Creepy Classics & Monster Bash News!SearsWishBook1971Holiday Shopping The Toy Aisles…For MonstersIt’s November, Thanksgiving and KING KONG are on the way…more on that next week. There’s that cold wind and it feels like the holidays. It feels like shopping.A tradition when I was a kid…the family loading in the car and heading out for holiday shopping. Malls were relatively new. And that’s exactly where we were heading. I was bundled in my brown winter coat and a Charlie Brown styled hat with ear flaps. My sister in a white, with flowers print, hooded coat. Dad at the wheel of the blue Chevrolet and mom commandeering the shopping plans from the navigator seat.In the mall, Grants Department store was where the action was. This store had aisles and aisles of toys. I was released loose to cruise. My eyes beamed in on Creepy Crawler sets, Monster Makers, dinosaur sets, and ahhhh, amidst all the airplane and car models…the monster model kits! I scanned and scanned locating monsters, creepy things, weird board games and comic book characters like The Hulk and Thor on sparkle paint sets. I don’t know how Mom and Dad put up with the endless list of monsters I wanted (well, needed…as I would beg) for Christmas.Outside of the Toy Department there were two other locations I would gravitate to. Over in the photo and camera department there was a display of 8mm movies that featured condensed versions of the films I loved. Even though I didn’t have a projector (too expensive of a gift to hope for), I still liked looking. The other place was the pet department. There in aquariums were turtles, chameleons and baby alligators. Just cool to watch.Sooner or later I’d be dragged by one parent to shop for others. I now realize this ploy was so that the other parent could shop for me and my sister. I get it, I get it…now. My allowance, with help from the parents, would assist me in getting a wallet for my dad, maybe a colorful fashion scarf for mom, a Colorform set for my sister.It was quite the Saturday of shopping. An excitement that I can remember more than many of the gifts. Back at home there was the Sears and Montgomery Ward catalogs. Ready for my finely aimed pen to circle all those cool toys in there.It wasn’t the gifts, though I loved them at the time. It was the experience and excitement of holiday shopping with family.Ron Adams
Ligonier, PA
November 2020On with the show, now let’s check out the new cool stuff and classic monster news…ChristmasMoleman2013Photo courtesty of Monster Bash’s M. Oleman.TeeChristmasFrankieMake It A Creepy Classics Christmas!Here are the tried and true Creepy Christmas items. If you don’t have this arsenal of fun for your season…get the ones you need and be prepared! If you have a fellow monster movie fan on your Christmas list…these are stupendous ideas for them:CHRISTMAS FRANKIE (Green Shirt) – T-Shirt
100% Pre-Shrunk Cotton comfortable green tee shirt with quality silk-screened image. Heavy Guildan shirt. Santa claws is here. While supplies last, sizes are men’s SMALL, MEDIUM, LARGE, XL, 2X, 3X. Select size in pull-down option. Retro Christmas Frankenstein Santa. Face is BIG on front of shirt.MONSTER BASH MAGAZINE #38 – Magazine
The horror-day issue for good monster boys and ghouls everywhere! THE MUMMY’S HAND lurks, Snow Monsters, Spooky Things in Haunted Houses, Agnes Moorehead’s Manor House, Fan Flashbacks and more, more more! Writers Frank Dello Stritto, Tom Weaver, Leonard Hayhurst, Rich Scrivani, Ron Adams.SANTA CLAUS CONQUERS THE MARTIANS (1964) – Blu-Ray or DVD or Budget Line DVD
Martian children cry out for their own Santa Claus, just like the one they see on TV transmissions coming from the planet Earth. Not to disappoint, Martians head for earth to kidnap Santa. Cult weird Sci-Fi classic known for featuring Pia Zadora as a child.SANTA CLAUS (1959/Santa Meets The Devil!) – Blu-Ray or DVD
