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Devil Bat, The (1940)  link to Devil Bat, The on IMDb  

Number: 2797

poster Devil Bat, The

IMDb Rating:
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5.6/10 (2576 votes)

Country: USA, 68 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Horror, Sci-Fi

Director(s): Jean Yarbrough

Video Codec: Unknown

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.

Tagline: Sharp Fanged Blood Sucking DEATH Dives from MIDNIGHT SKIES!


photo Bela Lugosi Bela Lugosi Dr. Paul Carruthers
photo Dave O'Brien Dave O'Brien Johnny Layton
photo Suzanne Kaaren Suzanne Kaaren Mary Heath
photo Yolande Donlan Yolande Donlan Maxine (as Yolande Mallott)
photo Hal Price Hal Price Chief Wilkins

Medium: Unknown,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 4:3