Edge of Sanity
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This demented fusion of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde with the legend of Jack the Ripper marks one of the final roles for Anthony Perkins, and certainly one of the weirdest performances of his career. Perkins plays Dr. Jekyll as more of a dedicated 19th-century man of medicine than an obsessed eccentric -- whose research into a safe form of anaesthetic leads to the accidental discovery of cocaine! Jekyll's inadvertent freebasing of the vapors from a cocaine/ether mixture triggers his transformation into Hyde - a murderer of prostitutes who dubs himself "Jack," thus allowing the… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Gorgeous production design. Not so gorgeous any other way"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Perkins sleepwalks through a grimy and unpleasant affair."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
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