Nice, but can you give them exact dates?1939 RKO released The Dunwich Horror. Directed by James Whales with special effects from Willis O Brian. Staring Joseph Cotton.
1940 Max Fleischer and Bob Clampett produced a 90 minute John Carter of Mars Animated Movie. It was very popular. But plans to produce a sequel in 1942 were stop after the beginning of World War Two.
1940 A John Carter of Mars Comic Strip was lunched . It was written by John Coleman Burroughs , the son of ERB. He planned to also draw the comic but the distributor would not buy the script unless a separate artist was brought on board. Artist Carl Pfeufer was brought in and the Script was popular till 1951. . A young Artist Jack Kirby was brought in to assist Pfeufer in 1946 and by 1947, he had taken over as the lead artist.
1943 Weird Tales Magazine lunches a Radio Show. It adapts many stories from the magazine including those of Robert Howard especially Conan the Barbarian, Solomon Kane and El Borak, Seabury Quinn Stories about Jules De Grandin and many of the Lovecraft stories. It ran for 4 years.
1945 A Jules De Grandin radio show is spun off of the Weird Tale Radio Show and ran for a year.
1945 A John Carter of Mars Radio Show was produce that ran till 1949. Gary Merrill who had voice Batman on the Adventure of Superman radio show , was casted as the voice of John Carter.
The first season owe more to Flash Gordon then the John Carter books with Carter as a OSS agent who sneaks into Germany to stop a Nazi Rocket Scientist. The Scientist takes a British Nurse Jane hostage as he lunches the Rocket to attack New York City with nuclear Bombs. Carter get on board just as it lunches. He get into a fight with the Scientist and during the fight, Rocket blast out of orbit toward Mars. They crash on Mars. The Nazi Scientist is first a villain trying to use the nuclear bombs to influence events. He then becomes a friendly advisor to Carter and his back story is change to that of a German Jew enslaved by the Nazis. Latter the show, started basing stories more on ERB Mars Novels. Carter, Jane and Dejah Thoris had a ongoing romantic triangle.
1946 A short run radio show is spun off of the Weird Tales Radio Show based on Robert Howard's Character El Borak. A young actor Burt Lancaster was hired as El Borak. The Show lasted less then a year.
1946 A Comic Strip is produced with El Borak and runs for 6 years. While it suffer from poor artwork at first, things improved and the script became more popular once John Severin took over as the artist in 1948 In 1948, Wally Wood was brought on to assist Severin.
1947 A Savage Pellucidar Comic Strip would be produced. It did not last long, just over a year despite good artwork from Murphy Anderson.
1951 At the Earth Core is released in Theaters. It was a low budget production. But it did feature Stop Motion monsters by Willis O Brian. It was directed by Fred F Sears and produced by Irving A Block.
1960 An Anthology Show Weird Tales was produced and aired on NBC. It was hosted by Boris Karloff. It included adaption of a half dozen of H P Lovecraft stories including the Outsider, Pickman's Models and Cool Air. (A alternate version of the TV show that we know as "Thriller" )
1960. A adaption of Tarzan and the Antmen is produced by Sy Weintraub and Charles H Schneer. It was written by Gene Roddenberry based on the Novel by ERB and feature Stop Motion Animation by Ray Harryhausen. It started Gordon Scott as Tarzan. It was directed by British Director Don Chaffey.
1966 Hammer Studio releases the first of their movies based on H P Lovecraft stories. A Colour out of Space was directed by Terence Fisher, scripted by Jimmy Sangster.
The studio would do a adaption of Dunwich Horror in 1972 also directed by Fisher and Call of Cthulhu in 1978 directed by Don Sharp . Both would feature Stop Motion from Jim Danforth.
1979 Hammer Studio released it final film Shadow over Innsmouth. It was a joint British/Italian Production directed by Sergio Martino and staring Richard Johnson and Barbara Bach.
1984 An Sequel to 1976 At Earth Core was released by Emi Films. Terror of Pellucidar was directed by Don Sharp and was done as a World War Two Era drama with Robert Powell taking over for Doug McClare. Peter Cushing was suppose to appear again but poor health reduce his part to a cameo. It was shot in Caves in Alabama and Tennessee. It did not feature any Giant Monsters but instead focused on the fight against the Lizard Mahars that did not fly in this movie. It was a box office failure.
