Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1913a)

USA,
600 metres/2 reels
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1
silent

An American science fiction/horror film directed by Herbert Brenon.

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

Crew
Director: Herbert Brenon
IMP
Scenario: Herbert Brenon
Novel: Robert Louis Stevenson

Cast
King Baggot (Dr Henry Jekyll/Mr Hyde)
Jane Gail (Alice)
Matt Snyder (Alice's father)
Howard Crampton (Dr Lanyon)
William Sorelle (Utterson, the attorney)
Herbert Brenon

Extracts included in
Universal Horror (1998)

References

Periodicals

  • The Bioscope vol.19 no.349 (19 June 1913) p.909 – review
  • The Bioscope vol.20 no.353 (17 July 1913) p.supplement xxxvi – credits

Books

  • Vintage Science Fiction Films, 1896-1949 by Michael Benson p.143