The Dark Eyes of London (Dead Eyes of London) (The Human Monster) (Dr. Orloff) (1940)

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Movie Info

This release features the 1939 horror film The Human Monster about a physician doubling as an insurance agent who collects on policies of blind men murdered by a serial killer.
Rating:
PG
Genre:
Art House & International , Classics , Drama , Horror , Mystery & Suspense
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In Theaters:
 wide
On DVD:
Runtime:
Studio:
Monogram

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Cast

Bela Lugosi
as Dr. Orloff
Hugh Williams
as Inspector Holt
Greta Gynt
as Diana Stuart
Edmon Ryan
as Lt. O'Reilly
Wilfred Walter
as Jake, Monster
May Hallatt
as Policewoman
Julie Suedo
as Secretary
Gerald Pring
as Henry Stuart
Charles Penrose
as The Drunk
Arthur E. Owen
as Dumb Lew
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Critic Reviews for The Dark Eyes of London (Dead Eyes of London) (The Human Monster) (Dr. Orloff)

All Critics (2)

Engrossing fast-paced black and white Gothic horror thriller.

Full Review… | February 14, 2016
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Lugosi is in fine form as the "brilliant, but unbalanced" Orloff and seems to be enjoying every last drop of his incredible perfidy.

Full Review… | April 10, 2012
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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Full Review… | April 24, 2012
Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Film Review Database

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Full Review… | March 3, 2011
Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Film Review Database

Audience Reviews for The Dark Eyes of London (Dead Eyes of London) (The Human Monster) (Dr. Orloff)

Decent horror flick with some nice bits and overall a good story. Bela Lugosi was good and there were some ok characters. A few scenes were slow but it wasn't too bad.

Wes Shad
Wes Shad
½

Banal story with no twists and no drama or suspense. Lugosi is merely acceptable. The "reveal" was easy to guess and the ending was just as you'd expect. Not worth your time.

Don Schick
Don Schick
½

This is a different story, and Lugosi gives a good performance, but it's still predictable and not made very well.

Aj V
Aj V

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