Tag Archives: 1930s

The Dark Eyes Of London (1939)

“You’re blind…and you can’t speak…but you can hear…and that will never do…”   [Also known as: The Human Monster] Director:  Walter Summers Starring:  Bela Lugosi, Hugh Williams, Greta Gynt, Edmon Ryan, Wilfred Walter, Alexander Field, Arthur E. Owen, Gerald Pring, … Continue reading

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The Lost City (1935) (Part 2)

  “Science can accomplish ANYTHING!”   Director:  Harry Revier Starring:  William “Stage” Boyd, Kane Richmond, Claudia Dell, Eddie Fetherstone, Billy Bletcher, Josef Swickard, George “Gabby” Hayes, Margot D’Use, Jerry Frank, Sam Baker, William Millman, Ralph Lewis, Milburn Morante Screenplay:  Zelma … Continue reading

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The Lost City (1935) (Part 1)

“You are in the Lost City of the Ligurians. As you may know, the Ligurians were master-scientists. I am the last of that race—carrying on the electro-magnetic traditions of my people!”   Director:  Harry Revier Starring:  William “Stage” Boyd, Kane … Continue reading

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Reefer Madness (1936)

“And more vicious, more deadly even than these soul-destroying drugs is the menace of—marijuana!”   Director:  Louis J. Gasnier Starring:  Kenneth Craig, Dorothy Short, Lillian Miles, Dave O’Brien, Carleton Young, Thelma White, Warren McCollum, Pat Royale, Joseph Forte, Mary MacLaren … Continue reading

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The Devil-Doll (1936)

“I may not look it, Madame, but I was once a very successful banker. Three men – my partners – lied and tricked me into prison. Well—three lives are going to pay for it…”   Director:  Tod Browning Starring:  Lionel … Continue reading

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Werewolf Of London (1935)

“Your department is trying to solve two murders. There will be other murders, tonight and tomorrow night – and also next month, when the moon is full again – unless you realise, sir, there is a werewolf abroad in London.” … Continue reading

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Flash Gordon (1936) (Part 2)

“Should I regret the departure of one who has thrown my entire kingdom into turmoil?” Director:  Frederick Stephani and Ray Taylor (uncredited) Starring:  Larry “Buster” Crabbe, Jean Peters, Priscilla Lawson, Charles Middleton, Frank Shannon, Richard Alexander, Jack “Tiny” Lipson, James Pierce, … Continue reading

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Flash Gordon (1936) (Part 1)

“I will conquer the sea – the air – the earth – the universe!”   Director:  Frederick Stephani and Ray Taylor (uncredited) Starring:  Larry “Buster” Crabbe, Jean Peters, Priscilla Lawson, Charles Middleton, Frank Shannon, Richard Alexander, Jack “Tiny” Lipson, James … Continue reading

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The Big Shakedown (1934)

  Director:  John Francis Dillon Starring:  Charles Farrell, Ricardo Cortez, Bette Davis, Allen Jenkins, Henry O’Neill, Glenda Farrell Screenplay:  Niven Busch and Rian James, based upon a story by Niven Busch and Samuel G. Engel       In the … Continue reading

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The Man Who Changed His Mind (1936)

“I shall show you strange things about the mind of man…”   [aka The Man Who Lived Again aka The Brainsnatcher aka Body Switch aka Dr Maniac] Director:  Robert Stevenson Starring: Boris Karloff, Anna Lee, John Loder, Frank Cellier, Donald … Continue reading

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