Day 12 – The Invisible Ray (1936)

Invisible Ray posterDay 12: The Invisible Ray (1936)
Cast:      Bela Lugosi as Dr. Felix Benet
Boris Karloff as Dr. Janos Rukh
Frances Drake as Diane Rukh
Frank Lawton as Ronald Drake
Beulah Bondi as Lady Arabella Stevens

Story by Howard Higgin & Douglas Hodges
Screenplay by John Colton
Directed by Lambert Hillyer (Dracula’s Daughter)

Plot: Dr. Janos Rukh has invented a telescope that reaches out to the Andromeda galaxy in hopes of finding light rays that will answers the secrets of Earth’s past. Upon seeing, and later discovering, a meteor. Rukh is exposed to the lethal radiation known as Radium X. The result is madness and murder, plus some infidelity and the search for a cure led by Dr. Benet.

Invisible Ray 1Personal Thoughts: Tune into episode 424 of this week’s Dread Media podcast to hear my thoughts and random trivia on this classic film.

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