dwight Frye ... (archive footage)
Charles Gemora ... (archive footage)
Nan Grey ... (archive footage)
Marilyn Harris ... (archive footage)
O.P. Heggie ... (archive footage)
Fay Helm ... (archive footage)
Samuel S. Hinds ... (archive footage)

Valerie Hobson ... (archive footage)

Gloria Holden ... (archive footage)
Zita Johann ... (archive footage)

Boris Karloff ... Himself (archive footage)

Laura La Plante ... (archive footage)

Elsa Lanchester ... (archive footage)

Charles Laughton ... (archive footage)

Bela Lugosi ... (archive footage)
David Manners ... (archive footage)

Fredric March ... (archive footage)
Tully Marshall ... (archive footage)

Mary Philbin ... (archive footage)
Jack P. Pierce ... (archive footage)

Claude Rains ... (archive footage)

Basil Rathbone ... (archive footage)

Max Schreck ... (archive footage)

Ernest Thesiger ... (archive footage)
Edward Van Sloan ... (archive footage)

Conrad Veidt ... (archive footage)
Carlos Villarías ... (archive footage)
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Directed by
Kevin Brownlow 
 
Produced by
Peter Langs .... executive producer
Patrick Stanbury .... producer
 
Original Music by
James Bernard 
 
Film Editing by
Kevin Brownlow 
Sherief M. Hassan 
 
Other crew
Forrest J Ackerman .... source: stills
Ronald V. Borst .... source: stills
Ray Bradbury .... source: stills
Jim Curtis .... source: stills
Curtis Harrington .... source: stills
James Karen .... source: stills
Carla Laemmle .... source: stills
Bob Madison .... source: stills
Elias Savada .... source: stills
Curt Siodmak .... source: stills
David J. Skal .... historical consultant
David J. Skal .... source: stills
Lupita Tovar .... source: stills (as Lupita Tovar Kohner)
George E. Turner .... source: stills
Arianne Ulmer .... source: stills (as Arianne Ulmer Cipes)
Nicholas Webster .... source: stills
 
Thanks
Stanley Bergerman .... thanks
Michael F. Blake .... thanks
Ivan Butler .... thanks
David Gill .... dedicatee
Miles Kreuger .... thanks
Scott MacQueen .... thanks
Bob Madison .... thanks
Marvin Paige .... thanks
Philip J. Riley .... thanks
 

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95 min
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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Good Start for those New to Universal, 29 February 2008
Author: Michael_Elliott from Louisville, KY

Universal Horror (1998)

*** (out of 4)

Kevin Brownlow documentary about the Universal horror films and the films that influenced them. I'm got a pretty good knowledge of this subject and the documentary really didn't tell me anything I didn't already know so that's the only weakness here. If someone isn't too familiar with the history of the studio then this is a great place to start even though some of the information (especially the Lon Chaney stuff) has since been proved incorrect.

Either way, if you aren't too familiar with the horror films of Universal, this is a good place to start.

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