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The Ghoul (1933) was a Horror - Black-and-white Film directed by T. Hayes Hunter and produced by Michael Balcon.

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The Ghoul (1933) with Boris Karloff

By Orson De Welles on Jan 22, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! From the Depths of the Earth, He Will Rise. Long thought to be among the ranks of famous lost films within ten years of its 1933 release, The Ghoul finally came to light in the late sixties. That version, however, was missing several significant scenes and was almost unwatchable, though ... Read full article


The Ghoul (1933) with Boris Karloff

By Orson De Welles on Jan 22, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! From the Depths of the Earth, He Will Rise. Long thought to be among the ranks of famous lost films within ten years of its 1933 release, The Ghoul finally came to light in the late sixties. That version, however, was missing several significant scenes and was almost unwatchable, though ... Read full article


Rue Morgue Uk Presents: CREEPY CLASSIC HORROR TRAILERS! THE GHOUL (1933)

By Richard on Apr 15, 2012 From Classic Horror Campaign

The Classic Horror Campaign in association with the Rue Morgue UK facebook page presents : CREEPY CLASSIC HORROR TRAILERS today featuring Boris Karloff’s ?THE GHOUL?(1933)! Rue Morgue magazine has a tradition of combining coverage of contemporary horror alongside a celebration of the classics ... Read full article


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Kaney: That's the last time I'll ever try to make coffee in a strange house!


Doctor: [referring to Morlant] What was the idea of bandaging his hand like that?
Laing: I cannot say. He had many a queer fancy.


Prof. Morlant: You're afraid of me!
Laing: [Shakes his head] I'm afraid FOR you.
Prof. Morlant: [Referring to the jewel] If this should leave me, you'll have reason to fear... for when the full moon strikes the door of my tomb, I will come back. You hear? I will come back to kill!


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For years this was regarded as a "lost film" with no prints or elements known to exist. A nitrate release print was discovered in the Czech National Archives in Prague. This print was a subtitled edited version that was in poor condition and contained numerous splices. Years later, a print of the uncut British version was finally discovered.
Some U.S. theatre prints were shown in spherical widescreen. The movie wasn't shot in widescreen. The bottom of the screen had been matted to cover up the Czech subtitles (present on the only known existing version at the time) thereby creating the rectangular widescreen shape.
Ralph Richardson's film debut.
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