The Man They Could Not Hang
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The Man They Could Not Hang
A scientist's greatest invention proves to be his darkest curse in this thriller that was part of Columbia and star Boris Karloff's "mad doctor" series. Karloff stars as Dr. Henryk Savaard, a brilliant heart expert who has created a pump that will allow him to place a patient in a state of death so that vital organs can be replaced with few problems. His first experiment on a human quickly goes awry when his nurse Betty (Ann Doran) sends for the police. The experiment is interrupted leaving the young man dead and Savaard in jail. He is sentenced to hang, but unleashes a… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The B-film story might be weak, but Boris Karloff gives a strong performance."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Works quite well, even though the mayhem doesn't get all that far."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Creepy Karloff, lower budget, but effective still."
‑ Steve Crum, Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers
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