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  • The Man Who Could Cheat Death (1959)

    5.38/10

    R | 1h 23min | Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi

    Published Sat., January 06, 2018

  • The Man Who Could Cheat Death (1959) Release Dates

  • In Theaters: March 04, 2016
  • Blu-ray: May 01, 2016
  • DVD: May 01, 2016

The Man Who Could Cheat Death (1959) Plot & Synopsis

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Starring Christopher Lee, John Harrison, Lockwood West, Charles Lloyd Pack, Michael Ripper

Directed by Terence Fisher

Synopsis: A centenarian artist and scientist in 1890 Paris maintains his youth ad health by periodically replacing a gland with that of a living person.

Tagline: HIS HIDEOUS OBSESSION LED HIM TO COMMIT GHASTLY CRIMES OF PASSION AND VIOLENCE.

Synopsis: A remake of "The Man in Half Moon Street" (1945) (qv.). Dr. Bonner plans to live forever through periodic gland transplants from younger, healthier human victims. Bonner looks about 40; he's really 104 years old. But people are starting to get suspicious, and he may not make 200.

Tagline: HIS HIDEOUS OBSESSION LED HIM TO COMMIT GHASTLY CRIMES OF PASSION AND VIOLENCE.

Storyline: A centenarian artist and scientist in 1890 Paris maintains his youth and health by periodically replacing a gland with that of a living person.

  • The Man Who Could Cheat Death (1959) Movie Details

  • Directors: Terence Fisher
  • Writers: Jimmy Sangster, Barré Lyndon
  • Cast: Christopher Lee, John Harrison, Lockwood West, Charles Lloyd Pack, Michael Ripper, Denis Shaw, Francis De Wolff, Marie Burke, Barry Shawzin, Middleton Woods, Fred Stroud, Arnold Marlé, Hazel Court, Ronald Adam, Anton Diffring, Arnold Marlé, Delphi Lawrence, Ian Hewitson, Gerda Larsen, Frederick Rawlings
  • Genres: Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi
  • Producers: Michael Carreras, Anthony Nelson Keys
  • Musicians: Richard Rodney Bennett
  • Cinematographers: Jack Asher
  • Editors: John Dunsford
  • Runtime: 83 min / 1h 23min
  • Year: 1959
  • MPAA Rating: R
  • Oscars: 0
  • Awards: 0
  • Nominations: 0
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