Corridors of Blood Film Still

Corridors of Blood

Robert Day

 
  • United States
  • 1959
  • 87 minutes
  • Black and White
  • 1.33:1
  • English
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  • Spine #368

In 1840s London, Dr. Thomas Bolton (Boris Karloff) dares to dream the unthinkable: to operate on patients without causing pain. Unfortunately, the road to general anesthesia is blocked by a ruthless killer (Christopher Lee), as well as Bolton’s devastating addiction to his own chemical experiments.

Cast

Dr. Thomas BoltonBoris Karloff
Resurrection JoeChristopher Lee
SusanBetta St. John
Superintendent MathesonFinlay Currie
Jonathan BoltonFrancis Matthews
RachelAdrienne Corri
Black BenFrancis De Wolff
ChairmanBasil Dignam
Mr. BlountFrank Pettingell
Ned, the CrowCarl Bernard

Credits

DirectorRobert Day
ProducerJohn Croydon and Charles Vetter Jr.
Executive producerRichard Gordon
Associate producerPeter Mayhew
ScreenplayJean Scott Rogers
MusicBuxton Orr
CinematographyGeoffrey Faithfull
EditingPeter Mayhew
Art directorAnthony Masters

Disc Features

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer
  • Audio commentaries by Richard Gordon and writer Tom Weaver
  • New video interviews with Day and costars Francis Matthews and Yvonne Romain
  • Deleted scenes
  • Original theatrical trailers and radio spots
  • Stills galleries featuring production and publicity photographs
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring Fangoria’s 1984 interview with producer John Croydon about Karloff, and a new essay by Maitland McDonagh

Film Essays

In Praise of Karloff the Uncanny

By Maitland McDonagh January 22, 2007

Forget the Beatles vs. Elvis: for me the world is divided into Karloff people and Lugosi people, and I’m in the Karloff clique. Bela Lugosi’s oversize mannerisms and thickly accented drawl have . . . Read more »

Performances


Posters

The Doctor Is In

October 29, 2010

Corridors of Blood, British one-sheet, 1959 Read more »


Film Essays

In Praise of Karloff the Uncanny

By Maitland McDonagh January 22, 2007

Forget the Beatles vs. Elvis: for me the world is divided into Karloff people and Lugosi people, and I’m in the Karloff clique. Bela Lugosi’s oversize mannerisms and thickly accented drawl have . . . Read more »