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A history of horror cinema podcast hosted by Hollywood Steve Spratling, one half of the best horror movie podcast in all the known multiverse Dead and Lovely.

Legacy of Brutality Dead and Lovely

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 30 Ratings

A history of horror cinema podcast hosted by Hollywood Steve Spratling, one half of the best horror movie podcast in all the known multiverse Dead and Lovely.

    The Hays Code, B-Movies, and Val Lewton (1922-1948)

    The Hays Code, B-Movies, and Val Lewton (1922-1948)

    This first season of Legacy of Brutality will serve as a brief introductory history of horror films. In this episode, we talk about the Hays Code, the rise of B-horror-movies, and Val Lewton, Head of Horror at RKO.

    Next week, we’ll discuss a tradition of female horror antagonists through the 40s and 50s, the decline of the production code, creature features, and more!

    Check out my other podcast Dead and Lovely for weekly reviews of horror movies from me and my cohost intergalactic rock star Ben Eller! The very same Ben Eller who made the music for this podcast! And check us out on Twitter and Instagram @deadlovelypod or on our Facebook group facebook.com/deadandlovely. You can also help us continue to provide you with more and more content by heading over to patreon.com/deadandlovely and become a Patron.

    • 30 min
    Hollywood and The First Golden Age of Horror (1910-1936)

    Hollywood and The First Golden Age of Horror (1910-1936)

    This first season of Legacy of Brutality will serve as a brief introductory history of horror films. In this episode, we talk about the early days of Hollywood, the Universal Monsters, and the first Golden Age of Horror.

    Next week, we’ll talk about the Hays Code and its effect on horror, the rise of B-movies, and Val Lewton along with so much more.

    Check out my other podcast Dead and Lovely for weekly reviews of horror movies from me and my cohost intergalactic rock star Ben Eller! The very same Ben Eller who made the music for this podcast! And check us out on Twitter and Instagram @deadlovelypod or on our Facebook group facebook.com/deadandlovely. You can also help us continue to provide you with more and more content by heading over to patreon.com/deadandlovely and become a Patron.

    • 33 min
    Early Silent Horror Films (1896-1922)

    Early Silent Horror Films (1896-1922)

    This first season of Legacy of Brutality will serve as a brief introductory history of horror films. In this first episode, we trace the development of the horror film from Georges Méliès and trick films to German expressionist films such as The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and Nosferatu.

    Next week, we’ll talk about the rise of Hollywood horror films and the switch from movies to talkies. We’ll get into Lon Chaney, the Universal horror films, and so much more.

    Check out my other podcast Dead and Lovely for weekly reviews of horror movies from me and my cohost intergalactic rock star Ben Eller! The very same Ben Eller who made the music for this podcast! And check us out on Twitter and Instagram @deadlovelypod or on our Facebook group facebook.com/deadandlovely. You can also help us continue to provide you with more and more content by heading over to patreon.com/deadandlovely and become a Patron.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

JMar🥃 ,

Delicious

Bathe yourself in the lapping dulcet toned waves of the park ranger of Crystal Lake

CPotter1975 ,

Hollywood Steve is a pimp

4 stars because it still needs an Uncle Ben musical intro

zazzyzazzax ,

Amazing

Super smart in the best way! Love the facts mixed with the fun.

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