The Good, the Bad and the Ugly—Dr. Moreau Goes to Hollywood

  title={The Good, the Bad and the Ugly—Dr. Moreau Goes to Hollywood},
  author={Daniele J{\"o}rg},
  journal={Public Understanding of Science},
  pages={297 - 305}
  • Daniele Jörg
  • Published 1 July 2003
  • Sociology
  • Public Understanding of Science
This paper compares three celluloid adaptations (1932, 1977, 1996) of the classic novel by H.G. Wells, The Island of Doctor Moreau. The focus is neither the plot nor the special effects but the presentation of the science and the scientist(s) portrayed, considering the year of production and what was known about cells and genes at that time. 

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