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FILMS
• 1920, movie USA, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. A famous silent film version, starring John Barrymore in a bravura performance. Plot follows the Sullivan version of 1887, with elements from The Picture of Dorian Gray.
• 1920, movie USA, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Directed by J. Charles Haydon.
• 1931, movie USA, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Known for its acting, visual symbolism, and special effects, it follows the Sullivan plot.Fredric March won the Academy Award for his portrayal. The technical secret of the transformation scenes was not revealed until after the director’s death.
• 1941, movie U.S., Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. A remake of the 1931 movie, it stars Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, and Lana Turner. “This is when /ˈdʒiːkəl/ JEEK-ull became /ˈdʒɛkəl/ JEK-ull, the movie pronunciation.”[citation needed]
• 1954, radio drama, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, NBC Theater Royal radio program episode, starring Laurence Olivier.
• 1960, movie UK, The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (released in the US as House of Fright and Jekyll’s Inferno). A lurid love triangle and explicit scenes of snakes, opium dens, rape, murder and bodies crashing through glass roofs. Notable in that an aged and ineffectual Dr. Jekyll becomes handsome and virile (but evil) Mr. Hyde.
• 1963, movie USA, The Nutty Professor. Directed by Jerry Lewis. This screwball comedy retains a thin connection to the original. Lewis reworks the Victorian polarised identity theme to the mid-20th century American dilemma of masculinity.
• 1968, TV U.S. and Canada, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1968 film). Starring Jack Palance, directed by Charles Jarrottand produced by Dan Curtis of Dark Shadows fame. Nominated for several Emmy awards, it follows Hyde on sexual conquests and hack and slash murders.
• The Who release the song “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” on the Magic Bus album.
• 1973, movie U.S. A musical for television with music by Lionel Bart, starring Kirk Douglas as Jekyll and Hyde, with co-stars Michael Redgrave as Danvers, Stanley Holloway as Poole and Donald Pleasence as Fred Smudge. Nominated for Emmy Award (Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction of a Variety, Musical or Dramatic Program – Irwin Kostal, music director)
• 1981, TV UK, with David Hemmings in the dual role and directed by Alastair Reid. This version gives a twist to the usual ending when Jekyll’s body turns into Mr. Hyde upon his death.
• 1990, TV U.S., Jekyll & Hyde, a four-hour, two-part, made-for-television film starring Michael Caine in the title roles. Adds in the story Jekyll’s sister-in-law character (Cheryl Ladd), who is raped by Hyde.
• 1991, stage play, opened in London. Written by David Edgar for the Royal Shakespeare Company. The play is notable for its fidelity to the book’s plot.
• 1996, movie U.S., Mary Reilly. Starring Julia Roberts and John Malkovich and based on the 1990 novel of the same name by Valerie Martin.
• 1997, musical U.S. Jekyll & Hyde. Music by Frank Wildhorn, book and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse. 1999, TV movie USA. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde starring Adam Baldwin. In this modern-day re-imagining, plastic surgeon Henry Jekyll learns ancient Chinese herbal medicine to give himself superhuman powers, which he uses to extract revenge for his wife’s murder.Francis Ford Coppola produced.
• 2001, Ludovic Debeurme’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde illustrated edition adapted for young readers.
• 2002, TV movie UK Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde starring John Hannah as both characters, with body language and wardrobe the only distinction between the appearance of the two. The narrative is chronologically disjointed, beginning with the end of the story then returning to the beginning via narrated flashbacks with the occasional brief glimpse of the reading of Jekyll’s confession by Utterson.
• 2006, Canadian film Jekyll + Hyde. Starring Bryan Fisher as Henry “J” Jekyll and Bree Turner as Utterson. Two medical students set out to create a drug derived from ecstasy that would enhance and change their personalities.
• 2007, TV serial UK, Jekyll. A six part BBC serial, aired from 16 June 2007, starring James Nesbitt as Tom Jackman, a modern Jekyll whose Hyde wreaks havoc in modern London.
• 2008, TV movie. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, starring Dougray Scott, Tom Skerritt, and Krista Bridges.[4]
• The Robert Swindells book Jacqueline Hyde concerns the protagonist’s struggle with her ‘Hyde’ after smelling a bottle, the contents of which releases her bad side.
