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Daughter of Dr. Jekyll (1957)

Unrated | | Fantasy , Horror | 28 July 1957 (USA)
A young woman discovers she is the daughter of the infamous Dr. Jekyll, and begins to believe that she may also have a split personality, one of whom is a ruthless killer.

Director:

Edgar G. Ulmer

Writer:

Jack Pollexfen
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Cast

Credited cast:
John Agar ... George Hastings
Gloria Talbott ... Janet Smith
Arthur Shields ... Dr. Lomas
John Dierkes ... Jacob
Mollie McCard Mollie McCard ... Maid Maggie
Martha Wentworth ... Mrs. Merchant
Marjorie Stapp ... Woman Getting Dressed
Reita Green Reita Green ... Young Woman (as Rita Greene)
Marel Page Marel Page ... Young Man
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ken Terrell
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Storyline

A young woman discovers she is the daughter of the infamous Dr. Jekyll, and begins to believe that she may also have a split personality, one of whom is a ruthless killer.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Blood-hungry spawn of the world's most bestial fiend!

Genres:

Fantasy | Horror

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 July 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Totengruft des Dr. Jekyll See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Film Venturers See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Released on a double bill with The Cyclops (1957), also starring Gloria Talbott. See more »

Goofs

Although the film is set in the early 20th century, at one point in the background you can see a 1956 Chevy and a 1956 Ford pass by. See more »

Quotes

Jacob: He will never prowl the night again!
Dr. Lomas: Are you sure!... then laughs.
[This line is said at the beginning and end of the movie]
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Connections

Featured in 100 Years of Horror: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1996) See more »

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Not a bad little movie...
6 December 2005 | by babeth_jrSee all my reviews

I read some of the other comments regarding this movie, and I have to disagree with them...I found this obscure movie starring Gloria Talbott and John Agar to be entertaining. Granted, this a low budget movie so I didn't have a lot of expectations. But I found the atmosphere to be appropriately spooky and I thought it was an interesting twist on the Jekkyl and Hyde story. The plot line is rather predictable, and the special effects are not great, but if you are a fan of low budget 1950's horror flicks, or love John Agar and Gloria Talbott, you should enjoy this movie. I am a fan of low budget horror movies so this probably made a difference in the way I viewed this movie. Gloria Talbott was very pretty and capable in her role, although John Agar looked like he wanted to be anywhere than in this movie. (What was with the striped jacket he had to wear throughout the whole movie?!!) I found this movie to be fun. Just don't expect too much and you will enjoy this.


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