The Devil Bat (1940)

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Genres
Horror, Science-Fiction
Runtime
1h 8min

Cast

Bela Lugosi
Dr. Paul Carruthers
Dave O'Brien
Johnny Layton
Guy Usher
Henry Morton
Donald Kerr
'One-Shot' McGuire
Edmund Mortimer
Martin Heath
Alan Baldwin
Tommy Heath
John Ellis
Roy Heath
Hal Price
Chief Wilkins
John Davidson
Prof. Percival Garland Raines
Billy Griffith
Coroner (scenes deleted)
Wally Rairden
Walter King

Synopsis

Dr. Carruthers feels bitter at being betrayed by his employers, Heath and Morton, when they became rich as a result of a product he devised. He gains revenge by electrically enlarging bats and sending them out to kill his employers' family members by instilling in the bats a hatred for a particular perfume he has discovered, which he gets his victims to apply before going outdoors. Johnny Layton, a reporter, finally figures out Carruthers is the killer and, after putting the perfume on himself, douses it on Carruthers in the hopes it will get him to give himself away. One of the two is attacked as the giant bat makes one of its screaming, swooping power dives.

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