body snatcher

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someone who takes bodies from graves and sells them for anatomical dissection

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Kate said: "My character is called Mrs Bishop and she is a body snatcher.
Heads UPCURATOR Emma Smith with the a cast of body snatcher William Burke's brain
This casting of the story as a hero's tale is also recorded by Knud Rasmussen among the Iglulik Inuit, where the enemy is a voracious body snatcher who with his family consumes the bodies of the dead.
He went on to star in many f i lms but found lasting fame in Body Snatchers in 1956, in which he co-star red wit h Dana Wynter.
The set of films produced by Lewton also includes: ``The Curse of the Cat People,'' ``I Walked With a Zombie,'' ``The Body Snatcher,'' ``Isle of the Dead,'' ``Bedlam,'' ``The Leopard Man,'' ``The Ghost Ship'' and ``The Seventh Victim,'' plus the documentary ``Shadows in the Dark: The Val Lewton Legacy.
Known as The Hitman and The Body Snatcher, he's a proper fighter, a spunky, sparky Mancunian kid approaching his peak.
Reminiscent of postapocalyptic books The Road and Station Eleven, and evoking the zombie horror of Invasion Of The Body Snatchers, Clark Windo charts a compelling journey of paranoid survival, skilfully revealing the reasons for the Feed's crash.
Hyde, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, 12 Monkeys, The Tenant, Face/Off, Avatar, Solaris, Vertigo, The Stepford Wives, Strangers on a Train, and It Came from Outer Space.
7 INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (1978) HAVING forty winks can prove fatal in this sci-fi horror favourite about aliens who take over people's bodies when they fall asleep.
The novel owed an obvious debt to Invasion of the Body Snatchers and other science fiction stories in which aliens impersonate or possess human beings.
MODERN-DAY remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers as a space shuttle crashes to Earth, bringing with it a deadly contagion.
It's based on the 1955 classic Invasion Of The Body Snatchers, and Kidman is the worst thing about it.
Both tuner and film rep yet another incarnation of "Invasion of the Body Snatchers.
He then takes a closer look at some significant films, including Frankenstein (1931), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), and Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992).