A monster lurks as New York newspaperman Lee Taylor investigates one of the "Moon Killer" murders, in which the victims are strangled, cannibalized and surgically incised under the light of the full moon. The trail leads to the cliffside mansion of Dr. Xavier, where the doctor and his colleagues conduct a strange experiment.
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Out-Thrills Them All!
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Did You Know?
The New York waterfront sequences were shot on the still standing Twinkletoes
(1926) set left over from the 1926 Colleen Moore
vehicle, in which in stood in for London's Limehouse District. See more
Fay Wray's character is variously addressed as "Joanne" or "Joan," sometimes in the same scene. See more
Lee Taylor, Daily World Reporter
[to the Piano Player
Hey, Rachmaninoff - how 'bout the Prelude?
This film was shot in two versions. One camera unit, under Ray Rennahan, shot the film in two-color Technicolor. A second camera unit, under Richard Towers, shot the scenes at the same time in black and white. The black and white version was meant for foreign territories where Technicolor did not have facilities. See more
Spoofed in The Mad Doctor
Music by Richard A. Whiting
and Henry I. Marshall
Lyrics by Ray Egan See more