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The Awful Dr. Orlof

aka Gritos en la noche; L’horrible Docteur Orlof; The Demon Doctor

  • Year:1962
  • Country of origin: Spain, France
  • Genre: Horror
  • Director: Jesús Franco
  • Length: 90 min
  • IMDb rating: The Awful Dr. Orlof (1962) on IMDb
Poster of The Awful Dr. Orlof

The Awful Dr. Orlof is a film you can safely show to any fan of classic horror, even if they dislike the later films of Jess Franco. It’s slick, creepy, and it’s often quite beautiful to look at.

Stephen Thrower, Murderous Passions: The Delirious Cinema of Jesús Franco, Volume One (Strange Attractor Press, 2015)

Selected disc options for The Awful Dr. Orlof

Extras
Redemption box art
Redemption BD-ALL/US 2013
Image box art
Image DVD-0/US/OOP 2000
Audio Commentary by Film Historian Tim Lucas has extra
Jess! What Are You Doing Now? (8:24) has extra
The Young Dr. Orlof Chronicles (18:42) has extra
The Horror of Orlof - Interview with Director/Writer Jess Franco (15:48) has extra
Stills Gallery (16 Images) has extra
US Theatrical Trailer (1:37) has extra

Notes

Ultimate Edition

Combine the best digital presentation with a selection of choice extras for the ultimate edition.

  • Jess! What Are You Doing Now? (8:24)
  • The Young Dr. Orlof Chronicles (18:42)
  • The Horror of Orlof (15:48)
Presentation Redemption BD 2013
  • Video
    • File 1
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p23.976
      • Overall bit rate: 32.00 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 1.65:1
      • Length:1:26:42.655
      • File size: 22.21 GiB
      • Notes: French Version
  • Audio
    • File 1
      • Language: English LPCM 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 1536 kbps
      • Bit depth: 16-bit
    • File 2
      • Language: French LPCM 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 1536 kbps
      • Bit depth: 16-bit
  • Subtitles
    • English
Extras Audio Commentary by Film Historian Tim Lucas Redemption BD
Jess! What Are You Doing Now? (8:24, 1080p) Redemption BD
The Young Dr. Orlof Chronicles (18:42, 1080p) Redemption BD
The Horror of Orlof - Interview with Director/Writer Jess Franco (15:48, 1080p) Redemption BD
Stills Gallery (16 Images) Redemption BD
US Theatrical Trailer (1:37, 1080i60) Redemption BD