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
When Lionel Atwill as Dr Xavier leads the plain clothes police detectives on a tour of his academy, he introduces them to Dr. Haynes, saying, "This is Mister Stevens and Mister O'Halloran...they're making a tour of scientific research." Haynes suddenly takes Atwill aside and says with alarm, "Why did you bring the police in here? Get them out..." Atwill however, had made no mention to him of their being policemen. See more
Dr. Haines, Academy of Surgical Research
Were the murdered women... attacked?
Prelude in C Sharp Minor, Op.3 No.2
Music by Sergei Rachmaninoff
Played on piano by an unidentified man at the Madame's house See more