In the year 1920 two Miskatonic University graduates are practicing medicine by day and trying to revive the dead by night. Herbert West is prepared to go to great lengths to see his theories through to fruition, and when his fellow doctor is called away Herbert takes advantage of a golden opportunity. But with Dr. Helder's return we learn how imperfect Herbert's solution really is. Written by
Every problem has a solution. Even death.
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Did You Know?
The head of the corpse has also been in two other films: The Yellow Sign
, and the spoof documentary "A Shoggoth on the Roof" (2001). See more
When Dr. Helder reads the telegram from his sister the state abbreviation for his address is "MA". In 1926, the two letter all caps abbreviations had not yet been introduced and the abbreviation for Massachusetts was "Mass.". See more
'No rats, millipedes, or door-to-door salesmen were harmed in the making of this film.' See more