Approved | | Crime, Horror, Mystery
When several women are found mutilated and murdered, the Paris police are baffled as to who the killer may be. All evidence points to Dupin, but soon it becomes apparent that it is someone (or something) stronger and deadlier than a human.
This was originally released in 3-D (a gimmick which required audience members to wear cellophane-lensed special glasses). Warner Brothers had hoped this might replicate the success of their 1953 hit House of Wax, at the time the highest-grossing 3-D movie ever released. But the fad of 3-D movies proved to be a flash-in-the-pan, and was soon abandoned by Hollywood.
These days inspector everything is Freud or it is nothing, Freud and the libido, anything new, especialy from zoologists like myself...
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Although set in turn-of-the-century Paris, there's a scene in the movie, when the police inspector and Paul Dupin visit the fair to watch the acrobats at work, where you can see the famous Warner Studios water tower in the background for a brief moment.
Originally released in a 3D dual-strip version.