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The Son of Dr. Jekyll Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

The Son of Dr. Jekyll is Edward Jekyll, played by [[Performer~P31328~Louis Hayward~louishayward]]. The film's events take place long after the unpleasantness involving Dr. J's doppelganger Mr. Hyde. Young Edward hopes to prove that his father was a dedicated scientist, and not merely a mad monster. His nemesis in this endeavor is Curtis Lanyon ([[Performer~P38853~Alexander Knox~alexanderknox]]), executor for the Jekyll estate, who hopes to drive Edward into insanity and irrational behavior so he can keep the late doctor's legacy for himself. Much to the disappointment of the audience, Eddie Jekyll never turns into Hyde, no matter how hard he and Lanyon try to re-create the original doctor's experiments. Thus, Son of Dr. Jekyll can scarcely be designated a horror film; it looks more like a period-costume Charlie Chan picture. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Louis Hayward
as Dr. Jekyll (II)
Alexander Knox
as Dr. Curtis Lanyon
Lester Matthews
as John Utterson
Gavin Muir
as Richard Daniels
Paul Cavanagh
as Inspector Stoddard
Rhys Williams
as Michaels
Doris Lloyd
as Lottie Sarelle
Claire Carleton
as Hazel Sarelle
Pat O'Moore
as Joe Sarelle
Leslie Denison
as Constable
Robin Camp
as Willie Bennett
Leonard Mudie
as Pharmacist
Robin Hughes
as Alec
Joyce Jameson
as Barmaid
Alec Harford
as Clerk
Guy Kingsford
as Male Nurse
Keith Hitchcock
as Bobby
Phyllis Morris
as Tea Woman
Ottola Nesmith
as Nurse
Holmes Herbert
as Local Constable
Carol Savage
as Young Woman
Olaf Hytten
as Prosecutor
Matthew Boulton
as Inspector Grey
Wheaton Chambers
as Magistrate
Stapleton Kent
as Proprietor
Frank S. Hagney
as Men in Pub

Crew

Mortimer Braus
Screenwriter
Jack Pollexfen
Screenwriter
Henry Freulich
Cinematographer
Morris W. Stoloff
Musical Direction/Supervision
Paul Sawtell
Composer (Music Score)
Gene Havlick
Editor
Walter Holscher
Art Director
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