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The Universal Backlot Blogathon

The links will take you to the stories and reviews submitted by the amazing contributors.  I’ll be making links live as they come up.

September 14th

Best of the Past looks at Psycho and the Master of Suspense

What Happened to Hollywood gives an overview of the formation and early tours at Universal Studios

Critica Retro reviews The Bride of Frankenstein

The Stop Button joins the horror brigade with a look at Creature From the Black Lagoon

The Movie Review Warehouse  looks at The Truman Show

Journeys in Classic Film (Me) looks at my thoughts on the park

September 15th

Paula’s Cinema Club analyzes Universal’s 1930 horror icons

Mythical Monkey reviews The Cat and the Canary

The Droid Your Looking For delves into classic film on the backlot

The Great Katherine Hepburn reviews the heist film It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

Old Movies Nostalgia reviews All That Heaven Allows

She Blogged by Night reviews The Phantom of the Opera

September 16th

Critica Retro returns with a review of The Man of a Thousand Faces

Let’s Misbehave reviews The Invisible Man

1 Book 1 Movie looks at When Harry Met Sally

Reel Snob gives her thoughts on The Phantom of the Opera

Once Upon a Screen looks at Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein

Movie Classics reviews The Desperate Hours

Outspoken and Freckled explores To Kill a Mockingbird

Sittin’ on a Backyard Fence discusses Operation Petticoat

12 thoughts on “The Universal Backlot Blogathon Leave a comment

    • Judy thanks for reminding me! I got two emails around the same time, yours and another and thought I put up both but forgot yours. It’s posted now, thanks for participating!

  1. Hi, Kristen! Could I write about Elsa Lanchester and a personal favorite of mine, The Bride of Frankenstein?

    • Sure thing! Just email me so I have an email to contact you and I’ll add you to the list. Email is journeysinclassicfilm(at) Thanks for jumping in!

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