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The Black Sleep (1956) was a Horror - Science Fiction Film directed by Reginald Le Borg and produced by Howard W. Koch and Aubrey Schenck.

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THE BLACK SLEEP On Blu-ray

By Dan Day Jr. on Apr 5, 2016 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

THE BLACK SLEEP (1956) is another one of those "monster rally" movies which feature several performers known for their horror film roles. Unfortunately most of the "Horror All-Stars" outings (such as SCREAM AND SCREAM AGAIN and HOUSE OF THE LONG SHADOWS) never live up to expectations, and neither do... Read full article


The Black Sleep (1956) with Basil Rathbone

By Orson De Welles on Mar 26, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! The Terror Drug That Wakes the Dead! Basil Rathbone comes to mind for most as the definitive Sherlock Holmes or perhaps to a smaller and more dedicated set as the foil to Errol Flynn’s Peter Blood or Robin Hood. What true die-hards will also know is that Rathbone is often considere... Read full article


The Black Sleep (1956) with Basil Rathbone

By Orson De Welles on Mar 26, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! The Terror Drug That Wakes the Dead! Basil Rathbone comes to mind for most as the definitive Sherlock Holmes or perhaps to a smaller and more dedicated set as the foil to Errol Flynn’s Peter Blood or Robin Hood. What true die-hards will also know is that Rathbone is often considere... Read full article


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Life-sized wax reproductions of the stars were sent to key theaters in large cities to promote the film.
When Peter Lorre's salary demands were deemed too excessive for the limited budget, he was replaced by Akim Tamiroff.
Allen Miner was originally announced as director, but producer Howard W. Koch replaced him with Reginald LeBorg.
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