Tag Archives: pre-Code

The Unknown (1927)

“Hands! Men’s hands! How I hate them!”   Director:  Tod Browning Starring:  Lon Chaney, Joan Crawford, Norman Kerry, John George, Nick De Ruiz, John St. Polis, Paul Desmuke (uncredited) Screenplay:  Waldemar Young and Joe Farnham, based upon a story by … 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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White Zombie (1932)

“They are not men, M’sieur: they are dead bodies – zombies! – the living dead. Corpses taken from their graves, and made to work in the sugar mills and fields at night…”   Director:  Victor Halperin Starring:  Bela Lugosi, Robert … Continue reading

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Deluge (1933)

“The quake is moving eastward. Gulf Of Mexico flooding entire area. Chicago is doomed. Messages indicate Mississippi Basin sinking…”   Director:  Felix E. Feist Starring:  Peggy Shannon, Sidney Blackmer, Lois Wilson, Fred Kohler, Matt Moore, Lane Chandler, Samuel S. Hinds, … Continue reading

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Doctor X (1932)

“Now listen, please, to what I have to say: one of us in this room may be a murderer; a murderer who kills by the light of a full moon, leaving his victim’s body mutilated; a cannibal…”   Director:  Michael … Continue reading

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Murders In The Zoo (1933)

“You don’t mean to say you really like these beasts!?” “I love them. Their honesty, their simplicity; their primitive emotions. They love, they hate – they kill…”   Director:  A. Edward Sutherland Starring:  Lionel Atwill, Randolph Scott, Charles Ruggles, Gail … Continue reading

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