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Chucky isn’t the only iconic horror villain celebrating his inception date today. It was exactly 33-years ago that Wes Craven’s A Nightmare on Elm Street hit US theaters, introducing Freddy Krueger (epitomized by Robert Englund) to the masses. Though Freddy hasn’t been as prominent in films since the 21st Century, the Springwood Slasher remains a favorite of horror fans worldwide.
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To celebrate Freddy’s “Birthday”, check out his evolution in film and TV in the 9-minute video below (via Then & Now on YouTube). It’s a thrilling retrospective that shows the subtle (and not so subtle) variations and manifestations of the deep-fried fiend. It’s a blast of nostalgia horror fans won’t want to miss. If your personal Memory Lane intersects with Elm Street, it’s a must-watch. Enjoy!
About Then & Now on YouTube: Welcome to Then & Now channel! You will find here various videos of how people, games, movies, television, etc. change throughout time.
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