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Daughter of Dr. Jekyll (1957)

Unrated | | Fantasy, Horror | 28 July 1957 (USA)
A young woman discovers she is the daughter of the infamous Dr. Jekyll, and begins to believe that she may also have a split personality, one of whom is a ruthless killer.




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Credited cast:
George Hastings
Janet Smith
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John Dierkes ...
Molly McCart ...
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Ken Terrell


A young woman discovers she is the daughter of the infamous Dr. Jekyll, and begins to believe that she may also have a split personality, one of whom is a ruthless killer.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Blood-hungry spawn of the world's most bestial fiend!


Fantasy | Horror


Unrated | See all certifications »




Release Date:

28 July 1957 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Totengruft des Dr. Jekyll  »

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Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Released on a double bill with The Cyclops (1957), also starring Gloria Talbott. See more »


Although the film is set in the early 20th century, at one point in the background you can see a 1956 Chevy and a 1956 Ford pass by. See more »


Featured in Wolfman Chronicles (1991) See more »

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An obvious goof
23 June 2011 | by (Columbus, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Technically this should be listed under "Goofs" as it not so much a review. While watching the film I noticed during the two scenes that occur around the breakfast table if you look out the window, just past the fake foliage, you will notice late 1950's cars whisking by on an obviously very busy street. The story is set on an isolated wooded estate 20 years after the death of Dr. Jekyll which should put this in the early 1900's. Gloria Talbott is seen wearing a corset and a bustle with high button boots and John Agar wears a striped jacket like those worn by barber shop quartets. Obviously there should not be sedans whizzing by the estate. The only reason I wanted to see this film was due to the participation of Gloria Talbot-a real 50's fave and quite the knockout. She did not disappoint.

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