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|
Isn't Hyde a lover after your own heart?
Mr. Hyde: Perhaps you prefer a gentleman. One of those fine-mannered and honorable gentlemen. Those panting hypocrites who like your legs but talk about your garters.
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.
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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 nephew of Robert Louis Stevenson appears in a small uncredited role.
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