Corridors of Blood (1958)

Corridors of Blood (1958)

Released: 1958
Genre: Crime, Genre, Horror, Thriller
Director: Robert Day
Starring: Christopher Lee, Betta St. John, Boris Karloff, ,
Run time: 86 min
IMDb: 6.5/10
Country: UK
Views: 179751


In an effort to relieve the suffering of surgery patients, Dr. Thomas Bolton painstakingly develops an opium-based anesthetic, to which he gradually becomes addicted. In order to provide a continual supply of chemicals to continue his experiments and support his addiction, he falls in with a den of murderers who use his signature to sell cadavers to the local hospital.
Written by
Doug Sederberg <[email protected]>
User Reviews: Boris Karloff gives one of his best performances as a tormented doctor trying to invent anaesthesia. In the process he becomes addicted to the narcotics and begin associating with various London low-lifes – including grave-robber Christopher Lee in a rivetting performance.

This is less horror than an atmospheric character study – and it is really very good.

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