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Classic Monsters, Horror Fanzine from United Kingdom
Ceased publication

- First issue: 1994
- Early horror cinema.
- Seven issues were published.
- A nostalgic look back to the vintage classic horror of the 20's, 30's and 40's.
- Kip Xool's zine.
- 28 pages.
- Website: www.classichorror.free-online.co.uk/

Special thanks for this page goes to:
Garry Malvern

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CONTENTS: 1994 1995 1996 1997 GALLERIES: 1994 1995 1996 1997 All

Issue 7
Spring 1997
Murder By the Clock (1931)
Early horror deserving of attention
Chaney Speaks!!
Chaney's only venture into the realms of sound
Start Living in the Reel World
Layman's guide to The British Film Institute
Gustav Von Seyffertitz:The True Hollywood Aristocrat
The one noble name of Hollywood
Book Reviews:
Bela Lugosi by Gary J. & Susan Svehla
The BFI Companion to Horror edited by Kim Newman
Shooting Star by Chili Bouchier

Issue 6
Fall 1996
Laura La Plante Tribute to the late actress
Maniac (1934) Early exploitation
Warning Shadows (1922) Shadows of German Cinema
The Ape Man (1943) 'It's Shockerific!'
The Clairvoyant (1934) Mild horror entry from Britain
Full Steam Ahead The train and the horror film
Mother Riley Meets the Vampire (1951)
Left stranded in England, Lugosi had no choice.
John George, Just Another Face in the Crowd
Diminuitive hunchbacked character actor
Book Reviews:
Human Monsters by George E. Turner & Michael H. Price
From Metropolis to Gold by Peter Herzog & Gene Vazzana

Issue 5
Spring 1996
The Penalty (1920) One of Lon Chaney's vilest performances
The Monster Maker (1944) Low-budget horror diversion
Love From a Stranger (1937) Surprising early Rathbone film
Der Student von Prag (1926)
Conrad Veidt in another adaptation of the story
Dear Old Pals? The relationship between Lugosi and Karloff
The Great Experimenter Overview of the career of Roland West
Book Reviews:
It's Alive: by Gregory William Mank
Directory of Film Character Actors: by David Quinlan
On the Other Hand: by Fay Wray

Issue 4
Fall 1995
Enigmatic Max Biography of Max Schreck.
The Terror (1938) British mystery melodrama
A la Conquete du Pole (1912): Early sci-fi from pioneer Georges Melies.
The Ghost Ship (1943) Horror and film noir.
Haxan (1922) Infamous Ben Christiansen film.
The Prisoner Biography of Dwight Frye.
Double Feature Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde on film 1879-1941
Book Reviews: A Blind Bargain by Philip J. Riley, Willis O' Brien Special Effects Genius by Steve Archer, Dracula, The Ultimate Illustrated... by David J. Skal, Sixty Three Years a Movie Fan by Norman Olden, George Sanders, An Exhausted Life by Richard Vanderbeets.

Issue 3
Spring 1995
The Sphinx (1933) Atwill film once thought lost.
The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu (1929) The first sound version.
The Phantom Light (1934) A Michael Powell 'quota quickie'
The Hidden Hand (1941) Old-dark-house thriller of the '40's.
Freaks (1932) Detailed overview of cinema's most controversial film.
Freaks of Nature Biographies of the stars of Freaks.
The Ringmaster Biography of Tod Browning.
Book Reviews: Forgotten Horrors by George E. Turner & Michael H. Price, The Making of King Kong by Orville Goldner & George E. Turner, The Illustrated Frankenstein Movie Guide by Stephen Jones, The Monster Show by David J. Skal James Whale by James Curtis.

Issue 2
Fall 1994
Kongo (1932) The shocking film of its day.
The Night Has Eyes (1942) One of Pathe's only chillers of the decade.
Le Sang d'un Poete (1930) Cocteau's first feature film.
Condemned to Live (1935) A Universal styled shocker.
He Who Gets Slapped (1924) Chaney's greatest performance?
Laurel and Hardy in the Comedy of Terrors: The comic duo's horror encounters.
Paul Wegener, Man or Monster? An early pioneer of German cinema.
Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933) A detailed appreciation.
Book Reviews: Scream Queens by Calvin Thomas Beck, The Illustrated Dinosaur Movie Guide by Stephen Jones, Vintage Monster Movies by Robert Marrero, Missing Believed Lost by Allan Kyles & David Meeker, Conrad Veidt Retrospective by Shirley Conway.

Issue 1
Spring 1994
Chandu the Magician (1932) Starring Bela Lugosi.
Frankenstein (1909) The first cinema version.
The Importance of Being Ernest...: Biography of Ernest Thesiger.
The Undying Monster (1942) An ignored werewolf film.
Paul Leni, the Forgotten Master Biography.
Faust (1926) Epitomy of Expressionism.
Shot in the Dark (1933) A British 'quota quickie' at its awful best.
The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1936): Barnstorming Tod Slaughter.
The Dinosaur and the Missing Link (1915): O'Brien's early stop motion.
Night Comes Too Soon (1947) Interesting ghost film.
Mysterious Island (1929) Early sound adventure.

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