Fog Island (1945)

35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono (Western Electric Sound System), English

An American horror film directed by Terry Morse.

Plot Summary

In an old dark house on a shrouded island, Alec Ritchfield who was wrongly imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit, sets up base and begins to lure his duplicitous former partners into a complex trap where they will end up killing each other.


Director: Terry Morse
Copyright MCMXLV [1945] in U.S.A. by PRC Incorporated
Associate Producer: Terry Morse
Screen Play by: Pierre Gendron
Based on the play “Angel Island” by Bernadine Angus
Assistant Director: Wm. A. Calihan Jr
Director of Photography: Ira H. Morgan
Film Editor: George McGuire
Music by: Karl Hajos
Sound Engineer: William Fox
Men's Wardrobe: Larry Judge
Women's Wardrobe: Jean Sharpless
Art Director: Paul Palmentola
Set Decorator: Harry Reif
Master of Properties: Charles Stevens

George Zucco (Leo Grainger)
Jerome Cowan (John Kavanaugh)
Lionel Atwill (Alec Ritchfield)
Veda Ann Borg (Sylvia Jordan)
Sharon Douglas (Gail)
Ian Keith (Dr Lake)
Jacqueline DeWit (Emiline Bronson)
John Whitney (Jeff Kingsley)
George Lloyd (Allerton (butler))

Alternative Titles

Die Insel des Grauens – Austrian title


Castle of Frankenstein no.9 p.36

A Critical Guide to Horror Film Series by Ken Hanke pp.164-165; 167
Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.138
Poverty Row Horrors! by Tom Weaver pp.195-204  – illustrated credits, synopsis, review