• 2009, a new theatrical adaptation by playwright Jeffrey Hatcher, for Tony Award winning local Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park.
• 2009, Ursinus College brings Thomas Russell Sullivan’s play Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde back to the stage in its complete form, the first time in over 100 years.
• 2010, The Holden Kemble Theatre Company run a new adaptation titled The Scandalous Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde at the Edinburgh Festival and then a 3½ week run at the Tabard Theatre in Chiswick, London.[5]
• 2012, Synetic Theater runs a critically acclaimed silent adaptation of Jekyll & Hyde featuring Alex Mills as Jekyll/Hyde, Peter Pereyra as Lanyon, and Brittany O’Grady as the Fiancee.
Appearances in other fiction[edit]
• Mad Monster Party, a 1967 American animated comedy film, features Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde as guests at a party thrown by Baron von Frankenstein.
• Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Holmes, a novel written in 1980 by Loren D. Estleman. Sherlock Holmes solves the mystery surrounding Jekyll and Hyde.
• 1988, video game, Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde for the NES, created by Toho.
• 1990 novel Mary Reilly by Valerie Martin, a reworking of Stevenson’s plot, told from the viewpoint of a maid in Jekyll’s household, named Mary Reilly in this novel.
• 1993, animated film, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Mr. Hyde appears as one of the citizens of Halloween Town. Only seen in his “Hyde” form, he keeps two smaller versions of himself underneath his hat.
• 1994, movie U.S., The Pagemaster, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde play as supporting characters, both voiced by Leonard Nimoy.
• 2000, film Monster Mash, during main character’s trial for “failure to scare”, their lawyer, a bumbling, mummy-type monster, according to Drac, once “got millions from Dr. Jekyll, when he sued Mr. Hyde for malpractice.”
• 2003, film The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, adapted from Alan Moore’s eponymous comic book series. The film adaptation stars Jason Flemyng as both Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the latter using prosthetic makeup. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde are employed by The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen to combat The Fantom. The version of Hyde depicted in both comic and movie bears more resemblance to the Hulk than the malevolent dwarf of the novel, possessing great strength and size. As in the comic book on which it is based, this is attributed to Hyde “growing, free from boundaries, free from limitations.”
• 2004, film Van Helsing. Robbie Coltrane provides the voice of a CGI animated Mr. Hyde, who Van Helsing unintentionally kills at the cathedral of Notre Dame when pursuing him through Paris. Like in The League of Extraordinary Gentleman, Mr. Hyde is also portrayed as a large, hulking brute. When Hyde dies, he transforms back into Dr. Jekyll.
• 2008, animated film, Igor: a major character is Jacqueline and Heidi.
• 2010, television series, Sanctuary, the character Adam Worth’s story was stolen by a once-friend and retold under the “fictional” title of the “Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.” Adam’s psychological disorder is one of split personality at a time before modernpsychiatry.
• 2010, young adult novel, Jekel loves Hyde, author Beth Fantaskey. Romantic story of how a girl Jill Jekel “cures” a boy, Tristen Hyde, of the Hyde curse. Which is when he blacks-out and becomes violent, capable of hurting anyone, because he is controlled by the beast inside him. Jekel cures Hyde by re-creating the potion which the original Dr. Jekyll makes to transform into Edward Hyde. While making the potion, the two fall in love.
• 2012, The Strange Case of Mr. Hyde, a graphic novel where Inspector Thomas Adye, investigating the murders of Jack the Ripper, must work with the still-living Jekyll – imprisoned as Hyde five years ago and apparently returned to Jekyll after extensive therapy – to stop a killer who appears to be using the Hyde serum.
• 2012, Sony Pictures animated film, Hotel Transylvania, Mr. Hyde can be seen as one of the monsters in Hotel Transylvania. This version has an underbite, has pale yellow skin, and wears a suit and a top hat. He can actually first be seen as a construction foreman, helping Dracula to create Hotel Transylvania and sharing the plans on how it will turn out. He is voiced by James C.J. Williams.
• 2012, BBC Radio Scotland crime drama, The Strange Case of Dr. Hyde, a four-part reworking of the Stevenson story written byChris Dolan and set in modern-day Edinburgh. Detective Inspector Newman (David Rintoul), assisted by Detective Constable Lanyon (Kenny Blyth), is investigating a series of mutilation murders and seeks the help of eccentric pathologist Dr. Hyde (Jimmy Chisholm), becoming involved along the way with solicitor Jane Poole (Wendy Seager).
