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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.


Dr. Sigmund Walters: Most elements are traceable to glandular disorders.


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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Clyde Beatty receives special thanks for "His cooperation in staging the thrilling animal sequences in this film"
Relies extensively on the use of archive footage from The Big Cage.
Milburn Stone, generally used by Universal as a supporting player, played the lead because his wiry frame and naturally curly hair matched the archival shots of Beatty.
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