The Walking Dead
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An ex-convict's attempt to reform is thwarted by the a crooked lawyer and mobsters who murder the judge who convicted him and make it look as if he did it. Though the evidence is purely circumstantial, he is promptly returned to prison and sentenced to death. Shortly after he is fried in the electric chair, his innocence is revealed. A scientist claims he knows how to bring the dead back to life via the "Lindbergh Heart." The authorities allow them to experiment upon the deceased convict. The operation is a success, the convict has a truly monstrous look and behaves much like a… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Creaky but entertaining supernatural thriller about bringing back the dead."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"In film after film, Karloff functioned as a wanderer in the shadow land between life and death. If the movies he inhabited sometimes were considered juvenile, the subject matter that motivated them couldn't have been more adult, more profound."
‑ John Beifuss, Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
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