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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)
Title: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Directed by: Victor Fleming
Written by: John Lee Mahin
Produced by: Victor Fleming
Victor Saville
Music by: Franz Waxman
Cinematography: Joseph Ruttenberg
Edited by: Harold F. Kress
Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Released: August 12th, 1941
Rating: Approved
Running time: 113 min.
Country: USA
Language: English

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is an American feature film of the science fiction and horror genre. It is an adaptation of the 1886 novel The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by author Robert Louis Stevenson and is the third film adaptation of Stevenson's novel. The movie was directed by Victor Fleming with a screenplay written by John Lee Mahin. It was produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and premiered in the United States on August 12th, 1941 in New York City, New York. It's wide release premiere took place in September, 1941. The film stars Spencer Tracy in the dual role of scientist Henry Jekyll and his evil alter ego, Edward Hyde. Actress Ingrid Bergman plays the role of Ivy Peterson, with Lana Turner as Beatrix Emery. Other actors include Donald Crisp as Sir Charles Emery, Ian Hunter as Doctor John Lanyon, and Barton MacLane as Sam Higgins.

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  • The tagline for this film is, "A good woman -- A bad woman -- He needed the love of both!"
  • The full credits listing for this film at IMDB lists forty-five additional actors who are all uncredited. As they are not credited in the film, and their involvement in this project cannot be verified, they will not be listed here.
  • The movie was shot at MGM Studios at 10202 W. Washington Boulevard in Culver City, California. [1]
  • Paul Osborn contributed to the writing of this film, but was uncredited for his participation.
  • Actor Frederick Worlock is credited as Frederic Worlock in this film. To be clear, just because his last name is similar to that of "warlock" does not mean that he actually was a warlock. Conversely, it also doesn't mean that he was not a warlock.
  • There are a total of sixty-three characters featured in this film, eighteen of which are credited in the film itself. Of those eighteen, sixteen are named characters.

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