Doctor X

views updated

Doctor X ★★½ 1932

An armless mad scientist uses a formula for “synthetic flesh” to grow temporary limbs and commit murder. A classic, rarely seen horror oldie, famous for its very early use of two-color Technicolor. 77m/C VHS, DVD . Lionel At-will, Fay Wray, Lee Tracy, Preston Foster, Arthur Edmund Carewe, Leila Bennett, Mae Busch; D: Michael Curtiz; W: Earl Baldwin, Robert Tasker; C: Ray Rennahan, Richard Towers.