Video: The 1993 Famous Monsters of Filmland Convention

Holy cow, this video is AMAZING. It is a professionally produced highlight reel of the 1993 Famous Monsters of Filmland Convention, a convention I was unable to attend (a couple of friends did, and they got me a convention poster I still have on my wall to this day). Who is in it? Forry Ackerman, John Landis, Ray Bradbury, Joe Dante, William Schalert, Angus Scrimm, Bela Lugosi Jr., Noel Niell… The list goes on. Basically, it’s a who’s who of classic horror and TV.

Enjoy 90 minutes of high geekery:

Some Halloween videos for you…

First, Elvira and Vincent Price guesting on The Tonight Show… Vincent in a dramatic reading of Poe’s The Raven… A documentary on the making of the movie Halloween… And here’s a full Vincent Price movie, Madhouse!

You can have Zacherley… IN YOUR OWN HOME!

Zacherley was a television horror movie host in New York and Philadelphia in the 1950s and 60s, and he was one of the pioneers that helped make Elvira, Mystery Science Theatre 3000, and many other shows/hosts possible. Zacherley developed quite a…

Famous Monster Convention program from 1974!

In the spirit of Halloween, here’s the scanned program from the 1974 Famous Monsters Convention! I would have loved to have attended, unfortunately I was only four years old at the time…

Very Very Special People

Since American Horror Story: Freakshow is getting lots of attention of late, I thought it would be appropriate to post this, a magazine ad for a book on human oddities from the mid 70s. “The struggles, loves, and triumphs of human…