The last of a dying breed.
“Karloff always credited film star Lon Chaney with giving him the best advice of his career, when the elder Chaney told the then-struggling Karloff to ‘find something that no one else can do, and do it better than anyone else can do it, and you’ll leave your mark.’”
Promo shot from Bride of Frankenstein
Abbott & Costello Meet the Creature From the Black Lagoon
Clip from the Colgate Comedy Hour (1953). Lou Costello meets both the Frankenstein Monster and the Creature from the Black Lagoon, with a special non-appearance by the Invisible Man.
I want the Bride of Frankenstein’s hairdo.
Also, why weren’t I following this blog sooner?
Played by Elsa Lancaster, the character created as a mate for the Monster has became ingrained in global conscience and even if you haven’t seen the movie (which, I must confess, is my case) her iconic hairdo and figure is instantly recognizable.
Have you never wanted to do anything that was dangerous? Where should we be if no one tried to find out what lies beyond? Have your never wanted to look beyond the clouds and the stars, or to know what causes the trees to bud? And what changes the darkness into light? But if you talk like that, people call you crazy. Well, if I could discover just one of these things, what eternity is, for example, I wouldn’t care if they did think I was crazy.
Victor VonHenry Frankenstein