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The Ghoul
The Ghoul

The Ghoul 1933


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The Ghoul 1933 PG

80 mins United Kingdom

Fresh from his recent Hollywood success, London-born horror icon Boris Karloff made his first appearance in a British film with this lurid tale, clearly modelled on the contemporary Universal horror cycle. A crazed Egyptologist rises from the grave to wreak vengeance on those spending the night in his spooky old house after the theft of the Eternal Light, a jewel held in his fetid, bandaged hand.


Boris Karloff

Cedric Hardwicke

Ernest Thesiger




Immortality Scientific research Jewellery


Monstrous Classic Horror


PG Contains mild violence and horror




United Kingdom



Production company

Gaumont-British Picture Corporation

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