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Jonathan Rigby

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Jonathan Rigby is an English actor and film historian who has written several books on horror cinema, including English Gothic: Classic Horror Cinema 1897-2015 (2000, 2015), American Gothic: Six Decades of Classic Horror Cinema (2007, 2017), Euro Gothic: Classics of Continental Horror Cinema (2016), and Studies in Terror: Landmarks of Horror Cinema (2011), as well as biographical studies of Christopher Lee (2001) and Roxy Music (2005). He was series consultant on the BBC documentaries A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss (2010) and its sequel Horror Europa (2012), and In Search of Dracula with Mark Gatiss (2020). In 2020 he was inducted into the Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards Hall of Fame.

Docs and interviews with Jonathan Rigby…

Films on which Jonathan Rigby provides commentary

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Title Year IMDb Rating
*** The Black Room 1935 The Black Room (1935) on IMDb
*** Night Key 1937 Night Key (1937) on IMDb
*** Before I Hang 1940 Before I Hang (1940) on IMDb
*** Black Friday 1940 Black Friday (1940) on IMDb
*** The Ghost Breakers 1940 The Ghost Breakers (1940) on IMDb
*** The Boogie Man Will Get You 1942 The Boogie Man Will Get You (1942) on IMDb
*** The Climax 1944 The Climax (1944) on IMDb
*** The Mad Magician 1954 The Mad Magician (1954) on IMDb
*** The Curse of Frankenstein 1957 The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) on IMDb
*** The Monolith Monsters 1957 The Monolith Monsters (1957) on IMDb
*** Blood of the Vampire 1958 Blood of the Vampire (1958) on IMDb
*** Dracula 1958 Dracula (1958) on IMDb
*** Lake of the Dead 1958 Lake of the Dead (1958) on IMDb
*** The Revenge of Frankenstein 1958 The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958) on IMDb
*** The Hound of the Baskervilles 1959 The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959) on IMDb
*** The Mummy 1959 The Mummy (1959) on IMDb
*** The Tingler 1959 The Tingler (1959) on IMDb
*** Uncle Was a Vampire 1959 Uncle Was a Vampire (1959) on IMDb
*** The City of the Dead 1960 The City of the Dead (1960) on IMDb
*** The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll 1960 The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (1960) on IMDb
*** Cash on Demand 1961 Cash on Demand (1961) on IMDb
*** Nightmare 1964 Nightmare (1964) on IMDb
*** The Brides of Fu Manchu 1966 The Brides of Fu Manchu (1966) on IMDb
*** A Challenge for Robin Hood 1967 A Challenge for Robin Hood (1967) on IMDb
*** Frankenstein Created Woman 1967 Frankenstein Created Woman (1967) on IMDb
*** The Vengeance of Fu Manchu 1967 The Vengeance of Fu Manchu (1967) on IMDb
*** The Blood Beast Terror 1968 The Blood Beast Terror (1968) on IMDb
*** Corruption 1968 Corruption (1968) on IMDb
*** The Mind of Mr. Soames 1970 The Mind of Mr. Soames (1970) on IMDb
*** The Vampire Lovers 1970 The Vampire Lovers (1970) on IMDb
*** Countess Dracula 1971 Countess Dracula (1971) on IMDb
*** Die Screaming Marianne 1971 Die Screaming Marianne (1971) on IMDb
*** Hands of the Ripper 1971 Hands of the Ripper (1971) on IMDb
*** The House That Dripped Blood 1971 The House That Dripped Blood (1971) on IMDb
*** Twins of Evil 1971 Twins of Evil (1971) on IMDb
*** The Flesh and Blood Show 1972 The Flesh and Blood Show (1972) on IMDb
*** Vampire Circus 1972 Vampire Circus (1972) on IMDb
*** Dracula and Son 1976 Dracula and Son (1976) on IMDb
*** House of Mortal Sin 1976 House of Mortal Sin (1976) on IMDb
*** Prey 1977 Prey (1977) on IMDb
*** The Comeback 1978 The Comeback (1978) on IMDb
*** Death Ship 1980 Death Ship (1980) on IMDb
*** Hammer House of Horror 1980 Hammer House of Horror (1980) on IMDb
** Battletruck 1982 Battletruck (1982) on IMDb
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