|The Frozen Ghost|
Nameless Terror!..creeping from the walls of a Museum for Murder!
|Title||The Frozen Ghost|
|Directed by||Harold Young|
|Written by||Bernard Schubert; Luci Ward; Henry Sucher; Harrison Carter|
|Produced by||Will Cowan|
|Edited by||Fred R. Feitshans, Jr.|
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
|Release date(s)||June 1st, 1945|
|Running time||61 min.|
The Frozen Ghost is an American feature film of the mystery-thriller subgenre. It was directed by Harold Young and written by Bernard Schubert, Henry Sucher and Luci Ward based on an original story by the late Harrison Carter. It was produced by Universal Pictures and released theatrically in the United States on June 1st, 1945. The film stars Lon Chaney, Jr. in the role of stage mentalist Alex Gregor, aka "Gregor the Greaet". Chaney reunites with his former Wolf Man love interest Evelyn Ankers, who plays the role of Maura Daniel. Other cast members in the film include venerated Western actor Milburn Stone as George Keene, Douglass Dumbrille as Inspector Brant, Martin Kosleck as Doctor Rudi Polden and Elena Verdugo as Nina Coudreau.
|Lon Chaney, Jr.||Alex Gregor/Gregor the Great|
|Evelyn Ankers||Maura Daniel|
|Milburn Stone||George Keene|
|Douglass Dumbrille||Inspector Brant|
|Martin Kosleck||Doctor Rudi Polden|
|Elena Verdugo||Nina Coudreau|
|Tala Birell||Valerie Monet|
|Arthur Hohl||Drunk contestant|
|Eddie Acuff||Reporter in hallway|
|Polly Bailey||Older lady in audience|
|Bobby Barber||Bald man in audience|
|Eddie Bruce||Man in audience|
|Jan Bryant||Teenage girl in audience|
|Pauline Drake||Mabel, the drunk's date|
|Helena Phillips Evans||Woman in audience|
|William Haade||Policeman on dock|
|Leyland Hodgson||Doctor from audience|
|David Hoffman||The Spirit of the Inner Sanctum|
|Charles Jordan||Radio show announcer|
|Bud Wolfe||Cab driver|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- The Frozen Ghost is the fourth film produced under the "Inner Sanctum Mysteries" banner. It follows Dead Man's Eyes in 1944 and is succeeded by Strange Confession in 1945.
- The Frozen Ghost was released on home video in VHS format in 1997 by MCA/Universal Home Video. It was paired with Weird Woman as part of the Universal Horror Classics Inner Sanctum collection.
- This is the final film work for screenwriter Harrison Carter, who actually died in 1943 - two years before this film's release.