Feb. 8, 2022

This Day in Halloween: Horror mystery "The Beast With Five Fingers" starring Peter Lorre opens across the U.S. in 1947. / Illustration by Leah Provo

The Beast With Five Fingers opens across the U.S. in 1947. The horror mystery film is written by Curt Siodmak and stars Peter Lorre with a score by Max Steiner. Warner Bros. only horror film of the 1940s is critical and box office hit.