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The Alligator People Details


A confused horror yarn set in the Deep South, Alligator People stars Richard Crane as a husband who becomes accidently separated from his new wife (Beverly Garland) during a train ride. She tracks him down to the swamplands surrounding his family mansion. Her reunion with her husband is tarnished by the fact that he's been partially transformed into an alligator! This is the handiwork of doctor George MacReady, who's been conducting curious experiments with gators and humans. Garland must figure out a way to save her mutated husband from both the scientist and a drunken alligator hunter (Lon Chaney Jr.). The story is told in flashback, as psychiatrists try to figure out what has driven Garland insane. The Alligator People was the last film directed by Roy Del Ruth, light years away from his glory days at Warner Bros. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Beverly Garland
as Jane Marvin
George Macready
as Dr. Mark Sinclair
Richard Crane
as Paul Webster
Lon Chaney, Jr.
as Mannon
Frieda Inescort
as Mrs. Henry Hawthorne
Ruby Goodwin
as Lou Ann
Bruce Bennett
as Dr. Erik Lorimer
Dudley Dickerson
as Porter
Hal K. Dawson
as Conductor
Douglas Kennedy
as Dr. Wayne McGregor


Roy Del Ruth
Jack Leewood
Orville H. Hampton
Charles O'Neal
Screen Story
Karl Struss
Irving Gertz
Composer (Music Score)
Harry Gerstad
Lyle Wheeler
Art Director