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The Body Snatcher

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Original title
The Body Snatcher
Running time
79 min.
United States United States
Philip MacDonald, Val Lewton (Story: Robert Louis Stevenson)
Roy Webb
Robert De Grasse (B&W)
Producer: Val Lewton. RKO Radio Pictures
Horror. Thriller | 19th Century. B Movie. Cult Movie. Psychological Thriller
Movie Groups
Robert Louis Stevenson Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
In Edinburgh in 1831, renowned surgeon and now teacher of anatomy Dr. MacFarlane, has been paying John Gray, a cabman, to clandestinely bring him exhumed bodies of the recently deceased for classroom demonstration purposes. With cemeteries being increasingly guarded, Gray turns to drastic measures to provide MacFarlane with fresh bodies...
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