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Corridors of Blood (1958) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Robert Day and produced by Peter Mayhew, Richard Gordon and John Croydon.

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Corridors of Blood (1958)

By Beatrice on Nov 28, 2016 From Flickers in Time

Corridors of Blood Directed by Robert Day Written by Jean Scott Rogers 1959/UK Amalgamated Productions/Producers Associates First viewing/Netflix rental Boris Karloff brings class to a late role. ?This is also notable for co-starring two famous Frankenstein monsters, Karloff and Christopher Lee. ... Read full article


Quickie Reviews: The Haunted Strangler (1958) and Corridors Of Blood (1959)

By Michael on Mar 13, 2015 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

Since I’d already watched and written about two of the movies in Criterion’s Monsters and Madmen box set (The Atomic Submarine and First Man Into Space), I figured I’d go ahead and check out the other two, The Haunted Strangler and Corridors of Blood. The fact that both movies star... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: CORRIDORS OF BLOOD (1958)

By Jennifer Garlen on Oct 29, 2013 From Virtual Virago

Despite its lurid title, Corridors of Blood (1958) is really a very serious picture that derives its horrors from the combined specters of Victorian surgical theater, drug addiction, and coldly calculated murder. This Dickensian medical chiller from director Robert Day stars genre heavyweights Boris... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: CORRIDORS OF BLOOD (1958)

By Jennifer Garlen on Oct 29, 2013 From Virtual Virago

Despite its lurid title, Corridors of Blood (1958) is really a very serious picture that derives its horrors from the combined specters of Victorian surgical theater, drug addiction, and coldly calculated murder. This Dickensian medical chiller from director Robert Day stars genre heavyweights Boris... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: CORRIDORS OF BLOOD (1958)

By Jennifer Garlen on Oct 29, 2013 From Virtual Virago

Despite its lurid title, Corridors of Blood (1958) is really a very serious picture that derives its horrors from the combined specters of Victorian surgical theater, drug addiction, and coldly calculated murder. This Dickensian medical chiller from director Robert Day stars genre heavyweights Boris... Read full article


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Hospital chairman: Mr. Bolton, the committee have decided against holding ant further demonstrations
Dr. Bolton: Well, Charles, you've lost faith with me too?
Hospital chairman: The decision's for your own good.
Dr. Bolton: You can't stop me. Operations without pain are possible, and I'll not rest until I've proved it to you!


Dr. Bolton: [In the Seven Dials] This place must breed a hundres fevers!


Mr Blount: A good day's work, Bolton! You're getting faster all the time. Beats me how you do it!
Dr. Bolton: [Bitterly] No matter how fast I still can't save them!
Mr Blount: Yes, most distresing, but, alas, inevitably you can't have operations without screams. Pain and the knife, they're inseparable!
Dr. Bolton: I beg to differ. Someday surgery must and will be made painless.


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Although the film was not released until 1962, it was actually shot in 1958.
The censors successfully lobbied to have three scenes omitted: (1) The close-up of the leg amputation. (2) Lee's stabbing the night watchman in the back. (3) Karloff's throwing acid in Lee's face.
The working title was "Doctor of the Seven Dial", but MGM objected . They thought that foreign audiences would not be familiar with that area of London.
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