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The Doctor and the Devils (1985)

 -  Horror | Drama  -  4 October 1985 (USA)
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Grave robbers supply a doctor with bodies to test on.

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Jennie Bailey
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Dr. Murray
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Elizabeth Rock
Lewis Fiander ...
Dr. Thornton
Beryl Reid ...
Mrs. Flynn
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O'Connor
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Prof. Macklin
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Annabella Rock
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Billy Bedlam
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Andrew Merry-Lees
Danny Schiller ...
Praying Howard
Bruce Green ...
Mole
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Grave robbers supply a doctor with bodies to test on.

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Horror | Drama

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4 October 1985 (USA)  »

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The story is inspired by the infamous actions of real grave robbers Burke and Hare as well as other known incidents throughout nineteenth century England and Scotland. See more »

Quotes

Doctor Thomas Rock: I don't need any friends, I prefer enemies. They're better company and their feelings towards you are always genuine.
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Version of Burke & Hare (1972) See more »

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WHISPER AND I SHALL HEAR
Sung by Twiggy
Music by M. Piccolomini
Words by C. Hubi Newcombe
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Very good flick.
24 February 2000 | by (Tulsa, OK) – See all my reviews



The Dylan Thomas screenplay finally makes it to the screen with a few minor alterations. Based on the Burke and Hare vivisectionist murders, this film has a lot of the feel of the old Hammer movies though for the most part it is played quite a bit straighter. Credible performance by 1960's icon Twiggy. Very good, under-rated small feature.


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