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History of the universal monsters 13 1 the golden age of the universal monster movie lasts from about 1931 to 1935, but to understand the world into which it was born, allow me first to take. The acclaimed sequel to the original frankenstein has become one of the most popular horror classics in film history the legendary boris karloff reprises his role as the screen's most misunderstood monster, now longing for a mate of his own. Despite the success of the wolf man early in the decade, by the 1940s, universal's monster movie formula was growing stale, as evidenced by sequels like the ghost of frankenstein and desperate ensemble films with multiple monsters, beginning with frankenstein meets the wolf man eventually, the studio even resorted to comedy-horror. In 1957, screen gems released it's package of 52 universal horror and mystery films to television within a year the first monster mag was published and the monster boom was on within a year the first monster mag was published and the monster boom was on. Horror film history the best way to study and appreciate horror films is, of course, to watch them the mad-scientist-and-monster dominated 1930s.
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