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Doctor X (1932) was a Horror - Thriller/Suspense Film directed by Michael Curtiz and produced by Hal B. Wallis and Darryl F. Zanuck.

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Pre-Code Corner: Doctor X and Mystery of the Wax Museum

By Kim Luperi on Mar 3, 2018 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Warner Brothers Horror, In Living (Two) Color: Doctor X and Mystery of the Wax Museum As part of their career retrospective Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film, the UCLA Film and Television Archive recently screened a superb pre-Code triple feature: Doctor X (1932), Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933), and... Read full article


Doctor X: Colorful and Funky as Ever

By Rick29 on Jan 8, 2018 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

The "Moon Killer." A recent viewing of Doctor X reconfirmed that this 1932 horror classic has lost none of its quirkiness. Indeed, with a moonlight killer, a medical academy perched atop a cliff, and "synthetic flesh", it remains a unique viewing experience. And, as if that weren't enough, it's his... Read full article


Doctor X: Colorful and Funky as Ever

By Rick29 on Jan 8, 2018 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

The "Moon Killer." A recent viewing of Doctor X reconfirmed that this 1932 horror classic has lost none of its quirkiness. Indeed, with a moonlight killer, a medical academy perched atop a cliff, and "synthetic flesh", it remains a unique viewing experience. And, as if that weren't enough, it's his... Read full article


The Bogart Film Affair Podcast Ep 2 – The Return of Doctor X!

By Bogart Fan on Nov 15, 2014 From The Bogie Film Blog

This week on The Bogart Film Affair podcast, we dive into one of my greatest finds while doing the blog – 1939′s The Return of Doctor X! It’s Wayne Morris, Rosemary Lane, Dennis Morgan, John Litel, and, of course, Humphrey Bogart as an undead mad scientist, under the direction of... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: THE RETURN OF DOCTOR X (1939)

By Jennifer Garlen on May 7, 2014 From Virtual Virago

Before The Maltese Falcon (1941) and Casablanca (1942) made him a certified leading man, Humphrey Bogart often played heavies, but The Return of Doctor X (1939) takes him into even stranger territory as a villain who also happens to be one of the undead. This otherwise routine horror programmer dire... Read full article


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Quotes from

Lee Taylor, Daily World Reporter: [to the Piano Player] Hey, Rachmaninoff - how 'bout the Prelude?


Dr. Haines, Academy of Surgical Research: Were the murdered women... attacked?


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.


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Facts about

The play opened in New York City, New York, USA on 9 February 1931 and had 80 performances.
This is the film for which Michael Curtiz is quoted as saying, "This will make your blood curl!"
For a time Warner Brothers did not have a print of the original Technicolor version and it was assumed to be lost. The Technicolor version was finally discovered and restored by the UCLA Archives.
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