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Books (Non-Fiction and Fiction): Click Here


Movie Appearances:
I appear as myself in the following theatrical movie:

Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster (full-length documentary about the life and career of the legendary Boris Karloff. Theatrically released September 17, 2021 from Abramorama and Shout! Studios. A Thomas Hamilton and Ron MacCloskey production.)

DVD Appearances
I scripted and narrated the audio commentaries for the following Blu-ray/DVD releases: 

The Mask of Fu Manchu (Blu-ray release of Karloff horror show 1932, Warners, 2024)
Bluebeard (John Carradine + female victims, 1944, restored Blu-ray HD Master by Paramount Pictures, 2024)
Jungle Woman (Aquanetta at her kitchy best/worst, 1944, restored Blu-ray from Shout! Factory, 2020)
Murders in the Rue Morgue (pre-Code horror classic starring Bela Lugosi, 1932, restored Blu-ray from Shout! Factory, 2019)
Murders in the Zoo (Lionel Atwill stalks "Panther Woman" Kathleen Burke in a zoo, 1933, restored Blu-ray from Shout! Factory, 2019)
The Black Cat (The historic first teaming of horror greats Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff, 1934, restored Blu-ray from Shout! Factory, 2019)
The Lodger (Laird Cregar as Jack the Ripper, 1944, restored Blu-ray from Kino-Lorber, 2016)
Island of Lost Souls (Charles Laughton 1932 pre-code horror classic, DVD released by Criterion, 2011)
The Walking Dead (Boris Karloff 1936 melodrama, DVD released by Warner Bros., 2009)
The Mayor of Hell (James Cagney 1933 reform school saga, DVD released by Warners, 2008)
Chandu the Magician (Bela Lugosi 1932 fantasy, DVD released by Fox, 2008)
The Mask of Fu Manchu (Karloff horror show 1932, DVD released by Warners, 2006)
Cat People (seminal 1942 horror classic, DVD released by Warners, 2005)
The Curse of the Cat People (1944 sequel to above, DVD released by Warners, 2005)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932 version, DVD released by Warners, 2004)
Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948 classic horror/comedy, DVD released by Universal, 2000)

I was one of the film historians appearing on the documentaries for the Universal DVD/Blu-ray releases of: 
  • Frankenstein 
  • The Mummy 
  • Bride of Frankenstein
  • The Wolf Man
On the 75th Anniversary DVD releases of: 
  • Dracula 
  • Frankenstein

I was featured film historian on the following additional documentaries on DVD/Blu-ray:
  • Gloriously Wicked: The Life And Legacy Of Lionel Atwill (special feature on the Shout! Factory "Universal Horror Collection Vol. 2," 2019)
  • A Good Game: Karloff and Lugosi - 4 part documentary, with Gary Rhodes, (special feature on the Shout! Factory "Universal Horror Collection Vol. 1," 2019)
  • You'll Never Get Rid of Me: Resurrecting The Body Snatcher (special feature on the Shout! Factory Blu-ray, 2019)
  • The Tragic Mask: The Laird Cregar Story - with various other film historians  (special feature on the Fox Horror Classics DVD set, 2007). 

Television Appearances:
I was one of the journalists interviewed for the E! Mysteries and Scandals half-hour shows on: 
  • Bela Lugosi (1998)
  • James Whale (1998)

Also one of the two primary journalists interviewed on the Rivals! hour-long show, Lugosi vs. Karloff (1995). 

I have been the featured guest on many podcasts related to movie history, 2017 - present.

I have been a featured speaker at many conventions related to Fantasy, Horror & Science Fiction, 1987 - present. 

Magazine Articles: Click Here
2009 Rondo awards