My Boris Karloff Collection

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1.
Frankenstein (1931)
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An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses. (70 mins.)
Director: James Whale
 
2.
The Mummy (1932)
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A living mummy stalks the beautiful woman he believes is the reincarnation of his lover. (73 mins.)
Director: Karl Freund
 
3.
The Old Dark House (1932)
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Seeking shelter from a storm, five travelers are in for a bizarre and terrifying night when they stumble upon the Femm family estate. (72 mins.)
Director: James Whale
“ DVD: Old Dark House, The (engl.) (Network)
DVD: Haus Des Grauens, Das (german) (Maritim Pictures / AL!VE!) ” - mpf64
 
4.
The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Englishmen race to find the tomb of Genghis Khan. They have to get there fast, as the evil genius Dr... (68 mins.)
Director: Charles Brabin
 
5.
The Ghoul (1933)
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An Egyptologist returns from the dead to take revenge on those who have violated his tomb. (77 mins.)
Director: T. Hayes Hunter
 
6.
The Black Cat (1934)
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American honeymooners in Hungary become trapped in the home of a Satan-worshiping priest when the bride is taken there for medical help following a road accident. (65 mins.)
Director: Edgar G. Ulmer
 
7.
The Lost Patrol (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A dozen British soldiers, lost in a Mesopotamian desert during world war I, are menaced by unseen Arab enemies. (73 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ DVD: Vergessene Patrouille, Die (german) (WGF, Schröder Media) ” - mpf64
 
8.
Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate. (75 mins.)
Director: James Whale
 
9.
The Raven (1935)
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A brilliant surgeon obsessed with Edgar Allan Poe saves the life of a beautiful dancer and goes mad when he can't have her. (61 mins.)
 
10.
The Walking Dead (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
After hapless pianist and ex-con John Elman is framed for murder, he is resurrected by a scientist after his execution. (66 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ DVD: The Walking Dead (english) (enthalten in Box "Karloff & Lugosi Horror Classics") ” - mpf64
 
11.
The Man Who Lived Again (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Dr. Laurience, a brilliant but unstable scientist experimenting with transferring minds, becomes vengeful when his magnate patron withdraws his support. (66 mins.)
 
12.
The Invisible Ray (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A scientist becomes murderous after discovering, and being exposed to the radiation of, a powerful new element called Radium X. (80 mins.)
Director: Lambert Hillyer
 
13.
Night Key (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The inventor of a new top-of-the-line burglar alarm system is kidnapped by a gang in order to get him to help them commit robberies. (68 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Corrigan
“ DVD: Night Key (engl.) (enthalten in Box: "The Boris Karloff Collection") ” - mpf64
 
14.
Mr. Wong, Detective (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
When a chemical manufacturer is killed after asking detective James Wong to help him, Wong investigates this and two subsequent murders... (69 mins.)
Director: William Nigh
 
15.
Tower of London (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In the 15th century Richard Duke of Gloucester, aided by his club-footed executioner Mord, eliminates those ahead of him in succession to the throne... (92 mins.)
Director: Rowland V. Lee
“ DVD: Tower Of London (engl.) (enthalten in Box: "The Boris Karloff Collection")
DVD: Tower Of London (german) (enthalten in Box: "Die Bela Lugosi & Boris Karloff Edition") ” - mpf64
 
16.
The Mystery of Mr. Wong (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Detective tries to solve the murder of antiques collector who was in possession of a famous jewel known as "The Eye of the Daugther of The Moon." (68 mins.)
Director: William Nigh
 
17.
Son of Frankenstein (1939)
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One of the sons of Frankenstein finds his father's monster in a coma and revives him, only to find out he is controlled by Ygor who is bent on revenge. (99 mins.)
Director: Rowland V. Lee
 
18.
Mr. Wong in Chinatown (1939)
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A pretty Chinese woman, seeking help from San Francisco detective James Lee Wong, is killed by a poisoned dart in his front hall... (71 mins.)
Director: William Nigh
 
19.
The Ape (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Dr. Bernard Adrian is a kindly mad scientist who seeks to cure a young woman's polio. He needs spinal... (62 mins.)
Director: William Nigh
“ DVD: Ape, The (english) (enthalten in Box "The Dead Walk") ” - mpf64
 
