Steven graduated Cum Laude from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communications, focusing on film studies, journalism and theatre arts. Dubbed a "prolific" writer by Hollywood icon Kenneth Johnson (The Incredible Hulk, V, The Bionic Woman, Alien Nation), Steven has been honored by the Arkansas College Media Association for his story writing prowess. He has also received recognition for his dramatic writing from the Eerie, Shriekfest and Screamfest horror film festivals. Publications include: Carroll County News, Saline Courier, Forum, Echo and Moroch.
"In my stars I am above thee, but be not afraid of greatness." - Twelfth Night. It was the time of Universal's horror stars: Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi. And while Karloff's career skyrocketed, as The Uncanny, Lugosi was more or less left on Earth. But both performers worked steadily in the 1940s, and they appear in a number of horror films on today's list.
Thanks to some great horror films available in the public domain, there are a ton of free videos on YouTube of classic must-sees. Enjoy the following top-10, curated cinematic list of 1940s' macabre movies collected here for your convenient viewing pleasure. Happy Halloween.