Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931) was a Drama - Horror Film directed by Rouben Mamoulian and produced by Adolph Zukor.
The film was based on the novel The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde written by Robert Louis Stevenson published in 1886.
Academy Awards 1941 --- Ceremony Number 14 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||Fredric March||Won|
|Best Cinematography||Karl Struss||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Percy Heath, Samuel Hoffenstein||Nominated|
|Best Cinematography||Joseph Ruttenberg||Nominated|
|Best Film Editing||Harold F. Kress||Nominated|
|Best Music - Scoring||Franz Waxman||Nominated|
Poole: You should go out, sir. London offers many amusements for a gentlemen like you, sir.
Dr. Jekyll: Yes, but gentlemen like me daren't take advantage of them, Poole. Gentlemen like me have to be very careful of what we do or say.
Dr. Lanyon: You're a rebel, and see what it has done for you. You're in the power of this monster that you have created.
Dr. Jekyll: I'll never take that drug again!
Dr. Lanyon: Yes, but you told me you became that monster tonight not of your own accord. It will happen again.
Dr. Jekyll: It never will. I'm sure of it. I'll conquer it!
Dr. Lanyon: Too late. You cannot conquer it. It has conquered you!
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Miriam Hopkins originally turned down the role if Ivy Pearson, saying she wanted to play Muriel Carew instead. She soon changed her mind when the director informed her many actresses in Hollywood could be cast in her place.
The heavy make up he wore as Hyde almost damaged Fredric March's face.
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