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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
(1920) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Charles J. Hayden

Cast: Sheldon Lewis [Doctor Henry Jekyll / Mr. Hyde], Alexander Shannon, Dora Mills Adams, Gladys Field, Harold Forshay, Leslie Austin

Pioneer Film Corporation production; distributed on State Rights basis by Pioneer Film Corporation. / Produced by Louis B. Mayer. Scenario by Charles J. Hayden, from the novella The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / © 16 April 1920 by Pioneer Film Corporation. Released April 1920. / A quick knock-off version to cash-in on the announcement of the Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production starring John Barrymore, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920). The novella was subsequently filmed as Der Januskopf (1920).

Drama: Horror.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.1064.

Survival status: Print exists [16mm reduction positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) - Horror - Medical: Doctors

Listing updated: 18 July 2009.

References: Film viewing: AFI-F1 nn. F1.1063, F1.1064; Aylesworth-Monsters pp. 55, 140; Everson-American p. 104; Lahue-Collecting p. 48; Lahue-Gentlemen p. 18; Limbacher-Feature p. 65; Manchel-Terrors p. 45.

 
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