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The Return of Doctor X Movie Review Summary

Actors: Humphrey Bogart, Wayne Morris, Dennis Morgan, John Litel

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A reporter, Wichita, goes to interview, Angela, a retired actress. However, he finds her dead and drained of blood. But, when the cops arrive the body is gone. Wichita then sees Angela at the newspaper office.
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He talks to Mike, a doctor friend of his to ask how Angela can still be alive. Mike is unsure.
After another murder Mike collects a blood sample and finds that it's synthetic.
Mike talks to Dr. Flegg, his colleague and a hemotologist, who
claims to know nothing about it.
Mike and Wichita discover that Dr. Flegg's assistant, Dr. Xavier is behind the killings. He killed them for their blood.
Mike and Wichita confront Flegg who finally comes clean.
He admits that Xavier is actually Marshall Quesne, a doctor killed in the electric chair. He brought Quesne back to life using a synthetic blood. He also brought Angela back to life. However, the synthetic blood can not sustain them, they need real blood. Angela dies, but Quesne continues to kill people with a certain blood type to sustain himself, including Flegg. He kidnaps Mike's girlfriend, but Mike and Wichita alert the cops and before he can kill her they kill him once and for all.
The review of this Movie prepared by Brandon Swenson



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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Horror film?    -   Yes Horror Plotlets:    -   mad guy with knife likes to slice

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   journalist Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   None

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