Added by on 2014-10-06


Drama (1941) 70 minutes ~ Black & White

In the first of the notorious “Monogram 9”, Bela Lugosi stars as a doctor driven to murder by the ghost of his faithless wife. When the “phantom” appears, it pushes Dr. Kessler into a maniacal rage that can only be quenched with violence. As the corpses pile up, the doctor begins a hunt for the culprit, unaware that he has committed the murders himself while in hypnotic trance. A villainous twist exposes the truth about the ghost, the killings and the insanity.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis

Writers: Helen Martin (story and screenplay) and Al Martin (story and screenplay)

Stars: Bela Lugosi, Polly Ann Young, John McGuire, Clarence Muse