Island of Lost Souls


Dir. Erle C. Kenton (1932).
There’s freak-show poetry to this early adaptation of H.G. Well’s mad scientist tale, “Island of Doctor Moreau.” Charles Laughton stars as the epicene administrator of the House of Pain with a hirsute Bela Lugosi as the most poignant of his monsters, howling at the moon, “Are we not men?”

Tue., Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m., 2011

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