Edinburgh, 1831. Among those who undertake the illegal trade of grave robbery is Gray, ostensibly a cab driver. Formerly a medical student convicted of grave robbery, Gray holds a grudge against Dr. MacFarlane who had escaped detection and punishment.

  1. Robert Wise


  2. Val Lewton


  3. Philip MacDonald


  4. Robert Louis Stevenson


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  1. Boris Karloff

    Boris Karloff

    Cabman John Gray

  2. Bela Lugosi

    Bela Lugosi


  3. Henry Daniell

    Henry Daniell

    Dr. Wolfe 'Toddy' MacFarlane

  4. Edith Atwater

    Edith Atwater

    Meg Camden

  5. Russell Wade

    Russell Wade

    Donald Fettes

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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 25, 1945


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 18m

Budget -

Revenue -



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