Letters, Oct. 6, 1941

Early Shocker

Sirs:

In your review of the picture, Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, in the Sept. 1 issue, you say there have been two previous cinema versions of this famous shocker, one by John Barrymore in 1920 and the second one by Fredric March in 1931. Please permit me to correct you; there was still another version, which as a small boy I saw in 1912 or 1913. The picture made such an impression on me, resulting in several nightmares, that I still have vivid recollections of it; the name of the actor who...

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