Hollywood star Boris Karloff
, right, was Colonel March
Sometime later he changed his professional name to Boris Karloff
, taken from mad scientist Boris Karlov in the novel The Drums of Jeopardy.
Frankenstein(1931) Boris Karloff
stars as the screen's most tragic and iconic monster in what many consider to be the greatest horror film ever made.
My earliest recollection of knowing movies by the title and stars were the Universal horror classics like Frankenstein and The Bride of Frankenstein with Boris Karloff
, Dracula with Bela Lugosi, and The Wolf Man with Lon Chaney Jnr.
Also included are an interview with Ulmer's widow, Shirley, and an essay by Ulmer himself on some of the individuals he had worked with, including Boris Karloff
and Bela Lugosi, who co- starred together in The Black Cat.
Movies include James Whale's Frankenstein (1931) starring Boris Karloff
, groundbreaking animation film Tron (1982) and Who Killed the Electric Car?
The Bastard Sons of Boris Karloff
have approached the Guinness Book of Records seeking an entry.
Add to all this a nutty nephew who believes he is President Teddy Roosevelt and delivers the call to arms on a bugle at dawn (to the consternation of the neighbours), a Boris Karloff
look-alike, facial stitches and all, another nephew who has escaped from a state prison, and a third who is a celebrated New York
aims for world conquest in the wickedly warped title role in "The Mask of Fu Manchu.
How to Build a Bionic Man (Channel 4, Thursday, 9pm) | ALL the info released by Channel 4 about this programme mentions Frankenstein, but the subject matter covered here is more Steve Austin than Boris Karloff
1887: Boris Karloff
, right, actor bestknown for horror roles, was born in London.
2011 marks the 80th anniversary of both the Bela Lugosi screen version of DRACULA and the Boris Karloff
FRANKENSTEIN," says Greene, who is the author of INCARNADINE: THE TRUE MEMOIRS OF COUNT DRACULA, a medieval origin myth for literature's most infamous vampire.