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The Black Sleep

The Black Sleep (1956)

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Release Date: Jun 30, 1956 Wide

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Given its cast and director, it is disheartening that The Black Sleep isn't any better than it is. Basil Rathbone heads the cast as Sir Joel Cadman, who uses a mind-controlling drug known as "The Black Sleep" to place brilliant scientist Gordon Ramsay (Herbert Rudley) under his control. Cadman needs Ramsay's intellect and expertise to aid him in a series of mysterious, covert experiments involving brain transplants. Evidently Cadman has already endured a few failures, as witness the present

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probably the best picture that tor johnson starred in... that doesn't say much.

May 2, 2008

A mediocre film that has earned a rep for wasting an all-star caliber cast of some of the greatest horror actors.

September 26, 2007 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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I've seen this story in other movies, better movies. Even though the movie has a good cast, it's not too exciting. Overall it's just okay.
November 14, 2010
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