This collection of films stars one the of the true originals when it comes to horror 'The Uncanny' Boris Karloff! The Ape: An evil doctor obsessed with curing a young woman of a dreadful disease goes around injecting people with spinal fluid resulting in a killer ape being let loose! Doomed to Die: Mr. James Lee Wong (Boris Karloff) uncovers a murderous plot of saboteurs. The Fatal Hour: Boris Karloff is the famous sleuth Mr. Wong on the trail of murder.
Dementia 13: Dementia 13 will delight all fans who thrive on classics such as; Night Of The Living Dead and Texas Chainsaw Massacre. The Plot revolves around a seemingly benign member of a family who is the mad axe-murderer and is steadily picking off the rest of the family. The location is used imaginatively the gothic atmosphere suitably potent and there is a magnificently sharp cameo from Patrick McGee as the family doctor. Dementia 13 is guaranteed to make you double loc
A chemical manufacturer is killed soon after seeking assistance from James Wong with Wong investigating this and two other subsequent murders. He soon uncovers an international spy ring looking to steal a poison gas formula.
Boris Karloff is recognised as one of the true icons of horror cinema. Born William Henry Pratt on November 23rd 1887 in Camberwell London England he was educated at London University in anticipation that he would pursue a diplomatic career. However he migrated to Canada in 1909 and joined a touring company and adopted the stage name ""Boris Karloff"". He toured for over ten years in a variety of low-budget theatre shows and eventually ended up in Hollywood with very little money to his name. Needing cash to support himself Karloff secured occasional work in the fledgling silent film industry. Eventually along came the role of Mr Wong the distinguished gentlemanly Oriental detective whose detective skills were incomparable.
A four disc DVD set of classic detective films. With Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes; Peter Lorre as Mr Moto; Boris Karloff as Mr Wong and Ralph Byrd as Dick Tracy. Mr. Moto's Last Warning (Dir. Norman Foster 1939): A Japanese man claiming to be Mr Moto of the International Police is abducted and murdered soon after disembarking from a ship at Port Said in Egypt. The real Mr Moto is already in Port Said investigating a conspiracy against the British and French government
Prior to the Second War II Japan's fiendish Black Dragon Society is hatching an evil plot with the Nazis. They instruct a brilliant scientist Dr. Melcher to travel to Japan on a secret mission. There he operates on six Japanese conspirators transforming them to resemble six American leaders. The actual leaders are murdered and replaced with their likeness and Dr. Melcher is condemned to a lifetime of imprisonment so the secret may die with him.
The Fatal Hour
Reporter Jason Barton is investigating a series of murders in Chinatown when he is captured by Mr Wong. If Mr Wong can obtain the Twelve Coins of Confucius he will become the supreme ruler of the Chinese province of Keelat.
Doomed To Die
A mysterious Chinese lady shows up at Wong's home and is promptly murdered with a poison dart. This draws Wong and the inspector into a double ended scam involving Chinese warlords and crooked arms dealers. Meanwhile Inspector Street is having troubles with his reporter girlfriend a hyperactive blond who easily steals the show.
The master of crime cleans up the dirty game of murder! An action-packed detective movie about the mysterious fiery destruction of a luxury liner carrying 400 passengers and a contraband cargo of Chinese bonds. Boris Karloff plays the good guy for a change the Chinese detective James Lee Wong.
Detective James Lee Wong must find the 'Eye of the Daughter of the Moon' a priceless but cursed sapphire stolen in China and smuggled to America. His search takes him into the heart of Chinatown and to the dreaded 'House Of Hate' to find the deadly gem before it can kill again.
Some business tycoons who are shipping lethal gas to European armies are being slain by their own product in a series of seemingly untraceable murders. It's up you Mr.Wong to uncover the diabolical killer.
Apache Rifles (1964): A young cavalry officer is assigned the job of bringing in a band of Apaches who have been terrorizing the countryside. Days of Jesse James (1939): Roy Rogers is sent to investigate a recent bank robbery believed to have been carried out by the 'James Gang'. Roy manages to join the posse and finds out that Jesse and the boys did not commit the crime. Now he must uncover who in fact did rob the bank... Riders Of The Whistling Pines (1949): When an insect plague ravages the forest evil loggers plan on harvesting protected land. They murder a forest ranger so they can carry out the plan and they frame Gene Autry for the crime. Autry is cleared but the loggers' devious plan continues when they spray the forest to kill the insects yet wind up killing much of the wildlife too. Autry must step in and utilize his patented brand of cowboy justice. Abilene Town (1946): It's the Cattle Baron versus the Settlers and the Sheriff (Randolph Scott) has his hands - and jail-cells - full just keeping the peace between them. Great musical numbers by the Sheriff's sweetheart round out this old fashioned rootin' tootin' western! Edgar Buchanan shines as the bumbling Marhsal and Lloyd Bridges co-starring in one of his earliest roles is the settler who leads the fight against the crooked cattlemen! Kansas Pacific (1953): On the eve of the Civil War southern rebels attack railroad builders in an attempt to stop the Kansas Pacific line from crossing the western frontier. Rugged U.S. Army Captain John Nelson (Sterling Hayden) is sent out to battle the ruthless renegades and make sure the tracks push westward. Violence and treachery abound as the Captain pursues his bloody mission but Nelson must continue fighting the relentless saboteurs not knowing who masterminds the deadly assaults. Colorado (1940): Lt. Burke (Rogers) is sent to investigate an Indian uprising in Colorado that threatens the success of the Union cause. When Burke arrives he finds the Union boys fighting amongst each other and the instigator of all the trouble is his very own brother Donald Mason (Stone). 4 Episodes of The Cisco Kid: The Cisco Kid stars Duncan Renaldo as Cisco and Leo Carillo as his faithful sidekick and comic foil Pancho. Set in 1890's New Mexico Cisco and Pancho fight corruption and seek justice for the victims of bandits con men and cattle rustlers. Featuring: 'Confession for Money' 'Freight Line Feud' 'Burried Treasure' and 'Lost Identity'.
3 more films starring the personification of Hollywood's Dracula Bela Lugosi. Spooks Run Wild (1941): The East Side Kids get a chance to sample the other side of life when they are sent to the country to learn how to live beyond the streets. When they arrive at the house in which they are due to stay they find out that it is haunted! The Devil Bat (1940): Evil Dr. Carruthers (Lugosi) feels bitter at being betrayed by his employers Heath and Morton when they became rich as a result of a product he devised. He gains revenge by electrically enlarging bats and sending them out to kill his employers' family members... Black Dragons (1942): A cabal of American industrialists all fifth-columnists intent on sabotaging the war effort are methodically murdered by the malevolent Monsieur Colomb. It is only until detective Dick Martin is assigned to the case that everyone's true motives and identities are revealed...
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