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The Testament Of Dr Cordelier (1959)

“I had become a free being, free of all constraints, aware that I could do whatever I wanted…”   [Original title: Le Testament du Docteur Cordelier; also known as: Experiment In Evil, The Doctor’s Horrible Experiment] Director:  Jean Renoir Starring:  … Continue reading

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The Corpse Vanishes (1942)

“These young girls, whether dead or alive, are being used by Lorenz, in some manner, as human guinea-pigs, to sustain his wife in a youthful state!”   Director:  Wallace Fox Starring:  Bela Lugosi, Luana Walters, Elizabeth Russell, Tristram Coffin, Angelo … Continue reading

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The Thing With Two Heads (1972)

  “Level with us, doctor: have you created a monster?”   Director:  Lee Frost Starring:  Rosey Grier, Ray Milland, Don Marshall, Roger Perry, Chelsea Brown, Kathy Baumann, George E. Carey, Wes Bishop, Lee Frost, Rick Baker Screenplay:  Lee Frost, Wes … Continue reading

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The Lost City (1935) (Part 2)

  “Science can accomplish ANYTHING!”   Director:  Harry Revier Starring:  William “Stage” Boyd, Kane Richmond, Claudia Dell, Eddie Fetherstone, Billy Bletcher, Josef Swickard, George “Gabby” Hayes, Margot D’Use, Jerry Frank, Sam Baker, William Millman, Ralph Lewis, Milburn Morante Screenplay:  Zelma … Continue reading

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The Lost City (1935) (Part 1)

“You are in the Lost City of the Ligurians. As you may know, the Ligurians were master-scientists. I am the last of that race—carrying on the electro-magnetic traditions of my people!”   Director:  Harry Revier Starring:  William “Stage” Boyd, Kane … Continue reading

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The Phantom From 10,000 Leagues (1955)

“It was being guarded by a—a sea serpent! A hideous beast that defies description!”   Director:  Dan Milner Starring:  Kent Taylor, Cathy Downs, Michael Whalen, Rodney Bell, Philip Pine, Vivi Janiss, Helene Stanton Screenplay:  Lou Rusoff, from a story by … Continue reading

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The Devil-Doll (1936)

“I may not look it, Madame, but I was once a very successful banker. Three men – my partners – lied and tricked me into prison. Well—three lives are going to pay for it…”   Director:  Tod Browning Starring:  Lionel … Continue reading

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The Man Who Changed His Mind (1936)

“I shall show you strange things about the mind of man…”   [aka The Man Who Lived Again aka The Brainsnatcher aka Body Switch aka Dr Maniac] Director:  Robert Stevenson Starring: Boris Karloff, Anna Lee, John Loder, Frank Cellier, Donald … Continue reading

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The Snake Woman (1961)

“Life is such a miraculous, delicate thing. What if this poison were to upset the balance? – and instead of a normal, healthy child, ours were to be born a—a—“   [Also known as: Terror Of The Snake Woman] Director:  … Continue reading

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Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde (1931)

“Free! Free at last!”   Director:  Rouben Mamoulian Starring:  Fredric March, Miriam Hopkins, Rose Hobart, Halliwell Hobbes, Holmes Herbert, Edgar Norton Screenplay:  Samuel Hofferstein and Percy Heath, based upon the novel  by Robert Louis Stevenson       Synopsis:  Dr … Continue reading

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