The Ghoul (1933)
Boris Karloff's first starring film role in his native England, and Britain's first true horror feature, was this long-lost tale of a famed Egyptologist who returns from the dead to wreak vengeance on the thieves of a sacred jewel. With Cedric Hardwicke, Ernest Thesiger, and the screen debut of Ralph Richardson. 80 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.