20.
Black Friday (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Dr. Sovac transplants the brain of a gangster into his professor friend's body to save his life, but there is a side effect that causes a dangerous split personality. (70 mins.)
Director: Arthur Lubin
“ DVD: Black Friday (german) (in Box: "Die Bela Lugosi & Boris Karloff Edition" / Concorde) ” - mpf64
 
21.
You'll Find Out (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The manager of Kay Kyser's band books them for a birthday party bash for an heiress at a spooky mansion, where sinister forces try to kill her. (97 mins.)
Director: David Butler
“ DVD: You'll Find Out (english) (enthalten in Box "Karloff & Lugosi Horror Classics") ” - mpf64
 
22.
The Fatal Hour (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
When Captain Street's best friend Dan Grady is murdered, Street enlists the help of Chinese detective James Lee Wong... (68 mins.)
Director: William Nigh
 
23.
Doomed to Die (1940)
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Mr. Wong and a girl reporter investigate a shipping magnate's murder. (68 mins.)
Director: William Nigh
 
24.
The Climax (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A demented physician becomes obsessed with a young singer whose voice sounds similar to his late mistress. (86 mins.)
Director: George Waggner
“ DVD: Climax, The (engl.) (enthalten in Box: "The Boris Karloff Collection") ” - mpf64
 
25.
House of Frankenstein (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
An evil scientist and his hunchbacked assistant escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster. (71 mins.)
Director: Erle C. Kenton
 
26.
The Body Snatcher (1945)
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A ruthless doctor and his young prize student find themselves continually harassed by their murderous supplier of illegal cadavers. (77 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ DVD: El Ladron De Cadaveres (span., engl. UT) (on Box "El Cine de Val Lewton / Vertice) ” - mpf64
 
27.
Isle of the Dead (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
On a Greek island during the 1912 war, several people are trapped by quarantine for the plague. If that isn't enough worry... (71 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
“ DVD: La Isla De Los Muertos (span., engl. UT) (on Box "El Cine de Val Lewton / Vertice) ” - mpf64
 
28.
Bedlam (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Nell Bowen, the spirited protege of rich Lord Mortimer, becomes interested in the conditions of notorious St... (79 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
“ DVD: Bedlam. Hospital Psiquiatrico (span., engl. UT) (on Box "El Cine de Val Lewton / Vertice) ” - mpf64
 
29.
Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Dick Tracy goes up against a villain who robs banks using a nerve gas. (65 mins.)
Director: John Rawlins
“ DVD: Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (engl.) (Dick Tracy Double Feature / Marengo Films / with "Dick Tracy, Detective") ” - mpf64
 
30.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A clumsy daydreamer gets caught up in a sinister conspiracy. (110 mins.)
“ DVD: Doppelleben des Herrn Mitty, Das (german) (Big Ben Movies / Filmclub Edition #6) ” - mpf64
 
31.
Unconquered (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Intrepid frontiersman Chris Holden foils the political and personal ambitions of renegade Martin Garth in the Ohio Valley following the French and Indian War. (146 mins.)
 
32.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Two employees of a secluded hotel investigate a murder on the premises in which the goofy bellboy is the prime suspect. (84 mins.)
“ DVD: Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (engl.) (on Box "The Best of Abbott & Costello Volume 3" / Universal) ” - mpf64
 
33.
The Strange Door (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Noble-born cad Denis (Stapley) has been tricked into a forced stay at the eerie manor of the Sire de Maletroit (Laughton)... (81 mins.)
Director: Joseph Pevney
“ DVD: Strange Door, The (engl.) (enthalten in Box: "The Boris Karloff Collection") ” - mpf64
 
34.
The Black Castle (1952)
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Man investigates the disappearance of two of his friends who were the guests of a sinister Austrian count. (82 mins.)
Director: Nathan Juran
“ DVD: Black Castle, The (engl.) (enthalten in Box: "The Boris Karloff Collection") ” - mpf64
 
35.
Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Two bumbling American cops hunt for the mysterious Mr. Hyde in London, England. (76 mins.)
Director: Charles Lamont
 
36.
Frankenstein 1970 (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Needing money, the last of the Frankensteins leases his castle out to a film company as he tries to complete his ancestor's gruesome experiments at creating life. (83 mins.)
Director: Howard W. Koch
“ DVD: Frankenstein - 1970 (english) (enthalten in Box "Karloff & Lugosi Horror Classics") ” - mpf64
 
