RT Video/DVD DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 54630919 LA English T1 Horror classics. Disk 5 Disk 5 A1 Esper, Dwain., Woods, Bill., Lang, Fritz,, Fröhlich, Gustav., Strayer, Frank,, Douglas, Melvyn., Nigh, William,, Karloff, Boris,, Newfield, Sam,, Naish, J. Carrol,, Treeline Films., PB Treeline Films PP [S.l.] YR 2003 AB [Maniac]: Based on Edgar Allan Poe's "The black cat," the wild plot concerns a mad doctor who blackmails a former vaudeville impersonator into helping him to obtain the corpses he needs to perform Frankenstein-like experiments. [Metropolis (silent)]: The story of a 21st century city run by a "super trustee" and his collaborators who live in a paradise-like garden. Workers are totally enslaved by machines and condemned to live underground. In the midst of this misery, a young woman, Maria, arises and attempts to inspire the workers to throw off their oppressors. [The vampire bat]: When bloodless corpses begin appearing in a sleepy German village, superstitious tonwspeople believe the local fool has human vampires doing evilbidding for him. The real culprit is a diabolical scientist who needs human blood for his fiendish experiments. [The ape]: Boris Karloff roams the streets at night in an ape skin killing to obtain a curing serum for a crippling spinal disease which killed his wife and daughter. [The monster maker]: Dr. Markoff has concocted a formula that spreads a hideous disease named acromegaly. Markoff experiments on unsuspecting human subjects. His amoral behavior assumes monstrous dimensions when famed concert pianist Lawrence is injected with the doctor's disease-inducing serum. In return for an antidote, Markoff intends to extort a fortune from Lawrence and demand the hand of the musician's pretty daughter Patricia.