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Crespi, Dr. Dr. Crespi was created by John Auer and Lewis Graham and appeared in the film The Crime of Doctor Crespi (1935).

Dr. Crespi is an Evil Surgeon Mad Scientist. Dr. Andre Crespi hates his rival, Dr. Stephen Ross, for marrying the woman Crespi loves. So when Ross has to undergo surgery, Crespi volunteers to be the surgeon. Crespi injects Ross with a formula that makes him appear to be dead. Crespi then buries Ross alive. Although Ross is rescued, he is driven insane by the experience.

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