CREEPY CLASSICS - MONSTER BASH
Today's Creepy Classics - Monster Bash News
THE CREEPY CLASSICS &
In business since 1993 - On the web since 1996
22 Creepy Years
Friday May 1 - Monday May 4, 2015
TODAY'S PHAN FOTO: Basil Rathbone and Boris Karloff (as the impressive "Mord") in TOWER OF LONDON (1939) from Universal. Get it on DVD here at Creepy Classics. It's in our Complete DVD Catalog. Get all your favorite classic horror, mystery and sci-fi movies in the Complete DVD Catalog Department or in our Creepy Blu-Ray Department, here at Creepy Classics!
Click HERE and start browsing the greatest store for classic horror and classic science fiction.
All the Noose That's Fit To Post
New! Universal T-Shirts For Springtime
Now it Shock Stock here at Creepy Classics....new Universal licensed t-shirts! "The Moods of Frankenstein" t-shirt sports Boris Karloff as the Frankenstein Monster in varius moods from happy, sad, heart-broken, serious, pensive and more....you get the idea! A real cool shirt. The other shirt is a stunning one for color, a deep strong purple enhances Claude Rains as The Invisible Man.
They are 100% pre-shrunk cotton with qualirty screened images.
Kudos To Monster Artist Malcolm Gittins!
This in from Malcolm:
Dear Ron, I just wanted to let you and everyone know that the winners in this years Rondo Awards have been announced, and I'm very happy to say that I was among the runners up for Fan Artist of the Year! This is the 4th year in a row that I had that honor. So, I wanted to thank you for all your support and for every Monster Basher who may have voted for me! You can be sure that I will have plenty of my new classic monster art at my table at MONSTER BASH in June!
Everyone is welcome to see my art at www.facebook.com/monsterparade11
Custom Dracula Coffin!
This cool Monster Kid Tale from super fan and Monster Bash Staffer, Phil Holthaus:
And, as a bonus, because Creepy Classics and Monster Bash readers always deserve a bonus....a peek at Phil's collection:
New! SCREEM Magazine
I scream, you scream for SCREEM magazine. It's here, the latest issue, hot off the cold slab.
This issue is full of interesting articles on artist Drew Friedman, THE CREEPING TERROR and the weirdest behind one of the notorious "bad movies of all time," FREAKS, THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN, and more, more, more!
MEXICAN MONSTER PARTY MAY 2015
By Roberto "Bobb" Cotter
And that's it for this month, amigos; as always, please remember to click at the Animal Rescue Site to help provide food and care for shelter animals, or better yet, adopt one! Adios and Vaya con Dios; Uncle Roberto, Cousin Lucky, and Cher.
Roberto "Bob" Cotter isthe author of THE MEXICAN MASKED WRESTLER AND MONSTER FILMOGRAPHY published by McFarland Books.
It's Coming Fast! MONSTER BASH JUNE 2015:
Don't miss the classic monster movie fest for fans and professionals that makes monsters fun again - MONSTER BASH. Our next show is June 19-21, 2015 at the Doubletree Pittsburgh North in Mars, PA. (formally the Four Points). The mummies are coming,The Blob's coming and so is The Ultimate Abbott & Costello Tribute Team!
Don't you dare miss out!
Quick, run to www.monsterbash.us and get your membership!
Birthday Salutes To Carolyn Jones and Robert Cornthwaite
....and now, let us not forget! Birthday notations from Creepy Classics' Birthday Reporter, Scott Goettel:
Above: Julie Adam with Richard Carlson in CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON (1954).
....and Richard Carlson Too!
Now in shock stock here at Creepy Classics on Blu-Ray...."X" - THE MAN WITH X-RAY EYES (1963) and THE PREMATURE BURIAL (1960)....both starring Ray Milland.
X - THE MAN WITH X RAY EYES (1963)
THE PREMATURE BURIAL (1962)
Down to Exactly 11 Vendor Tables Left
There are now only 11 tables left for the June MONSTER BASH CONFERENCE.....the classic monster expo. If you are a vendor, hurry. If know a favorite vendor that should be at MONSTER BASH, let them know! You can get tables on-line by CLICKING HERE, or calling (724) 238-4317.
Do you know a vendor that you'd like to see at MONSTER BASH...have them go to the BASH web site and sign-up at www.monsterbash.us.
Find out all about this June's show, by going to the MONSTER BASH CONFERENCE HOME PAGE.
The Mummies Are Coming This June
Look for mummies everywhere at MONSTER BASH in June. The above mask has been sculpted by the great John Tatarelli, Jr. It will be part of a full costume and will be shambling about the BASH all weekend long.....looking for his princess, or any hapless victim that gets in his way.
