Original 1940 Paramount Pictures theatrical trailer for “Dr. Cyclops.” The trailer was narrated by veteran narrator/actor Gayne Whitman, who also narrated Paramount’s “Popular Science” series of short subjects from 1935–49.
“Dr. Cyclops” (1940) was directed by veteran director Ernest B. Schoedsack and was produced by veteran producers Merian C. Cooper (who did not receive screen credit for co-producing Schoedsack’s 1940 classic Paramount sci-fi-adventure-fantasy masterpiece production ) and Dale Van Every. Seven years before the Paramount production of “Dr. Cyclops” Schoedsack and Cooper worked on their own successful monster classic for RKO Radio Pictures, “King Kong” (1933) and the sequel to “King Kong,” “Son of Kong” (1933). Veteran film and television screenwriter Tom Kilpatrick wrote the original screenplay for Shoedsack’s 1940 Paramount production of “Dr. Cyclops.”
This will mark Sven’s eighth big broadcast of Schoedsack’s classic 1940 Paramount sci-fi-fantasy-adventure thriller masterpiece on Me-TV. He previously showcased “Dr. Cyclops” (1940) back in Nov. 2011*, Sept. 2012*, April 2013, March 2014, Jan. 2016, Dec. 2017 and March 2019.
Who was in “Dr. Cyclops” (1940)?
The players who appeared in Schoedsack’s classic Paramount classic sci-fi-fantasy-adventure masterpiece production of “Dr. Cyclops” (1940) were Albert Dekker (as Dr. Thorkel, a.k.a. “Dr. Cyclops”), Janice Logan (as Dr. Mary Robinson), Paul Fix (as Dr. Mendoza), Charles Halton (as Dr. Bullfinch), Thomas Coley (as Bill Stockton), Frank Reicher (as Professor Kendall), Frank Yaconelli (as Pedro) and Victor Kilian (as Steve Baker).