Tag: Ernest Thesiger

The Ghoul 1933 REVIEW: When Karloff met British Horror

MARK FRYERS looks back on The Ghoul 1933 - Boris Karloff's first British film...

The Ghosts of Berkeley Square 1947 REVIEW

The Ghosts of Berkleley Square
The Ghosts of Berkeley Square 1947 is a fictionalised fantasy film inspired by the infamous London haunting, says DAVID SAUNDERSON

The Old Dark House 1932 REVIEW

The Old Dark House
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES reveals The Old Dark House aka what director James Whale did after 1931's Frankenstein...

When Boris Karloff Came Home: the story behind The Ghoul 1933

Behind the scenes from Gaumount's The Ghoul 1933 with Boris Karloff
STEPHEN JACOBS marks the 80th anniversary of Boris Karloff's return to England to make his first British film, The Ghoul (1933)

Where is Ernest Thesiger buried?

Ernest Thesiger, who played Dr Pretorius in Bride of Frankenstein (1935), is buried in Brompton Cemetery, London

Rainy day tour in Brompton Cemetery

Rainy day in Brompton Cemetery
Rainy days are lovely days to visit cemeteries as we found out at Brompton today

Bride of Frankenstein 1935 REVIEW

Bride of Frankenstein 1935 showcases all of James Whale’s wonderfully subversive and quintessentially British qualities, says ADAM SCOVELL


Shadows Episode Guide: 1970s Anthology Series

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES guides us through the creepy Thames TV anthology series, Shadows

Enniscorthy, Ireland’s Most Chilling Poltergeist Tale

Enniscorthy Poltergeist
PAUL MOYNIHAN looks at Wexford's answer to the Enfield Poltergeist, the horror of a haunting in historic Enniscorthy.

Ratcliff Highway Murders: London’s Brutal Killings Revealed

The Ratcliff Highway Murders are the most horrific London crimes you've probably never heard of, TREVOR BOND says.

Ludlow: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

ANDREW HOMER reveals five haunted places to visit in Ludlow, Shropshire

The Strange Case of Glasgow’s Madeleine Smith

Madeleine Smith
Madeleine Smith, a young Glasgow woman rocked the city with a sensational murder case in 1857, writes MJ STEEL COLLINS