Boris Karloff: The Man Behind The Monster

Boris Karloff: The Man Behind The Monster

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Guillermo del Toro, Ron Perlman, Roger Corman, John Landis and more cinema greats lend their anecdotes and praise to this celebatory biography of screen legend Boris Karloff, with a keen focus on his immortal role as Frankenstein’s monster. More

Beginning just before his debut as Frankenstein’s creation, Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster explores the life and legacy of a cinema legend, presenting a perceptive history of the genre he personified. His films were long derided as hokum and attacked by censors. But his phenomenal popularity and pervasive influence endures, inspiring some of our greatest actors and directors into the 21st Century.

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It's very low budget, but they've gotten some amazing interviews and clips that more than offset.

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Boris Karloff: The Man Behind The Monster | Release Details

Boris Karloff: The Man Behind The Monster is available to stream in New Zealand now on Shudder.