Doomed to Die

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Doomed to Die
DVD cover
Directed by William Nigh
Produced by Paul Malvern
Scott R. Dunlap
Written by Hugh Wiley
Ralph Gilbert Bettison
Michael Jacoby
Starring Boris Karloff
Marjorie Reynolds
Grant Withers
Music by Edward J. Kay
Cinematography Harry Neumann
Edited by Robert Golden
Distributed by Monogram Pictures Corporation
Release date
  • August 12, 1940 (1940-08-12)
Running time
68 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Doomed to Die is a 1940 American mystery film directed by William Nigh and starring Boris Karloff as Mr. Wong. It is a sequel to the 1940 film, The Fatal Hour.[1]



Filming began in mid June. The film uses actual news footage from the burning of the liner SS Morro Castle, which caught fire on September 8 1934 during a trip from Havana to New York City.[2]


  1. ^ Stephen Jacobs, Boris Karloff: More Than a Monster, Tomohawk Press 2011 p 259-260
  2. ^ Internet Movie Database Trivia

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