A shipwrecked man is picked up by a freighter and taken to an island belonging to a doctor conducting genetic experiments with man and beast. Based on the novel "The Island of Doctor Moreau" by H.G. Wells.
Tod Browning's chilling tale of a vengeful, wrongly convicted escapee (Lionel Barrymore) from Devil's Island who opens a "doll" shop of live shrunken humans---who do his dirty work. Browning and Erich von Stroheim scripted.