Universal's three most popular stars of horror pictures - Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff and Lon Chaney, Jr. - also were serial stars. This self-evident truth may come as a surprise to their followers who only remember the actors from their feature films, but it is a fact that each of the fearsome three graced quite a few chapter plays during their long careers. Some writers have mentioned their appearances in the cliffhangers, but these comments have never gone in depth to the extent that Leonard Kohl offers in this pioneering work. His research alone is an enormous undertaking that bespeaks a devotion to the subject and the desire to give freely of what he has learned.
An in-depth look at the film serials of the kings of horrorBoris Karloff, Bela Lugosi and Lon Chaney, Jr. Includes information on The Hope Diamond Mystery, King of the Kongo, The Phantom Creeps, Undersea Kingdom and much more. Contains many rare photos. A must for fans of serials.