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Director:
Writers:
L. du Garde Peach (screenplay) &
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Release Date:
1 November 1936 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Dr. Laurience, a brilliant but unstable scientist experimenting with transferring minds, becomes vengeful when his magnate patron withdraws his support. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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The Man Who Lived Again
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Boris Karloff ... Dr. Laurience

John Loder ... Dick Haslewood

Anna Lee ... Dr. Clare Wyatt
Frank Cellier ... Lord Haslewood
Donald Calthrop ... Clayton
Cecil Parker ... Dr. Gratton

Lyn Harding ... Prof. Holloway
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Clive Morton ... Journalist (uncredited)
Bryan Powley ... Unspecified role (uncredited)
D.J. Williams ... Landlord (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Stevenson 
 
Writing credits
L. du Garde Peach (screenplay) (as L. Du Garde Peach) &
Sidney Gilliat (screenplay) &
John L. Balderston (screenplay)

Produced by
Michael Balcon .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Hubert Bath (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Jack E. Cox  (as Jack Cox)
 
Film Editing by
R.E. Dearing 
Alfred Roome 
Ben Hipkins (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Alex Vetchinsky  (as Vetchinsky)
 
Costume Design by
Molyneux (dresses)
 
Makeup Department
Roy Ashton .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Bill Salter .... sound recordist (as W. Salter)
Charles Poulton .... sound recordist (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Molyneux .... dresses
 
Music Department
Louis Levy .... musical director
Louis Levy .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Man Who Changed His Mind" - UK (original title)
"Doctor Maniac Who Lived Again" - USA (reissue title)
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Runtime:
66 min
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Language:
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (British Acoustic)
Certification:
Finland:(Banned) (1937) | Germany:16 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:U (video)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Boris Karloff's second feature in Britain, filmed March 3-mid April 1936, followed quickly by "Juggernaut."See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: After Dr. Laurience transfers minds between himself and Dick Haslewood, Haslewood-now in Laurience's body-slams his restraint chair against the wall of his transfer booth, thereby shattering the glass, to effect his escape from the incoming gas. Moments later, however, when Clare and the police return Dick and the doctor to their respective chambers for mind re-transference, that booth is once-again intact and undamaged.See more »
Quotes:
Clayton:This may amuse you.
[gives Laurience a newspaper with a gossipy article about his experiments.]
Dr. Laurience:You told them all this!
Clayton:Me? Why me?
Dr. Laurience:How should I know? Your mind is just as twisted as your body. Don't forget, if I leave out one injection...
Clayton:I don't mind dying, but to be accused of journalism!
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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
One "Karloff" movie you shall not forget!, 10 July 2000
Author: (p166) from The Hasel Woods, Australia

Long before some of our favourite classic horror films were ever invented there was The Brainsnatcher (The Man Who Changed His Mind). "The Brainsnatcher" is almost as good as some of the horror movies we have today. Boris Karloff gives off a brilliant performance as a mad scientist and is aided by great performances by Anna Lee, Brian Pawley and Donald Calthrop. Altogether a very good production that should not be forgotten.

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