The Man Who Could Cheat Death (1959)

The Man Who Could Cheat Death





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After emerging as a potent force in the genre with Horror of Dracula, Hammer Films added their handsome Gothic touch to this lesser-known remake of the 1944 suspenser The Man in Half Moon Street (itself adapted from a play by Barre Lyndon). Anton Diffring stars as a century-old artist who maintains a youthful appearance by regularly replacing certain glands -- in transplants that he receives thanks to the unwilling participation of healthy donors. Despite his outward physical vitality, his … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Classics, Horror
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On DVD: Jun 3, 2008


as Dr. Georges Bonner

as Janine Dubois

as Dr. Pierre Gerard

as Dr. Ludwig Weisz

as Margo Philippe

as Inspector Legris
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All Critics (2)

very much in the mold that elsewhere was doing wonders for Hammer Films. You do not need to be a fan of Hammer Films to like this movie, but it certainly helps.

Full Review… | April 6, 2014
Mark Leeper's Reviews

A great movie and a must for British horror fans.

Full Review… | January 2, 2009

Audience Reviews for The Man Who Could Cheat Death

This movie does have good actors, but the story is too familiar and the movie is too slow and boring.

Aj V

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