Monster Madness: The Golden Age Of The Horror Film (DVD)
Part one of a multi-part documentary series with distinguished actors, directors, writers, composers and special effects mavens examining the history of the horror, fantasy and science fiction films from the groundbreaking silent 1920s through the Golden Age of Universal, the Silver Age of Hammer and up through the 1980s and beyond. The Golden Age chapter covers the silent classics of Lon Chaney, to the great Universal Studios monsters of the 30's and 40's. Join Tom Proveaux, Forry Ackerman, Christopher Lee, Samuel Z. Arkoff, Janet Leigh and historian Gregory W. Mank, perhaps the foremost expert on the subject of classic horror films, as they discuss such classics as: Frankenstein, Dracula, The Black Cat, The Wolfman, King Kong, Bride of Frankenstein, and countless others. Grab the popcorn and take a deep breath as we conjure up the thrills, chills and magic of the movies! "Comes very close to the level of PBS' American Experience" - Filmfax. "You get a surprising blast of awesome in your face" - Planet Fury. "A collection that should please virtually any fan of the horror genre past or present" - The Independent Critic.