Universal Monsters fans will certainly be excited to learn about the upcoming documentary Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster, and you can learn even more with a lengthy, five minute long trailer!
As evidenced by the trailer, director Thomas Hamilton was able to assemble a who’s who of Hollywood fans to discuss Karloff’s career and influence, as the star of Frankenstein, The Mummy, and countless others classic horror films. This prestigious list including Guillermo del Toro, John Landis, Joe Dante, Christopher Plummer, Peter Bogdanovich, Ron Perlman, Leonard Maltin, Sir Christopher Frayling, Sara Karloff, Roger Corman, Stephanie Powers, Ian Ogilvy, Norman Jewison, Caroline Munro, Stephen Jacobs, Dick Miller, David J Skal, Donald F Glut, Bernie Coleman, and dozens more.
The documentary will have a limited theatrical run beginning on September 17, and a blu-ray release by Shout Factory at a later date.
Be sure to check back with Conskipper for future updates about this love letter to one of the original stars of Golden Age Hollywood.