Nov. 28, 2020

Frankenstein: The True Story miniseries premieres on NBC in 1973. The two-part TV movie/miniseries featuring James Mason and Jane Seymour concludes two nights later. Notable for its in-depth treatment of Mary S...

Nov. 27, 2020

Marshall Thompson is born in Peoria, Illinois in 1925. The actor’s career stretches six decades and features more than 100 roles, often in fun B-movies like Mystery Street, Dial 1119, Cult of the Cobra, It! The...

Nov. 26, 2020

Alien: Resurrection opens across the U.S. in 1997. The fourth and final film in the original Alien film series features Sigourney Weaver once again and was nominated for six Saturn Awards. ...

Nov. 25, 2020

Robert Kurtzman is born in Crestline, Ohio in 1964. The special make-up effects artist is co-founder of K.N.B. EFX Group with Greg Nicotero and Howard Berger. The Oscar- and Emmy-winning company has provided ma...

Nov. 24, 2020

The Phantom of the Opera opens across the U.S. in 1925. The first adaptation of Gaston Leroux's 1910 novel Le Fantôme de l’Opéra, is a silent horror classic and features an iconic performance and makeup work by...

Nov. 23, 2020

Michael Gough is born in Kuala Lumpur, Maylasia in 1916. Though his long career included appearances in virtually every genre of film, he is best known for his roles in horror films, especially Hammer’s Dracula...

Nov. 22, 2020

Actress Jamie Lee Curtis is born in Santa Monica, California in 1958. Nicknamed “The Scream Queen” for her roles in a series of late 1970s-early 1980s slasher films beginning with Halloween in 1978.  ...

Nov. 21, 2020

Diabolique opens across the U.S. in 1955. The classic French thriller starring Simone Signoret is considered very Hitchcockian in composition and story. It’s a hit and inspires several other thrillers and filmm...

Nov. 20, 2020

Robert Armstrong is born in Saginaw, Mich. in 1890. The actor starred in King Kong, Son of Kong, Mighty Joe Young, The Most Dangerous Game and The Mad Ghoul. He died in 1973. ...