The System of Doctor Goudron

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The System of Doctor Goudron
Directed by Maurice Tourneur
Written by André de Lorde
Edgar Allan Poe
Release date
26 December 1913
Country France
Language Silent
French intertitles

The System of Doctor Goudron (French:Le système du docteur Goudron et du professeur Plume) is a 1913 French short silent horror film directed by Maurice Tourneur and starring Henri Gouget, Henry Roussel and Renée Sylvaire.[1] It was adapted from a grand guignol play by André de Lorde which was itself based on the short story The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether.



  1. ^ Waldman p.7


  • Waldman, Harry. Maurice Tourneur: The Life and Films. McFarland, 2001.

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