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The Body Snatcher

The Body Snatcher(1945)

Also Known As: Robert Louis Stevenson's The Body Snatcher |

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Brief Synopsis

To continue his medical experiments, a doctor must buy corpses from a grave robber.

Cast & Crew

Robert Wise Director
Boris Karloff John Gray
Bela Lugosi Joseph
Henry Daniell Dr. Toddy MacFarlane
Edith Atwater Meg Cameron
Russell Wade Donald Fettes
Rita Corday Mrs. Marsh
Sharyn Moffett Georgina Marsh
Donna Lee Street singer
Robert Clarke Richardson
Carl Kent Gilchrist
Larry Wheat Salesman on street
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: week of 25 May 1945
Release Date:  1945 Production Date:  AFI; AFI-lib
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  78-79 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Body Snatcher on Criterion Collection DVD

    Jeffrey Kenison 2016-06-18

    I'm interested in having this horror classic on Criterion Collection DVD. I like Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi. MORE>

  • Moral Mash Ups

    Art Petersen 2015-10-31

    Light, dark; good, evil; selfishness, compassion; evil for good; blind innocence murdered for good; knowledge with no understanding ... and much much more.... MORE>

  • Karloff & Daniell

    greatkarloff 2015-01-27

    A very human and a most appreciated Henry Daniell role,matched only by Karloff as coachman/body snatcher.Karloff simply wonderful with young girl,very... MORE>