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The Veil 

An anthology of horror stories hosted by actor Boris Karloff.

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Frank P. Bibas
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Boris Karloff ...  Host / ... 11 episodes, 1958
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An anthology of horror stories hosted by actor Boris Karloff.

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Horror

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USA | UK

Language:

English

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1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Veil See more »

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Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Runtime:

(10 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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[first lines of each episode]
Boris Karloff: Good evening. Tonight I'm going to tell you another strange and unusual story of the unexplainable which lies behind The Veil.
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Alternate Versions

The series was released to the public for the first time in the late 1990s. In 1968, footage from the episodes were edited into the following TV movies: Destination Nightmare (1968) (TV), Jack the Ripper (1968) (TV), and Veil, The (1968) (TV). See more »

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Edited into The Veil (1958) See more »

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Well preserved tv history, good for its time
26 January 2002 | by stephen-63See all my reviews

Available complete on dvd, with magnificent picture and sound quality. This quite old anthology tv series of nine episodes plus an extra borrowed from British tv, is quite watchable. The acting styles are a little wooden, but there are some interesting early appearances- Robert Hardy, Patrick MacNee, Harry Bartell and so on.

Supposedly based upon real reports of paranormal reports this certainly predates the X Files. The approach is pure drama with no explanations.

A good addition to any classic tv collection - although it never was shown on tv.


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