Dracula – film, USA, UK, 1979

‘A Love Story’ Dracula is a 1979 British-American horror feature film directed by John Badham from a screenplay by W. D. Richter (Needful Things; Invasion of the Body Snatchers), loosely …

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Universal Monsters Mystery Minis by Funko

Universal Monsters Mystery Minis are the latest Funko range and will be available later this year. The Universal tie-in classic monsters line includes includes Frankenstein (two versions), Bride of Frankenstein, …

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Universal Monsters Halloween Horror Nights 2019

“Universal Monsters” will come to life in all-new terrifying Halloween Horror Nights mazes at Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood, inspired by Universal’s original cinematic monsters… At Universal Orlando …

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Dracul – novel by Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker

‘Even immortals have their beginnings.’ Dracul is a 2018 novel by Dacre Stoker – Bram Stoker’s great grandnephew – and J.D. Barker (Forsaken; The Fourth Monkey). The novel will be available in hardcover, paperback, and e-book on …

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House of Dracula – USA, 1945

House of Dracula is a 1945 American horror film released by Universal Pictures. It is a direct sequel to House of Frankenstein, and continued the theme of combining the studio’s three most popular monsters: Frankenstein’s …

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula – UK, 1973

Bram Stoker’s Dracula is a 1973 American television horror film adaptation of Bram Stoker‘s 1897 novel Dracula written by Richard Matheson and produced and directed by Dark Shadows creator Dan Curtis …

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Halloween monster adverts by Heineken

‘The beer drunk most on Halloween’ Dutch beer brewer Heineken has run a number of advert campaigns that feature classic monsters such as Frankenstein’s monster, Dracula, the Wolf Man and …

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The Trail of Dracula – UK, 2013

‘From folklore to screen’ The Trail of Dracula is a 2013 British feature documentary written, directed and shot by Dave Mitchell. The documentary examines Bram Stoker’s classic novel, the life of …

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Dracula 2000 – USA, 2000

Dracula 2000, also known internationally as Dracula 2001, is a 2000 American horror feature film written and directed by Patrick Lussier (Drive Angry; My Bloody Valentine 3D; Dracula II and III) from a …

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The Monsters Chess Set – game

The Monsters Chess Set featuring Universal Studios monsters was a limited edition chess set issued in 1999 by a company named Spencer. The King and Queens of both pieces are 3″ …

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Monster Old Maid – card game, 1964

Monster Old Maid is a 1964 American card game created by the Milton Bradley Company from Springfield, Massachusetts for children aged five to ten years-old. Based on the card game …

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Bran Castle, Romania – location

Bran Castle, situated near Bran and in the immediate vicinity of Braşov, is a national monument and landmark in Romania. The fortress is situated on the border between Transylvania and …

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Christopher Lee – actor

Christopher Frank Carandini Lee (27 May 1922 – 7 June 2015) was an English actor, singer, and author. With a career spanning nearly seventy years, Lee initially portrayed villains and became …

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Werewolf By Night – comic book

Werewolf by Night – birth name Jacob Russoff, legal name Jacob Russell, nicknamed Jack – is a fictional character, an anti-heroic werewolf in the Marvel Comics universe. The Werewolf by Night …

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Kiss Me Quick! – USA, 1964

Kiss Me Quick! is a 1964 American science fiction comedy horror feature film directed by Peter Perry (as Seymour Tuchus) and produced by Harry Novak. It was originally titled Dr. …

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Fade to Black – USA, 1980

Fade to Black is a 1980 American satirical horror film written and directed by Vernon Zimmerman. Executive producer Irwin Yablans produced John Carpenter’s Halloween (1978). Cast: Dennis Christopher, Eve Brent …

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Dracula – Sunny D advert

Dracula meets Sunny D in this 2008 advert: “Unleash the power of the sun”. Sunny Delight, marketed as SunnyD in some regions, is an orange-coloured drink developed by Doric Foods of …

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Udo Kier – actor

“From time to time you have to make a film like Armageddon so people see that you’re still around.” Udo Kier – born Udo Kierspe; 14 October 1944 – is …

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Stretch Screamers – toys

Stretch Screamers is a series of electronic toys manufactured by Games Quest/Manley Toys Limited of Hong Kong. As their name implies, Stretch Screamers could be stretched, causing them to apparently scream …

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Dwight Frye – actor

Dwight Iliff Frye (February 22, 1899 – November 7, 1943) was an American stage and screen actor, noted for his appearances in the classic horror films Dracula (1931), Frankenstein (1931), The Invisible Man (1933), and Bride of Frankenstein (1935). He is frequently …

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