New York newspaper reporter Walter Barnett finds himself out of a job after he claims to have found actress Angela Merrova dead in her apartment - only the next day she showed up alive and threatened to sue the paper. Determined to investigate he discovers her involvement with a strange doctor who is an expert on human blood. Barnett then finds a connection to a series of gruesome murders where the victims were all found drained of blood. Written by
Col Needham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
He lives to kill and kills to live!
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Did You Know?
said of this film: "This is one of the pictures that made me march in to [Warner Bros. studio chief Jack L. Warner
] and ask for more money again. You can't believe what this one was like. I had a part that somebody like Bela Lugosi
or Boris Karloff
should have played. I was this doctor, brought back to life, and the only thing that nourished this poor bastard was blood. If it had been Jack Warner's blood or [Harry Warner
's] or [Sam Warner
's] maybe I wouldn't have minded as much. The trouble was, they were drinking mine and I was making this stinking movie." See more
When Walter "Wichita" Garrett reviews the press clippings, two of them refer to "Eugene Xavier". The rest refer to "Maurice Xavier". See more
Dr. Mike Rhodes
Thank you very much.
Walter 'Wichita' Garrett
Well, I hope to see you again sometime.
I'm sure you will!
[Garrett does a reactive 'take.'