• Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)

Murders in the Rue Morgue

Release Date: February 21st, 1932

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 15 min

Plot Summary

In 1845 Paris, mysterious Dr. Mirakle (Bela Lugosi) demonstrates his theories on evolution using his ape, Erik, at a carnival visited by medical student Pierre Dupin (Leon Waycoff) and his girlfriend, Camille Espanaye (Sidney Fox). Unknown to his audience, Mirakle performs experiments in his secret laboratory that involve mixing human blood with that of Erik's. After three prostitutes are found dead from being injected with a strange substance, Pierre is alarmed when Camille goes missing.

Cast: Bela Lugosi, Sidney Fox, Leon Waycoff, Bert Roach, Brandon Hurst, Noble Johnson, D'Arcy Corrigan, Arlene Francis

Director: Robert Florey

Genres: Horror

Production Co: Universal Pictures

Distributors: Universal Pictures, Film Classics Inc., Screen Gems

Keywords: Girlfriend, Murder, Dark, Friend, Mystery, Mother