059: The Black Cat 1934 & The Raven 1934 (dir. Edgar G. Ulmer), Sunday DVD Rental Suggestion Podcast

Vintage: Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi star in both of these horror films from the 1930’s. The Raven: A spurned surgeon (Bela Lugosi) seeks revenge using Edgar Allan Poe’s devices of torture and a hideous man (Boris Karloff). The Black…

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Vintage: Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi star in both of these horror films from the 1930’s.

The Raven: A spurned surgeon (Bela Lugosi) seeks revenge using Edgar Allan Poe’s devices of torture and a hideous man (Boris Karloff). The Black Cat: Stranded Budapest honeymooners follow a mad doctor (Bela Lugosi) to a black-lipped architect’s (Boris Karloff) Art Deco manor.

In The Black Cat a doctor with a fear of cats’ returns to his home town to avenge the death of his wife and daughter only to find out that his daughter is still alive. In The Raven a psychopath invites a group of people over to his house with the intention of killing them all. The picture revolves around Edgar Allan Poe’s famous homonymous poem, featuring Lugosi as a Poe-obsessed mad surgeon with a torture chamber in his basement and Karloff as a fugitive murderer desperately on the run from the police. Lugosi had the lead role, but Karloff received top billing, using only his last name.

Watch The Black Cat: https://amzn.to/2o0iJ4F
Watch: The Raven: https://amzn.to/31usbuT

The Montage Film Reviews Sunday DVD Rental Suggestion Podcast (SDRSP) is an audio podcast, that began life in 2010 running for the first Sunday in September to the last Sunday in May. Subsequently, there is no set schedule as posting is dependent on availability. However, any new episodes are always released on a Sunday.

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