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The Resource Doctor X, UCLA Film Archives ; First National Pictures present ; directed by Michael Curtiz ; screen play by Robert Tasker & Earl Baldwin ; based on a play by Howard W. Comstock & Allen C. Miller. The return of Doctor X / Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. presents a First National picture ; screen play by Lee Katz ; from a story by William J. Makin ; directed by Vincent Sherman, (DVD videorecording)

Doctor X, UCLA Film Archives ; First National Pictures present ; directed by Michael Curtiz ; screen play by Robert Tasker & Earl Baldwin ; based on a play by Howard W. Comstock & Allen C. Miller. The return of Doctor X / Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. presents a First National picture ; screen play by Lee Katz ; from a story by William J. Makin ; directed by Vincent Sherman, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Doctor X
Title
Doctor X
Statement of responsibility
UCLA Film Archives ; First National Pictures present ; directed by Michael Curtiz ; screen play by Robert Tasker & Earl Baldwin ; based on a play by Howard W. Comstock & Allen C. Miller. The return of Doctor X / Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. presents a First National picture ; screen play by Lee Katz ; from a story by William J. Makin ; directed by Vincent Sherman
Title variation
Return of Doctor X
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
  • Doctor X: "An eminent scientist aims to solve a murder spree by recreating the crimes in a lab."--Container
  • The return of Doctor X: "New York newspaper reporter Walter Barnett finds himself out of a job after he claims to have found actress Angela Merrova dead in her apartment - only the next day she showed up alive and threatened to sue the paper. Determined to investigate he discovers her involvement with a strange doctor who is an expert on human blood. Barnett then finds a connection to a series of gruesome murders where the victims were all found drained of blood."--Col Needham, imdb.com
Related
Cataloging source
IFA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Doctor X: photography, Ray Rennehan ; editing, George Amy ; music, Bernhard Kaun
  • Return of Doctor X: photography, Sid Hickox ; editing, Thomas Pratt ; music, Bernhard Kaun
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
English language soundtrack with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish
PerformerNote
  • Doctor X: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Lee Tracy, Preston Foster, John Wray
  • Return of Doctor X: Wayne Morris, Rosemary Lane, Humphrey Bogart, Dennis Morgan, John Litel, Lya Lys
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1888-1962
  • d. 1970
  • 1885-1946
  • 1907-2004
  • 1898-1968
  • 1900-1970
  • 1887-1940
  • 1894-
  • 1914-1959
  • 1913-1974
  • 1899-1957
  • 1908-1994
  • 1892-1972
  • 1908-1986
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Curtiz, Michael
  • Tasker, Robert
  • Baldwin, Earl
  • Comstock, Howard Warren
  • Miller, Allen C
  • Atwill, Lionel
  • Wray, Fay
  • Tracy, Lee
  • Foster, Preston
  • Wray, John
  • Sherman, Vincent
  • Katz, Lee
  • Makin, William J.
  • Morris, Wayne
  • Lane, Rosemary
  • Bogart, Humphrey
  • Morgan, Dennis
  • Litel, John
  • Lys, Lya
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • First National Pictures, Inc
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
138
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Serial murder investigation
  • Scientists
  • Blood
  • Death, Apparent
  • Mad scientist films
  • Feature films
  • Horror films
  • Science fiction films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • DVDs
Technique
live action
Label
Doctor X, UCLA Film Archives ; First National Pictures present ; directed by Michael Curtiz ; screen play by Robert Tasker & Earl Baldwin ; based on a play by Howard W. Comstock & Allen C. Miller. The return of Doctor X / Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. presents a First National picture ; screen play by Lee Katz ; from a story by William J. Makin ; directed by Vincent Sherman, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Originally released as motion pictures in 1932 (Doctor X) and 1939 (The return of Doctor X)
  • "Hollywood legends of horror double feature."--Container
  • Doctor X in (tinted) color ; Return of Doctor X in black & white
  • Durations: Doctor X, 76 min. ; The return of Doctor X, 62 min
  • Special features: Commentary by Scott MacQueen (Doctor X), Vincent Sherman and Steve Haberman (Return of Doctor X) ; theatrical trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (138 min.)
Isbn
9781419834882
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569792784
Other physical details
sd., col., b&w
Publisher number
79278
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm73827171
System details
DVD, NTSC Region 1, original aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Doctor X, UCLA Film Archives ; First National Pictures present ; directed by Michael Curtiz ; screen play by Robert Tasker & Earl Baldwin ; based on a play by Howard W. Comstock & Allen C. Miller. The return of Doctor X / Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. presents a First National picture ; screen play by Lee Katz ; from a story by William J. Makin ; directed by Vincent Sherman, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Originally released as motion pictures in 1932 (Doctor X) and 1939 (The return of Doctor X)
  • "Hollywood legends of horror double feature."--Container
  • Doctor X in (tinted) color ; Return of Doctor X in black & white
  • Durations: Doctor X, 76 min. ; The return of Doctor X, 62 min
  • Special features: Commentary by Scott MacQueen (Doctor X), Vincent Sherman and Steve Haberman (Return of Doctor X) ; theatrical trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (138 min.)
Isbn
9781419834882
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569792784
Other physical details
sd., col., b&w
Publisher number
79278
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm73827171
System details
DVD, NTSC Region 1, original aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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