Bowery at Midnight (Monogram Pictures 1942 Full Film)


A professor of psychology maintains a soup kitchen in the Bowery.  Secretly, however, he’s also a gang boss who uses the soup kitchen to recruit members for his organization.  One such recruit is a doctor who has become addled and addicted to drugs and alcohol.  The doctor, however, happens to be quite adept at corpse reanimation!  

Bowery at Midnight was directed by Wallace Fox and starring Bela Lugosi and John Archer.

There is a scene in the movie where a couple of policemen are standing outside a cinema.  If you pay attention you can see a movie poster for the movie The Corpse Vanishes.  A horror movie that Bela Lugosi also stared in prior to Bowery at Midnight.