Bela Lugosi Collection Volume 2 (1939-1945) Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama, Comedy (6 x DVD)
The Gorilla (1939) Crime, Comedy, Horror Directed by: Allan Dwan Starring: Jimmy Ritz, Harry Ritz, Al Ritz
When a wealthy gentleman receives threatening notes signed by the Gorilla, he hires the Ritz Brothers to protect him.
The Human Monster (1939) Crime, Horror, Mystery Directed by: Walter Summers Starring: Bela Lugosi, Hugh Williams, Greta Gynt
In London, philanthropist Dr. Orloff (Bela Lugosi) volunteers his services at a home for blind men, which serves as a cover for his notorious exploits. On the side, Orloff runs an insurance company that offers loans to desperate, unattached men, whom he convinces to list him as a beneficiary. With the aid of a blind man from the home, Orloff then coldly murders the men to collect the insurance. Although the police begin an investigation, Orloff brazenly continues the brutal killings.
The Phantom Creeps (1949) Sci-Fi Directed by: Ford Beebe, Saul A. Goodkind Starring: Bela Lugosi, Robert Kent, Dorothy Arnold
With a laboratory full of monstrous creations including a giant robot, explosive mechanical spiders, an invisibility belt and a strange meteorite that can stop entire armies dead in their tracks, Dr. Alex Zorka (apparently the hardest working mad scientist around) seeks revenge on those who scoffed at his ideas. Zorka must run the gauntlet between federal authorities and the lethal foreign agents who covet his all-powerful weaponry. This movie version of the 1939 serial spectacular contains a myriad of plot twists and a performance by Bela so charged with enthusiasm that we actually find ourselves rooting for him as he plots mass destruction in his bid to conquer the world.
The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942) Sci-Fi, Horror, Drama Directed by: Erle C. Kenton Starring: Cedric Hardwicke, Lon Chaney Jr., Ralph Bellamy
Shepherd Ygor (Bela Lugosi) rescues the monster (Lon Chaney) from a sulfur pit and brings him to Dr. Frankenstein's other son (Cedric Hardwicke).
The Ape Man (1943) Horror Directed by: William Beaudine Starring: Bela Lugosi, Louise Currie, Wallace Ford
A scientific experiment goes awry, leaving a mentally unbalanced researcher transformed into an apelike creature.
The Body Snatcher (1945) Horror, Thriller Directed by: Robert Wise Starring: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Henry Daniell
Dr. Toddy MacFarlane (Henry Daniell) needs cadavers for his medical experiments, ultimately intended to treat a young disabled girl. However, they are not easy to come by, so he enlists the help of taxi driver John Gray (Boris Karloff) and his assistant, Joseph (Bela Lugosi), to unearth bodies from the cemetery. When Donald (Russell Wade), Dr. MacFarlane's assistant, recognizes one of the corpses Gray delivers, the true source of the bodies is called into question.
Contained in: Standard Sized Six-Way DVD Case.
Format: Either PAL or NTSC (depending on world location), Region 0 (Multi-Region/Worldwide).