Voodoo Man (1944)

USA, 1944
62m
35mm film, black and white
mono, English

An American horror film directed by William Beaudine. It was first released in the USA on 21 February 1944.

Plot Summary

Using voodoo and hypnotism, Dr Richard Marlowe manages to revive his dead wife. But to complete the operation, he needs the lifeforces of several young women he has abducted and is holding in his dungeon.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: William Beaudine
Copyright MCMXLIV [1944] by Monogram Pictures Corp.
Monogram Pictures Corp. presents. Banner Productions. A Monogram production
Produced by: Sam Katzman, Jack Dietz
Associate Producer: Barney Sarecky
Original Story and Screenplay: Robert Charles
Photography: Marcel Le Picard
Film Editor: Carl Pierson
Musical Director: Edward Kay
Sound: Glen Glenn
Set Designer: Dave Milton

Cast
Bela Lugosi (Dr [Richard] Marlowe)
John Carradine (Toby)
George Zucco (Nicholas)
Wanda McKay (Betty [Benton])
Louise Currie (Sally [Saunders])
Michael Ames [real name: Tod Andrews] (Ralph [Dawson])
Ellen Hall (Mrs [Evelyn] Marlowe)
Terry Walker (Alice)
Mary Currier (Mrs Benton)
Claire James (zombie)
Henry Hall (sheriff)
Dan White (Deputy Elmer)
Pat McKee (Grego)
Mici Goty (housekeeper [Marie])
Dorothy Bailer *
John Ince [S.K.] *
Ethelreda Leopold *
Ralph Littlefield [Sam] *

See also
The Corpse Vanishes (1942)

References

Books

  • Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror (2nd edition) p.87 – review, credits
  • Censored Screams: The British Ban on Hollywood Horror in the Thirties by Tom Johnson pp.160, 179 – notes
  • A Critical Guide to Horror Film Series by Ken Hanke pp.134-136; 139
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.422 – credits
  • John Carradine: The Films by Tom Weaver – article
  • The Monogram Checklist: The Films of Monogram Pictures Corporation, 1931-1952 by Ted Okuda p.174 – credits, synopsis, release date
  • Poverty Row Horrors! by Tom Weaver pp.129-141  – illustrated credits, synopsis, review
  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.526 – credits
  • Vintage Science Fiction Films, 1896-1949 by Michael Benson p.181
  • The Zombie Movie Encyclopedia by Peter Dendle p.185-186