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 [Place of publication not identified] 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.