This is it! The Christmas movie that warped the minds of a generation! Released in the Unite states to the children’s matinee market during the holiday season through the 1960s. It features Santa Claus fighting a devil from Hades named “Pitch.” Pitch has tried to teach the children of earth evil, but Santa Claus won’t have it and is risking everything on Christmas eve to save the holiday from the demons of the dark! A wizard, Santa’s sci-fi lab, robot reindeer, a creepy dream sequence of giant dolls taunting a little girl….total weirdness. You’ll find yourself simply shaking your head in disbelief. Imported from Mexico and dubbed in English. A holiday must for every fan of strange cinema. An alternate title could be SANTAS CLAUS VS. THE DEVIL!Load up your sleigh…or shopping cart here at Creepy Classics today…get ahead of the game for the Christmas season!….and don’t forget, we have CREEPY CLASSICS GIFT CERTIFICATES too. In various denomination…just CLICK HERE to see the options.Happy Holidaze!Look! Bela’s Back in ShockNow back in stock, two great Lugosi films on restored Blu-Rays:THE HUMAN MONSTER (1939) – Blu-Ray
Also known as DARK EYES OF LONDON, this is a dark Bela Lugosi classic. He is truly evil in a dual role as an insurance salesman and proprietor of a school for the blind. Really gruesome for its time! Made in England. Commentary by Garey Don Rhodes, photo gallery, trailer and more!WHITE ZOMBIE (1932/VCI Version) – Blu-Ray
Bela Lugosi in top-form, loaded with confidence (just coming off DRACULA) and sinking his teeth into the role of plantation/zombie owner. Probably the best photographed horror to come out of any poverty-row studio. New Gary Don Rhodes commentary.Scoop up these for viewing through the holidays…creepy comfort cinema great for viewing after a holiday meal or get togehter with creepy companions.You’ll find these, and scores more, in our Creepy Blu-Ray Department at Creepy Classics! Ready to ship out to your inner sanctum.FM112FM109bNew! FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND Back IssuesNew! FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND Back IssuesGrab these beautiful, back issues of the classic monster movie magazine FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND in our, chill your spine, on-line Creepy Magazine Newsstand:FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND #106 – Magazine
The classic monster movie magazine from James Warren and Forrest J Ackerman. A super Basil Gogos painted cover of THE HIDEOUS SUN DEMON! Beautiful, like new condition. Inside: THE GOLDEN VOYAGE OF SINBAD from Ray Harryhausen, TV’s DRACULA with Jack Palance, Witch Movies, John Agar and more!FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND #107 – Magazine
The classic monster movie magazine produced by James Warren and Forrest J Ackerman. Only a very slight dog ear crease on cover, otherwise the issue is like new and fresh! Inside: WESTWORLD, The New Canadian DRACULA, Monster Movie Marathon, The Westmore Make-Up Team, Peter Lorre and more.FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND #108 – Magazine
The classic monster movie magazine produced by James Warren and Forrest J Ackerman. Like new, only the very slightest cover rub wear…otherwise fresh, and like right off the newsstand in the 1970s! Inside: The KING KONG Special Filmbook, PLANET OF THE APES, You Axed For It and more.FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND #109 – Magazine
The classic monster movie magazine produced by James Warren and Forrest J Ackerman. Only the slightest cover wear, excellent condition. Inside this issue: TV’s Monster Hall of Fame, Vincent Price in MADHOUSE, SON OF KONG, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, Karloff Revisited and more.FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND #110 – Magazine
The classic monster movie magazine produced by James Warren and Forrest J Ackerman. This issue is like new, fresh, tight and just a beautiful copy. Inside: Boris Karloff in THE GHOUL, Vincent Price’s THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM, The Trail of Dracula, Lon Chaney as Frankenstein and more.FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND #111 – Magazine
