The Man They Could Not Hang – USA, 1939

‘The king of horror thrills… excites… terrifies… as a doctor-turned-demon!’ The Man They Could Not Hang is a 1939 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Nick Grinde (The …

Read More

Tower of London – USA, 1939

Tower of London is a 1939 American historical and quasi-horror film produced and directed by Rowland V. Lee (Son of Frankenstein) from a screenplay by his brother Robert N. Lee for Universal Pictures. It …

Read More

The Gorilla – USA, 1939

The Gorilla is a 1939 American comedy horror film directed by Allan Dwan from a screenplay by Rian James and Sid Silvers for Twentieth Century-Fox  The movie stars the Ritz …

Read More

The Hunchback of Notre Dame – USA, 1939

The Hunchback of Notre Dame is a 1939 American monochrome film starring Charles Laughton as Quasimodo and Maureen O’Hara as Esmeralda. It was directed by William Dieterle and produced by Pandro S. Berman. The film is considered by many reviewers to be the best of the many …

Read More

The Cat and the Canary – USA, 1939

The Cat and the Canary starring Bob Hope and Paulette Goddard is a 1939 comedy horror film remake of the 1927 film The Cat and the Canary, which was based on the 1922 play of the same name by …

Read More

Son of Frankenstein – USA, 1939

Son of Frankenstein is a 1939 American horror feature film and the third film in Universal Studios’ Frankenstein series and the last to feature Boris Karloff as the Monster as well as the first to feature Bela Lugosi as Ygor. It …

Read More