The Black Sleep

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Black Sleep (1956, USA) is a Horror film directed by Reginald Le Borg


Main Details

  • Released in 1956
  • B & W
  • Running time: 82 minutes
  • Production Co: Bel-Air Productions (Prospect Productions)
  • Distribution Co: United Artists
  • Directed by Reginald Le Borg
  • Produced by Howard W. Koch, Aubrey Schenck
  • Written by John C. Higgins, Gerald Drayson Adams
  • Starring Basil Rathbone, Akim Tamiroff, Lon Chaney, Jr., John Carradine, Bela Lugosi, Herbert Rudley, Tor Johnson
  • Narrated by Basil Rathbone
  • Music by Les Baxter
  • Cinematography by Gordon Avil
  • Edited by John Schreyer

Plot Summary

  • Sir Joel Cadman, a mad scientist, kidnaps his victims and cuts open their brains in an effort to discover a means to cure his wife's brain tumor.


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