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The Boris Karloff collection, (videorecording)

Label
The Boris Karloff collection
Title
The Boris Karloff collection
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • 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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • In English, with optional French subtitles
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1887-1969
  • 1903-1974
  • 1916-1991
  • 1892-1967
  • 1924-2009
  • 1922-2012
  • 1899-1962
  • 1923-2010
  • 1918-1985
  • 1913-1994
  • 1920-1992
  • 1883-1930
  • 1901-1969
  • 1900-1969
  • 1890-1964
  • 1891-1975
  • 1902-2000
  • 1891-1955
  • 1894-1984
  • 1910-2013
  • 1916-1997
  • 1907-2002
  • 1869-1945
  • 1850-1894
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Karloff, Boris
  • Hull, Warren
  • Rogers, Jean
  • Rathbone, Basil
  • Foster, Susanna
  • Bey, Turhan
  • Laughton, Charles
  • Forrest, Sally
  • Stapley, Richard
  • Greene, Richard
  • McNally, Stephen
  • Corday, Rita
  • Chaney, Lon
  • Tupper, Tristram
  • Moffitt, John C.
  • Corrigan, Lloyd
  • Lee, Robert N.
  • Lee, Rowland V.
  • Siodmak, Curt
  • Starling, Lynn
  • Waggner, George
  • Sackheim, Jerry
  • Richmond, Ted
  • Pevney, Joseph
  • Alland, William
  • Juran, Nathan
  • Locke, Edward
  • Stevenson, Robert Louis
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
421
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Inventors
  • Burglars
  • Richard
  • Medical drama
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Revenge
Technique
live action
Label
The Boris Karloff collection, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • 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.)
  • 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.
Control code
ocm71213028
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (421 min.)
Isbn
9781417023899
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025193108623
Other physical details
sd., col., b&w
Publisher number
31086
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1649041
  • (OCoLC)71213028
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Boris Karloff collection, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • 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.)
  • 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.
Control code
ocm71213028
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (421 min.)
Isbn
9781417023899
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025193108623
Other physical details
sd., col., b&w
Publisher number
31086
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1649041
  • (OCoLC)71213028
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD

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