The Son of Dr. Jekyll (1951)

Article #642 by Dave Sindelar
Viewing date: 12-17-2002
Posting date: 5-12-2003

The son of Dr. Jekyll attempts to prove his father’s innocence by recreating his experiments.

This movie starts out with a bang; enjoy it while you can. As for the rest of the movie, however, I could live without it. Not that it’s badly acted; actually, the acting throughout is quite good. The problem is that the movie promises certain types of thrills and then substitutes a series of mediocre and disappointing mundanities in their place. Quite frankly, given the choice, I’d forgo Jekyll’s son for his daughter any time; at least that one had the good sense to supply a real monster when one was needed. There are far better ways for you to spend seventy-seven minutes.


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