Island of Lost Souls

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In this adaptation of H.G. Wells' novel "The Island of Doctor Moreau," Edward Parker (Richard Arlen) is shipwrecked on a remote island presided over by the mysterious Dr. Moreau (Charles Laughton). Edward discovers his host is conducting genetic experiments, and presiding over a race of half-human, half-animal hybrids, including the alluring Panther Woman and the sage Sayer of the Law (Bela Lugosi). The island has become its own society, with Moreau as its god.

Release details

Release date: Thursday January 12 1933
Duration: 70 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Erle C Kenton
Screenwriter: Waldemar Young, Philip Wylie
Cast: Charles Laughton
Richard Arlen
Leila Hyams
Kathleen Burke
Bela Lugosi
Stanley Fields