Jack Arnold’s incredible tale of the eternally evolving man starring Grant Williams.
The song “Heavy” appears on my album Fools and Orphans. With a special guest vocal appearance by the late Jeff Ladd. Sadly the world lost Jeff on May 21, 2010
MonsterGirl ( JoGabriel )
Roger Corman’s Superb Adaptation of Poe’s story. Vincent Price as always the Master of the Macabre as Prince Prospero.
Jo Gabriel’s song “Masque of The Red Death” appears on my album The Last Drive In
JANE EYRE 1943 Directed by Robert Stevenson and Adapted from the Charlotte Brontë novel by John Houseman, Aldous Huxley and Stevenson.
Starring the lovely Joan Fontaine as the empathetic Jane, Orson Welles as the brooding Edward Rochester, the great unsung character actor Henry Daniell, and 2 very young and wonderful actresses the uncredited immortal Elizabeth Taylor as Helen Burns and the pixie Margaret O’Brien as Adele. Also appearances by Agnes Moorehead and Hillary Brooke. And Peggy Ann Garner as young Jane.
Jo Gabriel’s Poison In The Well appears on my album Fools and Orphans.
Val Lewton’s Masterpiece on a low budget for RKO. Directed by Jacques Tourneur and story by Curt Siodmak
Jo Gabriel’s “Sway” appears on my album The Amber Sessions
I will be doing a major feature on the work of Val Lewton in the coming months, his masterworks in shadow are some of the most evocative films ever screened.
Original Air Date—23 October 1961
Directed by Hershel Daugherty and starring Sarah Marshall
JO GABRIEL’S “GOD GRANT SHE LYE STILL” appears on my album Fools and Orphans
Featuring the incredible performance by cellist Matt Turner
Tinderbox Waltz appears on my album The Unreachable Sky reissue 2010
Celebrate Life all you Wonderful Freaks!
MonsterGirl ( Jo Gabriel )
“Sweet Charlotte” by Jo Gabriel from my Gothic Neo-Classical album The Last Drive In
Tribute to the great Bette Davis! and her performance in the Grande Gothic Cinema piece by director Robert Aldrich
Firefly by Jo Gabriel from my album Fools and Orphans & Eyes Without a Face (1960) directed by Georges Franju
This is my song Firefly which appears on my album Fools & Orphans, featuring the upright bass of Mark Urness, originally recorded at Coney Island Studios in Madison Wisconsin by Wendy Schneider. My tribute to a hauntingly beautiful horror story!
Here’s to those immortal lovers Cathy and Heathcliff.
Of Love and Ether appears on my album Fools and Orphans
Wuthering Heights 1939
Starring Merle Oberon and Laurence Olivier
MonsterGirl (Jo Gabriel)