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Director:
Writers:
Kurt Neumann (screenplay)
Stanley G. Weinbaum (story)
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Release Date:
April 1957 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
GORGEOUS DEMON! They created an inhuman being who destroyed everything she touched! The woman they couldn't kill! See more »
Plot:
Doctors Scott and Bach inject the dying Kyra Zelas with a formula which saves her life - but also renders her almost immortal and wickedly evil. | Add synopsis »
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Bad Boy
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A small picture but very memorable..... See more (8 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Mari Blanchard ... Kyra Zelas

Jack Kelly ... Dr. Dan Scott

Albert Dekker ... Dr. Richard Bach
John Archer ... Barton Kendall
Fay Baker ... Evelyn Kendall

Marie Blake ... Hannah, the housekeeper (as Blossom Rock)

Paul Cavanagh ... Sugar Daddy
George Baxter ... Store Manager
Helen Jay ... Blond Nurse
Joan Bradshaw ... Redhead
X Brands ... First Doctor
Tod Griffin ... Intern
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bess Flowers ... Woman at Party (uncredited)

William Haade ... Police Detective (uncredited)

Directed by
Kurt Neumann 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Kurt Neumann  screenplay
Stanley G. Weinbaum  story "The Adaptive Ultimate" (as John Jessel)
Carroll Young  screenplay

Produced by
Kurt Neumann .... producer
 
Original Music by
Paul Sawtell 
Bert Shefter 
 
Cinematography by
Karl Struss (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Carl Pierson 
 
Production Design by
Theobold Holsopple 
 
Set Decoration by
Chester Bayhi 
Walter M. Scott 
 
Makeup Department
Madine Danks .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Louis Hippe .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Herbert E. Mendelson .... assistant director (as Herbert Mendelson)
 
Art Department
Max Goldman .... property master (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Eugene Grossman .... sound
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Norma Koch .... wardrobe supervisor (uncredited)
Wesley Sherrard .... wardrobe supervisor (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Clarence Marks .... dialogue coach (as Clarence J. Marks)
Violet McComas .... script supervisor
 

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Runtime:
77 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
UK:A | USA:Not Rated (Blu-ray rating) | USA:Approved (certificate #18465)

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8 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
A small picture but very memorable....., 21 March 2006
Author: gopaco from United States

I too recall this picture when I saw it in a movie theater in Ashtabula, Ohio in the 50's. What I found fascinating about it was the Dr. who was in love with this patient and how difficult it was for him to finally make the decision to give her a shot of the anti-serum to stop the violence. I remember how she willed herself to change and become a blonde when she was in the changing room, how the Dr. stole some hair from her hair brush so he could have it analyzed and when she is given the final anti-serum and reverts back to the sweet brunette he loved. Even as a 8 year old,it touched me and made it quite memorable, even in these times. Would love to see it re-done as well. Also, does anyone know if there is any way to get a VHS of this picture?

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