Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1912a)

USA, 1912
12m, 300 metres/1 reel
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1
silent

An American science fiction/horror film directed by Lucius Henderson.

Plot Summary

Dr Henry Jekyll develops a serum which frees the darker side of Man which he tries on himself, resulting in the emergence of his murderous alter ego, Mr Hyde.

Credits

* = uncredited

Crew
Director: Lucius Henderson
Thanhouser Film Corporation
Story: Robert Louis Stevenson
Play: Thomas Russell Sullivan

Cast
James Cruze (Dr Jekyll/Mr Hyde)
Florence La Badie (Jekyll’s sweetheart)
Marie Eline (little girl knocked down by Hyde)
Jane Gail
Marguerite Snow
Harry Benham [Mr Hyde in some scenes] *

Extracts included in
Kingdom of Shadows (1998)

References

Books

  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.106 – credits