PG certificateThe Body Snatcher is a Film programme that first aired in 1945 and has been classified a PG certificate.

The Body Snatcher is a 4 star programme

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The Body Snatcher (1945)

Directed by
Robert Wise

An adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's tale of grave-robbing in 19th-century Edinburgh. A doctor buys corpses from Gray, a menacing procurer of cadavers, who turns to murder to maintain his supply - delivering the body of a young woman hours after the doctor has seen her alive. Realising the error of his ways, the medical man attempts to dispose of the grave robber, with macabre results.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1945

4/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Black and White


Image for Boris KarloffBoris Karloff...Cabman John Gray
Bela Lugosi...Joseph
Henry Daniell...Dr. Wolfe 'Toddy' MacFarlane
Edith Atwater...Meg Camden
Russell Wade...Donald Fettes
Rita Corday...Mrs. Marsh
Sharyn Moffett...Georgina Marsh
Donna Lee...Street singer