Tag: Horror Trivia

Oct 02 2017

Spawn of Horror Trivia

Have you ever wondered why the character design for the Crypt Keeper in Tales from the Cryptkeeper looks so different from his appearance in the live action Tales from the Crypt series? It’s because Nelvana felt using the mechanical puppet from the HBO series would be too scary for small children and thought a redesigned …

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Oct 02 2016

Grave of Horror Trivia

Godzilla’s roar could be heard from three miles away if the Legendary version existed in real life. The Japanese distributor of The Beast of Hollow Mountain tried cashing in on the kaiju craze by referring to the beast as “Doragodon” in publicity materials for the film. Similarly, Deep Red was promoted in Japan as being …

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Oct 07 2015

Blood of Horror Trivia

Imperial Toy made a lot of money off their licensed Jaws toys. So much so that they actually decided to snap up the license for the Jaws wannabe Grizzly. Speaking of bizarre merchandising decisions, Ideal made a board game based on the film Alligator. There’s a real human skeleton on display in Dawn of the …

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Oct 08 2014

The Revenge of Horror Trivia

A rejected version of the “Library Ghost” prop from Ghostbusters was later retooled for use in Fright Night! Japan is home to dining establishments based on Resident Evil and Suspiria. Although the names of the men used to create Frankenstein’s monster have never been revealed, the identity of the woman used to create his “Bride” …

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Oct 08 2013

The Curse of Horror Trivia

In famed travel writer Tim Cahill’s book Jaguars Ripped My Flesh, there’s an entire chapter devoted to the filming of the infamous “zombie vs. shark” scene from Zombie. However, those familiar with the movie will be very amused by the numerous errors in the story, including (but not limited to) the film being referred to …

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Oct 12 2011

Ghost of Horror Trivia

Anyone who has ever seen Hammer’s When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth has probably wondered by why they stuck in two photographically-enlarged lizards dressed up like dinosaurs in the middle of a film filled with Jim Danforth’s masterful stop-motion animation work. Danforth had actually planned on including two dueling stop-motion allosauruses, but the idea was vetoed …

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