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House of Frankenstein

House of Frankenstein (1944), starring Boris Karloff, John Carradine, Lon Chaney Jr., J. Carrol Naish, Glenn Strange, Lionel Atwill, Anne Gwynne, Peter Coe Synopsis of House of Frankenstein House of Frankenstein is the first of the Universal Studios monster mashes.  In short, mad scientist Niemann and “friend Daniel” his hunchback assistant...
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Isle of the Dead

Isle of the Dead (1949) starring Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew
Isle of the Dead (1949) starring Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew Synopsis of Isle of the Dead In Isle of the Dead, a group of disparate characters are quarantined on a Greek island during the Balkan Wars of 1912.  Septicemic plague causes the quarantine, and the group’s only hope is for the hot,...
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Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath starring Boris Karloff, Michele Mercier, Lidia Alfons, Mark Damon
Black Sabbath starring Boris Karloff,  Michéle Mercier, Lidia Alfons,  Mark Damon Product Description of  Black Sabbath Experience Mario Bava’s horror classic Black Sabbath  (original Italian title: “Three Faces of Fear“)–as it’s never been seen in America before! A beautiful woman is terrorized by calls from an ex-lover who...
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Die, Monster, Die

Die, Monster, Die (1965) starring Nick Adams, Suzan Farmer, Boris Karloff, Freda Jackson
Die, Monster, Die (1965) starring Nick Adams, Suzan Farmer, Boris Karloff, Freda Jackson The title, Die, Monster, Die is very misleading and the movie is much better than the title, or the movie poster would lead you to believe. It begins with a young man (Nick Adams) visiting a...
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Before I Hang

Before I Hang (1940) starring Boris Karloff, Evelyn Keyes, Edward Van Sloan Before I Hang is a rather enjoyable Boris Karloff film, with a fine supporting cast, and a strong theme the allure of eternal life and a strong question: is murder in the blood? The film begins...
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Boris Karloff biography

Boris Karloff doing his children's radio show at WNEW
William Henry Pratt (23 November 1887 — 2 February 1969), better known by his stage name Boris Karloff, was an English  actor. He was widely known for his roles in horror films, particularly for his portrayal of Frankenstein’s monster in Frankenstein (1931),  Bride of Frankenstein (1935), and Son...
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Bride of Frankenstein

Bride of Frankenstein (1935) starring Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Colin Clive
Bride of Frankenstein (1935) starring Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Colin Clive reviewed by: The masked reviewer Bride of Frankenstein begins with Mary Shelley informing her friends that she has written a sequel to her masterpiece. She begins this story at the end of Frankenstein with Dr. Henry Frankenstein...
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The Raven (1935)

The doctor and the judge
The Raven (1935), starring Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff Synopsis of The Raven A wealthy judge coaxes the brilliant but eccentric neurological surgeon Dr. Vollin (Bela Lugosi), who also has an obsessive penchant for Edgar Allen Poe, out of retirement to save the life of his daughter, a dancer...
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Bedlam

Bedlam movie poster - Boris Karloff, Anna Lee
Bedlam (1946) written by: The Masked Reviewer After a friend of the portly aristocrat Lord Mortimer (Billy House) dies in an attempted escape from Bedlam. In order to appease the angered aristocrat, Master George Sims (Boris Karloff)  throws a party for Lord Mortimer and his friends at the...
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The Black Room (1935)

The Black Room, starring Boris Karloff
Synopsis of  The Black Room (1935) Boris Karloff is superb in a dual role as twin brothers (one evil, one good), born to the ruling family in the early 1800’s in Czechoslovakia. The bad twin inherits the castle and becomes infamous for his sadistic behavior and murders the...
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