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KARLOFF

This is a group that pays tribute to that master of thrills and horror, Boris Karloff.

Members: 13
Latest Activity: Aug 26, 2016

KARLOFF Theater plus Eps of THRILLER and THE VEIL

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Pitch Man, Boris...

Started by Dave Miller. Last reply by Dave Miller Dec 7, 2015. 6 Replies

Here are some magazine, newspaper, and TV ads featuring our hero as a pitch man.…Continue

Karloff in the movie serial: KING OF THE WILD

Started by Dave Miller Sep 1, 2015. 0 Replies

THE KING OF THE WILD (1931) video part 1 of 2Starring: Walter Miller, Nora Lane, Tom Santschi, Boris Karloff, Mischa AuerProduced by Nat LevinePart OnePart TwoContinue

The Bells, with Boris Karloff and Lionel Barrymore

Started by Dave Miller Aug 23, 2015. 0 Replies

The Bells is a 1926 American crime film directed by James Young, starring Lionel Barrymore and featuring Boris Karloff. The story had been performed on the stage in the 19th century by Sir Henry Irving as The Bells.…Continue

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Comment by Dave Miller on August 26, 2016 at 10:29am

A few days after Karloff's death, this interesting item appeared in my local newspaper.

Comment by Dave Miller on January 6, 2016 at 1:21pm

New at the Karloff Theater: NIGHT WORLD, 1932, pre code

Comment by Dave Miller on November 18, 2015 at 5:45pm

Boris in his dressing room during the run of ARSENIC AND OLD LACE. He is preparing a corncob pipe stuffed with cotton, that's been soaked in eucalyptus oil. He would puff on this offstage to maintain his voice.

Comment by Dave Miller on August 31, 2015 at 10:04pm

An episode of THRILLER entitled THE PREDICTION is now showing on The Karloff Theater. Enjoy!

Comment by Dave Miller on August 28, 2015 at 3:47pm

Sgt. Pepper-type collage with Boris Karloff

Artist: Unknown 

Comment by Dave Miller on August 16, 2015 at 7:42pm

The LP of An Evening with Boris Karloff appears in the Karloff Theater.

Comment by Dave Miller on August 10, 2015 at 7:45pm

Motion Picture Herald, November 10, 1945:

“Boris Karloff visits the Brooklyn Museum to view the Arnold Boecklin painting, ‘Isle of the Dead’, which inspired his latest RKO Radio picture of the same name.”

Comment by Dave Miller on July 1, 2015 at 7:17pm

Tribute from Lon Chaney Jr. to Boris Karloff at his passing.

Comment by Dave Miller on June 7, 2015 at 7:25pm

New at the Karloff Theater: Suspense (1949): "The Yellow Scarf" starring Boris Karloff

Comment by Dave Miller on June 2, 2015 at 5:35pm

The Hollywood gossip-and-news columnists were in competition with one another, each hoping for a big 'scoop'. And sometimes they became ensnared by news of big upcoming films that never were made, as with this January 1936 item.

 

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