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The Body Snatcher(Movie, 1945)

1h 18min | Genres: Crime, Horror, Thriller
The Body SnatcherRating: 3.5/5 (with 43 votes)
The Body Snatcher is a 1945 horror film directed by Robert Wise and starring Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Henry Daniell, and Edith Atwater. It is based on the short story "The Body Snatcher" by Robert Louis Stevenson. The film's producer Val Lewton helped adapt the story for the screen, writing under the pen name of "Carlos Keith". The film was marketed with the tagline "The screen's last word in shock sensation!" The frequent mentions of Burke, Hare, and Dr. Knox, all refer to the West Port murders in 1828. ()
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About The Body Snatcher

Edinburgh, 1831. Among those who undertake the illegal trade of grave robbery is Gray, ostensibly a cab driver. Formerly a medical student convicted of grave robbery, Gray holds a grudge against Dr. MacFarlane who had escaped detection and punishment.


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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Edinburgh
Based on the work of: Robert Louis Stevenson ("The Body Snatcher")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 9 languages: German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Dutch (NL), Turkish (TR)
Status: Released
Release date US: 05/25/1945
Director: Robert Wise
Producer: Val Lewton
Director of Photography: Robert De Grasse
Composer: Roy Webb
Costume designer: Renié
Production Designer: Albert S. D'Agostino

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