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Condemned to Live (1935)

Approved | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 15 September 1935 (USA)
After a series of unsolved murders, a man finds out that his mother was bitten by a vampire bat during her pregnancy, and he believes that he may be the vampire committing the murders.

Director:

Frank R. Strayer

Writer:

Karen DeWolf (story and screenplay) (as Karen De Wolfe)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ralph Morgan ... Prof. Paul Kristan
Pedro de Cordoba ... Dr. Anders Bizet
Maxine Doyle ... Marguerite Mane
Russell Gleason ... David
Mischa Auer ... Zan, the Hunchback
Lucy Beaumont ... Mother Molly
Carl Stockdale ... John Mane
Barbara Bedford ... Martha Kristan
Robert Frazer ... Dr. Duprez (as Robert Frazier)
Ferdinand Schumann-Heink Ferdinand Schumann-Heink ... Franz Kristan (as Ferdinand Schuman-Heink)
Heidi Shope Heidi Shope ... Anna, the Maid (as Hedi Shope)
Marilyn Knowlden ... Maria, the Young Girl
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After a series of murders, a man finds out that his mother was bitten by a vampire bat during her pregnancy, and he believes that he may be the vampire committing the murders. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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SAINT OR SATAN! MAN OR MONSTER! (original poster - all caps) See more »

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 September 1935 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Demon of Doom See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Reuses some costumes and set dressings from Bride of Frankenstein (1935). See more »

Goofs

We're told that Anders Bizet (Pedro de Cordoba) was Paul Kristan's (Ralph Morgan) foster father and raised him after his mother's death, but the two actors look the same age on screen. See more »

Quotes

Prof. Paul Kristan: We can never be afraid of what we love.
Prof. Paul Kristan: If we love our brother, how can we fear him?
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Featured in Vampira and Me (2012) See more »

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A Vampire Mystery
24 May 2016 | by Rainey-DawnSee all my reviews

I liked this film to a degree: the idea of vampire bats, a murder mystery and a belief that one might be a vampire rolled into a film is a pretty neat idea 1935 and still is today.

The acting is good, fine. The story is just "okay" - nothing to really brag about but it's not a terrible film either. The biggest thing is it's easy to solve the mystery, so you are left watching the characters "solve the mystery" when you already know the answer - but it is kind fun watching them solve it.

Dr. Anders Bizet is played by Pedro de Cordoba - quite well I must add. But I have to admit I kept seeing John Carradine playing the role in my mind.

5.5/10


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