Universal Horrors: Classic Frights That Helped Define A Genre

A curated collection of our coverage on memorable monsters, maniacs and the macabre from the studio’s golden age.

This selection of frightful stories from the American Cinematographer archives will be updated as new articles are added. Just click the poster art to access each.

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And a special look back at one of the key artists who helped shape the look of the era, make-up legend Jack Pierce. 

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