The Vampire Bat

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The Vampire Bat ★★½ 1932

A mad scientist and a vampire bat and its supernatural demands set the stage for murders in a small town. Sets and actors borrowed from Universal Studios in this low-budget flick that looks and plays better than it should. Weird and very exploitative for 1932, now seems dated. 69m/B VHS, DVD . Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Melvyn Douglas, Dwight Frye, Maude Eburne, George E. Stone; D: Frank Strayer; W: Edward T. Lowe; C: Ira Morgan.