Kindly soup kitchen operator and professor of criminology Karl Wagner uses his soup kitchen as a front for a criminal gang who commit a series of daring robberies and murders. When things get out of hand, Wagner kills his henchmen, who wind up as zombies in the cellar of the soup kitchen.
Wheeler Winston Dixon
The monster and the ghoul! One deals in wholesale murder...the other serves as a torture-master of the living dead! See it and shudder!
Did You Know?
In the background of the scene where Tom Neal pretends to be a blind man can be seen a poster for Monogram's "Mr. Wise Guy" (1942) starring the East Side Kids. See more
The story takes place in New York City, but the establishing shot of the college campus where the professor teaches is that of the University of California in Berkeley. See more
Prof. Frederick Brenner, alias Karl Wagner
Buck! How often have I told you to keep that cat from desecrating my graves?