Isle of the Dead is one of producer Val Lewton's horror films made for RKO Radio Pictures. The movie had a script inspired by the painting Isle of the Dead by Arnold Böcklin, which appears behind the title credits, though the film was originally titled "Camilla" during production. It was written by frequent Lewton collaborator Ardel Wray; directed by Mark Robson, the fourth of five pictures he directed for Lewton; and starred Boris Karloff, the first of three pictures he made with Lewton . The story is set on a Greek isle during the First Balkan War in 1912–1913, when a plague forces a...
|Release date:||September 1, 1945|
|Directed by:||Mark Robson|
|Music by:||Leigh Harline|