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Get Wrapped Up In The Month Long Halloween Marathon On TCM & FilmStruck

 

TCM and FilmStruck are your destinations for Halloween films this October. Whether you’re into foreign frights, cartoon comedy relief or monster movies, fans can enjoy Halloween fare all October long.

 

 

Streaming on FilmStruck in October:

  • Star of the Week Lon Chaney – begins streaming Oct. 12: See 16 of Lon Chaney’s silent spooks including his classics The Phantom of the Opera and The Hunchback of Notre Dame as well as a FilmStruck Extra about his career, makeup and prosthetics.
  • Director of the Week Terence Fisher – begins streaming Oct. 19: Check out the first full color gothic horror films from British director Terence Fisher, featuring The Curse of Frankenstein, Horror of Dracula and 1959’s The Mummy.
  • Cartoon Roots: Halloween Haunts – begins streaming Oct. 19: Discover some of the earliest Halloween cartoons and comedies in this collection featuring the oldest films to hit FilmStruck, 1907’s The Pumpkin Race and 1908’s The Haunted Hotel.
  • Japanese Horror Classics – begins streaming Oct. 19: Fans can stream one of the most popular genres of scary movies including Kwaidan, Onibaba and House.
  • Written by Robert Louis Stevenson – begins streaming Oct. 26: Indulge in three versions of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde as well as The Body Snatcher.

 


October primetime programming on TCM:

 

  • Horror Star of the Week – every Wednesday in October: Celebrate films from some of the most genius classic horror stars including Christopher Lee, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi and Vincent Price.
  • Monster of the Month: The Mummy – every Sunday in October: Enjoy 11 of the best mummy-themed films ranging from 1936’s Mummy’s Boys to 1971’s Blood From the Mummy’s Tomb.
  • 200 Years of Frankenstein – Oct. 22 and 29: Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s enduring tale over two nights of programming, starting with the new documentary The Strange Life of Dr. Frankenstein.
  • Ghostly Encounters – Oct. 27: See Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison’s romantic film The Ghost and Mrs. Muir as well as a comedic play on the film, The Ghost and Mr. Chicken with Don Knotts.
  • Bowery Boys Horror – Oct. 30: Get some comic relief with five of the Bowery Boys’ horror comedies including Ghost Chasers (1951) and The Bowery Boys Meet the Monsters (1954).

 

 

 

 

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