A librarian is subject to a scientific experiment which goes wrong and transforms him into 'The Human Vapour'. He uses his new ability to rob banks to fund the career of his girlfriend, a beautiful dancer. The Human Vapour is ruthless in his quest for money and kills anyone who stands in his way, especially police. He soon becomes Tokyo's most wanted criminal. Can he be stopped before he kills again?
Something Evil Has Drifted Into the City.
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Did You Know?
When August Ragone worked at MGM, he pulled the files for both The Human Vapor and Gorath (another Brenco release) and, though they had been acquired long before May 1964, there was no indication, at least in the files, that they had been exhibited before that. MGM still owns 35mm elements Brenco used for their heavily bastardized edited versions of those films, but as he recall they were all in extremely poor condition. See more
The American cut replaces all of Kunio Miyauchi
's original music, much of it replaced by Paul Sawtell
's music from The Fly
, as well as the traditional Noh music for Fujichiyo's dances, which becomes orchestral Kabuki music, a switch that made Yoshio Tsuchiya
laugh aloud in the theatre when he saw the American cut for the first time. See more
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