The Black Room
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The Black Room
A curse pronounced upon land baron DeBerghmann has devastating long-range consequences for his twin sons Gregor and Anton. Twenty years later, Anton (Boris Karloff) has developed into a debauched and much-hated despot, disposing of his enemies by dumping their bodies into the titular "black room" on his estate. But when Anton's kindly, benevolent brother Gregor (also Karloff) returns home after a long absence, he is so beloved by the townspeople that Anton "graciously" gives up his title and estate to Gregor. Actually, Anton plans to kill his brother and take his place… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Eerie, atmospheric, hokey B-film Gothic melodrama."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"In the running as one of the best horror pictures of the '30s."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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