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Horror in Black and White: ‘Strait-Jacket’ (1964)

Welcome back to another edition of Horror in Black and White! This week, we tackle the absolutely bonkers William Castle classic, Strait-Jacket!

Horror in Black and White: ‘The Cat and the Canary’ (1927)

Welcome back to another entry in "Horror in Black and White," a weekly series celebrating the monochromatic horror that shaped the genre...

Trailer: Jordan Peele, Tony Todd Speak on the History of Black Horror in ‘Horror Noire’

Shudder has quickly made a name for themselves as the go-to streaming platform to find horror, thrillers, and other genre goodies. They've...

How Aliens Invaded B-Horror in the 1950s

On June 24, 1947, private pilot Kenneth Arnold claimed that he saw a string of nine shining, unidentified flying objects during a...

Horror in Black and White: ‘The Bad Seed’ (1956)

On December 8, 1954, a brand new play, written by Maxwell Anderson based on the novel by William March, opened on Broadway....

Horror in Black and White: ‘The Night of the Hunter’ (1955)

Directed by Charles Laughton (The Old Dark House) and written by James Agee--based on the novel by Davis Grubb--The Night of the Hunter may not, on its surface or...

Horror in Black and White: ‘Eye of the Devil’ (1966)

Eye of the Devil, written by Robin Estridge and Dennis Murphy and directed by J. Lee Thompson (Cape Fear ), was one of...

Horror in Black and White: The Old Dark House (1932)

The year was 1932; the Hays Code and all its restrictions had not yet come to be, and James Whale, hot off his success...

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