Karl Brown


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  • ''They killed the man I was. All that's left is the will to hate and to destroy.''
    Karl Brown (1897-1990), U.S. screenwriter, and Nick Grindé. Dr. Henryk Savaard (Boris Karloff), The Man They Could Not Hang, to his daughter, when she sees how changed he is after being brought back to life (1939). Story by Leslie T. White and George W. Sayre.
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  • ''Strange that I should have no fear of dying? Well, I have lived so long questioning the unknown, that this plunge into its depths is only the last and perhaps the greatest of my experiments.''
    Karl Brown (1897-1990), U.S. screenwriter, and Nick Grindé. Dr. Henryk Savaard (Boris Karloff), The Man They Could Not Hang, to the priest, the night before his execution (1939). Story by Leslie T. White and George W. Sayre.
  • ''You who have condemned me, I know your kind. Your forebears poisoned Socrates, burned Joan of Arc, hanged, tortured all those whose only offense was to bring light into darkness.''
    Karl Brown (1897-1990), U.S. screenwriter, and Nick Grindé. Dr. Henryk Savaard (Boris Karloff), The Man They Could Not Hang, to the jury who have found him guilty of murder (1939). Dr. Savaard was engaged in an experiment on his assistant when he was interrupted. Had he been allowed to finish, the young man would not have died. The jury rejected this defense. Story by Leslie T. White and George W. Sayre.
  • ''My dear Mr. District Attorney, your law is shockingly bad. I have the perfect alibi. I am legally dead. Your business is with the living.''
    Karl Brown (1897-1990), U.S. screenwriter, and Nick Grindé. Dr. Henryk Savaard (Boris Karloff), The Man They Could Not Hang, when the District Attorney asks if he murdered the members of the jury who condemned him to death (1939). Story by Leslie T. White and George W. Sayre.
  • ''They won't come to learn, only to stare. I'll be a freak in a sideshow: Lazarus the Second! Fifty cents to look, a dollar to touch.''
    Karl Brown (1897-1990), U.S. screenwriter, and Nick Grindé. Dr. Henryk Savaard (Boris Karloff), The Man They Could Not Hang, to his assistant, who suggests that Dr. Savaard go public with his own successful resurrection (1939). Story by Leslie T. White and George W. Sayre.
  • ''As a scientist I'm afraid I'm a professional skeptic who doubts everything, even the certainties.''
    Karl Brown (1897-1990), U.S. screenwriter, and Nick Grindé. Dr. Henryk Savaard (Boris Karloff), The Man They Could Not Hang, to the priest, the night before his execution (1939). Story by Leslie T. White and George W. Sayre.

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