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Release Date:
3 May 1961 (USA) See more »
Sometimes, Terror Has A Handsome Face. See more »
Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Paul Massie ... Dr. Henry Jekyll / Mr. Edward Hyde
Dawn Addams ... Kitty Jekyll

Christopher Lee ... Paul Allen
David Kossoff ... Dr. Ernst Litauer
Norma Marla ... Maria
Francis De Wolff ... Inspector
Joy Webster ... Jenny
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maria Andipa ... Gypsy Girl (uncredited)
Frank Atkinson ... Groom (uncredited)
Archie Baker ... Singer (uncredited)
Glenn Beck ... Young Blood (uncredited)
John Bonney ... Renfrew (uncredited)
Ralph Broadbent ... Singer (uncredited)
Alan Browning ... Young Blood (uncredited)
Rodney Burke ... Young Blood (uncredited)
Percy Cartwright ... Coroner (uncredited)
Dennis Cleary ... Waiter (uncredited)
Bandana Das Gupta ... Sphinx Girl (uncredited)
J. Trevor Davies ... Officer (uncredited)
Roy Denton ... Business Man (uncredited)
Pauline Dukes ... Sphinx Girl (uncredited)
Clifford Earl ... Young Blood (uncredited)
Janina Faye ... Jane, deafmute child (uncredited)
Felix Felton ... First Gambler (uncredited)
Kenneth Firth ... Business Man (uncredited)
Helen Goss ... Nanny (uncredited)

Walter Gotell ... Heverton - Second Gambler (uncredited)
Hazel Graeme ... Sphinx Girl (uncredited)
Lucy Griffiths ... Tavern Woman (uncredited)
Carole Haynes ... Sphinx Girl (uncredited)
Prudence Hyman ... Tavern Woman (uncredited)
Doreen Ismail ... Second Sphinx Girl (uncredited)
Anthony Jacobs ... Third Gambler (uncredited)
Josephine Jay ... Sphinx Girl (uncredited)
William Kendall ... Clubman (uncredited)
Roberta Kirkwood ... Second Brass (uncredited)
Jean Long ... Sphinx Girl (uncredited)
Arthur Lovegrove ... Cabby (uncredited)
George McGrath ... Business Man (uncredited)
Alex Miller ... Singer (uncredited)
Magda Miller ... Sphinx Girl (uncredited)
John Moore ... Officer (uncredited)
Anthony Pendrell ... Cabinet Minister (uncredited)

Oliver Reed ... Tough (uncredited)
Laurence Richardson ... Singer (uncredited)
Marilyn Ridge ... Sphinx Girl (uncredited)
Doug Robinson ... Boxer (uncredited)
Joe Robinson ... Corinthian (uncredited)
Gundel Sargent ... Sphinx Girl (uncredited)
Patricia Sayers ... Sphinx Girl (uncredited)
Shirli Scott-James ... Sphinx Girl (uncredited)
Moyna Sharwin ... Sphinx Girl (uncredited)
Denis Shaw ... Tavern Customer (uncredited)
Pauline Shepherd ... Mary, the young prostitute (uncredited)
Fred Stone ... Cabinet Minister (uncredited)
Donald Tandy ... Rogers - Plainclothesman (uncredited)
Joan Tyrrell ... The Major Domo (uncredited)
Mackenzie Ward ... Business Man (uncredited)
Joyce Wren ... Nurse (uncredited)

Directed by
Terence Fisher 
Writing credits
Wolf Mankowitz (screenplay)

Robert Louis Stevenson  novel "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (uncredited)

Produced by
Michael Carreras .... producer
Anthony Nelson Keys .... associate producer (as Anthony Nelson-Keys)
Original Music by
David Heneker 
Monty Norman 
Cinematography by
Jack Asher (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Eric Boyd-Perkins 
Production Design by
Bernard Robinson 
Art Direction by
Don Mingaye 
Costume Design by
Makeup Department
Roy Ashton .... makeup artist
Ivy Emmerton .... hairdresser
Production Management
Clifford Parkes .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John Peverall .... assistant director
Hugh Harlow .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Sound Department
Archie Ludski .... sound editor
Jock May .... sound recordist
Camera and Electrical Department
Len Harris .... camera operator
Tom Edwards .... still photographer (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Molly Arbuthnot .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
James Needs .... supervising editor
Music Department
David Heneker .... songs composed by
John Hollingsworth .... musical supervisor
Monty Norman .... songs composed by
Other crew
Tilly Day .... continuity
Julie Mendez .... dance director

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"House of Fright" - USA (informal alternative title)
"Jekyll's Inferno" - USA (reissue title)
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88 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
Finland:(Banned) (1960) | Germany:12 (re-rating) | Sweden:15 | UK:X | UK:15 (DVD) | West Germany:18

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Christopher Lee's role was written especially for him, and remains one of his personal favorites.See more »
Paul Allen:[as the scantily clad Maria walks by their table going to her dressing room] Ah, Maria! The unattainable Eve with her apples and snakes.
Maria:[Politely] It's a pleasure to see you again, Mr. Allen.
Paul Allen:You have a new admirer, my dear, Mr. Edward Hyde.
Dr. Henry Jekyll:[Obviously attracted to her] Enchanted! My sincere compliments.
Maria:You are most kind, Mr. Hyde.
Paul Allen:Such natural manners. She only uses Christian names in bed.
[Insulted, Maria throws a drink from the table in his face]
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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Not As Bad As Its Reputation, 12 September 2011
Author: Harold_Robbins from United States

Like many Hammer Films that were pooh-poohed at the time of their release as exploitational, THE TWO FACES OF DR. JEKYLL is much better than its reputation would have you think, and it's surprisingly frank in its depictions of adultery and sexuality. It's well-directed by Terence Fisher, and the sets, costumes, set decorations and cinematography are excellent, making very good use of color (particularly in the Can-Can sequence). Performances are also excellent, particularly Paul Massie in the title roles, though he may seem a bit over-the-top at times. He does an excellent job of differentiating between Jekyll and Hyde, even vocally (though he sounds oddly post-synched in both roles). No, this isn't the foggy, gas-lit London of previous versions of J&H - color more or less ruled that out - but its nevertheless effective in its own way and deserves re-examination.

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