Dr. Charles Girard: To bring about the modification of a species, but a modification to such a degree that the subject will lose the characteristics of its own species and take on those of another. Do you understand?

William Fitzgerald: I think so.

Dr. Charles Girard: Oh, I don't mean surface or topographical changes, but basic modifications.

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Title Card: Warning / The picture you are about to see has a scene so shocking that it is necessary to forewarn you. / We suggest that the squeamish close their eyes at the sound of the bell and reopen them when the bell rings again. / The Management.

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Walter Perrera: I was here this afternoon. He wasn't here then.

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William Fitzgerald: The sun will be up soon.