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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Did You Know?
Jeff Martin of the band Racer X wrote the song "Dr. X" about this movie. To provide a clue, a lyric goes, "A scream from Fay, a Wray of moon." See more
Just before the police arrive to meet Dr. Haines , a stagehand can be seen adding liquid to the science equipment, (lower right-hand corner). See more
Dr. Haines, Academy of Surgical Research
Were the murdered women... attacked?
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
Prelude in C Sharp Minor, Op.3 No.2
Music by Sergei Rachmaninoff
Played on piano by an unidentified man at the Madame's house See more