BORIS KARLOFF'S TV APPEARANCES

 

1949

 

- 7 Feb : Chevrolet on Broadway, "Expert Opinion"

 

- 11 April : The Ford Theatre Hour. "Arsenic and Old Lace", Jonathan Brewster.

 

- 12 April : Star Theatre.

 

- 26 April : Suspense ! "A Night At The Inn", Arnold Everett Scott-Fortesque.

 

- 9 May : Chevrolet on Broadway. "Passenger to Bali".

 

- 17 May : Suspense ! "The Monkey's Paw".

 

- 7 June : Suspense ! "The Yellow Scarf". Bronston.

 

- 4 Sept : Celebrity Time. Panelist.

 

- 22 Sept : Starring Boris Karloff. "Five Golden Guineas".

 

- 29 Sept : Starring Boris Karloff. "The Mask".

 

- 6 Oct :  Starring Boris Karloff. "Mungahara"

 

- 13 Oct : Starring Boris Karloff. "Mad Illusion".

 

- 20 Oct : Starring Boris Karloff.   " Perchance to Dream".

 

- 27 Oct : Starring Boris Karloff. "The Devil Takes A Bride".

 

- 3 Nov : Starring Boris Karloff."The Moving Finger".

 

- 10 Nov :  Starring Boris Karloff. "The Twisted Path".

 

- 17 Nov : Starring Boris Karloff. "The False Face".

 

- 24 Nov :  Starring Boris Karloff. "Cranky Bill".

 

- 1 Dec : Starring Boris Karloff. "Three O'Clock".

 

- 8 Dec : . Starring Boris Karloff. The Shop At Sly Corner". Decius Heiss.

 

- 15 Dec : Starring Boris Karloff. "Night Reveals".

 

1950

 

- 19 Feb : Supper Club. Guest.

 

- 3 Sept : Masterpiece Playhouse, Uncle Vanya.

 

- 18 Sept : Lights Out. "The Leopard Lady".

 

- 29 Oct : The Paul Whiteman Revue. Guest.

 

- 12 Dec : Texaco Star Theatre [The Milton Berle Show]. Guest.

 

1951

 

- 11 April : Don McNeil TV Club. Guest.

 

- 9 Oct : Texaco Star Theatre. Guest.

 

- 21 Oct : The Fred Waring Show. Guest.

 

- 19 Nov : "The Kimballs", Mr. Kimball.

 

- 25 Nov : Celebrity Time. Guest.

 

- 3 Dec : Studio One. "Mutiny on the Nicolette", doctor.

 

- 25 Dec : Suspense ! "The Lonely Place".

 

- 31 Dec : Lux Video Theatre. "The Jest of Hahalaba", Sir Arthur Strangways.

 

1952

 

- 13 Jan : CBS Television Workshop. "Don Quixote", Don Quixote.

 

- 30 Jan : Stork Club. Guest.

 

- 22 Feb : Tales of Tomorrow. "Memento".

 

- 29 April : Texaco Star Theater. Guest.

 

- 19 May : Studio One. "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court". King Arthur.

 

- 25 May : Celebrity Time. Guest.

 

- 1 June : Philip Morris Playhouse on Broadway. "Outward Bound".

 

- 19 June : I've Got A Secret. Guest.

 

- 27 June : Curtain Call. "The Soul of the Great Bell". Kouan-Yu.

 

- 4 July : Schlitz Playhouse of Stars. "House of Death". Brandon.

 

- 8 Dec : The Video Theater. "Fear". Larkin.

 

- 16 Dec : Texaco Star Theater [The Milton Berle Show]. Guest.

 

1953

 

- 17 Jan : All Star Revue. Guest.

 

- 2 March : Hollywood Opening Night. "The Invited Seven".

 

- 17 March : Suspense ! "The Black Prophet". Rasputin.

 

- 30 March : Robert Montgomery Presents. "The Burden of Proof".

 

- 3 April : Tales of Tomorrow. "Past Tense". Dr. Henry Marco.

 

- 7 May  : Quick as a Flash. Guest.

