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Episode 4 of 80s Horror Memories dances with the Jamie Lee Curtis slasher Prom Night

Episode 4 of 80s Horror Memories dances with the Jamie Lee Curtis slasher Prom Night

The fourth episode of our 80s Horror Memories docu-series looks back at the slasher Prom Night, starring Jamie Lee Curtis!


Last month, launched a new weekly documentary series called 80s Horror Memories, with the first episode taking a look back at Maniac, Dressed to Kill, and Alligator. The second episode dove into the franchise-starting slasher Friday the 13th and episode 3 was all about the Stanley Kubrick / Stephen King classic The Shining. Now it’s time for a new episode, and in this one we’re looking back at the slasher Prom Night (watch it HERE), starring scream queen / Oscar winner Jamie Lee Curtis. To see Prom Night get the 80s Horror Memories treatment, check out the video embedded above!

New episodes of 80s Horror Memories will be released through the YouTube channel JoBlo Horror Originals every Monday. 

Here’s the info on 80s Horror MemoriesIt’s been over 40 years that the decade that shaped the horror movie industry began and having lived through most of those years personally, we at JoBlo/Arrow in the Head have decided to create a 10-part documentary series in which not only cover every nook and cranny of the biggest horror themes from 1980 to 1989 but also what was happening in the world at the time. Join us as we walk down Horror Memory Lane!

And here’s the info on this particular episode: In this episode of 80s Horror Memories, we’re taking a close look at the continued emergence of an all time, classic, badass scream-queen, Jamie Lee Curtis in one of her early horror roles in the fondly remembered Paul Lynch slasher, Prom Night. So, bust out some of your best disco dance moves and watch out for masked killers as we take a nostalgic look back at a horror cult classic.

This episode of 80s Horror Memories was written by Adam Walton, narrated by Tyler Nichols, edited by Lance Vlcek, produced by Berge Garabedian and John Fallon, co-produced by Mike Conway and Adam Walton, and executive produced by Berge Garabedian. The score was provided by Shawn Knippelberg. Special guests in this episode include Patrick Lussier (My Bloody Valentine 3D) and Doug Jones (Hellboy)!

Let us know what you thought of this episode on Prom Night and share some of your own ’80s horror memories by leaving a comment!

Two of the previous episodes of 80s Horror Memories can be seen below. To see more of our shows, head over to the JoBlo Horror Originals channel – and subscribe while you’re at it!

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