Original 1940 Paramount theatrical trailer for “Dr. Cyclops.” The trailer was narrated by Gayne Whitman, who also narrated Paramount’s “Popular Science” short subjects).
“Dr. Cyclops” was directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack. Merian C. Cooper served as one of the co-producers of the film with Dale Van Every (Cooper did not receive screen credit for the 1940 Technicolor sci-fi fantasy-thriller). Both Cooper and Schoedsack were known for their wildly successful 1933 monster hit for RKO Radio Pictures, “King Kong.”
Who was in “Dr. Cyclops” (1940)?
The players who appeared in Schoedsack’s Paramount thriller were Albert Dekker (as Dr. Thorkel), Thomas Coley (as Bill Stockton), Janice Logan (as Dr. Mary Robinson), Charles Halton (as Dr. Bullfinch), Victor Kilian (as Steve Baker), Frank Yaconelli (as Pedro), Paul Fix (as Dr. Mendoza) and Frank Reicher (as Professor Kendall).