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Frankenstein, My Old Man, and the Hippies

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One of the first movies I remember seeing was Universal’sΒ Son of Frankenstein,Β starring Karloff as the monster and Lugosi as Ygor. I’m not certain but, by juxtaposing the memory with others, my guess is that I was four years old. It was onΒ Chiller Theater,Β a weekend late-show aired out of Pittsburgh. Watching the screen with eyes wide, I sat safe and snug ...

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Film Review: Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things (1973)

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SYNOPSIS: Six friends dig up a corpse named Orville. They use it in a Satanic ritual to make the dead rise from their graves. Look out!!! REVIEW: Six members of a theater troupe sail to a spooky island cemetery and blaspheme the dead. The result: cannibalistic corpses sprout from their graves, hungry and not in the best of moods. Revenge ...

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