In the series of books begun in 1975 by George E. Turner & Michael H. Price, FORGOTTEN HORRORS shines the limelight…
The mystery of the man who conquered death!
A doctor who has spent his career working on ways to revive the dead sees his chance to prove his theory by performing his procedures on a recently deceased dog.
Bizarre mix of family drama that culminates in a real life medical experiment involving the resuscitation of a dead dog. The story is a ludicrously heavy handed melodrama and the climactic footage is unsettling. Interesting as a cinematic oddity but subpar as a film.
Odd piece of film. Part of the Universal Pictures horror fix of the 30s, but the movie doesn't know where it's heading. The film is just an excuse to show the allegedly real footage of a doctor re-awakening a dog back to life.
It stars low-budget leading man Onslow Stevens as a scientist who believes in medical resurrection, yet his employers feels its more important to focus on cosmetics so he's out of a job and goes into depression, neglecting his own kid in the process. The authorities try and take the son, but he runs away and all of a sudden we have a kids movie on our hands. After a lot of story which doesn't lead to anything…
it was someones brilliant idea to wrap a narrative film around a brief filmed experiment that shows what appears to be a deceased dog being brought back to life. The film itself is a boring mess of wasted time. It goes from being a mad scientist type film to a little rascals episode with a gang of street kids freeing dogs from the pound and such. Any kind of appeal this might have is the curiosity factor itself of the experiment which only takes place at the very end of the film. The experiment footage doesn't match with the more pro-made narrative section, so when they cut back and forth between the experiment and the film's actors watching on, it…