Cover art for October 1934 edition of St. Nicholas: Scribner’s Illustrated Magazine for Girls and Boys.
Seventeen-year-old Lupita Tovar in the 1931 Spanish Dracula (via Universal Monsters Tribute).
Bela Lugosi and Sydney Fox in the 1932 film Murders in the Rue Morgue (via Damsel Lover).
Just over two years ago, the creative team at The Viral Factory put together this homage to the evolution of fashion for the opening of a East London shopping center. Inspired by music, dance, and fashion from 1911 to 2011, this cheeky… Read More ›
A 1934 sketch of the Cthulhu idol by H. P. Lovecraft for friend and collaborator Robert Hayward Barlow. Related Posts: – The Necronomicon-Thin Crust Edition – Dead Cthulu Waits Dreaming: HP Lovecraft Audio Archive – “Night-Gaunts” by H. P. Lovecraft
While many may have taken up a chorus of Auld Lang Syne as the clock struck midnight on the new year, few likely knew the meaning of the words first put to paper by Robbie Burns back in 1788. The old… Read More ›
A young Orson Wells, photographed by Cecil Beaton, 1932 Related Posts: – Silent Sundays: Alfred Hitchcock (1972) – Silent Sundays: The Devil’s Hand (1942) – Silent Sundays: Vincent Price (1963)
Olga the Headless Lady, sideshow “headless girl” illusion invented by Egon Heineman, 1930’s. Related Posts: – Silent Sundays: Trepanation (1944) – Silent Sundays: The Brain Eaters (1958) – Silent Sundays: Photo Prisma Almanac No. 5 (1952)