Universal Classic Monster Movies to Become Available Free on YouTube

By RodneyHatfieldJr for Movies

I’m still getting the boxset. But if you don't own the movies and need a clean copy to stream then NBCUniversal announced they are making seven of the iconic horror flicks accessible to viewers to watch for free.


These movies are being made available on the distributor's 'Fear: The Home of Horror' channel. Movies include 1931's Dracula which starred Bela Lugosi as the iconic vampire from Bram Stoker's 1897 novel. 1932's The Mummy, which stars Boris Karloff, and James Whale's 1931 film Frankenstein, also starring Karloff as the titular man-made monster, and the 1935 sequel Bride of Frankenstein. The Invisible Man and The Wolf Man will also be available for horror fans to watch.


The Universal Monster movies with which Universal Studios made its name, beginning in the 1920s with The Man of a Thousand Faces'Lon Chaney starring in The Hunchback of Notre Dame and The Phantom of the Opera. The films continued to be popular with audiences for the next three decades with 'Frankenstein', 'The Mummy', 'The Wolf Man' and 'Creature from the Black Lagoon' all being major hits whilst making household names of Lugosi, Lon Chaney Jr. and Karloff.


The full list of horror films being added by NBCUniversal to YouTube are as follows:

Dracula (1931) – 15 January, 8pm

The Mummy (1932) – 15 January, 8pm

Frankenstein (1931) – 16 January, 8pm

Bride of Frankenstein (1935) – 16 January, 8pm

The Invisible Man (1933) – 17 January, 8pm

The Wolf Man (1941) – 17 January, 8pm

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein – 17 January, 8pm

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