Kindly soup kitchen operator and professor of criminology Karl Wagner uses his soup kitchen as a front for a criminal gang who commit a series of daring robberies and murders. When things get out of hand, Wagner kills his henchmen, who wind up as zombies in the cellar of the soup kitchen.
Voodoo Man - 1944
Dr. Richard Marlowe uses a combination of voodoo rite and hypnotic suggestion, attempting to revive his beautiful, but long-dead, wife, by transferring the life essences of several hapless young girls he has kidnapped and imprisoned in the dungeon beneath his mansion. Yet another example of the “Mad Man Controlling Others To Do His Will” genre.
The Golden Eye - 1948
When a low-profit gold mine starts suddenly making money, the owner gets suspicious and calls Charlie Chan (Ronald Winters) to investigate. Chan finds some shady business and even murder…