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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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The Raven

The Raven (1963) starring Vincent Price, Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre, Jack Nicholson, Hazel Court
The Raven (1963) starring Vincent Price, Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre, Jack Nicholson, Hazel Court In short,  The Raven is one of the funniest movies that I’ve ever seen, in any genre. It has some truly scary moments as well, and gives some of the best horror actors of...
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The Body Snatcher

The Body Snatcher - Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi - movie poster
The Body Snatcher  (1945) starring Boris Karloff, Henry Daniell, Bela Lugosi  The Body Snatcher is considered by many to be Boris Karloff’s finest role–and they may well be right.   Unlike what the trailer for the movie says, this is not a team-up between Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi....
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Son of Frankenstein

Son of Frankenstein (1939), starring Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill
Son of Frankenstein (1939), starring Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill Movie review of “Son of Frankenstein” starring Basil Rathbone as the son of the deceased mad scientist.  He tries to repair and revive the Monster to vindicate his father.  All the while Ygor (brilliantly played...
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