The classic monster magazine produced by James Warren and Forrest J Ackerman. A super nice condition issue with only the slightest imperfection, basically like new! Inside this issue: Can You Take THE EXORCIST?, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, The Silent Horror of NOSFERATU, ZARDOZ and more!FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND #112 – Magazine
The classic monster movie magazine produced by James Warren and Forrest J Ackerman. Some light cover wear, clean with no clipped coupons or pen marks, bagged and boarded. Inside: Christopher Lee in HORROR EXPRESS, Bela Lugosi’s Secret Life, FANTASTIC PLANET, Agnes Moorehead and more.Al bagged and boarded for protection. Get these great issues and many more classic FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND magazines in our FAMOUS MONSTERS Department at Creepy Classics.FilmBuffV2-1New! FILM BUFF Fanzines from 1971 & 1972Now in stock, FILM BUFF fanzines from the 1970s. Here are the issues we have available now (only one each), so if you want them, grab them:FILM BUFF Volume 1 (1971) #3 – Fanzine
A fanzine newsletter published in the early 1970s that focused on silent and early sound films. 10 pages of articles on: Lon Chaney’s NOMADS OF THE NORTH, Japanese actor Sessue Hayakawa interviews by Mike Wallace, Home Film Collecting, Origins of Color Film and more packed! Age tanning.FILM BUFF Volume 1 (1972) #6 – Fanzine
A fanzine newsletter published in the early 1970s that focused on silent and early sound films. 18 pages of articles on: THE EAGLE with Rudolph Valentino, Cinevent Columbus 1972, Rochelle Hudson Memorial, Home Film Collecting, Super 8 Sound and more packed! Age tanning.FILM BUFF Volume 2 (1972) #1 – Fanzine
A fanzine newsletter published in the early 1970s that focused on silent and early sound films. 18 pages of articles on: Douglas Fairbanks in MR. ROBINSON CRUSOE, Hitchcock’s silent THE LODGER, Mary Pickford in SPARROWS, The Films of D.W. Griffith, Science Fictional Convention and more packed!These are available, while they last, in our Miscellaneous Magazine Department at Creepy Classics.MB29-InvisibleMONSTER BASH is for MONSTER KIDS everywhere of every age!Make Sure You’re Caught Up On Your MONSTER BASH Magazine Collection!Frankenstein, Dracula, The Wolf Man, The Mummy, Creature From the Black Lagoon, King Kong, The Phantom of the Opera, Mr. Hyde…they’re all here, at home in MONSTER BASH MAGAZINE.Collect them all….Click Here to get them right from the publisher (us!), new glossy mags shipped bagged and boarded for protection to you!All at Creepy Classics, right now!AlfredHitchcockArchiveColleNew! Alfred Hitchcock Blu-Ray Archive CollectionIn stock now at Creepy Classics, these great Alfred Hitchcock thrillers, now on a Blu-Ray set:ALFRED HITCHCOCK ARCHIVE COLLECTION (Four Films) – Blu-Ray Set
Four classic Alfred Hitchcock Chillers on a multi-Blu-Ray set! Films: SUSPICION (1941) with Cary Grant and Joan Fontaine, I CONFESS (1953) with Montgomery Cliff and Anne Baxter, DIAL “M” FOR MURDER (1955) Ray Milland and Grace Kelly, WONG MAN (1956) with Henry Fonda and Vera Miles.Get this great Blu-Ray set in our Creepy Blu-Ray Department at Creepy Classics today.WestworldNew! Vintage Paperbacks…Movie and TV Tie-InsThese vintage paperbacks are now here…spin the rack to find the ones you want here in the Creepy Bookstore and grab the ones you want:WAR OF THE WORLDS (1962 Edition) – Paperback
The H.G. Wells classic novel. This is the 1962 Popular Library first edition. In like new condition other than typical age tanning. Tight spine. Appears unread, excellent. The Martians invade! Beautiful cover art.WESTWORLD (1974 Movie Tie-In 1st Edition) – Paperback
Highly collectible first edition movie tie-in paperback from 1974. Like new condition, appears unread, totally tight spine. Photos in the middle of the book. Movie starred Yul Brynner as the emotionless killer android.MORE STORIES FROM THE TWILIGHT ZONE (Serling) – Paperback
