The Man They Could Not Hang

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The Man They Could Not Hang ★★½ 1939

A good doctor tinkering with artificial hearts is caught by police while experimenting on a willing student. When the doctor is convicted and hanged for a murder, his assistant usesthe heart to bring him back to life. No longer a nice guy, he vows revenge against the jurors that sentenced him. Karloff repeated the same story line in several films, and this one is representative of the type. 70m/B VHS, DVD . Boris Karloff, Adrian Booth, Roger Pryor, Robert Wilcox; D: Nick Grinde.

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