Edge of Sanity

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Edge of Sanity ★½ 1989 (R)

An overdone Jekyll-Hyde reprise, with cocaine serving as the villainous substance. Dr. Jekyll (Perkins) is working in his lab, testing cocaine for use as an anaesthetic, when a lab monkey knocks a liquid into the coke and the fumes cause the doc to turn into Jack Hyde, a prototype for Jack the Ripper. Perkins knows the schizoid territory and the production values are good but this is not for the easily queazy. Available in a 90 minute, unrated version. 85m/C VHS, DVD . GB Anthony Perkins, Glynis Barber, David Lodge, Sarah Maur-Thorp, Ben Cole, Lisa Davis, Jill Melford; D: Gerard Kikoine; W: J.P. Felix, Ron Raley; C: Tony Spratling; M: Frederic Talgorn.