Poster promoting the film adaptation of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde starring Fredric March
This is a poster for the 1931 film Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, an adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1886). The film was directed by Rouben Mamoulian and starred Fredric March, who won an Academy Award for the title roles.
‘Man is not truly one, but truly two’: duality in Robert Louis Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
- Article by:
- Greg Buzwell
- The Gothic, Fin de siècle
Curator Greg Buzwell considers duality in Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, exploring how the novel engages with contemporary debates about consciousness, homosexuality and criminal psychology.