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In France, an insane surgeon's obsession with an actress from England leads him to replace her pianist husband's hands that got mangled in an accident with the hands of a late knife murderer which still have the urge to throw knives.
May Beatty's declaration about the wax figure, "It went for a little walk!" is a clear echo of a similar line from The Mummy (1932), also written by John L. Balderston and directed by Karl Freund.
Reagan, the American Reporter:
Oh, it's wax. And I thought I had a front page murder.
When Gogol disguises himself as Rollo, he does not have an accent when he speaks (whispers). If he did, the audience (and Madame Orlac) would know immediately who he really was.
At the end of the opening credits, the titles are painted on a glass window pane, which is broken when a fist punches through it.
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