Peter Cushing isn’t the only horror star to be celebrated on a postage stamp
Boris Karloff (23 November 1887 – 2 February 1969) was an English actor, who starred in many classic and groundbreaking US and British horror films, including Frankenstein (1931), where he played the Frankenstein Monster.
STEPHEN JACOBS marks the 80th anniversary of Boris Karloff’s return to England to make his first British film, The Ghoul (1933)
Boris Karloff tells the story of The Appointment in Samarra from Targets (1968)
Sara Jane Karloff joins author Stephen Jacobs to pay tribute to horror legend Boris Karloff at rare London event
The daughter of the late actor Boris Karloff is visiting the village where her father spent his final years to help raise money for its local church.
Today is the birthday of James Whale, the England-born director of some of Universal Horror’s most well-loved masterpieces
ADAM SCOVELL says The Bride of Frankenstein “showcases all of Whale’s wonderfully subversive & quintessentially British qualities”
Boris Karloff essentially plays himself in Targets a 1968 thriller directed by Peter Bogdanovich.
The Sorcerers is almost a return to Karloff’s ‘mad doctor’ series for Columbia almost three decades years earlier.
Horror legend Boris Karloff was a fading star in the 1960s. But he still produced some genuine classics. Guest writer STEPHEN JACOBS selects some of the best of Karloff’s later films.
Corridors of Blood is underrated historical drama based on sad life of an American dentist who became addicted to the nitrous oxide
Roger Corman’s comedy The Raven starring Price, Karloff and Lorre is great fun.
Curse of the Crimson Altar is a lesser film from Karloff’s final years, and the last film he made in Britain. Still, it is worth seeing Karloff and other horror stalwarts
This is a great anthology film by celebrated Italian director Mario Bava with Karloff in his only vampiric role
Comedy of Terrors – fun comedy with undertakers dealing with a customer who won’t stay dead!