The Invisible Man (1933)
DIRECTOR: James Whale
CAST: Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, William Harrigan, Henry Travers, Una O’Connor
PLOT: A mysterious man, his face covered in bandages and wearing dark glasses, arrives in a village in Sussex, England, seeking privacy. But the villages soon discover he is a scientist who is invisible, that’s when the fun starts.
MORAL OF THE STORY: Invisibility – the possibilities would drive you mad!
FUN FACT: Boris Karloff was supposed to play the part of The Invisible Man, but withdrew when Carl Laemmle Jr tried too many times to cut his salary
140-WORD MINI REVIEW: James Whale brings HG Wells novel to the silver screen, making movie SPX history and a seminal classic equal to his iconic Frankenstein