Island of Lost Souls(Movie, 1932)

1h 10min | Genres: Adventure, Horror, Science Fiction
Island of Lost SoulsRating: 3.6/5 (with 7676 votes)
Island of Lost Souls is a 1932 American science fiction horror film directed by Erle C. Kenton. Based on H. G. Wells' 1896 novel The Island of Doctor Moreau and produced by Paramount Productions, the film stars Charles Laughton, Richard Arlen and Kathleen Burke. The film is about the sailor Edward Parker (Arlen), who finds himself stranded on the island occupied by the scientist Dr. Moreau (Laughton). Parker agrees to stay until the next boat arrives, while Laughton introduces him to Lota (Burke), who unknown to Parker, is actually part-panther. It is revealed that all the islands inhabitants are experiments by Dr. Moreau to create humans from animals, and tries to persuade Lota to have sex with Parker to continue his experiments. The film was Paramount's follow-up to their successful horror film Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931). Several writers worked on scripts for the film including Joseph Moncure March, Cyril Hume, Garrett Fort ... ()
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About Island of Lost Souls

An obsessed scientist conducts profane experiments in evolution, eventually establishing himself as the self-styled demigod to a race of mutated, half-human abominations.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Insular Oceania
Based on: "The Island of Dr Moreau" (find it on Amazon)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 15 languages: German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 12/31/1932
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Die Insel der verlorenen Seelen"
"A Ilha das Almas Selvagens"
"La isla de las almas perdidas"
"L'île du docteur Moreau"
"I nisos ton hamenon psyhon"
"Borzalmak szigete"
"L'isola delle anime perdute"
"Wyspa doktora Moreau"
"Остров потерянных душ"
"Kayip ruhlar adasi"
"The Island of Dr. Moreau"

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