Dr Pyckle and Mr Pride (1925)


35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1, silent

An American fantasy film directed by Scott Pembroke and Joe Rock.

Plot Summary

Scientist Dr Pyckle develops a potion which turns him into the evil Mr Pride who sets out to cause chaos in London with a series of practical jokes.


Directors: Scott Pembroke, Joe Rock
Rock-Standard Cinema
Producer: Joe Rock
Assistant Director: Murray Rock
Director of Photography: Edgar Lyons
Titles: Tay Garnett

Stan Laurel (Dr Pyckle/Mr Pride)
Julie Leonard (his assistant)

See also
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920a)



  • by Walt Lee p.107 – credits
  • The Reference Guide to Science Fiction Films Volume 1 by A.W. Strickland and Forrest J. Ackerman p.292
  • Unsung Horrors by Eric McNaughton & Darrell Buxton (eds) pp.360-361 – illustrated review (by Paul Higson)