‘Universal Terror: Three Films Starring Boris Karloff’ on Blu-ray July 18!

Universal Terror Blu-rayA trio of horror tales from the vaults of Universal Pictures, all starring the iconic Boris Karloff. In the pulse-pounding crime thriller Night Key (dir. Lloyd Corrigan, 1937), Karloff plays the eccentric inventor of a high-tech security system who is kidnapped by a gang of burglars and forced to help them commit a series of robberies. Then, in the lavishly produced The Climax (dir. George Waggner, 1944), Karloff plays the house physician at an Opera house whose insane jealousy drives him to murder. And finally, Karloff stars as a doctor who risks his own life to save the captives of a mad count in The Black Castle (dir. Nathan H. Juran, 1952). Universal Terror: Three Films Starring Boris Karloff is released on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK July 18, 2022!


A trio of horror tales starring Boris Karloff


Universal Terror Blu-ray




  • Limited Edition slipcase
  • 1080p presentation of all three films across two Blu-ray discs
  • Night Key and The Black Castle presented from 2K scans of fine grain film elements
  • The Climax presented from a 2K scan of the interpositive
  • Optional English SDH
  • Brand new audio commentary tracks on Night Key and The Climax with Kevin Lyons and Jonathan Rigby
  • Brand new audio commentary track on The Black Castle with author Stephen Jones and author / critic Kim Newman
  • Stills Galleries
  • Trailers
  • PLUS: A limited edition collector’s booklet featuring new writing by Karloff expert Stephen Jacobs (author of Boris Karloff: More Than a Monster)




Label: Eureka Entertainment


UNIVERSAL TERROR (Three films starring Boris KARLOFF) (Eureka Classics) Two-Disc Blu-ray


1937/1944/1952 | 237 min. | 1.37:1 OAR | USA | HORROR / THRILLER / CRIME / SCI-FI

Certificate PG (TBC) | Director VARIOUS | Language ENGLISH | B&W / COLOUR | 18 JULY 2022

Blu-ray Cat. No. EKA70466 | Blu-ray Barcode 5060000704662 | Blu-ray RRP £29.99

Universal Terror: Three Films Starring Boris Karloff  is released on Blu-ray

in the UK July 18, 2022!



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Universal Terror Blu-ray


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