Today is Oct. 2, so that means that it is Day 2 of our 31 days of classic horror. Today's pick is "Isle of the Dead." "Isle of the Dead" is a 1945 film that starred the great horror icon, Boris Karloff.
One of these six will be BURIED ALIVE! None can hear their screams on this far-off horror island! None can stop the terrors a man-monster holds in store! (Source: IMDb)
The film is about several people who on a Greek Island are trapped by a quarantine because of a plague. While they are trapped, vampire panic hits them after superstition and suspicious make them believe that a young girl could be a vampire.
Mark Robson was the director and the other cast other than Karloff was, Ellen Drew, Katherine Emery, and Alan Napier. Val Lewton, famous for "Cat People" and other films, produced the movie.
If looking online Warner Archive Instant currently has the movie on their site and Amazon has a $2.99 rental for 24 hrs. You can also by a digital copy for $9.99 at Amazon. If your not much of an online renter, of course check your local video store or at your local store to maybe find a copy of the movie.
So "Isle of the Dead," is today's pick for the 2nd day of October! Have fun in watching this Karloff classic!