‘Island of Lost Souls’ still retains its power to horrify

Kathleen Burke in 'Island of Lost Souls'
Kathleen Burke in ‘Island of Lost Souls’

[rating=4]Starring: Charles Laughton, Bela Lugosi, Richard Arlen
Director(s): Erle C. Kenton
Writer(s): Screenplay by Philip Wylie, Waldemar Young; based upon the book by H. G. Wells

The early 1930s is thought of as the golden age of horror films, and for good reason. This was the era that gave us DraculaFrankensteinDr. Jekyll and Mr. HydeMFreaksVampyr, and King Kong. And now thanks to the Criterion Collection, Island of Lost Souls officially makes its way to DVD and Blu Ray for the very first time.

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