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Dead Man's Eyes (1944)

Approved  |   |  Mystery, Horror  |  10 November 1944 (USA)
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An artist (Lon Chaney Jr) is blinded by a jealous assistant/model. His fiance's father generously offers his eyes for a sight restoring operation. there's only one hitch. Chaney has to wait... See full summary »

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An artist (Lon Chaney Jr) is blinded by a jealous assistant/model. His fiance's father generously offers his eyes for a sight restoring operation. there's only one hitch. Chaney has to wait until after the man dies. Not surprisingly, when the benefactor dies a very premature death, suspicion falls on the artist. Written by <danno@nji.com>

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Part of the original Shock Theatre package of 52 Universal titles released to television in 1957, followed a year later with Son of Shock, which added 20 more features. See more »

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Follows Weird Woman (1944) See more »

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B Movie Entry in the Popular Inner Sanctum Film Series
16 September 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

When a sculptor is blinded by his obsessive assistant, his fiancé's surgeon father offers to transplant the eyes of a willing donor upon his death. Unfortunately, when the donor is quickly murdered, the police set their sights on the artist as the prime suspect. Reginald le Borg was one of Universal's stable of reliable directors whose noteworthy films included The Mummy's Ghost and Calling Doctor Death; an earlier instalment of the Inner Sanctum cycle. Once again, Lon Chaney Jr starred as the blind artist tormented by the circumstances spinning out of control. Dead Man's Eyes is an average entertainment and on par with the other movies which were based on the long running radio program.


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