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The Mysterious Doctor (1943)

Approved | | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 3 March 1943 (USA)
The citizens of a tiny Cornish village are tormented during World War II by a headless ghost which is haunting the local tin mine.

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The citizens of a tiny Cornish village are tormented during World War II by a headless ghost which is haunting the local tin mine.

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neat little programmer
11 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"The Mysterious Doctor" is an enjoyable, atmospheric B movie about a unmine-able tin mine in Morgan's Head, England, due to the presence of a headless ghost. It's wartime and the country needs the tin, but no amount of persuading can get the workers back after so many people have been killed by the spirit, which goes back to a local legend in the town.

It sure feels and looks British, and the cast includes a young, vibrant Eleanor Parker who fits right in with actors John Loder and others.

This is an excellent little wartime gem. Don't miss it when it's on TCM.


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