 

- 24 May : Plymouth Playhouse. Sketchbook : "The Chaser". "The Reticence of Lady Anne".

 

- 23 June : Suspense ! "The Signal Man".

 

1954

 

11 Feb : First broadcast : Colonel March of Scotland Yard. "The Invisible Knife". Col. Perceval March.

 

Other episodes : "The Sorcerer", "The Abominable Snowman", "Present Tense", "At Night All Cats Are Grey", "The Case of the Kidnapped Poodle", "The Strange Event of Roman Fall", "The Headless Hat", "The Second Mona Lisa", "Death in Inner Space", "The Talking Head", "The Devil Sells His Soul", "Murder Is Permanent", "The Silent Vow", "Death and the Other Monkey", "The Stolen Crime", "The Silver Curtain", Terror at Daybreak", "Hot Money", "The Missing Link", "The Case of the Misguided Missile", "The Deadly Gift", The Case of the Lively Ghost", "Death in the Dressing Room", The New Invisible Man", "Passage of Arms".

 

- 13 Oct : "I've Got a Secret". Guest.

 

- 6 Nov : "The George Gobel Show". Guest.

 

- 9 Nov : "Truth or Consequences". Guest.

 

- 16 Dec : Climax ! "The White Carnations". Dr. Philip Nestri.

 

- 22 Dec : "Down You Go". Guest.

 

1955

 

- 5 Jan : Best of Broadway. "Arsenic And Old Lace". Jonathan Brewster.

 

- 19 Feb : Texaco Star Theater. Guest.

 

- 22 Feb : The Elgin Hour. "The Sting of Death". Mr. Mycroft.

 

- 12 March : Max Leibman Presents. "A Connecticut Yankee". King Arthur.

 

- 20 April : Who said that ? Guest.

 

- 1 May : General Electric Theater. "Mr. Blue Ocean". Mr. Blue Ocean.

 

- 15 Juli : Boris Karloff. Guest. [British TV]

 

- 24 Aug : "I've Got A Secret". Guest.

 

- 31 Aug : The United States Steel Hour. "Counterfeit". George Redford.

 

1956

 

- 15 April : The Alcoa Hou. "Even The Weariest River". Doc Dixon.

 

- 18 July : The Amazing Dunninger. Guest.

 

- 1 August : Frankie Lane Time. Guest.

 

- 8 August : Frankie Lane Time. Guest.

 

- 13 August : The Ernie Kovacz Show. Huest.

 

- 6 Sept : Climax ! "Bury Me Later". Vicar.

 

- 25 Oct : Playhouse 90. "Rendezvous in Black". Ward allen.

 

- 27 Nov : The Red Skelton Show. Guest.

 

- 11 Dec : The $ 64.000 Question. Contestant.

 

- 18 Dec : The $ 64.000 Question. Contestant.

 

- 25 Dec : The $ 64.000 Question. Contestant.

 

1957

 

- 18 Jan : The Rosemary Clooney Show. Guest, sings "You'd Be Surprised".

 

- 10 Feb : Hallmark Hall of Fame. "The Lark". Bishop Pierre Cauchon.

 

- 20 March : Untitled. Interview in Anchorage by KTVA.

 

- 19 April : The Rosemary Clooney Show. Guest.


- 25 April : Lux Video Theater. "The Man Who Played God". Montgomery Royle.

 

- 28 April : The Kate Smith Hour. Guest.

 

- 17 May : The Dinah Shore Chevy Show. Guest.

 

- 30 Aug : A-Z. Guest. [British TV]

 

- 27 Oct : The Dinah Shore Show. Guest.

 

- 31Oct :  The Rosemay Clooney Show. Guest.


- 16 Nov : The Gisele MacKenzie Show. Guest.

 

- 20 Nov : "This Is Your Life". Himself.

 

- 9 Dec : Suspicion. "The Deadly Game". Judge Winthrop Gelsey.

 

1958

 

- 12 Feb : The Betty White Show. Guest.

 

- 25 Feb : Telephone Time. "The Vestris". Dr. Pierre.

