Henry Jekyll is a troubled man. His wife died of pneumonia. He wants his sister-in-law, but her father forbids any contact, and his experiments into the dual nature of man have yielded a ... See full summary »
A scientist creating perfumes inherits his great grandfather Dr. Jekyll's formula and decides to use modern technology to improve it. He ends up as an ambitious, ruthless woman. She tries to prevent returning into the spineless man.
There have been more than 40 versions of Stevenson's classic tale but the one that eclipses them all for ingenuity is Dr Pyckle and Mr Pride (1925) a two reeler in which Stan Laurel creates a brilliant parody of John Barrymore's 1920 performance. See more »
Besides several pessimistic comments I really liked this movie. The materials like costumes and everything else in the movie appeared to be extortionate and very impressive. They were very genuine and intriguing explicitly visual components such as lighting, artistic figures and other sequences makes audiences feel the story as they are going through it themselves. Therefore it could be said the movie director and producer have achieved what they have aimed from the beginning. Which I consider this should be every movie director's and producer's ultimate intention in the first place.
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