• 2013, television series, NBC’s Do No Harm is a modern retelling of the Jekyll and Hyde story featuring a renamed Jekyll-like character (Dr. Jason Cole, played by Steven Pasquale) trying to stop his drug-addicted, sociopathic, Hyde-like counterpart (Ian Price) from ruining his professional and private life. Unlike the original story, the main character is a highly respected neurosurgeonwho is able to keep his alter-ego in check through the use of an experimental sedative. Also, Jason suffers from dissociative identity disorder instead of developing a serum that separates the good and evil in a person.
Spoofs and parodies[edit]
• Dr. Pyckle and Mr. Pryde, a 1925 silent, black-and-white comedy film starring Stan Laurel.
• The Impatient Patient, a 1942 Looney Tunes Daffy Duck cartoon where he ended up meeting a Dr. Jerkyl while trying to send a telegram to someone named, “Chloe.”
• Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse, a 1947 Tom and Jerry cartoon.
• Motor Mania, a 1950 Goofy cartoon in which he transforms into a Mr. Hyde-type split personality.
• Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, a 1953 horror comedy film starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello andBoris Karloff as Jekyll/Hyde.
• Dr. Jerkyl’s Hide, a 1954 Looney Tunes cartoon featuring Sylvester, Alfie and Chester
• Hyde and Hare, a 1955 Looney Tunes Bugs Bunny cartoon.
• Hyde and Go Tweet, a 1960 Looney Tunes cartoon featuring Sylvester and Tweety, with the bird as the dual character.
• Sicque!Sicque!Sicque!, the ninth episode of The Inspector animated film series. It was produced in 1966 and features Deux-Deux drinking a green potion from a test tube and constantly changing into a huge, ugly, green monster when the Inspector is not looking. The monster Deux-Deux becomes keeps shooting and stomping on the Inspector. In the Fantasia, this cartoon is set to the first movement of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony from Fantasia 2000. People loved having the cartoon set to Beethoven’s Fifth a lot because of the timing.
• “Nowhere to Hyde,” the September 12, 1970 episode of Scooby Doo Where are You! in which the Ghost of Mr. Hyde is comnitting jewelry store robberies and one of the suspects is a descendant of Dr. Jekyll.
• Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype, 1980 film starring Oliver Reed, where a kindly but hideous doctor develops a potion that turns him into a suave, but evil, man of the world.
• Dottor Jekyll e gentile signora, 1980 Italian comedy film starring Paolo Villaggio and Edwige Fenech
• Jekyll and Hyde… Together Again, 1982, starring Mark Blankfield.
• Wondergran Meets Dr. Jackal and Mr. Hide the first episode of twelfth season of Benny Hill Show. It was produced in 1981 and starring Benny Hill as surgeon Dr. Jackal who after desperate eating mix of chemicals changing into an evil monster Mr. Hide. He quickly became a leader of thieving gang and fight with WonderGran (played by Sue Upton).
• Dr. Heckyll and Mr. Jive, 1983. Song by Men At Work.
• Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde, 1995 comedy film starring Tim Daly, Sean Young and Lysette Anthony
• “Bubba Hyde”, a 1995 song by Diamond Rio. The video starred J.M.J. Bullock playing Barney Jekyll and Bubba Hyde.
• Julia Jekyll and Harriet Hyde, a 1995 British children’s television series which aired on BBC One
• Jekyll and Heidi, a 1999 book in the Goosebumps series
• The Strange Case of Dr. Jiggle and Mr. Sly, which appeared as part of the Veggie Tales 2004 video A Snoodle’s Tale
• Mrs Hyde, 2005 song of the Italian rock noir band Belladonna[6]
• Phineas and Ferb episode “The Monster of Phineas-n-Ferbenstein” features the villain Dr. Jekyll Doofenshmirtz drinking a potion to turn himself into a monster.
• Jekel Loves Hyde, a 2010 young adult novel by Beth Fantaskey
• “Schizophrenia Blues”, a 2012 song by The Beat Caroline.[7]

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