1961 first edition from Bantam paperbacks. Stunning new condition. Tight spine, appears unread. Clean and only slight age tanning. Amazing quality. TV show tie-in for 1961. Rod Serling’s classic, ironic stories.WHEN WORLD COLLIDE (1962 Paperback Library) – Paperback
The 1962 first edition for Paperback Library. The novel by Philip Wylie and Edwin Balmer. The classic science fiction story. This collectible book is in like new condition, tight spine, appears unread…like right off the rack in 1962. Only typical age tanning.WORLD OF STAR TREK (1973 First Edition) – Paperback
This 1973 first edition book is tight and in like new condition. Only slight typical age tanning. 276 pages, 64 pages of photos. The show itself, total background. How the fans kept the show alive through network opposition. Collectible!YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (1974 first edition movie tie-in) – Paperback
This is the 1974 first edition movie tie-in paperback by Ballantine. Unread, excellent condition. Totally tight spine. Lots of photos. Novel by Gilbert Pearlman based on the Mel Brooks’ film.WILLARD (Movie Tie-In) – Paperback
1968 novel, this is the 1971 movie tie-in, first edition by Lancer Books. Stephen Gilbert novel. Excellent condition, just normal age tanning.ROGER MOORE’S JAMES BOND DIARY – Paperback
This is the 1973 first edition paperback. Roger Moore tells his own uncensored, behind-the-scenes stories from the set of the James Bond films. Lots of photos too. Like new, unread condition – excellent condition! Only typical age tanning.WHEN THE SLEEPER WAKES (Ace, H.G. Wells) – Paperback
1963 vintage Ace paperback of H.G. Wells novel “When the Sleeper Wakes.” In excellent condition, like new, tight spine, appears totally unread. Only normal age tanning.VISIT TO A SMALL PLANET (1960 1st Ed. Movie Tie-In) – Paperback
This is the 1960 first edition movie tie-in paperback from Signet. In like new, unread condition, tight spine. Only normal age tanning. Movie tie-in with the Jerry Lewis science fiction film. Novel by Gore Vidal.2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968 1st Ed. Movie Tie-In) – Paperback
The 1968 movie tie-in first edition on Signet paperback. This is in unread, tight, new condition! The Arthur C. Clarke novel, movie tie-in book. Photos in the center of the book.RETURN OF DR. FU MANCHU (1961 Pyramid 1st Ed.) – Paperback
The 1961 Pyramid Paperback first edition printing. The classic Sax Rohmer novel. Paperback is tight, like new. Appears unread. Typical age tanning and only flaw is name written small in pen on inside first page.Get these and many more at Creepy Classics in our Creepy Bookstore…start shopping today!FrozenGhostPublicityChaneyInnerSanctumMysteriesLon Chaney Double Take….New Blu-Ray Set or DVD SetLon can’t decide…but you can choose between the new INNER SANCTUM Blu-Ray Set or the Used Like New INNER SANCTUM DVD set:INNER SANCTUM MYSTERIES (1940s/Lon Chaney) – Blu-Ray Set
The great Inner Sanctum Series of Universal thrillers all starring Lon Chaney, Jr.: CALLING DR. DEATH, WEIRD WOMAN, DEAD MAN’S EYES, THE FROZEN GHOST, STRANGE CONFESSION and PILLOW OF DEATH. Lots of extras including an interview with series actor Martin Kosleck, posters, trailers and more!INNER SANCTUM MYSTERIES (1940s Set) – Used, Like New DVD Set
The six Universal Lon Chaney Jr. Inner Sanctum mystery chillers! CALLING DR. DEATH (1943), WEIRD WOMAN (1944), DEAD MAN’S EYES (1944), THE FROZEN GHOST (1945), STRANGE CONFESSION (1945) and PILLOW OF DEATH (1945). Multi disc set from Universal. Like new.Pick the one you want, just click on the title above and….zap! Order it from Creepy Classics and it will mysteriously appear in your mailbox like a flash!MB40page4A peek inside MONSTER BASH #40.MB40cInside MONSTER BASH #40 is Creepy Cool Stuff!We are proud to present MONSTER BASH MAGAZINE #40! The cover is a masterpiece of monsterdom….Karloff as the Monster from the hand of legendary artist Basil Gogos through the Gogos estate.Keeping the legacy of Basil Gogos and Forrest J Ackerman alive and well in the 21st century…MONSTER BASH:This 40th issue anniversary special features writers Frank Dello Stritto, Tom Weaver, Dennis Druktenis, Thom Shubilla, Leonard Hayhurst, Ron Adams, publicity for FRANKENSTEIN MEETS THE WOLF MAN from the vaults of 1943 and your Fan Flashbacks! Click and order yours now, it’s ready to ship to your doorstep:MONSTER BASH MAGAZINE #40 – Magazine
