Island of Dr Moreau (DVD)
Crewman Andrew Braddock (Michael York) survives the wreck of the sailing ship The Lady Vain. After several days at sea in a lifeboat, he reaches the shores of an island governed by the mysterious scientist Dr. Moreau (Burt Lancaster). Though welcomed as an honored guest by Moreau, Braddock finds his contact with the natives increasingly disturbing, for they are not like any men he has ever seen before.
Eventually, it becomes apparent that these men are, in fact, the hybrid products of Moreau's experiments upon various species of wild animals. Braddock becomes so shocked and curious that Moreau explains to him that he has invented a serum with a genetic human gene that can transform many wild animals into human beings giving them human characteristics.
Braddock finds himself threatened by both the manimals and the sinister Moreau, who he suspects has plans to experiment on him. About the Director Dr. Moreau Braddock a decent young Englishman is miraculously saved by the mysterious Dr. Montgomery (Nigel Davenport) after being thrown overboard a ship sailing in a remote area of the Pacific. Dr. Montgomery is accompanying a cargo of animals destined for a tropical island. At first an honoured guest on the island he finds his contact with the natives increasingly disturbing for they are unlike any men he has ever seen.
After it transpires that these men are the result of experiments of the sinister scientist Dr. Moreau Braddock feels that he is in grave danger: from both these strange creatures and from Dr. Moreau himself. Unable to escape the confines of the island on his own Braddock knows not what to do or whom to turn to...
No. Discs 1 DVD
Running Time 1hr 39
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