I watched the 1940 Universal Pictures film, the third in the invisible series (The Invisible Man and The Invisible Man Returns), The Invisible Woman on Svengoolie. This movie is a Sci-Fi comedy unlike the first two. John Barrymore (The Sea Beast, Don Juan, Eternal Love, General Crack, The Man from Blankley’s, Rasputin and the Empress) plays the old inventor, Professor Gibbs, who has invented and invisibility machine funded by Richard Russell played by
John Howard (Lost Horizon, The Philadelphia Story, he played Bulldog Drummond in seven films which were produced by Paramount, he was Fred MacMurray’s boss on My Three Sons).
The professor puts out an ad for someone to become invisible and it is answered by Kitty Carroll played by Virginia Bruce (Jane Eyre, The Great Ziegfeld, Reluctant Bride) so she can get back at her boss …
Charles Lane (Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, You Can’t Take It With You, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Arsenic and Old Lace, It’s a Wonderful Life, Riding High, Petticoat Junction, The Beverly Hillbillies, one episode of Dark Shadows #6, The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes). A gangster,