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Jonathan Frid (1924 - 2012)

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I will always remember April 14th, 2012 as probably the saddest day for any horror fan. It makes me so depressed to report on not only two deaths that happened in the same week, but on the same day too, and of very talented actors at that. The great Jonathan Frid, who was immortalized on television as Barnabas Collins in the daytime gothic soap opera Dark Shadows, died last Saturday at age 87 of natural causes.(read more...)

Sid Haig, Hammer Horror, and Dark Shadows at Shock It To Me! Classic Horror Film Festival

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For its fourth year, Shock It To Me!, San Francisco's Classic Horror Film Festival, is pulling in some excellent films and a few awesome guests. The festival, which runs October 17th and 18th at the historic Castro Theatre (429 Castro St. @ Market St.) is devoted to the Golden Age of Horror Cinema, and the organizers are showing their love with three double features.

Friday Night (10/17): Jack Hill's Spider Baby at 6:30PM, followed by George A. Romero's Night of the Living Dead at 10PM. Spider Baby star Sid Haig will be on hand for a live interview.

Saturday Matinee (10/18): Terence Fisher's Horror of Dracula (2PM) and Curse of Frankenstein (4PM).(read more...)

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