The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde)
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The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde)
This is the film version of Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in which Hyde is the handsome, clean-shaven one. Though top-billed Christopher Lee, portraying a caddish playboy, was the beneficiary of all the ad publicity, it is Paul Massie who plays Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. The "horror" in the film is mostly sociological, with Jekyll learning first hand of the corruption lurking beneath the respectable facade of the Victorian Era. His metamorphosis into Hyde is meant as an allegory to the evils of drug addiction, another "don't… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Jekyll's tragedy in this unique Stevenson revamp is that he doesn't understand that much of humanity already lives a Jekyll-and-Hyde existence -- including his unfaithful bride, who is a 'perfect wife' by day and a 'perfect mistress' by night."
‑ John Beifuss, Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
"Terence Fisher's version of the Stevenson story is actually British bedroom farce, so dry and subtle that reviewers could only complain about the 'lack of horror'"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"The movie pretty much follows the original story, without using its new twist in any interesting ways."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
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