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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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Broughton: We all know that dead men don't come back.


Broughton: Almost his last words were a threat to return from the dead. In my opinion, he was mad!


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


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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.
This was the first British horror film of the sound era.
When Boris Karloff traveled to England to shoot The Ghoul, it was the first time in nearly 25 years that he returned to his home country and reunited with the surviving members of his family. Filmed March 13-late April 1933, it was Karloff's first British feature (his last would be "Curse of the Crimson Altar" in 1968).
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Also directed by T. Hayes Hunter




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Also produced by Michael Balcon




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Also released in 1933




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