The Devil Bat (DVD)

Directed by Jean Yarbrough

Release Year: 1940
Running Time: 68
UPC: 7 38329 11912 6
Color Type: B&W
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Drama, Horror, Cult
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Cast
Suzanne Kaaren
Bela Lugosi

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Directed by Jean Yarbrough

After the Production Code forced the major studios to shy away from morbidity, violence, and the supernatural, Bela Lugosi (Dracula) found refuge in a place where horror was not only allowed, but enjoying a low-budget renaissance: the independent studios of Poverty Row.

In THE DEVIL BAT, Lugosi stars as a scientist who commands a mutant bat to avenge himself upon his enemies (using a specially formulated after-shave lotion as the targeting device). Even as he takes diabolical pleasure in such a ludicrous premise, Lugosi invests the character with an underlying sense of tragedy, a visionary genius out of step with modern, corporate society.


DVD Extras Include:

Mastered in HD from archival film elements

Audio commentary by film historian Richard Harland Smith

Image gallery


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