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Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster

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Genres: Documentary
Starring: Boris Karloff, Guillermo del Toro, Roger Corman, Ron Perlman, Caroline Munro, Christopher Plummer, Stefanie Powers, Peter Bogdanovich, John Landis, Bela Lugosi Jr.
Director: Thomas Hamilton
Plot Sypnosis:

Beginning just before his debut as Frankenstein's creation, BORIS KARLOFF: THE MAN BEHIND THE MONSTER compellingly explores the life and legacy of a cinema legend, presenting a perceptive history of the genre he personified. His films were long derided as hokum and attacked by censors. But his phenomenal popularity and pervasive influence endures, inspiring some of our greatest actors and directors into the 21st Century – among them Guillermo Del Toro, Ron Perlman, Roger Corman & John Landis all of whom and many more contribute their personal insights and anecdotes.

Blu-ray Features:

  • Previously unreleased bonus material including ""Boris Karloff: The Rest of the Story"" with a wealth of extra stories from co-stars Donnie Dunagan (Bambi), Sharyn Moffett (Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House), Lee Grant (Damien: Omen II), Nehemiah Persoff (On the Waterfront, An American Tail), H.M. Wynant (The Twilight Zone), Virginia Bates (Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde) and directors Daniel Haller (The Dunwich Horror) and Norman Jewison (In the Heat of the Night). More than 140 minutes of additional content
  • Original trailer
Release Details

Movie Release Year: 2021
Tech Specs & Release Details

Length: 103
Specs: Blu-ray Disc
Video Resolution/Codec: 1080p AVC/MPEG-4
Aspect Ratio(s): 1.78:1
Subtitles/Captions: English SDH