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The Invisible Ray (1936)

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80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A scientist becomes murderous after discovering, and being exposed to the radiation of, a powerful new element called Radium X.
Writers
John Colton (screenplay) | Howard Higgin (original story) | Douglas Hodges (original story)
Composer
Franz Waxman (musical score)
Cinematographer
Editor
Bernard W. Burton (as Bernard Burton)
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Updated Jan 20, 1936

Release date
Jan 20, 1936 (United States)
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Boris Karloff
Dr. Janos Rukh (as Karloff) Dr. Janos Rukh (as Karloff)   See fewer
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Bela Lugosi
Dr. Felix Benet Dr. Felix Benet   See fewer
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Frances Drake
Diana Rukh Diana Rukh   See fewer
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Frank Lawton
Ronald Drake Ronald Drake   See fewer
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Violet Kemble Cooper
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Walter Kingsford
Sir Francis Stevens Sir Francis Stevens   See fewer
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Beulah Bondi
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Frank Reicher
Professor Meiklejohn (Mendelssohn in end credits) Professor Meiklejohn (Mendelssohn in end credits)   See fewer
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Paul Weigel
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Georges Renavent
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Ernie Adams
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Ricca Allen
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Charles Bastin
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May Beatty
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Ted Billings
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Ernest A. Bouveron
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Helen Brown
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Daisy Bufford
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André Cheron
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Alex Chivra
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Ann Marie Conte
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Edwards Davis
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Jean De Briac
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Dudley Dickerson
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Charles Fallon
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Constant Franke
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Robert Graves
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Winter Hall
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Daniel L. Haynes
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Isabel La Mal
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Alphonse Martell
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Francisco Marán
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Etta McDaniel
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Walter Miller
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Edward Reinach
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Adele St. Mauer
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Lawrence Stewart
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Fred 'Snowflake' Toones
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Ray Turner
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Lucio Villegas
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6.6 / 10 | 2,023 votes