Tower of London
Want to See
Not Interested
Rate it ½ star
Rate it 1 star
Rate it 1½ stars
Rate it 2 stars
Rate it 2½ stars
Rate it 3 stars
Rate it 3½ stars
Rate it 4 stars
Rate it 4½ stars
Rate it 5 stars
Tower of London
Basil Rathbone's real-life son, John Rodion, has his head chopped off early on in this historical melodrama often mistakenly referred to as a horror film. Yes, a second-billed Boris Karloff does stomp about on a club-foot as the Duke of Glouchester's chief executioner, Mord, but Karloff's presence is really more colorful than horrifying. Rathbone is the main villain here, as the Duke of Glouchester, the deformed second brother of Edward IV (Ian Hunter), whose throne he covets. But before he can place himself on that exalted chair, there are quite a few relatives and pretenders to… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Gruesome chilling tale of dynasty change."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Makes for pretty compelling entertainment. Just don't take it for anything like historically accurate"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
More reviews for Tower of London on Rotten Tomatoes