Archive for Lon Chaney Jr.

Second Run Showcase :: Hallowe’en Midnight Show :: Frozen Evil meets Fiery Hate! (October, 1943)

Posted in 1940-1949, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 26, 2014 by WB Kelso

 
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Man Against Man, Man Against Beast! (July, 1956)

Posted in 1950-1959, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 6, 2014 by WB Kelso

 
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The Proud Ones (1956) Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation / P: Robert L. Jacks / D: Robert D. Webb / W: Edmund H. North, Joseph Petracca, Verne Athanas (novel) / C: Lucien Ballard / E: Hugh S. Fowler / S: Robert Ryan, Virginia Mayo, Jeffrey Hunter, Walter Brennan, Arthur O’Connell

Manfish (1956) Planet Filmplays :: United Artists / P: W. Lee Wilder / D: W. Lee Wilder / W: Myles Wilder, Joel Murcott, Edgar Allan Poe (story) / C: Scotty Welbourne / E: Gerald Turney-Smith / M: Albert Elms / S: John Bromfield, Lon Chaney Jr., Victor Jory, Barbara Nichols, Tessa Prendergast

Second Run Showcase :: 3 Smash Horror Pictures! One Complete Show! (November, 1958)

Posted in 1950-1959, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 10, 2013 by WB Kelso

 
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As the 1940’s rolled into the 1950’s, The Island Theater, a much smaller venue than the Grand and Capitol show palaces, became an exclusively second run outfit, a grindhouse in the truest sense, where the turnover was an exhausting two day whirlwind of interchangeable flicks, leading to some outstanding ad combinations and campaigns that needed a proper category to show them off properly. And so, here ya go.

Giant Man-Thing 50FT HIGH! Blood-Hungry Spawn of the Arch-Fiend (April, 1958)

Posted in 1950-1959, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 10, 2013 by WB Kelso

 

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The Cyclops (1957) B&H Productions Inc. :: Allied Artists Pictures / P: Bert I. Gordon / AP: Flora M. Gordon, Henry Schrage / D: Bert I. Gordon / W: Bert I. Gordon / C: Ira H. Morgan / E: Carlo Lodato / M: Albert Glasser / S: James Craig, Gloria Talbott, Lon Chaney Jr., Tom Drake, Duncan Parkin

Daughter of Dr. Jekyll (1957) Film Venturers :: Allied Artists Pictures / P: Jack Pollexfen / AP: Ilse Lahn / D: Edgar G. Ulmer / W: Jack Pollexfe / C: John F. Warren / E: Holbrook N. Todd / M: Melvyn Lenard / S: John Agar, Gloria Talbott, Arthur Shields, John Dierkes, Molly McCart

Only One Thing Can Save YOU from Death Grips, Blood Havoc, and Eerie Webs of the Unknown! (April, 1965)

Posted in 1960-1969, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 26, 2012 by WB Kelso

 

 

 

 

 
Witchcraft (1964) Lippert Films :: 20th Century Fox / P: Robert L. Lippert, Jack Parsons / D: Don Sharp / W: Harry Spalding / C: Arthur Lavis / E: Robert Winter / M: Carlo Martelli / S: Lon Chaney Jr., Jack Hedley, Jill Dixon, Marie Ney, Viola Keats

The Horror of it All (1963) Lippert Films :: 20th Century Fox / P: Robert L. Lippert / AP: Margia Dean / D: Terence Fisher / W: Ray Russell / C: Arthur Lavis / E: Robert Winter / M: Douglas Gamley / S: Pat Boone, Erica Rogers, Dennis Price, Andree Melly, Valentine Dyall

Random Drive-In Mash-Up: Far Out, Frightening Terror! The Kings of Horror Battle to the Death! (April, 1972)

Posted in 1970-1979, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , on October 10, 2012 by WB Kelso

 

 

 

The Creeping Doom Strikes! Frightening Beyond Your Wildest Nightmare! (May, 1956)

Posted in 1950-1959, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 26, 2012 by WB Kelso

 

 

 

 

 
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) Walter Wanger Productions :: Allied Artists / P: Walter Mirisch / D: Don Siegel / W: Daniel Mainwaring, Jack Finney (serial) / C: Ellsworth Fredericks / E: Robert S. Eisen / M: Carmen Dragon / S: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan, Carolyn Jones

The Indestructible Man (1956) C.G.K. Productions :: Allied Artists / P: Jack Pollexfen / D: Jack Pollexfen / W: Vy Russell, Sue Dwiggins / C: John L. Russell / E: Fred R. Feitshans Jr. / M: Albert Glasser / S: Lon Chaney Jr., Max Showalter, Marian Carr, Ross Elliott, Robert Shayne

Requiem for a Wolfman (July, 1973)

Posted in 1970-1979, Vintage News Photos with tags , , , on June 7, 2012 by WB Kelso

 

 

Funny. I Don’t Recall it Being ‘The Defiant Hulks’ (November, 1958)

Posted in 1950-1959, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 29, 2012 by WB Kelso

 

 

 

 

 

 
The Defiant Ones (1958) Curtleigh Productions :: Stanley Kramer Productions :: United Artists / P: Stanley Kramer / D: Stanley Kramer / W: Nedrick Young, Harold Jacob Smith / C: Sam Leavitt / E: Frederic Knudtson / M: Ernest Gold / S: Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier, Theodore Bikel, Charles McGraw, Lon Chaney Jr., Claude Akins, Cara Williams

The Long Ranger and the Lost City of Gold (1958) Wrather Productions :: United Artists / P: Sherman A. Harris, Jack Wrather / D: Lesley Selander / W: Eric Freiwald, Robert Schaefer / C: Kenneth Peach / E: Robert Golden / M: Les Baxter / S: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels, Douglas Kennedy, Noreen Nash, Charles Watts