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It’s Alive, It’s Alive! : The Rise of Horror Movies in the 1930s-1950s

Posted by Liz T. on

It’s spooky season, so we’ve been revisiting some of our old favorite movies about things that go bump in the night. Although classic horror movies like Dracula and Frankenstein may strike modern audiences as more campy than scary, many were technologically impressive at the time and have left a lasting impact on modern mythology even nearly a century later. Let’s take a quick look at how the horror movie genre changed from the 1930s to the 1950s. The rise of the feature-length talkies, or movies with recorded dialogue in addition to sound effects and music, began in 1927 with The...

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