Captain Labesch arrives at a remote island, determined to crack down on the island’s lawlessness, spurred by the voodoo rites practiced by the evil priest Damballah. Labesch starts with local tycoon Carl van Molder and his study of the island. Van Molder warns Labesch not to interfere with the local populace. Annabella, van Molder’s visiting […]
William Henry Pratt (23 November 1887 – 2 February 1969), better known by his stage name Boris Karloff, was an English actor. - From Wikipedia
An evil, mad doctor (played by Boris Karloff) is in need of funds for his devious experiments so he cooperates with the greedy wife of a rich man to try to get at his money.
This Dick Tracy movie has Boris Karloff as Gruesome where he uses a toxic gas to paralyze people and rob banks. This isn’t to be confused with the series of shorts. Look for the weird part around 10 minutes in where they kind of break the 4th wall and reference Boris Karloff.
An Egyptologist comes back from the dead to wreak havoc on the living that disturbed his tomb and messed with his precious jewel.
A spy vs. spy movie in which no one’s identity is easily identifiable. During WWI German master spy Helene von Lorbeer is sent to live with the family of a high ranking British official in London to gather information on them. Their butler is also a spy and she is to help him transmit British military […]
A million and a half dollars in bonds were taken from one of Cyrus P. Wentworth’s ships before it was mysteriously sunk and, shortly afterward, Wentworth was found murdered. Wentworth was kicking out his daughter’s fiance, Dick Flemming, at the time of his death and Dick is arrested as the primary suspect, but reporter Bobbie […]
Detective James Wong is hired by Captain Street to help find the killer of Dan O’Grady. Mr. Wong does find the killer along with a large smuggling operation, but not until more people needlessly die. I do love these movies, but I also have to wonder how detective Wong gets such a great reputation. Usually the […]
A woman seeking help from detective James Wong is killed (Like the two other movies so far, people need to stay away from Mr. Wong!) with a poison dart before she has a chance to explain anything to Mr. Wong. As she dies she has just enough time to scribble “Captain J”
The second of the Mr. Wong series. In this one Boris finds Brandon Edwards who is getting the largest star sapphire in the world, the “Eye of the Daughter of the Moon”. He confides in Wong that his life is in danger. He dies, and in another few murders the sapphire gets juggled around a […]