 

- 5 March : Shirley Temple's Storybook."The Legend of Sleepy Hollow". Narrator /  Father Knickerbocker.

 

- 31 March : The Shadow of Genius. Professor Theodore Koenig.

 

- 22 April : The Jack Paar Show. Guest.

 

- 6 Nov : Playhouse 90. Heart of Darkness. Kurtz.

 

- unaired : The Veil. Host / Role in each episode.

 

- "Vision of Crime". Seargent Chester Wilmore.

- "Girl on the Road". Morgan Debs.

- "Food on the Table". Captain John Elwood.

- "The Doctors". Dr. Carlo Marcabienti.

- "The Crystal Ball". André Giraud.

- "Genesis". Jonas Atterbury.

- "Destination Nightmare". Peter Wade Sr.

- "Summer Heat". Dr. Francis Mason.

- "The Return of Madame Vernoy". Charles Goncourt.

-"Jack The Ripper". Host.

 

1959

 

- 31 Jan : The Gale Storm Show. "It's Murder, My Dear". Self / Lookalike.

 

- 17 May : General Electric Theater. "The Indian Giver". Henry Church.

 

1960

 

- 9 Feb : Playhouse 90. "To The Sound of Trumpets". Guibert.

 

- 5 March : The Dupont Show of the Month. "Treasure Island". Billy Bones.

 

- 3 April : Hollywood Sings. Host.

 

- 6 June : Upgreen and at 'em, or a Maiden Nearly Over. Butler. [British TV]

 

- 23 June : The Secret World of Eddie Hodges. Captain Hook.

 

- 13 Sept : Thriller [67 episodes]. Season I (13 Sept-13 June 1961) - Host.

                   Acted in :

                   "The Prediction". Clayton Mace.

 

1961

 

- 18 Sept : Thriller. Season II (18 Sept - 30 April 1962) - Host.

                    Acted in :

                    "The Premature Burial". Dr. Thorne.

                    "The Last of the Sommervilles". Dr. Farnham.

                    "Dialogues With Death" : 1) "Friend of the Dead". Pop Jenkins.

                                                                   2) "Welcome Home". Colonel Jackson.

                     "The Incredible Dr. Markesan". Dr. Konrad Markesan.

 

1962

 

- 5 Feb : Hallmark Hall of Fame. "Arsenic and Old Lace". Jonathan Brewster.

 

- 12 Feb : PM. Guest.

 

- 11 March : Theater 62. "The Paradine Case". Judge Lord Thomas Horfield.

 

- 11 June : The Dickie Henderson Show. "The Gangster" [British TV]

 

- 30 June - 22 Sept : Out of This World. 13 episodes. Host. [British TV]

 

- 26 Oct : Lizard's Leg and Owlet's Wing. Self.

 

1963

 

- 28 Jan : I've Got a Secret. Guest.

 

- 3 March : The Hy Gardner Show. Guest.

 

- 25 Dec : Chronicle. "A Danish Fairy Tale". Narrator.

 

1964

 

- 21 April : The Garry Moore Show. Guest.

 

- 2 June : The Tonight Show. Guest.

 

1965

 

- 16 Jan : The Entertainers. Guest.

 

- 3o Oct : Shindig ! Special Guest Host.

 

1966

 

- 23 Sept : The Wild Wild West. "The Night of the Golden Cobra". Mr. Singh.

 

- 27 Sept : The Girl From Uncle. "The Mother Muffin Affair". Agnes Twicksbury.

 

- 18 Dec : "Dr Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas !" Narrator / the Grinch.

 

1967

 

- 22 Feb : I Spy. "Mainly on the Plains". Don Ernesto Silvando.

 

1968

 

- 24 Sept : The Red Skelton Show. Guest.

 

- 30 Oct : The Jonathan Winters Show. Guest.

 

- 29 Nov : The Name of the Game. "The White Birch". Mikhail Orlov.

 



 



 


 

 


 

 

 

 


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Biography by Stephen Jacobs
New Biography by Stephen Jacobs
Boris Karloff 1887-1969
Boris Karloff 1887-1969