[Boris introduces the show: he walks up to a mirror on the wall and holds a lantern]
Boris Karloff : A beautiful young face in the mirror; a pitiful old face at the door. Could they have been one and the same? Some people say that mirrors never lie. Others say that they do: that they lie, they cheat, they kill! Some say that, every time you look in one, you see Death at work. But most of us see only what we want to see. And perhaps it's better not to see too deeply into the darkness behind our mirrors, for there live things beyond our imagination, as sure as my name is Boris Karloff.