The Black Sleep

The Black Sleep

"The Terror Drug That Wakes the Dead!"
  • NR
  • 1956
  • 1 hr 22 min
  • 6.1  (1,602)

This is a sci-fi horror movie. It is about a man who escapes the night before his death sentence is to be executed. Dr. Ramsey is about to be hanged for a murder he did not commit. He is allowed one visitor, Cadmund, a friend of many years. His friend gives him a powder to get some sleep that night. When Ramsey takes it, he is declared dead. Cadmund is given his body for burial. Ramsey is not dead, and he is revived to help find a cure for Cadmund’s wife who has a brain tumor. He agrees to help, not knowing those he operates on are still alive.

The Black Sleep
The Black Sleep
The Black Sleep

Trailer - 1 min 34 sec

Description
This is a sci-fi horror movie. It is about a man who escapes the night before his death sentence is to be executed. Dr. Ramsey is about to be hanged for a murder he did not commit. He is allowed one visitor, Cadmund, a friend of many years. His friend gives him a powder to get some sleep that night. When Ramsey takes it, he is declared dead. Cadmund is given his body for burial.

Ramsey is not dead, and he is revived to help find a cure for Cadmund’s wife who has a brain tumor. He agrees to help, not knowing those he operates on are still alive.

The Black Sleep is a 1956 horror movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 22 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1.

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  • Release Date
    1956
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 22 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (1,602)