This Is Your Life with Boris Karloff

This Is Your Life was a unique TV series broadcast on NBC from 1952 to 1961 and originally hosted by Ralph Edwards (who also produced it). The show brought people on and surprised them and in front of the audience both home and in studio it would walk them through their life. One of many guests on the show was the legendary (even then) Boris Karloff who had rocketed to fame for his portrayal of the monster in Frankenstein. The show offers a us an early biographical look at an amazing talent.

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One thought on “This Is Your Life with Boris Karloff

  1. Atari Adventure Square says:

    This is a terrific homage to the great actor.
    Such a sweet man.

    One of his last movies – 1968’s Targets (by Peter Bogdanovich) – speaks to fame through typecasting, modern-day random violence and the changes in moviegoers tastes, in a way that feels authentic to this day.
    I mention it because Karloff basically plays himself and it’s fascinating to see him confront these issues.

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