Island of Lost Souls - UHMM Fest


The Historic Artcraft Theatre Sat, Oct 21, 2023 9:30 PM
Film Info
Series:Regular Series
Run Time:1 hour and 10 minutes
Release Year:1932
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Erle C. Kenton
Cast:Charles Laughton
Bela Lugosi
Richard Arlen
Kathleen Burke
Marquee Sponsor:Larry and Nancy VanArendonk
Gold Sponsor:Canines in Action
Silver Sponsor:"...And Sewing is Half the Battle!"
Concession Sponsor:Janette Koon, CFP, Craig Clements, CLF, Waddell and Reed
Cartoon Sponsor:Kid City Academy
Volunteer Sponsor:Generations Custom Auto and Collision


October 21 - Saturday at 9:30 p.m. - Scheduled to show on 35mm film. Onsale for members 9/13; for the general public, on 9/20 between noon and 1 p.m. Festival passes for all five films in the Universal Horror Monster Madness Fest are available. Local legend and horror host Sammy Terry will perform a stage show at 9:30 p.m. prior to the film's screening.

What it is: Adapted from The Island of Dr. Moreau - A sailor is stranded on a remote island, where the strange Dr. Moreau has been performing experiments melding man and animal.

Why we're showing it: The Universal Horror Monster Madness festival features five classic films from Universal Studios, featuring some of their most fun but lesser seen monster movies. While originally a Paramount production, Island of Lost Souls was made to capitalize on the success of the original run of Universal monster films - and is now distributed by Universal itself. Arguably the best film adaptation of Dr. Moreau, it is certainly one of the creepiest, with memorable performances from a very sinister Charles Laughton, Bela Lugosi and Kathleen Burke as Lota, the Panther Woman.  

If you are feeling unwell or have been in contact with a sick individual, for the safety of others, please do not attend. Refunds are available for illnesses - please contact the Will Call office by phone or email.

Effective June 1 2022, the Artcraft is instituting a 3.25% fee on credit card orders to cover the cost of credit card company fees.