A man of mystery known only as Doctor Terror recounts seven stories from his casebook of personal encounters with evil and the supernatural.



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Cast overview:
Marguerite Chopin (segment "The Vampire Witch of Charz") (archive footage)
Ferdinand Hart ...
The Stone Giant (segment "The Monster of Stone") (archive footage)
The Nameless Girl (segment "The Monster of Stone") (archive footage)
The Transmigration Subject (segment "The Panther Men of Zuma") (archive footage)
The High Priest (segment "The Panther Men of Zuma") (archive footage)
Chief Lukulla (segment "Life Without Death") (archive footage)
The Mad Inventor (segment "The Living Dead") (archive footage)
Harald Paulsen ...
Frank, the reporter (segment "The Living Dead") (archive footage)
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Asylum Chief (segment "The Living Dead") (archive footage)
Roma Bohn ...
The Inventor's Wife (segment "The Living Dead") (archive footage)


A man of mystery known only as Doctor Terror recounts seven stories from his casebook of personal encounters with evil and the supernatural.

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10 February 1943 (USA)  »

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This film was comprised of scenes culled from several earlier features, and included a newly-filmed "wraparound" segment. It was a regional "roadshow" attraction...most screenings included live players in costume interacting with the audience. It has been conjectured that this project went forward in violation of the presented films' copyrights. Today, no prints are known to be extant, therefor it is presumed lost. See more »


[first lines]
Narrator: This is a strange story - a story unlike anything you have ever heard. It is a story of madness - of cruel and unforgettable death - fantastic, unreal and horrible! Through the ages, man has beheld the fear of death. From the moment life enters the human body until the last earthly flicker of his soul, fear holds him in its icy grip - the hopes, the future; yes, his very life. There have been many tales of fear - legends of Frankenstein, of Dracula, of monsters and werewolves. But ...
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Edited from Vampyr (1932) See more »

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