Inspirations

1831 edition illustrations by Theodor von Holst “The day of my departure at length arrived.” Title: Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus Author: Mary W. Shelley The National Library (Third) Edition; First Illustrated Edition Published: London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831 Pages: 200; Introduction and Preface included. Call Number: PR5397 F7 1831 Mary...

Kansas filmmaker Herk Harvey drove past Saltair only a couple of years after the once extravagant resort closed its doors forever, but the structure was already crumbling.  The ghostly sight of the dilapidated pavilion inspired his atmospheric horror film, Carnival of Souls (1962), a cult...