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The Veil 

An anthology of horror stories hosted by actor Boris Karloff.

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Frank P. Bibas
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Boris Karloff ...  Host / ... 11 episodes, 1958
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An anthology of horror stories hosted by actor Boris Karloff.

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Horror

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USA | UK

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English

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1958 (USA) See more »

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The Veil See more »

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Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Runtime:

(10 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

[first lines of each episode]
Boris Karloff: Good evening. Tonight I'm going to tell you another strange and unusual story of the unexplainable which lies behind The Veil.
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Alternate Versions

The series was released to the public for the first time in the late 1990s. In 1968, footage from the episodes were edited into the following TV movies: Destination Nightmare (1968) (TV), Jack the Ripper (1968) (TV), and Veil, The (1968) (TV). See more »

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Edited into Jack the Ripper (1958) See more »

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Never-Aired Mini-Series.
16 October 2013 | by AaronCapenBannerSee all my reviews

Boris Karloff hosted(and sometimes acted in) this ten-episode series that dealt with ghosts and psychic phenomenon. Never aired because the studio went bankrupt, this is still an entertaining series, due to the talent Of Boris Karloff, an acting legend. Episodes included titles like: 'Vision Of Crime', 'Girl On The Road', Food On The Table', 'The Doctors', 'The Crystal Ball', 'Genesis', Destination Nightmare', 'Summer Heat', 'The Return Of Madame Verney', & 'Jack The Ripper'.(the best of the bunch). Often overlooked by "Thriller", also hosted by Karloff, this can also be compared to "One Step Beyond", and can be viewed on DVD. Worth seeking out for fans of Boris Karloff.


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