Just another blog by an ambiguously-gendered primeval monster.

Likes: terrorizing mortals; libraries; serious eyeshadow; chain wallets; suspiciously lifelike marble statues

Dislikes: people who aren't statues yet; bros; Perseus

19th April 2014

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mortisia:

Vincent Price

Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. (May 27, 1911 – October 25, 1993) was an American actor, well known for his distinctive voice and serio-comic performances in a series of horror films made in the latter part of his career.

“It’s as much fun to scare as to be scared.” 
Vincent Price

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8th April 2014

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[B/w production still from La Belle et la Bête]

[B/w production still from La Belle et la Bête]

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10th February 2014

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beautyandterrordance:

Happy 108th Birthday to Lon Chaney, Jr, via universalmonsterstribute.

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30th January 2014

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queercelluloidjunkie:

insideahumanhead:

"I’ll bet you’ve got kind of a lovely face under all that paint."

Destry Rides Again (1939), above: Marlene Dietrich and Jimmy Stewart

She should’ve grabbed her lipstick brush and shoved it in his fucking eye

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30th January 2014

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[Posters for Cat People (1942)]

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19th January 2014

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gothtriggers:

torontocrow:

Bela Lugosi and Dwight Frye, Dracula (1931)

"I tell you, you must accept that Robert Smith will die one day!"
"NEVERRRR!!"

gothtriggers:

torontocrow:

Bela Lugosi and Dwight Frye, Dracula (1931)

"I tell you, you must accept that Robert Smith will die one day!"

"NEVERRRR!!"

Tagged: oh my goddwight fryebela lugosiclassic filmdraculavampires

19th January 2014

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gothtriggers:

littlepennydreadful:

Bela Lugosi, age 18

See this Bela is one dapper mother- 
Shut yo mouth!
I’m just talk’n ‘bout Lugosi.

gothtriggers:

littlepennydreadful:

Bela Lugosi, age 18

See this Bela is one dapper mother- 

Shut yo mouth!

I’m just talk’n ‘bout Lugosi.

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6th January 2014

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nitratediva:

This beautiful dancer is Carla Laemmle. One of our last direct links to the world of silent cinema, she turned 104 on October 20, 2013. Born in 1909 with the given name Rebecca, she later changed her name to Carla. The niece of Universal Studios founder Carl Laemmle, she danced as the prima ballerina in the first American horror feature film, The Phantom of the Opera (1925), and spoke the first line of dialogue in the first sound horror film, Dracula (1931).

nitratediva:

This beautiful dancer is Carla Laemmle. One of our last direct links to the world of silent cinema, she turned 104 on October 20, 2013. Born in 1909 with the given name Rebecca, she later changed her name to Carla. The niece of Universal Studios founder Carl Laemmle, she danced as the prima ballerina in the first American horror feature film, The Phantom of the Opera (1925), and spoke the first line of dialogue in the first sound horror film, Dracula (1931).

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3rd January 2014

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Favourite movie characters - Jerry/Daphne from Some Like It Hot (1959)

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2nd January 2014

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Wait a fuckin minute are they remaking La Belle et la Bete because I am gonna have to backhand some motherfuckers

Tagged: u don't fuck with perfectioncocteauclassic filmdammit