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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There have been weird mysteries before and there will be weird mysteries again, but here is a thriller that will be remembered for years! A new note in exciting entertainment... An afternoon or evening in another world... An adventure in the realms of mystic romance with lovers fascinatingly different from any you've ever known!...A picture guaranteed to be the outstanding love-mystery of all time...portrayed by a remarkable cast that is worth the price of admission alone!
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Did You Know?
The second film at Warner Bros. to be shot with the "improved" Technicolor two-strip "Process 3" that had a much finer grain, resulting in better color and clarity. The first one was Manhattan Parade
(1931). Warner Bros. abandoned the format (as did other studios) due to its expense and lackluster box office. See more
Just before the police arrive to meet Dr. Haines , a stagehand can be seen adding liquid to the science equipment, (lower right-hand corner). See more
Dr. Haines, Academy of Surgical Research
Professor, since we retired this body has been... It has been...
Dr. Jerry Xavier
I know, but I don't want her to know.
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
Music by Ray Henderson
Hummed by Lee Tracy
while imprisoned in the closet See more