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The Resource Boris Karloff : Icons of horror collection, "The black room" [presented by] Columbia Pictures ; produced by Wallace MacDonald ; story by Arthur Strawn ; screenplay by Henry Myers and Arthur Strawn ; directed by Roy William Neill. "The man they could not hang" [presented by Columbia Pictures] ; produced by Wallace MacDonald ; story by Leslie T. White and George W. Sayre ; screenplay by Karl Brown ; directed by Nick Grinde. "Before I hang" [presented by] Columbia Pictures ; produced by Wallace MacDonald ; story by Karl Brown and Robert D. Andrews ; screenplay by Robert D. Andrews ; directed by Nick Grinde. "The boogie man will get you" [presented by] Columbia Pictures ; produced by Colbert Clark ; adapation by Paul Gangelin ; screenplay by Edwin Blum ; directed by Lew Landers, (videorecording)

Boris Karloff : Icons of horror collection, "The black room" [presented by] Columbia Pictures ; produced by Wallace MacDonald ; story by Arthur Strawn ; screenplay by Henry Myers and Arthur Strawn ; directed by Roy William Neill. "The man they could not hang" [presented by Columbia Pictures] ; produced by Wallace MacDonald ; story by Leslie T. White and George W. Sayre ; screenplay by Karl Brown ; directed by Nick Grinde. "Before I hang" [presented by] Columbia Pictures ; produced by Wallace MacDonald ; story by Karl Brown and Robert D. Andrews ; screenplay by Robert D. Andrews ; directed by Nick Grinde. "The boogie man will get you" [presented by] Columbia Pictures ; produced by Colbert Clark ; adapation by Paul Gangelin ; screenplay by Edwin Blum ; directed by Lew Landers, (videorecording)

Label
Boris Karloff : Icons of horror collection
Title
Boris Karloff
Title remainder
Icons of horror collection
Statement of responsibility
"The black room" [presented by] Columbia Pictures ; produced by Wallace MacDonald ; story by Arthur Strawn ; screenplay by Henry Myers and Arthur Strawn ; directed by Roy William Neill. "The man they could not hang" [presented by Columbia Pictures] ; produced by Wallace MacDonald ; story by Leslie T. White and George W. Sayre ; screenplay by Karl Brown ; directed by Nick Grinde. "Before I hang" [presented by] Columbia Pictures ; produced by Wallace MacDonald ; story by Karl Brown and Robert D. Andrews ; screenplay by Robert D. Andrews ; directed by Nick Grinde. "The boogie man will get you" [presented by] Columbia Pictures ; produced by Colbert Clark ; adapation by Paul Gangelin ; screenplay by Edwin Blum ; directed by Lew Landers
Title variation
Icons of horror collection
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The black room": Twin brothers - one good, one evil - live in a small country where beautiful women seem to turn up missing. "The man they could not hang" and "Before I hang" A forward-thinking scientist runs afoul of the law and becomes a crazed killer. "The boogie man will get you": Nathaniel sells his house off to a naive young woman but stays in order to continue work on his experiments of making superman out of door-to-door salesmen
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.H6
LC item number
B6757 2006
PerformerNote
  • "The black room" cast: Boris Karloff, Marian Marsh, Robert Allen
  • "The man they could not hang" cast: Boris Karloff
  • "Before I hang" cast: Boris Karloff, Evelyn Keyes, Bruce Bennett
  • "The boogie man will get you" cast: Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre, Maxie Rosenbloom, Larry Parks, Jeff Donnell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1900-1989
  • 1893-1975
  • 1887-1946
  • 1903-1967
  • 1894-1979
  • 1908-1999
  • 1898-1960
  • -1961
  • 1901-1962
  • 1887-1969
  • 1913-2006
  • 1906-1998
  • 1917-
  • 1909-
  • 1904-1976
  • 1914-1975
  • 1921-1988
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • MacDonald, Wallace
  • Strawn, Arthur
  • Myers, Henry
  • Neill, Roy William
  • White, Leslie Turner
  • Sayre, George Wallace
  • Brown, Karl
  • Grinde, Nick
  • Andrews, Robert Hardy
  • Clark, Colbert
  • Gangelin, Paul
  • Blum, Edwin
  • Landers, Lew
  • Karloff, Boris
  • Marsh, Marian
  • Allen, Robert
  • Keyes, Evelyn
  • Bennett, Bruce
  • Lorre, Peter
  • Rosenbloom, Maxie
  • Parks, Larry
  • Donnell, Jeff
  • Fimberg, Hal
  • Hunt, Robert B
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
262
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Twins
  • Hanging
  • Scientists
  • Science
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Boris Karloff : Icons of horror collection, "The black room" [presented by] Columbia Pictures ; produced by Wallace MacDonald ; story by Arthur Strawn ; screenplay by Henry Myers and Arthur Strawn ; directed by Roy William Neill. "The man they could not hang" [presented by Columbia Pictures] ; produced by Wallace MacDonald ; story by Leslie T. White and George W. Sayre ; screenplay by Karl Brown ; directed by Nick Grinde. "Before I hang" [presented by] Columbia Pictures ; produced by Wallace MacDonald ; story by Karl Brown and Robert D. Andrews ; screenplay by Robert D. Andrews ; directed by Nick Grinde. "The boogie man will get you" [presented by] Columbia Pictures ; produced by Colbert Clark ; adapation by Paul Gangelin ; screenplay by Edwin Blum ; directed by Lew Landers, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The boogie man will get you" is based on a story by Hal Fimberg and Robert B. Hunt
  • "The black room" originally released as a motion picture in 1935 ; "The man they could not hang" originally released as a motion picture in 1939 ; "Before I hang" originally released as a motion picture in 1943 ; "The boogie man will get you" originally released as a motion picture in 1942
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: The black room ; The man they could not hang -- Disc 2: Before I hang ; The boogie man will get you
Control code
ocm71827370
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 262 min.)
Isbn
9781424829002
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396162334
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
16233
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781424829002
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, remastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Boris Karloff : Icons of horror collection, "The black room" [presented by] Columbia Pictures ; produced by Wallace MacDonald ; story by Arthur Strawn ; screenplay by Henry Myers and Arthur Strawn ; directed by Roy William Neill. "The man they could not hang" [presented by Columbia Pictures] ; produced by Wallace MacDonald ; story by Leslie T. White and George W. Sayre ; screenplay by Karl Brown ; directed by Nick Grinde. "Before I hang" [presented by] Columbia Pictures ; produced by Wallace MacDonald ; story by Karl Brown and Robert D. Andrews ; screenplay by Robert D. Andrews ; directed by Nick Grinde. "The boogie man will get you" [presented by] Columbia Pictures ; produced by Colbert Clark ; adapation by Paul Gangelin ; screenplay by Edwin Blum ; directed by Lew Landers, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "The boogie man will get you" is based on a story by Hal Fimberg and Robert B. Hunt
  • "The black room" originally released as a motion picture in 1935 ; "The man they could not hang" originally released as a motion picture in 1939 ; "Before I hang" originally released as a motion picture in 1943 ; "The boogie man will get you" originally released as a motion picture in 1942
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: The black room ; The man they could not hang -- Disc 2: Before I hang ; The boogie man will get you
Control code
ocm71827370
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 262 min.)
Isbn
9781424829002
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396162334
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
16233
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781424829002
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, remastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD

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