Black Friday (1934)


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When his friend Professor Kingsely (Ridges) is at deaths door, brain surgeon Dr. Sovac (Karloff) saves his life by means of an illegal operation that transplants part of injured gangster Red Cannon's brain. Unfortunately, the operation has a disasterous Jeckll and Hyde side effect and under certain conditions the persona of Cannon emerges. Sovac soon learns of the duel personality and of half a million dollars the gangster has hidden away. He attempts to find the money through the manipulation … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Horror, Classics, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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On DVD: Aug 8, 1995



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Critic Reviews for Black Friday

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Vastly inferior to the other Karloff-Lugosi vehicles from Universal, but it's actually a pretty sharp little horror film -- and of some note historically.

Full Review… | July 30, 2002
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

The results are a mixed bag, but there's enough entertainment to be gotten from this B-film to make it a satisfying watch.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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Audience Reviews for Black Friday

This is a fantastic old horror movie, I really enjoyed it, and I highly recommend it. It has a good cast and story.

Aj V

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