Category Archives: Fantasy

Hercules (1958)

“From this day on you shall have to face all the ordeals reserved by your destiny with only your mortal strength. You may win your battles, or go down in defeat; kill others—or be killed…”   [Original title: Le Fatiche di … Continue reading

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Flesh And Fantasy (1943)

  “If that’s so…then we human beings are nothing but puppets of some force or other, which we cannot possibly escape…”   Director:  Julien Duvivier Starring:  Robert Benchley, Betty Field, Robert Cummings, Edgar G. Robinson, Thomas Mitchell, Charles Boyer, Barbara … Continue reading

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Cobra Woman (1944)

“Give me that cobra jewel!”   Director:  Robert Siodmak Starring:  Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Sabu, Edgar Barrier, Mary Nash, Lois Collier, Lon Chaney Jr, Moroni Olsen, Samuel S. Hinds Screenplay:  Gene Lewis and Richard Brooks, based upon a story by … Continue reading

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Wizard Of Oz (1925)

“You must prevent them from entering Oz. They have the papers, and the girl is Queen Dorothy!”   Director:  Larry Semon Starring:  Larry Semon, Dorothy Dwan, Oliver Hardy, G.Howe Black (Spencer Bell), Charles Murray, Josef Swickard, Otto Lederer, Frank Alexander, … Continue reading

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His Majesty, The Scarecrow Of Oz (1914)

“Can you kill her love for the gardener’s boy?” “Yes, your majesty: I can freeze her heart!”   Director:  J. Farrell MacDonald Starring:  Violet MacMillan, Frank Moore, Pierre Couderc, Fred Woodward, Mai Wells, Raymond Russell, Vivian Reed, J. Charles Haydon, … Continue reading

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The Magic Cloak Of Oz (1914)

“Here is a gift from the Fairies. It will grant you one wish—but no more…”   Director:  J. Farrell MacDonald Starring:  Violet MacMillan, Mildred Harris, Fred Woodward, Juanita Hansen, Mai Wells, Jessie May Welsh, Raymond Russell, Vivian Reed, Pierre Couderc … Continue reading

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The Patchwork Girl Of Oz (1914)

“That bunch of Scraps has caused all our trouble!”   Director:  J. Farrell MacDonald Starring:  Violet MacMillan, Pierre Couderc, Raymond Russell, Bobbie Gould, Frank Moore, Leontine Dranet, Marie Wayne, Richard Rosson, Fred Woodward Screenplay:  L. Frank Baum, based upon his … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz (1910)

“Dorothy reaches the Emerald City to claim the crown…”   Director:  Otis Turner Starring:  Bebe Daniels, Hobart Bosworth, Robert Z. Leonard, Alvin Wyckoff, Winifred Greenwood, Olive Cox, Eugenie Besserer, Lilian Leighton Screenplay:  Otis Turner, based upon the novel and stage-play … Continue reading

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She (1911)

  “‘She’ offers to show them flames to bathe in, which gives one eternal life…”   Director:  George O. Nichols Starring:  Marguerite Snow, James Cruze, Viola Alberti, William C. Cooper, Harry Benham Screenplay:  Theodore Marston, based upon the novel by … Continue reading

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