The Man They Could Not Hang

TRANSFORMED BY THE HANGMAN'S NOOSE... from a doctor serving humanity, into a demon filled with hate and terrorizing blood-lust!

Category: Science Fiction
Dr. Henryk Savaard is a scientist working on experiments to restore life to the dead. When he is unjustly hanged for murder, he is brought back to life by his trusted assistant. Re-animated he turns decidedly nasty and sets about murdering the jury that convicted him.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1939-08-17
Run time: 64 minute / 1:4
Director: Nick Grinde
Writers: Nick Grinde, Karl Brown.
Production Company : Columbia Pictures
Production Country: United States of America



Boris Karloff
as Dr. Henryk Savaard
Lorna Gray
as Janet Savaard
Robert Wilcox
as 'Scoop' Foley
Roger Pryor
as District Attorney Drake
Don Beddoe
as Lieutenant Shane
Ann Doran
as Betty Crawford
Joe De Stefani
as Dr. Stoddard
Charles Trowbridge
as Judge Bowman
Byron Foulger
as Lang
Dick Curtis
as Jury Foreman Clifford Kearney
James Craig
as Juror Watkins
John Tyrrell
as Juror Sutton
George Anderson
as Prison Warden
Stanley Blystone
as Prison Guard
Sam Ash
as Druggist
Harlan Briggs
as Defense Attorney Parker
Stanley Brown
as Bob Roberts
Flo Campbell
as Housewife
John Dilson
as King - City Editor
Carl Faulkner
as Bailiff
Chuck Hamilton
as Juror
Frank Jaquet
as Cigar-Smoking Fat Juror
Kenner G. Kemp
as Reporter
William Lally
as Bailiff
Perc Launders
as Bailiff
Larry Lund
as Court Clerk
Ian Maclaren
as Priest
Charles McAvoy
as Prison Official
Charles Miller
as Dr. Avery - Juror
Bert Moorhouse
as Reporter
Franklin Parker
as Second Reporter
Tom Quinn
as Reporter
Bob Reeves
as Juror
Walter Sande
as Reporter at Typewriter
Robert Sterling
as First Reporter
Edward Thomas
as Butler
Cyril Thornton
as Senior Butler
Morris Stoloff Music Director

William A. Lyon Editor

Nick Grinde Screenplay

Nick Grinde Director

Wallace MacDonald Producer

Benjamin H. Kline Director of Photography

Karl Brown Screenplay
Leslie T. White Story
George Wallace Sayre Story

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