Boris Karloff - A name synonymous with horror.Drawing on detailed research, previously unpublished letters, and interviews with those who knew him this new biography dispels the often repeated myths associated with the star - many perpetuated by Karloff himself - and reveals a wealth of new information about the private and professional life of Boris Karloff.Although forever associated with his breakthrough role of 'the Monster' in Frankenstein (1931) Boris Karloff had a career that spanned almost 50 years and over 150 movies - from the era of the silent picture through to the days of the 'Swinging Sixties'. His roles in Bride of Frankenstein, The Mummy, The Black Cat, and many others - most now considered classics of the genre - ensured his reputation as 'The King of Horror'.Born William Henry Pratt in Camberwell, South London in 1887 Karloff defied family expectations and rejected a life in Government service. Instead he emigrated to Canada were he finally found work as a professional actor. After years touring Western Canada and the United States he arrived in
In the 1940s, Halloween on the radio meant scary stories...or scary guest stars. And who better to bring into your living room than accomplished actor Boris Karloff? This volume includes 2 Halloween guest appearances by Karloff: 1. Kraft Music Hall, starring Al Jolson with guest star Boris Karloff (12-25-1947) 2. Sealtest Variety Theatre with Dorothy L'Amour and guest stars Jack Carson and Boris Karloff (10-28-1948)
Send a treat to one of your favorite kids with this fun Halloween card with sound featuring a vampire, ghost party. With a festive design and tune, it's sure to get ghosts and ghouls near and far in the Halloween spirit. A handwritten note is the perfect way to scare up some smiles at the spookiest time of the year. The Hallmark brand is widely recognized as the very best for Cards, gift wrap, and more. For more than 100 years, Hallmark has been helping its customers make everyday moments more beautiful and celebrations more joyful.
Every who down in Who-ville likes Christmas a lot, but the Grinch who lived just north of Who-ville did NOT! So the cuddly as a cactus Grinch (with termites in his smile and garlic in his soul) tries to wipe out Christmas for the cheerful Who-villains, only to discover: maybe Christmas, he thought doesn't come from as store. Maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more! Magnificently narrated by Boris Karloff and animated by cartoon legend Chuck Jones, it's an award-winning Who-roast-beast-feast of a holiday classic!