The Body Snatcher (Robert Wise, 1945)
“A lesson in how to create an unhealthy and oppressive atmosphere, full of disturbing signs” Miguel Ángel Palomo, Diario El País.
Original title: The Body Snatcher
Running time: 79 min.
Country: Unites States
Director: Robert Wise
Screenwriters: Philip MacDonald, Val Lewton (Historia: Robert Louis Stevenson)
Music: Roy Webb
Cinematography: Robert De Grasse (B&W)
Cast: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Henry Daniell, Edith Atwater, Russell Wade, Rita Corday, Sharyn Moffett, Donna Lee
Producer: Val Lewton
Production Co.: RKO Radio Pictures
Synopsis: Edimburg, 1831. A ruthless doctor and his young prize student find themselves continually harassed by their murderous supplier of illegal cadavers.