Monday, August 29, 2011
Sunday, August 28, 2011
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Saturday, August 27, 2011
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
- Ever wanted to build Barnabas? Round 2 Model's re-issue of the classic 1969 Barnabas Collins model kit is now available, accurately reproducing the original release with extra improved tooling. The new version also includes additional glow-in-the-dark parts and optional moveable arms. To order online, click here.
- Seaview Terrace, the Rhode Island property used for the exterior of Collinwood on the original Dark Shadows, recently played host to SyFy's Ghost Hunters. The paranormal investigation show has taped an upcoming installment at the mansion, due to air on September 7. To read more about the series, click here.
- Alec Newman (2004 Barnabas Collins) is to join the cast of BBC One's drama Waterloo Road as a new series regular. Alec will be playing incoming school head teacher Michael Byrne when the show returns later this year.
- And finally, Dark Shadows News Page editor Stuart Manning recently spoke to website Newsarama about his work as writer of the new Dark Shadows Comic Book, which is due out in October. To read the full interview, click here.
Sunday, August 21, 2011
Friday, August 19, 2011
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Sunday, August 14, 2011
It's all smiles in this snapshot from the set of The Mike Douglas Show, where Jonathan Frid (Barnabas Collins) gave one of his first on-camera interviews discussing Dark Shadows. Originally broadcast on July 16, 1968, this particular edition unfortunately no longer exists. Mike Douglas also paid host to Joan Bennett (Elizabeth Collins Stoddard) repeatedly in 1967 and 1970. One of Joan's surviving appearances is included on the Dark Shadows Reunion DVD.
Saturday, August 13, 2011
Monday, August 8, 2011
Sunday, August 7, 2011
Saturday, August 6, 2011
- Dick Smith, the legendary make-up artist who aged Jonathan Frid for Dark Shadows, is to be honoured by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Dick will receive a Governors Award, an honorary Oscar, this November for his contribution to the industry.
- David Selby (Quentin Collins) is to narrate a new production of Into the Woods for the Morganstown Theatre Company. The play runs on August 26 and 27 at Morganstown, West Virginia's Metropolitan Theatre. For more information, click here.
- Glee creator Ryan Murphy has revealed a childhood fascination with Dark Shadows. Promoting his new FX series American Horror Story, he said: "My grandmother would force me, even when I was sobbing and screaming, to watch Dark Shadows... and when I was bad, I had to watch The Waltons." To read more, click here.
- The Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Historic Fund is to hold a special screening of House of Dark Shadows in Tarrytown, New York; The famous cemetery featured as a location in the movie. The event takes place on September 23 and more information can be found by clicking here.
Friday, August 5, 2011
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
9.30: Dark Shadows Surprise
10.15: Night Of Dark Shadows
12.00: Alexandra Moltke Isles' Hidden Treasures
1.00: Late Night Horror Movie
Saturday, August 20
11.00: Dark Shadows Music Videos/Dark Shadows in the media
12.00: Remembering Joan Bennett – with author Brian Kellow
12.30: Nurse For A Day: Winning a role on Dark Shadows – with Bobbi Ann Woronko
1.00: Dark Shadows Charity Auction I
2.00: Guest – Jonathan Frid presents Frid's Favorites
3.00: Guest – Kathryn Leigh Scott presents Dark Passages
3.30: Dark Shadows Audio Dramas
4.00: Guest – David Selby presents My Shadowed Past
4.30: Dark Shadows Cast Reunion
5.15: Autographs/Dark Shadows in an hour
6.30: Depp Shadows – Discussing the new Dark Shadows movie
7.00: Dark Shadows Influences – The Crucible starring Thayer David, Clarice Blackburn and Kathleen Cody
8.30: Dark Shadows Costume Gala
9.30: Collinsport Players Skit II
10.00: House Of Dark Shadows
11.45: The Devil's Daughter with Jonathan Frid
1.00: Late Night Horror Movies
Sunday, August 21
11.00: Dark Shadows Today – with ShadowGram editor Marcy Robin
12.00: Chris Pennock's Dark Shadows Comics
12.30: Dark Shadows Kids – Sharon Smyth and Kathleen Cody
1.00 Dark Shadows Charity Auction II
2.00: Guest – Roger Davis presents Outside The Shadows
2.30: Guest – Lara Parker: New Dark Shadows novel preview
3.00: Dramatic Performance – Nancy Barrett and Jerry Lacy
3.45: Dramatic Finale – Jonathan Frid and David Selby
6.00: Banquet and Awards Dinner with the stars
9.00: Goodnight/End of Events
Note: All times are approximate and subject to change