Approved | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A kind, small-town doctor mistakenly ingests pills made from vampire bat blood and they turn him into a dangerous fanged creature.
Director Paul Landres apparently liked the character name "Dr. Paul Beecher" so he used it twice - as the main lead in this film and as a small supporting character in his follow up "The Return of Dracula" (1958) starring Francis Lederer.
Paul, why do you want to take your own life?
Dr. Paul Beecher: I have no choice!
At movie's end, when the detective departs; he doesn't retrieve his revolver.