Friday, November 20, 2009
COUNTDOWN: ONLY 3 DAYS UNTIL THE BORIS KARLOFF BLOGATHON!
The 2009 Boris Karloff Blogathon is set to begin on November 23rd!
Blogs all over the world will be posting about the life and art of one of filmdom's most famous fiends, Boris Karloff. So far over 100 blogs have signed up – click here to see a complete list of participating blogs at the Frankensteinia site. Here at SCARED SILLY: CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD HORROR-COMEDIES, we'll be taking a look at some of "Uncle Boris"'s funniest features.
To get you psyched for the festivities, we're offering some bonus Boris clips between now and the official blogathon launch - rarities including newsreel footage, TV commercials, variety show appearances and more!
Here's Boris playing a friendly game of chess with fellow boogeyman Bela Lugosi in a 1934 edition of the theatrical newsreel series, "Screen Snapshots":