Cinema: Planet of the Humanoids

THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU

Directed by DON TAYLOR Screenplay by JOHN HERMAN SHANER and ALRAMRUS

It may be cinematic heresy to say so, but some things really should be heard—or heard about—and not seen. Take those creatures out there in the jungle in The Island of Dr. Moreau. To Braddock (Michael York), a shipwrecked sailor, they are at first shadowy, ominous presences, cracking twigs underfoot and growling in the gloom. What could they be? What, for that matter, are the mysterious experiments that the overlord of the island, Dr. Moreau (Burt Lancaster), is conducting...

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