A monster lurks as New York newspaperman Lee Taylor investigates one of the "Moon Killer" murders, in which the victims are strangled, cannibalized and surgically incised under the light of the full moon. The trail leads to the cliffside mansion of Dr. Xavier, where the doctor and his colleagues conduct a strange experiment. Written by
Diana Hamilton <email@example.com>
Mightier than words can describe!
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Did You Know?
Contrary to Technicolor's edict, Warner Brothers/Vitaphone shot a black-and-white version of "Doctor X." At least two scenes in the black-and-white version use different takes than the color one: the scene with Lee Tracy and Mae Busch in the house of prostitution scene and the sequence with Tracy in the skeleton room. See more
Although he supposed to be a medical doctor, Dr. Xavier mispronounces "scalpel." See more
Dr. Haines, Academy of Surgical Research
Professor, since we retired this body has been... It has been...
Dr. Jerry Xavier
I know, but I don't want her to know.
Music by Richard A. Whiting
and Henry I. Marshall
Lyrics by Ray Egan See more