- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 8 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: October 4, 2011
- Originally Released: 1935
- Label: Sony Pictures Home
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
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Description by OLDIES.com:
In a tiny European nation, a baron has fathered twin sons -- Anton and Gregor -- but a local legend has it that one will someday kill the other, so Anton is sent into exile while Gregor remains. Decades later, Gregor has become a tyrant; sensing revolution in the air, he summons Anton back to take over. But is that really what he has in mind? Newly remastered.
Karloff is once again chilling and brilliant in this highly-regarded dual role which showcases two sides of the actor. He plays twin brothers Anton and Gregor. It has been prophesied that Anton, the younger brother, will eventually murder Gregor in their castle's "Black Room." Gregor is an evil Baron who is loathed by everyone, while Anton is highly regarded and revered. When positions shift and Gregor is overcome with jealousy, he commits a drastic act of murder in order to reclaim his title. It now appears that his brother will not get the opportunity to fulfill the prophesy, after all. Or will he'