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The Boris Karloff collection

Label
The Boris Karloff collection
Title
The Boris Karloff collection
Title variation
  • Black castle
  • Night key
  • Tower of London
  • Climax
  • Strange door
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
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Night key: director, Lloyd Corrigan ; producer, Robert Presnell Sr. ; screenwriter, William A. Pierce ; cinematography, George Robinson ; editor, Otis Garrett
  • Tower of London: director, Rowland V. Lee ; producer, Rowland V. Lee ; screenwriter, Robert N. Lee ; cinematography, George Robinson ; editor, Edward Curtiss ; music, Ralph Freed, Hans J. Salter, Frank Skinner ; costume design, Vera West
  • The climax: director, George Waggner ; producer, George Waggner ; screenwriter, Edward Locke, Curt Siodmak, Lynn Starling, George Waggner ; cinematography, W. Howard Greene, Hal Mohr ; editor, Russell Schoengarth ; music, Edward Ward ; costume design, Vera West
  • The strange door: director, Joseph Pevney ; producer, Ted Richmond ; screenwriter, Robert Louis Stevenson, Jerry Sackheim ; cinematography, Irving Glassberg ; editor, Edward Curtiss ; music, Joseph Gershenson ; costume design, Rosemary Odell
  • The black castle: director, Nathan Juran ; producer, William Alland ; screenwriter, Jerry Sackheim ; cinematography, Irving Glassberg ; editor, Russell F. Schoengarth ; music, Joseph Gershenson ; costume design, Bill Thomas
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • In English, with optional French subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.H6
LC item number
B6757 2006
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
  • 1901-1969
  • 1900-1969
  • 1890-1964
  • 1891-1975
  • 1902-2000
  • 1891-1955
  • 1894-1984
  • 1910-2013
  • 1916-1997
  • 1907-2002
  • 1903-1974
  • 1916-1991
  • 1892-1967
  • 1924-2009
  • 1922-2012
  • 1899-1962
  • 1923-2010
  • 1918-1985
  • 1913-1994
  • 1920-1992
  • 1883-1930
  • 1869-1945
  • 1887-1969
  • 1850-1894
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • 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
  • Hull, Warren
  • Rogers, Jean
  • Rathbone, Basil
  • Foster, Susanna
  • Bey, Turhan
  • Laughton, Charles
  • Forrest, Sally
  • Stapley, Richard
  • Greene, Richard
  • McNally, Stephen
  • Corday, Rita
  • Chaney, Lon
  • Locke, Edward
  • Karloff, Boris
  • Stevenson, Robert Louis
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
421
Series statement
The Franchise collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Richard
  • Inventors
  • Burglars
  • Medical drama
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Revenge
Technique
live action
Label
The Boris Karloff collection
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/mca31086d.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
  • (1937 ; 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
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025193108623
Other physical details
sound, color, black and white
Publisher number
31086
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781417023899
  • (OCoLC)71213028
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono. ; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Boris Karloff collection
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/mca31086d.gif
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
  • (1937 ; 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
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025193108623
Other physical details
sound, color, black and white
Publisher number
31086
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781417023899
  • (OCoLC)71213028
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono. ; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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