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Biography (print)

Gregory W. Mank. Karloff and Lugosi: The Story of a Haunting Collaboration, with a Complete Filmography of Their Films Together. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., Inc., 1990. ISBN 089950437X

Beverley Bare Buehrer. Boris Karloff. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1993. ISBN 031327715X

Scott Allen Nollen. Boris Karloff: A Gentleman's Life. Midnight Marquee Press, Inc., 1999. ISBN 1887664238

Peter Underwood. Karloff: The Life of Boris Karloff. New York: Drake Publishers, 1972.

Cynthia Lindsay. Dear Boris: The Life of William Henry Pratt, a.k.a. Boris Karloff. Limelight Editions, 1995.

Forrest J Ackerman (ed.). Boris Karloff: The Frankenscience Monster. New York: Ace Books, 1969.

G. Svehla, S. Svehla. Boris Karloff. 1996.

Richard Bojaski, Kenneth Bele. The Films of Boris Karloff. Citadel Press, 1974.

Scott Allen Nollen. Boris Karloff: A Critical Account of His Screen, Stage, Radio, Television and Recording Work. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 1991. ISBN 0899505805

Leonard J. Kohl. Sinister Serials of Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi and Lon Chaney Jr..

Gordon B. Shriver. Boris Karloff: The Man Remembered. Baltimore: PublishAmerica, 2004. ISBN 1413710492

Robert F. Moss. Karloff and Company: The Horror Film. 1974.

Jacobs, Stephen. Boris Karloff: More Than a Monster. Sheffield, England: Tomahawk Press, 2011. ISBN 0955767040

Calvin Beck. Heroes of the Horrors. New York: Macmillan, 1975. ISBN 002508190X

Denis Gifford. Karloff: The Man, The Monster, The Movies. New York: Curtis, 1973.

Paul M. Jensen. Boris Karloff and His Films. New York: Barnes, 1974.

Nollen, Scott Allen. Boris Karloff: A Critical Account of His Screen, Stage, Radio, Television and Recording Work. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Co., Inc., 1991. ISBN 978-0786440733

Nollen, Scott Allen. Boris Karloff: A Gentleman's Life. Baltimore: Midnight Marquee Press, 1999. ISBN 978-1887664233


Biographical movies
"Biography: Boris Karloff: The Gentle Monster" (1995)

Kreating Karloff (2006)

Portrayed in
Gods and Monsters (1998)

Porky's Road Race (1937)

Hollywood Steps Out (1941)

Kreating Karloff (2006)

