Monthly Archives: February 2018

Supernatural (1933)

“I wonder if they are imitators? Perhaps their will has been subdued; perhaps they’ve been possessed by another personality, a powerful, malignant personality without – well – without a body of its own…”   Director:  Victor Halperin Starring:  Carole Lombard, … Continue reading

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Dracula’s Daughter (1936)

“She was beautiful when she died…one hundred years ago!”   Director:  Lambert Hillyard Starring:  Gloria Holden, Otto Kruger, Marguerite Churchill, Edward Van Sloan, Irving Pichel, Gilbert Emery, Nan Grey, Hedda Hopper, Billy Bevan, Halliwell Hobbes Screenplay:  Garrett Fort, from a … Continue reading

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The Raven (1915)

“The insidious wine weaves strange fancies in his brain…”   Director:  Charles J. Brabin Starring:  Henry B. Walthall, Warda Howard, Ernest Maupain, Eleanor Thompson, Harry Dunkinson, Bert Weston, Hugh Thompson, Peggy Meredith, Frank Hamilton, Charles Harris Screenplay:  Charles J. Brabin, … Continue reading

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Et Al. Feb18

Ghosts (1915) To celebrate his appointment as Chamberlain to the King, Captain Alving (Henry B. Walthall) holds an elaborate party at his hunting-lodge. During it, he is sought out by society woman, Johanna (Juana Archer), with whom he begins an … Continue reading

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The Student Of Prague (1913)

“I declare that I receive 100,000 golden coins; in exchange I give to Mr Scapinelli the right to take whatever he wants from this room…”   Director:  Stellan Rye and Paul Wegener (uncredited) Starring:  Paul Wegener, John Gottowt, Grete Berger, … Continue reading

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Rapsodia Satanica (1917)

“Grinning in the shadows, the demon awaits its prey…”   Director:  Nino Oxilia Starring:  Lyda Borelli, Ugo Bazzini, Andrea Habay, Giovanni Cini Screenplay:  Alberto Fassini and Fausto Maria Martini         Synopsis:  Though society pays homage to the … Continue reading

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Trilby (1915)

“And then the evil Svengali became triumphant. Trilby’s soul belonged to him. His thoughts were her thoughts, his wishes her wishes…”   Director:  Maurice Tourneur Starring:  Clara Kimball Young, Wilton Lackaye, Chester Barnett, James Young, D. J. Flanagan, Paul McAllister … Continue reading

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