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October 4, 2023

Episode 649: The Island of Lost Souls (1932)

Episode 649: The Island of Lost Souls (1932) Guest Co-Hosts: Ian Brownell, Tim Luz

Ian Brownell and Tim Luz join Mike to kick off spooktacular coverage with Erie C. Kenton’s 1932 adaptation of ’s 1896 book, The Island of Doctor Moreau. Here it’s called Island of Lost Souls and stars Charles Laughton as Moreau, a mad scientist who works to bend the will of nature to suit his needs. He works to create a race of human/animal hybrids on his mysterious island which is disturbed by Edward Parker (Richard Arlen) and Ruth Thomas (Leila Hyams).

We also discuss the 1977 and notorious 1996 versions of the film along with some other films inspired by Wells's work.

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