He’s Trained His Brood of Blood-Hungry Bats to Kill on Command!
Directed by Jean Yarborough, The Devil Bat stars Bela Lugosi at his best as a scientist Dr. Paul Carruthers who develops formulas for a cosmetic empire that makes two families their fortunes– the Heaths and the Mortons, while he remains a measly worker in his lab.
To exact revenge he creates a race of giant bats to attack and kill off those who have slighted him. Anyone who wears his strong-smelling after-shave lotion is doomed to die!
Your EverLovin’ MonsterGirl saying maybe lay off the shaving lotion til after Halloween!
BY NIGHT… A Screeching Devil Bat… BY DAY… A Beautiful Girl… BUT ALWAYS… A Blood-Thirsty VAMPIRE
Devil Bat’s Daughter (1946) Directed by Frank Wisbar with a screenplay by Griffin Jay and Ernst Jäger. Rosemary La Planche (Strangler of the Swamp) plays Nina MacCarron a patient of Dr. Elliot (Nolan Leary) who wants to get rid of his wife. He convinces Nina that she has a compulsion to kill, because of her legacy of her evil father–referring to Bela Lugosi in The Devil Bat (1940) A mad scientist develops an aftershave lotion that causes his gigantic bats to kill anyone who wears it.
Dr. Elliot drugs Nina and disposes of his wife, setting her up not only to believe she has committed the murder but to become the main suspect in the killing.
She Will GIVE YOU Nightmares…FOR EVER!
Blood of Dracula is a spin off of the cycle of teenage horror films of the 1950s–I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1957) and I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (1958).
Directed by Herbert L. Strock with a screenplay by Ralph Thornton. Sandra Harrison plays Nancy Perkins and Louise Lewis is Miss Branding, a svengali virago who hypnotizes Nancy in order to see her experiment with primal feminine powers flourish. What all these films have in common is to tap into the burgeoning sex drives of teenagers and their will to explore their sexuality in a moral constrained society. These films also conflate teenage sexual desires with the monstrous. When Harrison is dumped off at the boarding school by her father and his new bride shortly after Nancy’s mothers death, she is disaffected and unpopular, a perfect vulnerable target for Miss Blanding’s the sinister chemistry teacher’s manipulation. She hypnotizes Nancy using an ancient amulet and manifests a grotesque vampiric persona that runs amok with help of the make up design by Philip Scheer. The film also co-stars Gail Ganley, Jerry Blaine and character actor Malcolm Atterbury.
This is your EverLovin’ Joey saying Happy October 1st! There’s a lot of tricks N’ treats coming up here at The Last Drive In…
THE TINGLER (1959)
THE BLOB (1958)
13 GHOSTS (1960)
DEMENTIA 13 (1963)
NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (1968)
House of Frankenstein (1944)
CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON 1954
IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE (1953)
THE DEVIL BAT (1940)
HORROR HOTEL (1960) aka City of The Dead
CURSE OF THE DEMON (1957)
THE BIRDS (1963)
THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM (1961)
Trick or Treat! It’s….MonsterGirl !!!!!!!!!
Saturday mornings are for MEN WHO DO SCIENCE… BEWARE…!!!!!!!
THE 4D MAN
PETER CUSHING- The Curse of Frankenstein 1957
BLOOD OF THE VAMPIRE 1958
ATOM AGE VAMPIRE
Leo G Carroll playing with the forces of nature
THE BRAIN FROM PLANET AROUS
IT CONQUERED THE WORLD
THE INVISIBLE RAY
THE BRAIN THAT WOULDN’T DIE
EYES WITHOUT A FACE
BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN
MONSTER ON CAMPUS 1958
ATTACK OF THE PUPPET PEOPLE 1958
THE DEVIL BAT
THE DEVIL COMMANDS 1941
DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE
DONOVAN’S BRAIN 1953
DR. CYCLOPS 1940
THE FACE OF MARBLE
DR MORBIUS – FORBIDDEN PLANET 1956
CORRIDORS OF BLOOD
HELP ME HELP ME ….THE FLY 1958
THE INDESTRUCTIBLE MAN 1956
DR MOREAU THE ISLAND OF LOST SOULS
THE INVISIBLE MAN – CLAUDE RAINS
THE THING -HOWARD HAWKS
THE MAD GHOUL
THE MAD DOCTOR OF MARKET STREET