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
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Out-Thrills Them All!
Did You Know?
The New York waterfront sequences were shot on the still standing Twinkletoes
(1926) set left over from the 1926 Colleen Moore
vehicle, in which in stood in for London's Limehouse District. See more
In the opening scene of the film, Lee Tracy is shown strolling along the New York docks in search of news, when a body arrives at the Mott Street Morgue across the street. In reality, Mott Street, located in New York's old Chinatown district, is fairly well landlocked and nowhere near the either waterfront or dock areas. See more
Mamie, Xavier's Maid
Something tells me if I go in that room tonight, tomorrow I'll be... in my coffin!
Music by Bernhard Kaun
Stock cue played over main titles See more