1999 The Sci Fi Channel did a adaption of the Michael Shea sequel to Lovecraft's Colour out of Space, "The Colour Out of Time" .
October 20 1939 for Dunwich HorrorNice, but can you give them exact dates?
Thank you, it's great having someone else contribute to my threads.October 20 1939 for Dunwich Horror
May 31 1940 for the John Carter Movie.
June 3 1940 is the start of the John Carter Comic
Friday August 27 1943 is the premire of the Weird Tales Radio Show.
Saturday September 29th 1945 is the premiere of the Jules De Grandin radio show.
August 31 1945 for the premiere of the John Carter Radio Show.
May 29th 1946 for the El Borak Radio Show.
The El Borak Comic Strip premiered on Monday June 3 1946.
March 31 1947 for the Savage Pelluidar Comic Strip .
October 26 1951 for the "At the Earth Core" Movie.
Weird Tales TV show premiered on September 13, 1960.
March 4th 1960 for the release of "Tarzan and the Antmen" .
April 8th 1966 is the British release of "The Colour Out of Space" . The American Release is September 2 1966.
September 29 1972 for the release of "The Dunwich Horror" in Britain and January 19th 1973 for the US release.
July 21th 1978 for the release of "Call of Cthulhu " in both US and Britain.
The Shadow of Innsmouth was released on the 18th of January 1979 in Britain and Italy. It was not released till June 26th 1981 in the US.
Terror of Pellucidar was released December 28th `1984 in Britain. It was released on VHS on November 12 1985 in the US.
The Colour out of Time first aired on Saturday June 26th 1999 on the Sci Fi Channel.
I have not work out any details but It unlikely that we see any Comic Adaptions of Lovecraft or his mythos from the mid 50's till the mid 70's because the Comic Code.As for the Dark/Extreme Age, imagine the Dark Age of Comics mixed with WWF Attitude Era and OTL 90s trends (especially the last two for the Extreme phase)
Interesting.I have not work out any details but It unlikely that we see any Comic Adaptions of Lovecraft or his mythos from the mid 50's till the mid 70's because the Comic Code.
I can see EC doing some Lovecraft stuff in the early 50's in their horror comics but once the Comic Code starts, that end any possibility till the mid 70's.
That when they change the rules to allow traditional Horror elements and we saw books like Tomb of Dracula or Werewolf by Night.
Warren Publishing might do some Lovecraft style stories in Creepy or Eerie Magazine but Lovecraft style stories do not fit the style of stories that those magazine printed.
I would love to see a Mytho style comic in the Comic Explosion of the late 70's. Marv Wolfman or Len Wein would be good choices for a Tale of Cthulu book and I kill to see Bernie Wrightson as the Artist. If not Wrightson , then Mike Ploog or Mike Kaluta as the artist.
ERB has a eaiser time with Comics since a Tarzan Comic was printed through out the 50's and 60's by Dell Comic. We could see a John Carter of Mars Comic during the same time period and possibly a Earth Core Comic at the Time. OTL we did not get either till the 1970's when DC did comics. We could see Frank Frazetta do Tarzan during the late 50's or John Carter. He was drawing Comics then. Another possibility is Neil Adam who was just starting to draw comics in the late 50's.
But I can not see a Lovecraft base comic really taking off till the 1980's with the rise of the independent comic companies that marketed to Comic Shops. Both Alan Moore and Willis Ellis did comics based on Lovecraft for smaller independent companies. We could instead see them doing Lovecraft based comics with better artist then in the OTL.
I figured that but the 80's is often called the Dark Age of Comics. That what got me thinking even though my post mainly dealt with the Silver Age and the Bronze Age of Comics.Interesting.
Also, I meant here being a Dark Age of video games in the last one.
October 18th 2016 Asylum Pictures released a "Sequel" Return to the Mountain of Madness directed by Anthony C Ferrante as a Direct to Video. It is released 3 Days before the movie it suppose to be a sequel to. It stared C. Thomas Howell and Cassandra Screbo. It was filmed in South Africa and CGI was used to put Snow on the Mountains in the background. (They did the same thing in Tremor 5. )October 21, 2016: The Mountains of Madness (20th Century Fox) directed by Guillermo del Toro starring Tom Cruise, Christopher Plummer, and Jane Curtin, based on the H.P. Lovecraft stories, makes its hit debut,...