Boris Karloff Archives

Svengoolie Expanding By Half An Hour Starting This Saturday On MeTV
#svengoolie — MeTV (@MeTV) January 2, 2023 The new two-and-a-half-hour-long Svengoolie kicks off this Saturday night on MeTV with an episode that will air the 1963 Roger Corman horror film The Raven, based on the iconic Edgar Allan Poe poem and starring Vincent Price, Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre, and Jack Nicholson. The show started back in 1970 with Jerry G[...]
Everything Coming To Shudder In February: Karloff Mania Running Wild
Shudder will have all kinds of new horror goodness coming to the service in February, highlighted by adding a ton of Boris Karloff classics to help celebrate the release of the new documentary Boris Karloff: The Man Behind The Mask New originals include a new season of A Discovery of Witches, films like Slapface, All[...]
NECA Officially Reveals Universal Monsters Ultimates Figures Line
Featuring the likenesses of the classic actors, the four figures will be Boris Karloff as  Frankenstein's Monster from Frankenstein (1931), Lon Chaney Jr as the Wolf Man from The Wolf Man (1941), Boris Karloff as The Mummy (1932), and Bela Lugosi as the Count in Dracula (1931) Frankenstein's Monster is already fully revealed and up[...]
NECA Reveals Their Universal Monsters Ultimate Frankenstein Figure
The sculpt perfectly captures Boris Karloff; you can get him in any pose you would ever want to This just became one of the most anticipated figures of the year Check out a ton of pics below. Credit NECA NECA Out Here Making Horror Fans Dreams Come True With This Frankenstein "To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the[...]
The Mummy Is The Latest Revealed Spinatures Figure From Waxwork
Revealed today by Waxwork Records on Boris Karloff's birthday, no less, is the latest in their Spinatures line of busts: The Mummy The mini-busts are designed to sit on top of your vinyl as it spins around and plays and is a neat little collectible to boot The sculpts' detail work is incredible, and I[...]
Lauren Looks Back: The Mummy (1932)
Boris Karloff is exceptionally creepy, but Zita Johann gives the best performance in the film All that said, I won't be reviewing the film in a traditional manner Countless people who know more than I have already done that What interests me is how the world at the time shaped The Mummy. The Mummy came out[...]
Castle of Horror: 'The Black Cat' Reflected Bela Lugosi's True-Life War Trauma
Our Bela Lugosi series takes a turn towards a movie that teams the star of Universal's Dracula against their "Frankenstein," Boris Karloff But it's so much more– this lean film tells the story of two men facing off in a strange castle, where memories of wartime atrocities lay over a human chess game between them[...]
Boris Karloff's Guide to Holiday Shopping
Horror film icon Boris Karloff was born William Henry Pratt in East Dulwich, London on November 23, 1887 Legendary for roles such as the Monster in Universal's Frankenstein (1931) and as Imhotep in The Mummy (1932), Karloff went on to an incredible career of nearly 200 films He was also a founding member of the[...]
grinch stole christmas
The book has been used in classrooms and nursery's across the globe, and the 1966 animated movie — narrated by Boris Karloff — is arguably one of the most-watched holiday specials of all time. Legendary director Chuck Jones brought the book to life in 1966 with his just 26-minute film The animation is bright, colorful, and honors[...]
The Castle of Horror Podcast Presents: The Terror, Starring Jack Nicholson and Boris Karloff
By Jason Henderson, Drew Edwards, Tony Salvaggio, and Julia Guzman [audio:] Bleeding Cool welcomes back The Castle of Horror Podcast tonight, a weekly internet radio show where professional writers in the comics, games and book industries take a look at horror movies, choosing one movie a week to discuss in depth. They say: We're back! This week we continue[...]