Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The Glands of (Madam) Orlac

In Grand Guignol she's earning her crust
Quite obscenely he's burning with lust
He's agape in the gloom
At her shapely bazoom
How uncleanly he yearns for that bust!

David Cairns

Performer Frances Drake is the object of surgeon Peter Lorre's Mad Love (Karl Freund; 1935), based on the novel The Hands of Orlac (Les Mains D'Orlac) by Maurice Renard.

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