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Classic Horror Films

THE FILMS THAT SHAPED AN ENTIRE MOVIE GENRE

These films were a runaway success at the Box Office and established a film genre that impacts the movie industry even today. Many actors careers were launched as a result of the popularity of these movies. The main actors that come to mind include: Lon Chaney, Fay Wray, Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Lon Chaney Jr., Vincent Price, and Richard Carlson to name a few. This web site explores the films and actors that were paramount in creating the impact this genre warranted. This is not an in depth look but rather a cursory glimpse of the impact they had on me and a generation of fans that are still devoted to the Classic Horror Film library of movies.