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3.2
116 Ratings

Murders in the Rue Morgue

Directed by Robert Florey
United States, 1932
Horror

Synopsis

In 19th Century Paris, the maniacal Dr. Mirakle abducts young women and injects them with ape blood in an attempt to prove ape-human kinship…

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Murders in the Rue Morgue Directed by Robert Florey

Critics reviews

Edgar Allan Poe’s three stories featuring Auguste Dupin are quite justifiably considered to be foundational landmarks in detective fiction. This adaptation of the first of the stories bears only occasional resemblance to the narrative of Poe’s story but deeply engages with Poe’s themes and work to a degree I’ve not seen in any other film.
October 19, 2018
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