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Captive Wild Woman (1943) was a Horror - Science Fiction Film directed by Edward Dmytryk and produced by Ben Pivar.

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Classic Films in Focus: CAPTIVE WILD WOMAN (1943)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jun 10, 2015 From Virtual Virago

Director Edward Dmytryk's Universal horror is not without its flaws, but Captive Wild Woman (1943) transcends its low-budget tactics with quality performances and a narrative loaded with variations on the usual genre motifs. In addition to memorable horror stars like John Carradine and Evelyn Ankers... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: CAPTIVE WILD WOMAN (1943)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jun 10, 2015 From Virtual Virago

Director Edward Dmytryk's Universal horror is not without its flaws, but Captive Wild Woman (1943) transcends its low-budget tactics with quality performances and a narrative loaded with variations on the usual genre motifs. In addition to memorable horror stars like John Carradine and Evelyn Ankers... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: CAPTIVE WILD WOMAN (1943)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jun 10, 2015 From Virtual Virago

Director Edward Dmytryk's Universal horror is not without its flaws, but Captive Wild Woman (1943) transcends its low-budget tactics with quality performances and a narrative loaded with variations on the usual genre motifs. In addition to memorable horror stars like John Carradine and Evelyn Ankers... Read full article


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[last lines]
End Narrator: So, behind these gates is buried the legend of a mortal who went beyond the realm of human powers and tampered with things no man should ever touch.


Gruen, the handler: [drunkenly to Dr. Walters in a bar] Now, how about us havin' a little drink, enh? A little drink to monkey business.


Dr. Sigmund Walters: [ominously to Beth] You're not only going to watch this operation... You're going to be helpful to me.


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This was John Carradine's first leading role on screen, filmed from December 10-31, 1942. Release took place July 2, 1943.
Clyde Beatty receives special thanks for "His cooperation in staging the thrilling animal sequences in this film"
Part of the SON OF SHOCK package of 21 titles released to television in 1958, which followed the original SHOCK THEATER release of 52 features one year earlier.
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