- Languages: English
- Subtitles: English, French
- Number of Discs: 2
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 6 hours, 22 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: September 19, 2006
- Originally Released: 1943
- Label: Universal Studios
Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
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Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono - English
- Subtitles - English (SDH), French - Optional
Disc 1 Feature A: CALLING DR. DEATH
Disc 1 Feature B: WEIRD WOMAN
Disc 1 Feature C: DEAD MAN'S EYES
Disc 2 Feature A: THE FROZEN GHOST
Disc 2 Feature B: STRANGE CONFESSION
Disc 2 Feature C: PILLOW OF DEATH
Performers, Cast and Crew:
New York Times - 09/19/2006
"[T]hey are mainly interesting as a transitional step in the shift from the supernatural horror that dominated the 1930's to the psychological terror that took over after World War II."
Description by OLDIES.com:
Get ready for unlimited thrills and chills as all six of Universal's classic Inner Sanctum Mysteries
come to DVD for the first time ever. You'll have a hauntingly good time with horror icon Lon Chaney Jr., as he gives timeless performances in these spooky feature-length films: Calling Dr. Death, Weird Woman, Dead Man's Eyes, The Frozen Ghost, Strange Confession
and Pillow Of Death
. Based on the popular radio shows of the 1940s, this collectible set is a must-own for every classic mystery and horror fan. Death, dementia, dark arts... it's just another day in the forbidding and fascinating world of the Inner Sanctum
Calling Dr. Death (1943, 63 mins.): A distraught doctor is tormented by voices in his head that are urging him to end his unhappy marriage - forever.
Weird Woman (1944, 64 mins.): Sorcery and superstition take a walk down the aisle when a professor marries a woman raised in the jungle by voodoo witchcraft practitioners and then dismisses her ominous warnings.
Dead Man's Eyes (1944, 64 mins.): When an artist loses his sight in a freak accident, his future father-in-law promises to bequeath his own eyes upon his death - which ends up being much, much sooner than anyone could foresee.
The Frozen Ghost (1945, 62 mins): Things are certainly not what they seem when a hypnotist takes refuge in the spectacular mansion of a female friend who made her money from a creepy wax museum.
Strange Confession (1945, 62 mins.): A brilliant chemist with the key to the cure for influenza is forced to take drastic measures when his greedy boss prematurely releases the unfinished drug to the public.
Pillow Of Death (1945, 67 mins.): A psychopathic killer is on the loose, so the eccentric and wealthy Kincaid family calls in a psychic investigator to put an end to the mysterious murders haunting their household.
Iconic horror figure Lon Chaney Jr. invites viewers to enter a world of mystery with this collection of all six films from the Inner Sanctum Mysteries series. Originally released between 1943 and 1945, the films include CALLING DR. DEATH, WEIRD WOMAN, DEAD MAN'S EYES, THE FROZEN GHOST, STRANGE CONFESSION, and PILLOW OF DEATH. See individual titles for descriptions.
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