Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster

  • Friday October 29, 2021 4:00 PM
  • Friday October 29, 2021 6:00 PM
  • Friday October 29, 2021 8:00 PM
  • Saturday October 30, 2021 5:00 PM
  • Sunday October 31, 2021 12:00 PM
  • Sunday October 31, 2021 2:00 PM
  • Sunday October 31, 2021 4:00 PM

Drawing from dozens of interviews, including with Guillermo del Toro, John Landis, Roger Corman, Ron Perlman, Sara Karloff, Peter Bogdanovich, Christopher Plummer, Stefanie Powers, Lee Grant, Sir Christopher Frayling, and Kevin Brownlow, Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster takes us to the heart of the man, with a gripping, intimate portrait of Karloff and the genre he helped define.

90 minutes

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