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b.1887 d.1969
Karloff was the stage-name of the British-born actor William Henry Pratt, and was isbest-known for his portrayal of the monster in Frankenstein (1931). His name was put to three horror anthologies, some of which were reprinted with pared-down contents.
Anthologies edited by Boris Karloff
Tales of Terror, World (New York), 1943
(Including: "Introduction", "The Waxwork" by A. M. Burrage, "Clay-Shuttered Doors" by Helen R. Hull, "The Judge's House" by B. Stoker, "The Damned Thing" by A. Bierce, "The Tarn" by H. Walpole, "The Furnished Room" by O. Henry, "Our Feathered Friends" by P. MacDonald, "Father Macclesfield's Tale" by R. H. Benson, "The Hound" by William Faulkner, "The Tell-Tale Heart" by F. A. Poe, "Amy Foster" by I. Conrad, "The Beast With Five Fingers" by W. F. Harvey, "The Willows" by A. Blackwood, "The Beckoning Fair One" by Oliver Onions.
And the Darkness Falls, World (New York), 1946
(Including: "Introduction" by Karloff, "The Test" by Maurice Level, " 'John Gladwin Says . . ' " by Oliver Onions, "The Black Pool" by Frederick Stuart Greene, "The Scoop" by Leonora Gregory, "Femme et Chatte" by Paul Verlaine, "The Hanging of Alfred Wadham" by E. F. Benson, "The Departure" by Selma Robinson, "The Adventure of Second Lieut. Bubnov" by Ivan Turgenev, "In the Wheat" by Maurice Level, "The Madman" by de Maupassant, "The Storm" by McKnight Malmar, "L'Amour apres la Mort" by Lafcadio Hearn, "Rizpah" by Tennyson, "One Who Saw" by Ex-Private-X, "My Favourite Murder" by Ambrose Bierce, "The Grove of Ashtaroth" by John Buchan, "The Case of Lady Sannox" by Conan Doyle, "The Black Godmother" by John Galsworthy, "The Stranger" by Ambrose Bierce, "The Panelled Room" by August Derleth, "The Mask" by F. Tennyson Jesse, "Richard Cory" by Edward Arlington Robinson, "The Witness" by Violet Hunt, "The Caged White Werewolf of the Saraban" by William B. Seabrook, "Footsteps" by Eileen Verrinder, "The Island" by L.P. Hartley, "The Red Lodge" by H. R. Wakefield, "The Cyprian Cat" by Dorothy L. Sayers, "An Official Position" by W. Somerset Maugham, "The Garden of Prosperine" by Swinburne, "Little Louise Roque" by de Maupassant, "The Sutor of Selkirk" by Anonymous, "The Idol with Hands of Clay" by Sir Frederick Treves, "Another American Tragedy" by John Collier, "The Razor of Pedro Dutel" by Richard Matthews Hallet, "The Cruicifixion of the Outcast" by W. B. Yeats, "Ulalume" by Poe, "Where Their Fire Is Not Quenched" by May Sinclair, "The Ghost" by Richard Hughes, "Jenshih, or the Fox Lady, Shen Chi-Chi" [translation], "Three O'Clock" by William Irish, "The Mortal" by Oliver Onions, "The Listeners" by Walter de la Mare, "The Well" by W. W. Jacobs, "The Horrible God" by Thomas Burke, "Mrs Adis" by Sheila Kaye-Smith, "Telling" by Elizabeth Bowen, "The Dead of the Poor" by Beaudelaire, "A Maniac" by Maurice Level, "An Illusion in Red and White" by Stephen Crane, "A Modest Proposal" by Jonathn Swift, "The Chaser" by John Collier, "Where the Tides Ebb and Flow" by Lord Dunsany, "My Last Duchess" by Robert Browning, "Out of the Deep" by Walter de la Mare, "Perchance to Dream" by Michael Joyce, "The Empty House" by Maurice Level, "Browdean Farm" by A. M. Burrage, "Breakdown" by L. A. G. Strong, "The Weird of Avoosi Wuthoqquan" by Clark Ashton Smith, "The Angelus" by William Younger, "Song of the Shirt" by Tom Hood, "The Silver Mask" by Hugh Walpole, "The Viy" [translation], "Death" by Dorothy Richardson, "Prospice" by Robert Browning, "The Woman's Ghost Story" by Algernon Blackwood, "The Brute" by Joseph Conrad, "The Thing on the Doorstep" by H. P. Lovecraft.)
Boris Karloff Horror Anthology, Souvenir (London), 1965
(Includes: "The Thirteenth Floor" by Frank Gruber, "Child of the Winds" by Edmond Hamilton, "The Opener of the Crypt" by I. lakes, "The Thing That Walked on the Wind" by August Derleth, "The Scarlet King" by Evan Hunter, "The Graveyard Reader" by Theodore Sturgeon, "The Mindworm" by C. M. Kombluth, "Back From the Grave" by Robert Silverberg, "The Man From the South" by Roald DahI, "The Opener of the Way" by Robert Bloch, "The Haunter of the Dark" by H. P. Lovecraft, "The Cask of Amontillado" by E. A. Poe.)
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