37.
The Haunted Strangler (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A researcher investigating a notorious serial killer who was hanged 20 years earlier seemingly becomes possessed by the long dead strangler. (78 mins.)
Director: Robert Day
“ DVD: Grip of the Strangler (engl.) (Horror Classics / 2Entertain) ” - mpf64
 
38.
Corridors of Blood (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Dr. Thomas Bolton fights for the use of anesthetic in surgery and uses himself as a guinea pig but soon finds himself addicted. (86 mins.)
Director: Robert Day
 
39.
The Raven (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help. (86 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
“ DVD: Rabe, Der (german) ” - mpf64
 
40.
Black Sabbath (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A trio of atmospheric horror tales about: A woman terrorized in her apartment by phone calls from an... (92 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
41.
The Terror (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A young officer in Napoleon's army pursues a mysterious woman to the castle of an elderly Baron. (81 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
42.
The Comedy of Terrors (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Dishonest undertaker Waldo Trumbull and his sidekick Felix Gillie are creating their own customers when they cannot find willing ones. (84 mins.)
“ DVD: Ruhe Sanft GmbH (german) ” - mpf64
 
43.
Bikini Beach (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A millionaire sets out to prove his theory that his pet chimpanzee is as intelligent as the teenagers who hang out on the local beach, where he is intending to build a retirement home. (99 mins.)
Director: William Asher
“ DVD: Bikini Beach (engl.) (on Box "Frankie And Annette" / MGM Movie Legends Collection) ” - mpf64
 
44.
Die, Monster, Die! (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A young man visits his fiancée's estate to discover that her wheelchair-bound scientist father has discovered... (80 mins.)
Director: Daniel Haller
 
45.
The Sorcerers (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The great hypnotist Professor Montserrat has developed a technique for controlling the minds, and sharing the sensations... (86 mins.)
Director: Michael Reeves
 
46.
Curse of the Crimson Altar (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
When his brother disappears, Robert Manning pays a visit to the remote country house he was last heard from... (89 mins.)
Director: Vernon Sewell
 
47.
Targets (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An elderly horror-film star, while making a personal appearance at a drive-in theatre, confronts a psychotic Viet Nam War veteran who's turned into a mass-murdering sniper. (90 mins.)
 
48.
House of Evil (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
Relatives of a recently deceased man meet at his eerie castle for a reading of the will. They encounter a sinister piano player who turns out to be a toy maker, and his toys are imbued with murderous intentions. (89 mins.)
“ DVD: Dance of Death (german) (in 2DVD Metallbox-Set "Boris Karloff" / Poseidon) ” - mpf64
 
49.
Fear Chamber (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
A scientist notices strange frequencies coming from within the Earth. He and his assistants discover a living rock underneath a volcano... (88 mins.)
 
50.
Isle of the Snake People (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  
Evil scientist runs a veritable army of LSD crazed zombies. (90 mins.)
 
51.
Alien Terror (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
In the European village of Gudenberg in 1890, Prof. Mayer and his assistant Isabel have created a powerful ray machine... (90 mins.)
 
52.
Universal Horror (1998 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A documentary examining the early days of horror films, particularly those crafted at Universal Studios during the 1930s. (95 mins.)
Director: Kevin Brownlow
 
53.
The Veil (1958 Mini-Series)
Episode: Jack the Ripper (1958)
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A clairvoyant, in dreams and visions, sees a series of grisly murders in London's Whitechapel district. But his knowledge of the details of the crimes makes him a suspect in the eyes of the police. (25 mins.)
 
54.
Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1956 TV Series)
Episode: The Missing Link (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Scotland Yard is baffled by the attempted theft of a museum's prized exhibit of the skull of 'Damascus Man.' (30 mins.)
Director: Cyril Endfield
 
55.
Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1956 TV Series)
Episode: The Silent Vow (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Colonel March and Inspector Goron are present in a café when a customer dies from poisoned wine. (30 mins.)
Director: Cyril Endfield
 
56.
Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1956 TV Series)
Episode: Hot Money (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
A bank robber accuses a prominent attorney of committing the crime. (30 mins.)
Director: Cyril Endfield
 
57.
Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1956 TV Series)
Episode: Error at Daybreak (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A shady businessman collapses on an oceanside jetty, the apparent victim of a heart attack, but a vacationing March discovers blood and a needle near the body. (30 mins.)
Director: Cyril Endfield