The Ghoul
The Ghoul (1933)

In this horror film, Professor Morlant (Boris Karloff) is an Egyptologist who is a believer in the powers of ancient Egypt. On his deathbed, he instructs his servant (Ernest Thesiger) to bury with him "The Eternal Light," a jewel… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 25, 1933
DVD Release Date: August 26, 2003
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Creaky and weighed down with poor plot execution.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Early, creepy Karloff.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Richly melodramatic horror -- with marvelous performances, a witty script, atmospheric direction and a surprising number of effective shocks.

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Aj V
An alright horror movie, but over-hyped by critics. I was expecting more from it. It's okay, though, don't get me wrong, the movie's alright,… More
Brandon Siddall
Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, and Boris Karloff are some of the greatest horror movie actors of all time. They have so many legendary performances under their belts.… More