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Doctor Blood's Coffin (1961)

Unrated | | Horror, Thriller | January 1961 (UK)
People are mysteriously disappearing near a remote Cornish village, where a scientist is experimenting with reviving the dead.

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Dr. Robert Blood, Peter's Father
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Paul Stockman ...
Steve Parker, Linda's Husband
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People are mysteriously disappearing near a remote Cornish village, where a scientist is experimenting with reviving the dead.

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A Monster created from the depths! See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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Although this motion picture was released a year before The Son of Captain Blood (1962) in which the title character is called Robert Blood (son of Peter Blood in the classic Captain Blood (1935)), similar names are used for a father and his son, but the blood relation is inverted here: Peter Blood is Robert Blood's son. See more »

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Featured in 100 Years of Horror: Scream Queens (1996) See more »

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Here, have some curare with your coffee
2 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Slow-moving, low-key mad scientist flick about a young doctor joining his father's practice in a small Cornish town. The young doctor sets up a secret lab to pursue unorthodox experiments involving transferring organs from living victims into corpses. No wonder he got thrown out of university. What makes this modest effort mildly interesting is the actor who plays the mad scientist: Kieron Moore, a James Bond lookalike who exhibits a perfectly charming side when he's not butchering the townsfolk. The luscious Hazel Court is his nurse and love interest. I cannot honestly recommend this movie to even the most devout horror fan, even with a suave mad scientist. Of course, seeing Hazel Court in anything is OK by me. She and the equally beautiful Barbara Steele were the horror movie queens of the early 1960s.


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