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The Devil-Doll

Horror movie by Tod Browning from 1936.
 

The Devil-Doll

USA, 1936, 78min
Director: Tod Browning

Lionel Barrymore - Paul Lavond, Maureen O\'Sullivan - Lorraine Lavond, Frank Lawton - Toto, Rafaela Ottiano

Paul Lavond (Lionel Barrymore) was a respected banker in Paris when he was framed for robbery and murder by crooked associates and sent to prison. Years later, he escapes with a friend, a scientist who was working on a method to reduce humans to a height of mere inches (all for the good of humanity, of course). Lavond however is consumed with hatred for the men who betrayed him, and takes the scientist's methods back to Paris to exact painful revenge.

The Devil-Doll is a 1936 horror film directed by Tod Browning and starring a cross-dressing Lionel Barrymore and Maureen O'Sullivan as his daughter, Lorraine Lavond. The movie was adapted from the novel Burn Witch Burn! (1932) by Abraham Merritt.

Genre: Horror Sci-Fi

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Rating by horrory.cz: 67 %
Rating by imdb.com: 71 %

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