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The Veil 

An anthology of horror stories hosted by actor Boris Karloff.

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Frank P. Bibas
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Boris Karloff ...  Host / ... 12 episodes, 1958
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An anthology of horror stories hosted by actor Boris Karloff.

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Genres:

Horror

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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Veil See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(10 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The plots in several episodes are very similar to ones shown in The Veil (1958). The Veil (1958) vs One Step Beyond (1959), no story credit given in any of the One Step Beyond episodes. Telephone Time: The Vestris (1958) --- One Step Beyond: The Navigator (1959) The Veil: Summer Heat (1958) --- One Step Beyond: The Open Window (1959) The Veil: Whatever Happened to Peggy (1958) --- One Step Beyond: Who Are You? (1960) See more »

Quotes

[first lines of each episode]
Boris Karloff: Good evening. Tonight I'm going to tell you another strange and unusual story of the unexplainable which lies behind The Veil.
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Alternate Versions

The series was released to the public for the first time in the late 1990s. In 1968, footage from the episodes were edited into the following TV movies: Destination Nightmare (1968) (TV), Jack the Ripper (1968) (TV), and Veil, The (1968) (TV). See more »

Connections

Edited into Destination Nightmare (1958) See more »

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Really Good Mini-Series
11 March 2016 | by Rainey-DawnSee all my reviews

Such a shame this mini-series never aired but luckily it is available on video. It is well worth seeking out - and not just for fans of Boris Karloff but for fans of mystery and horror. There are actually 12 episodes in all but "The Vestris" and "Peggy" are released under the title "Tales of the Unexplained".

These tales are all horror but strongly a part of the mystery genre as well - at least I them to be.

Karloff is in quite a few of these and not just our host of the show - which makes them even better. As usual he's a bit scary in most of them and good as always.

This is a series a would recommend highly for fans of Murder, Mystery, Horror and of Karloff.

9/10


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