An all-star cast of creatures from our fondest nightmares people this Universal horror film. This time Karloff does not play the eternal monster--Strange draws that assignment so Karloff can enact a mad doctor. The film opens with Karloff and hunchbacked assistant Naish languishing in a
cell. They have been imprisoned for criminal operations, Karloff having been caught transplanting dogs' brains. A storm comes up and lightning strikes the prison, collapsing the floor of the cell housing Karloff and Naish. They fall into a sewer and make their escape. On the road they encounter
Zucco, owner of a traveling sideshow specializing in horrors. One of his prized possessio...