The Man They Could Not Hang (1939)
Release Date: Aug 17, 1939 Limited
Average Rating: 3.8/5
User Ratings: 266
A scientist's greatest invention proves to be his darkest curse in this thriller that was part of Columbia and star Boris Karloff's "mad doctor" series. Karloff stars as Dr. Henryk Savaard, a brilliant heart expert who has created a pump that will allow him to place a patient in a state of death so that vital organs can be replaced with few problems. His first experiment on a human quickly goes awry when his nurse Betty (Ann Doran) sends for the police. The experiment is interrupted leaving the
Aug 17, 1939 Limited
Sony Pictures Entertainment
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Dr. Henryk Savaard
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The B-film story might be weak, but Boris Karloff gives a strong performance.
Creepy Karloff, lower budget, but effective still.
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