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The Lodger (1927)

“He went out late last night—and half an hour later he came creeping back, as if he didn’t want to be heard. You don’t think…he…?”   Director:  Alfred Hitchcock Starring:  Ivor Novello, June Tripp, Marie Ault, Malcolm Keen, Arthur Chesney … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Island (1929)

“A world that has never known the sun – or warmth – or light. We may even reach the lower depths—and see the people of the abyss!”   Director:  Lucien Hubbard, Maurice Tourneur (uncredited), Benjamin Christensen (uncredited) Starring:  Lionel Barrymore, … Continue reading

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Wolf Blood (1925)

“My God—this terrible thing is true—I am a beast! I am one of the pack!”   [aka Wolfblood: A Tale Of The Forest] Director:  Bruce Mitchell and George Chesebro Starring:  George Chesebro, Marguerite Clayton, Ray Hanford, Roy Watson, Milburn Morante, … 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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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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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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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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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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