The Man With Nine Lives (1940)
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Dr. Leon Kravaal develops a potential cure for cancer, which involves freezing the patient. But an experiment goes awry when authorities believe Kravaal has killed a patient. Kravaal freezes the officials, along with himself. years later, they are discovered and revived in hopes that Kravaal can indeed complete his cure. But human greed and weakness compound to disrupt the project.
He kills in the name of science...Tombs of ice for the living...Chambers of horror for the dead!
Title: Man With Nine Lives, The
Release Date: April 18, 1940
Runtime: 74 mins
All Genres: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Colors: Black and White
IMDB Rating: 6.2
Buried.com Rating: 7.2 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With M
MPAA Rating: TV-G
Boris Karloff ...Dr. Leon Kravaal
Roger Pryor ...Dr. Tim Mason
Jo Ann Sayers ...Nurse Judith Blair
Stanley Brown ...Bob Adams
John Dilson ...District Attorney John Hawthorne
Hal Taliaferro ...Sheriff Ed Stanton
Byron Foulger ...Dr. Henry Bassett
Charles Trowbridge ...Dr. Harvey
Ernie Adams ...Pete Daggett
Bruce Bennett ...State Trooper
James Conaty ...Doctor Spectator
Eddie Dew ...Doctor Spectator Listening to Explanation
Minta Durfee ...Frozen Therapy Patient
William Marion ...Doctor Spectator
Charles Miller ...Doctor Spectator Explaining Procedure
Ivan Miller ...Sheriff Haley
Wedgwood Nowell ...Doctor Spectator
Cyril Ring ...Doctor Spectator
Landers Stevens ...Doctor Spectator
Lee Willard ...Frozen Body of Jasper Adams
More Movie Taglines:
- He kills in the name of science...Tombs of ice for the living...Chambers of horror for the dead!
- Resurrected from a tomb of ice!
- Dr. Tim Mason: [demonstrating his cryogenic technique to other doctors with a cancer patient] Metabolism at this time is practically nil!
Dr. Leon Kravaal: [to Mason, who has just revived him] It's yesterday afternoon to me, but to you it's ten years ago!
Dr. Leon Kravaal: No other doctor has ever been able to grasp the basic principles of what I am doing. I've explained it to the highest authorities in medicine, and they scoffed at it, calling me insane! I must furnish them a living proof!
Dr. Leon Kravaal: Let it sink into your brain that this is the year 1940, and that you've been buried, lost, frozed in the ice for ten years!
Dr. Tim Mason: [after Kravaal has shot Adams in the back] He's dead! Dist. Atty. John Hawthorne: Murdered! Dr. Leon Kravaal: [bitterly] You call everything murder, don't you?
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