A monster lurks as New York newspaperman Lee Taylor investigates one of the "Moon Killer" murders, in which the victims are strangled, cannibalized and surgically incised under the light of the full moon. The trail leads to the cliffside mansion of Dr. Xavier, where the doctor and his colleagues conduct a strange experiment.
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There have been weird mysteries before and there will be weird mysteries again, but here is a thriller that will be remembered for years! A new note in exciting entertainment... An afternoon or evening in another world... An adventure in the realms of mystic romance with lovers fascinatingly different from any you've ever known!...A picture guaranteed to be the outstanding love-mystery of all time...portrayed by a remarkable cast that is worth the price of admission alone!
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Did You Know?
Lionel Atwill's first major film. See more
Fay Wray's character is variously addressed as "Joanne" or "Joan," sometimes in the same scene. See more
Dr. Haines, Academy of Surgical Research
Professor, since we retired this body has been... It has been...
Dr. Jerry Xavier
I know, but I don't want her to know.
This film was shot in two versions. One camera unit, under Ray Rennahan, shot the film in two-color Technicolor. A second camera unit, under Richard Towers, shot the scenes at the same time in black and white. The black and white version was meant for foreign territories where Technicolor did not have facilities. See more
Music by Richard A. Whiting
and Henry I. Marshall
Lyrics by Ray Egan See more