Mad Love (1935)

Director
Karl Freund

Main cast
Peter Lorre; Frances Drake; Colin Clive; Ted Healy; Sara Haden

Genres
Drama, Horror

Description
An insane surgeon's obsession with an actress leads him to replace her wounded pianist's hands with the hands of a knife murderer which still have the urge to throw knives.


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