Creepy Classics Presents Bela Lugosi in Dracula!

Dracula (1931) Directed by Tod Browning Written by Hamilton Dean (based on Bram Stoker’s novel) Starring Bela Lugosi, Dwight Frye, David Manners, Edward van Sloan PG | 75 min | 35mm Call it the Anti-Twilight double bill – Creepy Classics returns to The Revue Cinema on December 3 with Tod Browning’s Dracula (1931 – 7pm), followed by the recent telling of the Victorian tale with Francis Ford Coppola’s Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992 – 9:15). Away…

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Classics From The Vault presents Joan Crawford in “Rain”

by Eric Veillette In its continuing efforts to offer specialty programming, Toronto’s Revue Cinema, NOW Magazine’s favourite rep cinema, presents Classics From The Vault, a new series featuring little-seen classics from the 1930s and 1940s. Screening Wednesday, Nov. 18 (7 p.m.) is director Lewis Milestone’s Rain (1932). Set in the South Pacific, it features rising star Joan Crawford as Sadie Thompson, a tough-talking, hard-drinking prostitute who spells certain destruction for a missionary (Walter Huston) seeking…

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Creepy Classics presents The Bride of Frankenstein

The Bride of Frankenstein (1935) Directed by James Whale Written by William Hurlbut from Mary Shelley’s novel Starring Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Colin Clive, Ernest Thesiger PG | 35mm | 75min. Autumn signals the arrival of chilly weather, falling leaves, early sunsets and the best holiday of them all: Halloween. Deep in its secret laboratory underneath the streets of Roncesvalles Ave., The Revue has concocted a lineup of spine-tingling films to celebrate the Halloween season. On October 29, Creepy Classics, which launched last…

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Mae West at the Cinematheque Ontario

“This picture will not amuse or interest children,” reads a March 10, 1933 ad for She Done Him Wrong. The Toronto Star‘s disclaimer was rather tame compared to the cries of indecency coming from various Catholic groups around the U.S. It’s often been said this film led to the formation of the Catholic Legion of Decency and the subsquent enforcement of the Production Code, whereby Hollywood would endure three decades of censorship. Tonight, the Cinematheque…

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Creepy Classics presents White Zombie!

Silent Toronto is hoping to inject a little classic horror into Toronto’s October film calendar, so we present our first-annual Halloween Creepy Classics Film Event! WHAT IS IT? A special 16mm screening of the Halperin Bros. classic White Zombie. WHEN IS IT? Monday, October 27. Doors open at 7:30, and please arrive early – seating is limited! Admission is only $8.00! Show will start at 8:30! WHERE IS IT? Cine-Cycle! Located down the lane behind…

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