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The Boris Karloff collection [videorecording].

Tupper, Tristram. (Added Author). Moffitt, John C., 1901-1969 (Added Author). Corrigan, Lloyd, 1900-1969 (Added Author). Lee, Robert N. (Robert Nelson), 1890-1964 (Added Author). Lee, Rowland V., 1891-1975 (Added Author). Siodmak, Curt, 1902-2000 (Added Author). Starling, Lynn, 1891-1955 (Added Author). Waggner, George, 1894-1984 (Added Author). Sackheim, Jerry. (Added Author). Richmond, Ted, 1910-2013 (Added Author). Pevney, Joseph. (Added Author). Alland, William, 1916-1997 (Added Author). Juran, Nathan, 1907-2002 (Added Author). Hull, Warren, 1903-1974 (Added Author). Rogers, Jean, 1916-1991 (Added Author). Rathbone, Basil, 1892-1967 (Added Author). Foster, Susanna, 1924-2009 (Added Author). Bey, Turhan, 1922-2012 (Added Author). Laughton, Charles, 1899-1962 (Added Author). Forrest, Sally. (Added Author). Stapley, Richard, 1923-2010 (Added Author). Greene, Richard, 1918-1985 (Added Author). McNally, Stephen, 1913-1994 (Added Author). Corday, Rita, 1920-1992 (Added Author). Chaney, Lon, 1883-1930 (Added Author). Locke, Edward, 1869-1945 (Added Author). Karloff, Boris, 1887-1969 (Added Author). Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 (Added Author). Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).

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Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library DVD BORIS (3 DISCS) (HORROR) (Text) 39206020851901 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1417023899
  • ISBN: 9781417023899
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (421 min.) : sd., col., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2006.

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
The climax adapted from the play by Edward Locke.
The strange door is based on Robert Louis Stevenson's story The Sire de Maletroit's door.
DVD release of five films originally produced 1937-1952.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1. Night key / screenplay, Tristram Tupper, John C. Moffitt ; directed by Lloyd Corrigan (1973 ; 78 min.) ; Tower of London / screenplay, Robert N. Lee; produced and directed by Rowland V. Lee (1939 ; 93 min.) -- Disc 2. The climax / screenplay by Curt Siodmak and Lynn Starling; produced and directed by George Waggner (1944 ; 87 min.) ; The strange door / screenplay, Jerry Sackheim; producer, Ted Richmond; director, Joseph Pevney (1951 ; 81 min.) -- Disc 3. The black castle / producer, William Alland; screenplay, Jerry Sackheim; director, Nathan Juran (1952 ; 82 min.).
Participant or Performer Note: Boris Karloff. Night key: J. Warren Hull, Jean Rogers ; Tower of London: Basil Rathbone; The climax: Susanna Foster, Turhan Bey ; The strange door: Charles Laughton, Sally Forrest, Richard Stapley ; The black castle: Richard Greene, Stephen McNally, Paula Corday, Lon Chaney.
Summary, etc.: Night key: An ingenious inventor of a security system is kidnapped by a gang of burglars and forced to help them commit robberies.
Tower of London: King Richard III is sixth in line to the throne and with the aid of his executioner friend treacherously disposes of the five who stand between him and the crown.
The climax: A mad physician plots to kill an opera singer who reminds him of his mistress whom he murdered.
The strange door: The servant of an evil nobleman plots to free the madman's helpless prisoners but finds himself facing the horrors of the dungeon's deathtrap.
The black castle: An 18th century knight avenges the deaths of two friends who have attended a hunting party at the castle of a sadistic Viennese count.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD ; Region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono. ; NTSC.
Language Note: In English, with optional French subtitles.
Subject: Richard III, King of England, 1452-1485 > Drama.
Digital recordings.
Inventors > Drama.
Burglars > Drama.
Medical drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Revenge > Drama.
Thieves > Drama.
Physicians > Drama.
Genre: Horror films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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