Tag Archives: 1930s

The Lodger (1932)

“How do you know that he too is not innocent? That these crimes are not some madness, the beast in all of us coming to the surface? How do you know—that he knows what he does…?” [aka The Phantom Fiend] … Continue reading

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The Most Dangerous Game (1932)

“Kill! Then love! When you have known that, you will have known ecstasy!”   [aka The Hounds Of Zaroff] Director:  Ernest B. Schoedsack and Irving Pichel Starring:  Joel McCrea, Leslie Banks, Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Noble Johnson, William B. Davidson, … Continue reading

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Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde (1931)

“Free! Free at last!”   Director:  Rouben Mamoulian Starring:  Fredric March, Miriam Hopkins, Rose Hobart, Halliwell Hobbes, Holmes Herbert, Edgar Norton Screenplay:  Samuel Hofferstein and Percy Heath, based upon the novel  by Robert Louis Stevenson       Synopsis:  Dr … Continue reading

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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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Revolt Of The Zombies (1936)

    “According to their legends, Angkor was built by these robots; tireless, feeling-less human machines—”     “Yes, yes, I know – and you call them ‘zombies’.”   Director:  Victor Halperin Starring:  Dean Jagger, Dorothy Stone, Robert Noland, George Cleveland, Roy D’Arcy, E. … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead (1936)

“You can’t kill me again…”   Director:  Michael Curtiz Starring:  Boris Karloff, Marguerite Churchill, Edmund Gwenn, Ricardo Cortez, Henry O’Neill, Barton MacLane, Warren Hull, Joseph King, Joe Sawyer, Addison Richards, Paul Harvey, Robert Strange, Kenneth Harlan, Ruth Robinson Screenplay:  Ewart … Continue reading

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The Mask Of Fu Manchu (1932)

“British Government!? I’ll wipe them and the whole accursed white race off the face of the earth!”   Director:  Charles Brabin and Charles Vidor (uncredited) Starring:  Boris Karloff, Lewis Stone, Myrna Loy, Karen Morley, Charles Starrett, Jean Hersholt, Lawrence Grant, … Continue reading

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Frankenstein (1931)

“It’s alive! It’s alive! In the name of God! Now I know what it feels like to be God!”   Director:  James Whale Starring:  Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Edward Van Sloan, Mae Clarke, Dwight Frye, John Boles, Frederick Kerr, Marilyn … Continue reading

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The Mummy (1932)

“Oh! Amon-Ra – Oh! God of gods! Death is but the doorway to new life— We live today; we shall live again— In many forms shall we return – Oh, mighty one.”   Director:  Karl Freund Starring:  Boris Karloff, Zita … Continue reading

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