John will have tables at BASH displaying many of his great sculpts and masks...you can see and buy many of his great pieces of work.
MONSTER BASH Scrapbook
Every MONSTER BASH, Bash staffer Barb Heiss makes a big scrapbook of the previous BASH. Here's a peek at the one that will be on display at this June's MONSTER BASH. These pages feature the SON OF GHOSTMAN movie project that screened last year with director Kurt and his dad in attedance.
Make sure not to miss this scrapbook (maybe you're in it!) at BASH. You'll find it either at the registration table or in the Creepy Classic room.
Top marks to Barb Heiss for her archiving and excellent craftwork!
William Castle - Born 101 Years Ago
This is from Creepy Classics birthday beat reporter, Scott Goettel:
New! Factory Sealed New Video Tapes
The wave of VHS collecting is growing and we just added these classic VHS tapes....some still factory sealed (in our New VHS Department) and some that are in great shape in our Used VHS Graveyard. A huge selection of new entries has just been added!
Titles just added include INDESTRUCTIBLE MAN (1956 Lon Chaney classic Special Edition), DRACULA IN THE MOVIES (Goodtimes Documentary), THE CRAWLING EYE (1958 Allied Artists), I WAS A TEENAGE WEREWOLF (1957), HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL (1958), WHEN WORLD COLLIDE, RETURN OF THE FLY, INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS, FRANKENSTEIN AND THE MONSTER FROM HELL, THE SKULL (1965/Peter Cushing) and many, many more.
Creepy Classics Road Show - Double Feature!
THIS PAST WEEKEND
Here are pics from these two great shows:
Above: Outside the concession stand at the DRIVE-IN SUPER MONSTER-RAMA!
Monster Bash Membership Passes For June 2015
3-Day Memberships for MONSTER BASH Summer 2015 (June 19-21, 2015) are now discounted for a limited time. Make your plans for the best classic monster retro fest in the world. Get membership passes on-line at www.creepyclassics.com.
New! Stretchable Universal Monsters
Now in stock, new stretchable, Universal Studios, monsters! They each are approximately seven inches tall and are of a rubber stretchy material. Each one comes attached on a backing board and can be collected like that, or removed to play out in the yard near an old oak tree or in your own homemade dynorama in your room! Lots of Monster Kid fun!
MONSTER BASH JUNE 2015.....Get Ready!
We're getting real excited about MONSTER BASH in June...lots of surprises are being planned and we'll be opening up the Mummy's tomb to BASH like never before!
It's the meeting place for classic monster movie fans and professionals.
Check out the new MONSTER BASH trailer for June produced by Charles Henson...click the above image/link! It's pretty darn cool.
New! Monster Bash Octoberfest Site Up
The beginnings of our October MONSTER BASH has been bubbling under and growing steadily. Yes, she's back on the list and says her schedule is clear! Barbara Steele will be at MONSTER BASH OCTOBERFEST 2015. It's a celebration of growing up and watching great horror and science fiction on TV. Those late night movies featured Barbara Steele movies....Rod Serling's THE TWILIGHT ZONE is arguable the greatest TV show of all time and his daughter, Anne Serling will be at BASH to give a super special presentation on her dad. THE MUNSTERS was a part of our lives, our monster family and the wonderful Pat Priest (Marilyn on THE MUNSTERS) will be at BASH. Lisa Marie who starred as Vampira in the movie ED WOOD and wasa the creepy alien in MARS ATTACKS. Felix Silla who was Cousin It on THE ADDAMS FAMILY and appeared in BUCK ROGERS, DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK and so much, much more will be BASHIN'. Pittsburgh's TV Horror Host icon and actor in NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, Bill Cardille (Chilly Billy Cardille) will be with us. Ohio's TV Horror Host icon - SON OF GHOUL is in! Remember THE ABBOTT & COSTELLO TV SHOW? Well, the greatest impersonators on the planet THE ULTIMATE ABBOTT & COSTELLO TRIBUTE SHOW (Joe Ziegler and Bill Riley) will also appear and perform.
This is just the beginning of the autumn MONSTER BASH celebration....stay tuned.
The site is up (and still under creepy construction), membership admission is available now for a $10 discount. The hotel is almost sold out...get your room now! Ask for the MONSTER BASH discount group rate.
Call for a reservation now: Call (724) 776-6900
Dealer tables are selling too!
A Virtual Visit to Creepy Classics:
Video shot by Kevin Slick from Louisville, Colorado on a visit.