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The Unearthly (1957)

Approved  |   |  Sci-Fi, Horror  |  28 June 1957 (USA)
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Mad doctor uses patients at his isolated psychiatric institute as subjects in his attempts to create longevity by surgically installing an artificial gland in their skulls, with disastrous results.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Dr. Charles Conway
Myron Healey ...
Mark Houston (as Myron Healy)
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Grace Thomas
Marilyn Buferd ...
Dr. Sharon Gilchrist (as Marylyn Buferd)
Arthur Batanides ...
Sally Todd ...
Natalie Andries
Tor Johnson ...
Lobo II
Roy Gordon ...
Dr. Loren Wright
Guy Prescott ...
Police Captain George Reagan
Raymond Guth ...
Police Officer Miller (as Raymond Guta)
Harry Fleer ...
Harry Jedrow
Gloria Petroff ...
Screaming Woman
Paul McWilliams ...
Police Officer Ed
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Storyline

Professor Charles Conway is a mad scientist attempting to develop the proverbial fountain of youth by creating "the 17th gland". Ignoring all aspects of scientific ethics, his research subjects are people who have no family and are under the impression that the doctor can cure their depression. However, his research hasn't been successful and his subjects are turned into grotesque zombies. Some of Conway's patients begin to catch on to his scheme and intend to stop him. Written by Brian D. Switzer <bswitzer@uoguelph.ca>

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Sci-Fi | Horror

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28 June 1957 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

House of the Monsters  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This was distributed in the United States as part of a pre-packaged double feature with Beginning of the End (1957). See more »

Goofs

When Natalie's surgery fails, her facial injuries - burns or decomposition, whatever they may be - are sellotaped to her neck. See more »

Quotes

Lobo: Time-fo'-go-ta-bed.
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Connections

References Bride of the Monster (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
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2 May 1999 | by (Harrisburg, PA) – See all my reviews

More fun than a cellarful of monkeys. Carradine goes over the top as the haughty, flawed (mad) scientist. Tor Johnson is Lobo is Tor... proving his bad acting in "Plan 9" and "Bride of the Monster" was his own idea, not Ed Wood's. The three female leads are all famous beauties - Dr. Gilchrist was Miss America in 1946, Natalie was Playboy's Playmate of the Month in 1957 (the year this film was released), and B-movie giant Allison Hayes adds a sultry touch. Unfortunately, almost everyone in this film is INSANE.


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