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After hapless pianist and ex-con John Elman is framed for murder, he is resurrected by a scientist after his execution.
The "glass heart" machine used to revive Karloff's dead character was said to be "nearly a prefect replica" of an actual perfusion pump--a device designed to keep organs alive outside an organism's body--which had been built by Charles Lindbergh, when the legendary pilot and engineer was working with a Nobel-winning scientist at New York's Rockefeller Institute research labs in the mid-1930s.
But you can't kill me for something that I didn't do. You can't, I tell you, you can't. I don't want to die. I want to live.
Prison Warden: Well, Ellman, it's within my power to grant any last request you care to make.
John Ellman: You take away my life and offer me a favor in...
Nancy phones Dr. Beaumont to tell him that John Ellman had been shot but she does not tell him where she is. Nevertheless, Dr. Beaumont shows up moments later in the graveyard.