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The Invisible Man (1933)

The Invisible Man (1933)
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The Invisible Man PosterTITLE: The Invisible Man
YEAR RELEASED: 1933
STUDIO: Universal Pictures

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

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