Robert Day

Corridors of Blood

Corridors of Blood

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.

Film Info

  • Robert Day
  • United States
  • 1959
  • 87 minutes
  • Black & White
  • 1.33:1
  • English
  • Spine #368

Special 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

Available In

Collector's Set

Monsters and Madmen

Monsters and Madmen

DVD Box Set

4 Discs

$63.96

Special 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
Corridors of Blood
Cast
Boris Karloff
Dr. Thomas Bolton
Christopher Lee
Resurrection Joe
Betta St. John
Susan
Finlay Currie
Superintendent Matheson
Francis Matthews
Jonathan Bolton
Adrienne Corri
Rachel
Francis De Wolff
Black Ben
Basil Dignam
Chairman
Frank Pettingell
Mr. Blount
Carl Bernard
Ned, the Crow
Credits
Director
Robert Day
Producer
John Croydon
Producer
Charles Vetter Jr.
Executive producer
Richard Gordon
Associate producer
Peter Mayhew
Screenplay
Jean Scott Rogers
Music
Buxton Orr
Cinematography
Geoffrey Faithfull
Editing
Peter Mayhew
Art director
Anthony Masters

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By Maitland McDonagh

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