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The Invisible Man (13-Nov-1933)

Director: James Whale

Writer: R. C. Sherriff

From novel: The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells

Producer: Carl Laemelle, Jr.

Keywords: Drama, Invisibility, Secret Formula, Experiment Gone Awry, Explosions

A scientist discovers the secret to invisibility; as he struggles to develop an antidote, he descends into megalomaniacal madness. Excellent dialogue particularly from Claude Rains in his first major role; a delightful strain of dark humor runs through the film. Still powerful despite the passage of many decades. Entered 2008 into the National Film Registry.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
E. E. Clive
28-Aug-1879 6-Jun-1940 Tenney in Bulldog Drummond
Una O'Connor
23-Oct-1880 4-Feb-1959 Googly-eyed character actress
Claude Rains
10-Nov-1889 30-May-1967 The Invisible Man
Gloria Stuart
4-Jul-1910 27-Sep-2010 Rose in Titanic
Henry Travers
5-Mar-1874 18-Oct-1965 It's a Wonderful Life


Claude Rains   ...   The Invisible Man
Gloria Stuart   ...   Flora Cranley
William Harrigan   ...   Dr. Kemp
Henry Travers   ...   Dr. Cranley
Una O'Connor   ...   Mrs. Hall
Forrester Harvey   ...   Mr. Hall
Holmes Herbert   ...   Chief of Police
E. E. Clive   ...   Jaffers
Dudley Digges   ...   Chief of Detectives
Harry Stubbs   ...   Insp. Bird
Donald Stuart   ...   Insp. Lane
Merle Tottenham   ...   Milly


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