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The Invisible Man
Invisible Man, The (1933)
Title: The Invisible Man
Genres: Sci-fi
Directed by: James Whale
Written by: R.C. Sherriff
Preston Sturges [1]
Philip Wylie [2]
Produced by: Carl Laemmle, Jr.
Music by: Heinz Roemheld [3]
Cinematography: Arthur Edeson [4]
Edited by: Ted J. Kent [5]
Distributed by: Universal Pictures
Released: November 13th, 1933
Rating: Unrated
Running time: 71 min.
Country: USA
Language: English
Next: Invisible Man Returns, The (1940)

Plot Edit

Cast Edit

Actor Role
Claude Rains The Invisible Man, John Griffin
Gloria Stuart Flora Cranley
William Harrigan Doctor Arthur Kemp
Henry Travers Doctor Cranley
Una O'Connor Jenny Hall
Forrester Harvey Herbert Hall
Holmes Herbert Chief of police
E.E. Clive Constable Jaffers
Dudley Digges Chief Detective
Harry Stubbs Inspector bird
Donald Stuart Inspector Lane
Merle Tottenham Millie

Uncredited cast Edit

Note: The following is taken from the full credits list for this entry on IMDB. As it is a website with user-submitted information, some of the data listed here, including character names may be inaccurate.

Actor Role
Robert Adair Detective Thompson
Ted Billings Villager playing darts
Walter Brennan Bicycle owner
Robert Brower Farmer
John Carradine Villager suggesting ink
D'Arcy Corrigan Villager
Dwight Frye Reporter
Mary Gordon Screaming woman
Tiny Jones Townswoman at pub
Violet Kemble Cooper Woman
Crauford Kent Doctor
John Merivale Newsboy
Monte Montague Cop
Bob Reeves Detective Hogan
Jack Richardson Official
Tom Ricketts Old farmer with barn
Kathryn Sheldon Orphanage worker
Emma Tansey Old woman listening to radio
Jameson Thomas Hospital doctor
Leo White Man calling police
Bert Young Railroad switchman

Appearances Edit


  • Jaffers
  • Jenny Hall
  • Millie
  • Thompson





Notes Edit

  • Production on The Invisible Man began in June, 1933. Principal photography concluded in August. [6]

Fun Facts Edit

Recommendations Edit

Universal Monsters films

See also Edit

External Links Edit

References Edit

  1. Screenwriter Preston Sturges is a contributing writer only. He is uncredited for his participation in this film.
  2. Screenwriter Philip Wylie is uncredited for his participation in this film.
  3. Composer Heinz Roemheld is uncredited for his participation in this film.
  4. Cinematographer Arthur Edeson's job description is credited as "camera" in this film.
  5. Editor Ted J. Kent is credited as Ted Kent in this film.
  6. IMDB; The Invisible Man (1933); Box office & business.
  7. IMDB; The Invisible Man (1933); Filming locations.
  8. IMDB; The Invisible Man (1933); Release info