An American reporter in Japan is sent to interview an eccentric Japanese scientist working on bizarre experiments in his mountain laboratory. When the doctor realizes that the hapless correspondent is the perfect subject for his next experiment, he drugs the unfortunate man and injects him with a serum that gradually transforms him into a hideous, two-headed monster.
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Sources state different release dates. The American Film Institute suggests it premiered in the YA in San Francisco on March 28, 1962, at a run time of 72 minutes. Stuart Galbraith IV wrote in his book "The Japanese Filmography" that it was released in Japan in 1961 with an American premiere on March 28, 1962, but AllMovie states it was released in the US on July 1, 1959. Lopert Pictures released it in the U.S. on a double feature with Eyes Without a Face (1960). In the United Kingdom it was released as "The Split". It was shown on "Elvira's Movie Macabre" and later released on DVD. See more
Misspelled word in opening credits. "From an original story..." reads "From an ORIGNAL story..." See more
Dr. Robert Suzuki
You're an experiment that didn't work out. I'm sorry Kenji.
Some prints cut the epilogue in which Ian tries to convince Linda that Larry will be all right. See more