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Academy Celebrates “Universal’s Legacy of Horror”

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will host a month-long series of screenings of classic horror films with “Universal’s Legacy of Horror” in October. The series is part of the studio’s year-long 100th anniversary celebration engaging Universal’s fans and all movie lovers in the art of moviemaking. Through its cinematic introduction of iconic characters such as Dracula and Frankenstein, Universal Pictures was instrumental in establishing and fostering the horror genre. The frightening festivities will kick off with the first of five “Terrifying Tuesdays” on October 2, with “The Bride of Frankenstein” (1935) and “Dracula” (1931), to be complemented by other scream-worthy screenings throughout the month.  Read the rest of this entry