Article
Screem (USA)October 2011, Iss. 23, pg. 12-14, by: Bryan L. Yeatter, "A Coda Not Fit for a King: Boris Karloff's Final Films"
Wall Street Journal (USA)7 November 2009, Vol. CCLIV, Iss. 110, pg. A16, by: Martin Zeiger, "Yes to Scary Movies, No to Disgusting Ones"
Scary Monsters Magazine (USA)September 2006, Iss. 60, pg. 125-140, by: Bob Statzer, "Dracula & Frankenstein: 75 Years of Fear"
Scary Monsters Presents Monster Memories (USA)2006, Iss. 14, pg. 96-97, by: Ron MacCloskey, "It's Where you Finish"
Scary Monsters Magazine (USA)September 2005, Iss. 56, pg. 51-57, by: Tom Triman, "Karloff And Lugosi, A Fiendish Fellowship"
Scary Monsters Magazine (USA)September 2005, Iss. 56, pg. 22-28, by: Bob Statzer, "Boris and Bela: Paired to Scare!"
Scary Monsters Magazine (USA)September 2005, Iss. 56, pg. 40, by: Ron MacCloskey, "King Karloff"
Scary Monsters Magazine (USA)September 2005, Iss. 56, pg. 41-47, by: "Blasko and Pratt LTD., Terrors at Large" by Lon Madnight/"Boris and Bela Memories" by Timothy Heron & Friends, B.G.G./"Boris and Bela: Beyond the Obvious" by A. Ghastlee Ghoul 'Bob Hinton B.G.G.'/"Inspiration" by Count Gore De Vol/"Poetry Time" by Doc Zombie/"Thank You" by Shane 'Remo D.' Dallmann, "The Horror Host Underground Remembers: Bela and Boris"
Scary Monsters Magazine (USA)September 2005, Iss. 56, pg. 48-50, by: Scott Essman, "Béla and Boris - A 2005 Celebration"
Classic Images (USA)October 2004, Iss. 352, pg. 9-12, by: Bob Burns & Tom Weaver, "Karloff, Lanchester & Chaney, Jr. at The Castle of Frankensteins"
Video Watchdog (USA)October 2004, Iss. 112, pg. 22-45, by: Tom Weaver, "'Here's to a Son of the House of Frankenstein!'-- The Donnie Dunagan Interview""
Cult Movies (USA)2003, Iss. 38, pg. 18-19, by: Tom Weaver, "Interview With a Karloff Co-Star: Jo Ann Sayers"
Cult Movies (USA)2003, Iss. 39, pg. 22-27, by: Tom Weaver, "Horror Heyday: Actress Carolyn Kearney on 'The Thing That Couldn't Die' and Other Horrific Highlights"
Classic Images (USA)November 2002, Iss. 329, pg. 13-14+71+ 72, by: Tom Weaver, "On Borrowed Time--Herbert Rudley and Tommy Ivo on Working With Boris Karloff"
Cult Movies (USA)2001, Iss. 34, pg. 24-50+52-56+58-63, by: Gordon B. Shriver, "Boris Karloff: The Man Remembered"
Scary Monsters Magazine (USA)June 1999, Iss. 31, pg. 105-111, by: Tom Triman, "Mad Doctor Karloff"
Castle Of Frankenstein (USA)June 1999, Iss. 26, pg. 49-55, by: Tom Triman, "In The Kingdom Of Karloff"
Cult Movies (USA)1999, Iss. 29, pg. 46-55, by: Tom Weaver, "Lifting the Veil of Mystery"
Fangoria (USA)September 1996, Iss. 156, by: Tom Weaver, "Licensed to Thrill"
Fangoria (USA)August 1996, Iss. 155, by: Tom Weaver, "His Life Was a Thriller"
Radio Times (UK)8 June 1996, Vol. 289, Iss. 3776, pg. 50, by: Barry Norman, "Why Boris Karloff's monstrous performance is still hard to beat"
Cult Movies (USA)1996, Iss. 18, pg. 32-34, by: Michael Copner, "When Karloff Was King"
Psychotronic Video (USA)1990, Iss. 5, pg. 46-48, by: Michael J. Weldon, "Karloff, The Last Decade"
Phantasma (USA)1988, Vol. 1, Iss. 1, pg. 28-31, by: Jack Brent, "Happy Birthday Boris - The Karloff Centennial"
Chicago Sun-Times (USA)1972, by: 'Gary Houston' (qv), "Was Boris Karloff Really Little Lord Fauntleroy?"
Famous Monsters of Filmland (USA)February 1966, Iss. 37, pg. 24 - 29, by: Peter J. Jarman, "An Hour with Karloff: The Latest Interview with the Living Legend"
Films in Review (USA)1 August 1964, Vol. XV, Iss. 7, pg. 64, by: Robert C. Roman, "Boris Karloff"

Pictorial
L'incroyable cinema (UK)June 1969, pg. 27-38, "Boris Karloff played in over 150 films. Here are just a few of the roles we shall never forget."
ABC Film Review (UK)May 1967, Vol. 17, Iss. 5, pg. 27, by: Bill Griffith, "A brew of spellbinders"

Magazine cover photo
Scary Monsters Magazine (USA)September 2005, Iss. 56
Cult Movies (USA)2005, Iss. 41
Cult Movies (USA)2001, Iss. 33
Monsters From the Vault (USA)2000, Vol. 5, Iss. 11
Cult Movies (USA)1999, Iss. 29
Shivers (UK)November 1996, Iss. 35
Cult Movies (USA)1996, Iss. 18
Phantasma (USA)1988, Vol. 1, Iss. 1
Films in Review (USA)1 August 1984, Vol. XXXV, Iss. 7


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