The 40th anniversary issue! Inside: The Horrors of Flying Monkeys and Witches – THE WIZARD OF OZ, FRANKENSTEIN MEETS THE WOLF MAN, Interview with Universal Frankenstein stuntman Gil Perkins, The Lost TV Show SHIMPENSTEIN, Fan Flashbacks, Rare Photos and cover by iconic artist Basil Gogos!See all the issues, CLICK HERE!MarkStatlerCDRe-Stocked! The Perfect Christmas GiftOkay, you’ve got a fellow monster movie fan and you’d like to get them something for Christmas. But, perhaps you’re not sure what movies they already have in their Blu-Ray and DVD collection. Well, here’s the perfect gift….a CD of 1960s styled monster music from Mark Statler and his Creepy Classic Chiller Band!We’ve just re-stocked on this factory sealed great CD. Fun, monster songs in surf-guitar, rock-a-billy and “Monster Mash” styled tunes:MARK STATLER & HIS CREEPY CLASSIC CHILLER BAND – CD
Original 50’s rock-a-billy monster songs that will send chills of delight to everyone from the monster boom generation! This is the CD, to put on in the car, roll the windows down and cruise to. It’s high-top sneakers, blue jeans, bowling shirts and classic pop rock for the fans of monster movies. Tracks include: DRACULA’S DAUGHTER, SILVER SCREEN MONSTERS, HAUNTED HOUSE, HOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN, EXPERIMEMT IN TERROR, MOONGLOW, MYSTERY OF THE BLACK LAGOON, BATMAN-WOLFMAN- FRANKENSTEIN OR DRACULA, THE WAY TO DRACULA’S CASTLE, MAKE-UP MAN, THE BALLAD OF FRANKENSTEIN AND HIS BRIDE, and MONSTER BASH!What a great re-stocked stocking stuffer in our Creepy CD Department at Creepy Classics.ghostoffrankensteinYgorMonJanetJanetAnnDennisJanet Ann Gallow Carried AwayWe will truly miss this wonderful lady. The ever smiling Janet Ann Gallow has passed away. Janet was the little girl, Cloestine, in THE GHOST OF FRANKENSTEIN (1942). She was one of the “Frankenstein Kids” and joined us many times at the MONSTER BASH conferences.We will miss you Janet and our most sincere condolences to her great husband, Dennis.This from MONSTER BASH magazine writer, Leonard Hayhurst:Former child actress Janet Ann Gallow has passed away, as confirmed by her husband, Dennis, on his Facebook page. She was 87. Gallow was born July 21, 1937, in San Jose, California.She’s best remembered for playing Cloestine in THE GHOST OF FRANKENSTEIN in 1942, opposite Bela Lugosi and Lon Chaney Jr. Cloestine befriends the Monster and he retrieves her ball from a roof. The Monster later kidnaps Cloestine and wants her brain inserted into his head.Gallow appeared in five other movies from 1942 to 1946. The parts were uncredited and had her playing a variety of random little girls. This included CANYON PASSAGE, THAT NIGHT WITH YOU, TIL WE MEET AGAIN, BUTCH MINDS THE BABY and IT AIN’T HAY with Abbott and Costello.She appeared at numerous MONSTER BASH CONFERENCES as a Guest of Honor.Her husband, Dennis Brookins, served as a negative cutter on a variety of Hollywood films from 1978 to 1991…..and now, photos of the fun from our past MONSTER BASH CONFERENCE shows! Our next planned MONSTER BASH (R) is June 18-20, 2021 at the Double Tree Hotel in Mars, PA. Stay up-to-date with all our future MONSTER BASH Shows:IntenseHenryIt sAlive JaninaFayeJaninaFayeScottGoettelMovieRoomPrizeTossJoeyAndBlondeJoeyMKShowAndTellJohnRadcliffAttendeeJohnSargentJoyceMeadowsJpyceMeadowsAndDalronSmootKenAndPamKishKidsLoveBashTooMonster Bash….good times, good monsters and great times!Monster Bash June 2021Monster Bash Bela Lugosi Film FestMonster Bash Admission MembershipsMonster Bash Vendor TablesShop 1000s of Classic Monster Items ©2020 Adams | Ron Adams Media, P.O. Box 23, Ligonier, PA 15658Web Version  Preferences  Forward  Unsubscribe  
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