FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND
ISSUE No 11
(Vol 3, No 2)
COVER ART: MGM'S Gorgo, by Basis Gogos
4 FANG MAIL
If the Tooth were known, We write all the letters Ourselves. Our Dentist has a lot of Pull in his
own office, but around here We fill all the cavities.
7 THE CHERRY TREE
Chips & Tips from the Cherry Tree of Knowledge. The Chip of Tilings to Come in the Filmworld
of Horrordom as reported by the Father of His Country, Gorgo Woe- Shun-Tomb. (His Country:
24 GORGO THE GARGANTUAN
Bigger than THE BEHEMOTH! Greater than GOD ZILLA!! Kolossaller than KING KONG!!!
14 SON OF MISTER MONSTER
The Creatureful Career of Lon Chaney Jr. No son could hope to overshadow the Master Shadow
of the Senior Chaney, King of the Shadow Screen, but his offspring has sprung to prominence
with many a telling characterization of his own. WOLFMAN, MUMMY, DRACULA, FRANKENSTEIN,
he's played them all—
32 THE SECRET THAT DR. JEKYLL COULDN'T HIDE
The Whole Infamous Half A Century History of Dr. Jekyll’s Struggle with the Incarnation of Evil.
40 THE MACABRE PICTURES OF EDGAR ALLAN POE
Fear... Terror ... Horror . Despair—All Abound in the Darkly Poetic Works of Edgar Allan. Via the
Rue Morgue to the House of Usher, stopping to pet a Black Cat along the way and admire a
Raven in the window of a bird shop, we are taken on a cinematic tour (via Karloff & Lugosi) of
the fever dream domain of E. A. Poe by the internationally famous G. Scognamillo.
47 SCREAMS FROM CLUB MEMBERS
A roaring round-up of local FM Club News, Names, Advertisements & Photos of Club Members
who have made the change from Human to Monster.
52 MONSTER MARKET PLACE
More in store for you at our Monster Store. Open 24 hours a day!
44 SPACEMEN COMING!
Announcement of an exciting NEW magazine—by the Editors of FAMOUS MONSTERS.