The Devil Commands (The Devil Said No) (1941)
Release Date: Feb 3, 1941 Wide
Average Rating: 3.2/5
User Ratings: 1,283
Also known as When the Devil Commands, this cheap but lively Columbia melodrama was the last of Boris Karloff's "mad doctor" series (the official denoument of the series, The Boogie Man Will Get You, was a farcical lampoon). The film begins on an ominous note, as Anne Blair (Amanda Duff) makes a return visit to the spooky old house owned by her scientist father Julian Blair (Karloff). Curious as to why the local villagers seem so frightened, Anne soons learns the reason: Blair has been
Feb 3, 1941 Wide
Aug 26, 2003
Sony Pictures Entertainment
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Karloff is allowed to act and shines in a frightingly sensitive and moving performance.
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