The Black Sleep
The Black Sleep is a 1956 film about a 19th-century doctor who kidnaps living people and experiments on their brains, while they are still alive but under the influence of a powerful anesthetic, in an effort to discover a way to cure his wife's brain tumor. Directed by Reginald Le Borg. Written by John C. Higgins, based on a story by Gerald Drayson Adams.
Sir Joel Cadman
- Rome wasn't built in a day, so it must have been built in the night.
- The Terror Drug That Wakes the Dead!
- Out of the evil brain of a twisted scientist comes a fantastic robot army - crushing all barriers...feeding on beauty - lusting to claw the world apart!
- A horror horde of monster mutants walk the Earth!
- Rising from the depths of a black hell!
- Horror beyond Belief rising from the depths of a black hell!
- Basil Rathbone — Sir Joel Cadman
- Herbert Rudley - Dr. Gordon Angus Ramsey
- Patricia Blair (as Patricia Blake) - Laurie Monroe
- Akim Tamiroff — Udu the Gypsy
- Phyllis Stanley - Nurse Daphnae
and, as the monsters:
- Lon Chaney Jr. — Dr. Monroe aka Mungo
- John Carradine — "Bohemund"
- Bela Lugosi — Casimir
- Tor Johnson - Mr. Curry
- George Sawaya - Sailor-Subject
- Sally Yarnell - Woman-Subject
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