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Music to Make Horror Movies By: Joan Crawford

Published January 5, 2020 by biggayhorrorfan


The one time queen of MGM…and Warner Brothers…and the daytime soap scene, Joan Crawford has a special place in the heart of distinguished horror lovers everywhere. Allowing herself to be humbled for her art, she gave victimhood a special glow in the classic Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? Her subsequent terror offerings may not have been as distinguished as this oft nominated chiller, but they sure were fun! From Strait Jacket to Berserk! to Trog, the lady Crawford always gave her professional best.

She was similarly committed when given a song and dance number to do in The Hollywood Revue of 1929.

Meanwhile, The Best of Everything: A Joan Crawford Encyclopedia covers everything else that this golden age superstar accomplished in her lifetime.

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Until the next time, SWEET love and pink GRUE, Big Gay Horror Fan!

Music to Make Horror Movies By: Chad Everett

Published December 31, 2017 by biggayhorrorfan

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His seven year stint on Medical Center assured him a place on the list of the world’s handsomest television doctors. But Chad Everett also supplied some grizzled atmospherics to the Alien-like television horror The Intruder Within. The role of businessman Tom Cassidy gave him an opportunity to add some roguish charm to Gus Van Sant’s much reviled Psycho reimagining, as well.

Not altogether surprisingly, as many heartthrobs before him, Everett also had a modest recording career in the ‘70s. Interestingly, the arrangement of his take on Nights on Broadway, off of his self titled release, gives that song a much more somber glow than the Bee Gees’ hit version.  Here, he continues that serious vibe with this version of Ain’t No Sunshine.

Everett, who died from cancer complications in 2012, gave genre enthusiasts further hope with appearances on Supernatural and David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive, as well.

May he rest where all bright things glow, forever!

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Until the next time, SWEET love and pink GRUE, Big Gay Horror Fan!

Music to Make Horror Movies By: Sally Field

Published December 24, 2017 by biggayhorrorfan

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Before performing matriarchal duties on Sunday night melodramas…before the Academy Award wins, the diverse Sally Field logged in some final girl duties in the 1972 made for television Christmas horror Home for the Holidays. Here, Field was joined by a powerhouse cast – Julie Harris, Jill Haworth, Eleanor Parker and Jessica Walter – and, nicely, came out ahead of the curve against the film’s tempest tossed, pitchfork yielding maniac.sally field lp 2

Of course media fetishists know that, at the beginning of her career, Field essayed a couple short lived, yet iconic characters – Gidget and The Flying Nun. Interestingly, while playing the sky bound Sister Bertrille, she even released an album, Sally Field, Star of The Flying Nun. Supposedly aiming for the heights of Julie Andrews, this offering actually lands in that sweet, silly fun spot of most celebrity recordings. Although, wouldn’t be nice if it was true that we always got braver as our voices grew louder?

Until the next time, SWEET love and pink GRUE, Big Gay Horror Fan!