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The Best of Boris Karloff

The Best of Boris Karloff

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Published by Radio Spirits .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horror - General,
  • Radio - General,
  • Unabridged Audio - Misc.Nonfiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8696120M
    ISBN 101570196478
    ISBN 109781570196478

    Boris Karloff: A Bio-bibliography. Westport, C.T.: Greenwood Press, [Davis, 7th floor stacks: PNK25 N6 ] What could probably be considered the best filmography about Boris Karloff, Buehrer has definitely gone through great pains to bring the information in this book to light.   Buy Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff: The Expanded Story of a Haunting Collaboration, with a Complete Filmography of Their Films Together by Gregory William Mank (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:

    Directed by William Nigh. With Boris Karloff, Maris Wrixon, Gene O'Donnell, Dorothy Vaughan. Dr. Bernard Adrian is a kindly mad scientist who seeks to cure a young woman's polio. He needs spinal fluid from a human to complete the formula for his experimental serum. Meanwhile, a vicious circus ape has broken out of its cage, and is terrorizing towns people. BORIS KARLOFF TALES OF MYSTERY #43 10/72 15c Number/Month on Cover: , October. Anthology type comic with spooky and mystery stories hosted by famous classic horror film actor Boris Karloff. This issue features "Forbidden Rituals," "The Cavern's Jaws," "Troubled Waters," and "Monstrous Weather.".

      Boris Karloff - A name synonymous with g on detailed research, previously unpublished letters, and interviews with those who knew him this new biography dispels the often repeated myths associated with the star - many perpetuated by Karloff himself - and reveals a wealth of new information about the private and professional life of Boris gh forever associated Reviews: Thriller (also known as Boris Karloff's Thriller and Boris Karloff Presents) is an American anthology television series that aired during the –61 and –62 seasons on show featured host Boris Karloff introducing a mix of macabre horror tales and suspense thrillers.


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The Best of Boris Karloff Audio Cassette – June 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Audio, Cassette, June 1, "Please retry" — — — Audio, Cassette — Beyond your wildest dreams.

From DC Format: Audio, Cassette. Boris Karloff has 29 books on Goodreads with ratings. Boris Karloff’s most popular book is How the Grinch Stole Christmas!. The best thing about this book is the cover photo, an early portrait of Karloff, probably from about (The photo reappears in the section of the book devoted to photos, but no date is given.) Other than that, I can't say I'm too impressed/5(6).

The book tells of his hard, impoverished life in Canada before answering a chance advertisement (for 'an experienced character actor') in the name of Boris Karloff, Karloff being a distant family name, and of his eventual touring of western Canada and the northern States of America/5(9). Boris Karloff: a critical account of his screen, stage, radio, television, and recording work User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Already the subject of several fan-oriented biographies and "films-of'' accounts (e.g., Richard Bojarsky's The Films of Boris Karloff, LJ 10/1/74), beloved Hollywood character actor Karloff is ill. Quite simply the best biographical book I've had the pleasure of reading.

The rivalry between the two stars is vividly told in all it's detail. Sad to read about the decline of the once great Bela Lugosi compared with the meteoric rise of Boris Karloff. A riveting read you won't be able to put down once you've started!/5(11). Today is the birthday () of William Henry Pratt, better known by his stage name Boris Karloff.

He was primarily known for his roles in horror films, but this time of year he is remembered as the narrator in the animated television special of Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas. One of the best, dedicated to horror, (unlike the others that always presented a regular shot of Sci-Fi,) was Boris Karloff’s grim goodie, Thriller.

The show met its demise after only two seasons, too closely competitive with The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.

Boris Karloff has created a body of work that has never been supplanted by any other artist. He is still an iconic figure of our society. Children to the elderly immediately think of Mr. Karloff when reading Mary Shelley.

Further, Mr. Karloff endured unspeakable discomfort in portraying these characterizations. Boris Karloff was the most famous of all horror actors. His memorable portrayal of the Frankenstein monster added a new word to English dictionaries. This, the first and only biography, reveals that Karloff (whose real name was William Henry Pratt) was not born at Dulwich, London, as stated in all the reference books/5(1).

The Films of Boris Karloff book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Boris Karloff, the English-born actor who brought life to Mary /5(1). Hello Select your address Best Sellers Today's Deals Prime Video Help Books New Releases Today's Deals Prime Video Help Books New Releases.

This book unVeils all the secrets of the supernatural series and its accounts of ghosts (on land, sea, and air), visions, possession, and reincarnation. Appendices include three Veil scripts, synopses of unproduced scripts, an exhaustive history of Karloff’s career as a TV host and rare Karloff photos from the John Antosiewicz s: 1.

Buy a cheap copy of Boris Karloff Classics book. Brand New/Sealed. A-4/2 Free shipping over $   Boris Karloff () narrates in this s-era recording of Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf," Op. The Vienna State Opera Orchestra is conducted by.

Boris Karloff, Actor: Bride of Frankenstein. Along with fellow actors Lon Chaney, Bela Lugosi and Vincent Price, Boris Karloff is recognized as one of the true icons of horror cinema, and the actor most closely identified with the general public's perception of the "monster" from the classic Mary Shelley book, "Frankenstein".

William Henry Pratt was born on Novemin Camberwell, Occupation: Actor, Soundtrack. "Karloff" is the kind of glossy, pressy, cut-and-paste once-over movie star bio that was popular in the s, but was beginning to go out of fashion by the s, when this was published. Anyone wanting a glimpse into the life of the man, as opposed to the portrayer of monsters, would be far better off with Cynthia Lindsay's "Dear Boris.".

The villainous vocal skills of Boris Karloff, Mercedes McCambridge, Willard Waterman, Shirley Mitchell, and more bring to life 20 perilous plots. They will tell you strange secrets of the supernatural, of science experiments gone wrong. They will find themselves surrounded by frightening creatures, by ghosts (and ghastly sound effects).

Description. Presenting the 25 Best Films of Boris Karloff: A Movie Poster Mini-Book A collection of vintage posters and poster art from the top 25 films of horror icon Boris Karloff, best known for his roles of the Frankenstein monster and The Mummy in classic horror films of the s.

Find the value of the Gold Key comic Boris Karloff Tales Of Mystery volume 1. What is your Boris Karloff Tales Of Mystery comic book worth?. Boris Karloff was an English actor who emigrated to Canada in the s.

He is best remembered for his roles in horror films and his portrayal of Frankenstein's monster in the film Frankenstein, film Bride of Frankenstein, and film Son of popularity following Frankenstein in the early s was such that for a brief time he was billed simply as "Karloff" or, on /5.the boris karloff collection Five of Karloff's most spellbinding horror yarns.

He plays an ingenious inventor in Night Key; a mad executioner in Tower of London; an insane doctor in The Climax; the servant of an evil nobleman in The Strange Door; and a doctor who risks his own life to save captives of a mad count in The Black Castle.Featuring: 7 page Boris Karloff Thriller story "Blind Man's Bluff" drawn by George Evans; 10 page Boris Karloff Thriller story "The Dreamer" drawn by Mike Sekowsky and Mike Peppe; 8 page Boris Karloff Thriller story "The Smiling Cavalier" drawn by Tom Gill and Herb Trimpe; 1 page text story "The Man from Nowhere" drawn by Jerry Robinson; 13 page Boris Karloff Thriller story "The Island" drawn.