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Life Returns (1935)

 -  Drama  -  2 January 1935 (USA)
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A doctor who has spent his career working on ways to revive the dead sees his chance to prove his theory by performing his procedures on a recently deceased dog.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Onslow Stevens ...
George P. Breakston ...
Danny Kendrick (as George Breakston)
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Stanley Fields ...
Dog Catcher
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Dr. James
Richard Carle ...
A.K. Arnold
Dean Benton ...
Intern
Lois January ...
Nurse
Richard Quine ...
Mickey
Maidel Turner ...
Mrs. Vandergriff
George MacQuarrie ...
Judge
Otis Harlan ...
Dr. Henderson
Robert E. Cornish ...
Himself
Mario Margutti ...
Cornish's Assistant
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A doctor who has spent his career working on ways to revive the dead sees his chance to prove his theory by performing his procedures on a recently deceased dog.

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The mystery of the man who conquered death!

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2 January 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

L'incredibile realtà  »

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| (Ontario)

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| (RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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The author, Eugene Frenke (husband of actress Anna Sten) sued Universal for $145,424 claiming that the studio failed to release the picture through normal channels. See more »

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Danny Kendrick: I ran away from the cops. They were gonna put me in the hole!
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A Film Rarely Seen!
3 October 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Universal created this picture with a horror theme that was too upsetting for the British and it was censored. "Life Returns" was fiction and created by director Eugene Frenke and his writers James Hogan, John Goodrich, Arthur Homan, Wolfe Gilbert and Mary McCarthy. Onslow Stevens, formerly the invisible scientist of Universal's science-fiction serial "The Vanishing Shadow",'34, played John Kendrick, a doctor devoted to seeking a formula to restore life after death. He succeeds when his son's pet, called Lazarus is gassed by the dog-catcher. It was surprising to see Valerie Hobson playing the faithful doctor's wife. Great Film for 1935!


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