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Dr. Henryk Savaard (Character)
from The Man They Could Not Hang (1939)

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The Man They Could Not Hang -- Following the invention of a life-saving artificial heart, a test that accidentally kills a volunteer subject sends Dr. Henryk Savaard (Boris Karloff) to the gallows.  Before dying, Savaard vows to avenge his death.  So when a reporter who's investigating the mysterious suicides of six of the jurors follows the remaining principals in the case to a meeting at the late doctor's home, he finds Sa..

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From The Man They Could Not Hang (1939)
Dr. Henryk Savaard: Think of it! The Edison or Pasteur of tomorrow need not die merely because his heart is worn out. We'll give him a new heart taken perhaps from the body of a young man who's been killed in a automobile accident. And our great genius is awakened to another sixty years of useful life! You ask me if that's a benefit to mankind? I answer it's the gift of eternal life! But whether man's wise enough or old enouh to receive such a gift, I don't know. I don't know! See more »

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