Fans of “Svengoolie” on Me-TV will be excited this weekend as he will showcase a thriller gem that was released in 1944 by Paramount Pictures.
Svengoolie Presents: “The Uninvited” (1944)
The legendary Chicago-based horror host will be showcasing the 1944 ghost drama “The Uninvited.” The fun starts Sat., March 18 at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central on Me-TV Network.
“The Uninvited” was directed by Lewis Allen. Charles Brackett was the associate producer of Allen’s film. The screenwriters were Dodie Smith and Frank Partos. Smith and Partos’ screenplay adaptation was based off of Dorothy Macardle’s novel.
Who was in “The Uninvited?”
The actors who appeared in “The Uninvited” were Ray Milland (as Roderick “Rick” Fitzgerald), Ruth Hussey (as Pamela Fitzgerald), Donald Crisp (as Commander Beech), Cornelia Otis Skinner (as Miss Holloway), Dorothy Stickney (as Miss Bird), Barbara Everest (as Lizzie Flynn), Alan Napier (as Dr. Scott) and Gail Russell (as Stella Meredith).
Fans of vintage Japanese monster films will be excited this weekend when one of television’s iconic horror hosts will be saluting one of the legendary creatures.
Svengoolie Presents: “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” (1956, as part of Sven’s February salute to Godzilla)
Svengoolie will be showcasing the 1956 cult classic “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” on Sven’s premiere will be this Sat., Feb. 4 at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central on Me-TV Network.
This will be the first of four Godzilla features that Sven will showcase on his Saturday evening salute to the vintage screen monster throughout the month of February. Sven will be presenting “Godzilla Raids Again” on Feb. 11 (originally filmed in 1955, released in the United States in 1959), “Godzilla vs. Mothra” on Feb. 18 (released in 1964) and “Godzilla’s Revenge” on Feb. 25 (released in 1969 as “All Monsters Attack” in Japan).
Directed by Ishiro Honda and Terry Morse, the film features Raymond Burr (as reporter Steve Martin), Takashi Shimura (as Dr. Yamane), Momoko Kochi (as Emiko Yamane), Frank Iwanaga (as security officer Tomo Iwanaga), Akira Takarada (as Ogata) and Akihiko Hirata (as Dr. Serizawa).
Fans of RiffTrax, MST3K and vintage horror films from coast-to-coast will be in for a special treat in select cinema venues nationwide.
It’s time for RiffTrax Live! “Carnival of Souls” (1962)
RiffTrax, in conjunction with Fathom Events will be presenting a special RiffTrax Live presentation of the 1962 Herk Harvey film, “Carnival of Souls” on Thurs., Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. Central in select movie theaters across the nation. A rebroadcast of the RiffTrax live event will take place on Halloween night- Mon., Oct. 31 at 7:30 p.m. (local time).