About the film
obsession opera murder based on play or musical singer mad doctor singing opera house hypnotism
Release Date: October 20, 1944
|Production Companies||:||Universal Pictures|
|Producers||:||George Waggner, Joseph Gershenson|
|Writers||:||Curt Siodmak, Curt Siodmak, Lynn Starling, Edward Locke|
Dr. Hohner, theatre physician at the Vienna Royal Theatre, murders his mistress, the star soprano when his jealousy drives him to the point of mad obsession. Ten years later, another young singer reminds Hohner of the late diva and his old mania kicks in. Hohner wants to prevent her from singing for anyone but him, even if it means silencing her forever.