Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi have one of their team ups together in this movie, which might be more science fiction than actual horror but still manages to entertain quite a good deal. This time Bela Lugosi is one of the good guys while Karloff becomes exposed to a chemical that drives him insane and gives him the ability to kill people with his bare hands. As usual this movie seems to have some inspiration on another movie we will be getting to pretty soon, Man Made Monster. This movie was probably a little better because the story was more poetic with the statues and we get some great footage of the main characters going into the wildness of Africa. Not to mention the ray gun is pretty cool and is used a lot. This movie is entertaining and satisfying. Would recommend to fans of classic horror, even if it is not one of the better known horror movies.
3 thoughts on “Invisible Ray (1936)”
Invisible Ray sounds very interesting! I’d never heard of it before.
It was an early movie from Lugosi before he got to the phase of movies that I appreciate best from him, his early 1940s movies such as the Monogram ones.