HORROR LIBRARY: PART II (1920-1929)

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1.
The Man Who Laughs (1928)
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When a proud noble refuses to kiss the hand of the despotic King James in 1690, he is cruelly executed and his son surgically disfigured. (110 mins.)
Director: Paul Leni
 
2.
The Cat and the Canary (1927)
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Relatives of an eccentric millionaire gather in his spooky mansion on the 20th anniversary of his death for the reading of his will. (108 mins.)
Director: Paul Leni
 
3.
The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
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A mad, disfigured composer seeks love with a lovely young opera singer. (93 mins.)
Director: Rupert Julian
 
4.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)
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Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself. (49 mins.)
 
5.
The Gorilla (1927)
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An ape is suspected of committing a series of murders. (80 mins.)
Director: Alfred Santell
 
6.
Waxworks (1924)
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The owner of a Waxmuseum needs for three of his models stories to be told to the audience. For that reason he has hired a writer... (65 mins.)
 
7.
The Lost World (1925)
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The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam. (106 mins.)
Director: Harry O. Hoyt
 
8.
Faust (1926)
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The demon Mephisto wagers with God that he can corrupt a mortal man's soul. (85 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
 
9.
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
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Dr. Caligari's somnambulist, Cesare, and his deadly predictions. (78 mins.)
Director: Robert Wiene
 
10.
The Unknown (1927)
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A criminal on the run hides in a circus and seeks to possess the daughter of the ringmaster at any cost. (63 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
 
11.
Nosferatu (1922)
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Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife. (94 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
 
12.
The Man Who Cheated Life (1926)
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For Balduin, going out to beer parties with his fellow students and fighting out disputes at the tip of the sword have lost their charms... (110 mins.)
Director: Henrik Galeen
 
13.
The Hands of Orlac (1924)
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A world-famous pianist loses both hands in an accident. When new hands are grafted on, he doesn't know they once belonged to a murderer. (92 mins.)
Director: Robert Wiene
 
14.
London After Midnight (1927)
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The abandoned home of a wealthy man who supposedly committed suicide five years earlier is taken over by ghoulish figures - could they be vampires? (69 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
 
15.
The Phantom Carriage (1921)
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It's New Year's Eve. Three drunkards evoke a legend. The legend tells that the last person to die in a year... (93 mins.)
 
16.
The Golem (1920)
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In 16th-century Prague, a rabbi creates a giant creature from clay, called the Golem, and using sorcery, brings the creature to life in order to protect the Jews of Prague from persecution. (91 mins.)
 
17.
The Penalty (1920)
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A deformed criminal mastermind plans to loot the city of San Francisco as well as revenge himself on the doctor who mistakenly amputated his legs. (90 mins.)
Director: Wallace Worsley
 
18.
The Fall of the House of Usher (1928)
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Allan has a hard time finding the Usher's house, which is known to be cursed... But he is a personal friend of Roderick Usher... (63 mins.)
Director: Jean Epstein
 
19.
The Skeleton Dance (1929 Short Film)
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The clock strikes midnight, the bats fly from the belfry, a dog howls at the full moon, and two black cats fight in the cemetery: a perfect time for four skeletons to come out and dance a bit. (6 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
20.
The Haunted House (1921 Short Film)
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A bank clerk ends up in a seemingly haunted house that is actually a thieves' hideout. (21 mins.)
 
21.
Der Januskopf (1920)
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In this uncredited and apparently lost version of Robert Louis Stevenson's "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr... (107 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
 
22.
Der Bucklige und die Tänzerin (1920)
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Wilton, a hunchback, who was always scorned and ridiculed by women, returns from Java a rich man after having discovered a diamond mine... (50 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
 
23.
Destiny (1921)
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When a woman's fiancé disappears, Death gives her three chances to save him from his fate. (114 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
24.
Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922 Documentary)
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Fictionalized documentary showing the evolution of witchcraft, from its pagan roots to its confusion with hysteria in modern Europe. (91 mins.)
 
25.
Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922)
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Arch-criminal Dr. Mabuse sets out to make a fortune and run Berlin. Detective Wenk sets out to stop him. (242 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
26.
Warning Shadows (1923)
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During a dinner, given by a wealthy baron and his wive, attended by four of her suitors in a 19th century German manor... (90 mins.)
Director: Arthur Robison
 
27.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)
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In fifteenth century Paris, the brother of the archdeacon plots with the gypsy king to foment a peasant revolt. Meanwhile, a freakish hunchback falls in love with the gypsy queen. (133 mins.)
Director: Wallace Worsley
 
28.
He Who Gets Slapped (1924)
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A bitter clown endeavors to rescue the young woman he loves from the lecherous count who once betrayed him. (95 mins.)
Director: Victor Seastrom
 
29.
The Unholy Three (1925)
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A sideshow ventriloquist, midget, and strongman form a conspiracy known as "The Unholy Three" and commit a series of robberies. (86 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
 
30.
Maciste in Hell (1925)
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The devil takes Maciste down to hell in an attempt to corrupt and ruin his morality. (95 mins.)
Director: Guido Brignone
 
31.
The Bat (1926)
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A masked criminal who dresses like a giant bat terrorizes the guests at an old house rented by a mystery writer. (86 mins.)
 
32.
The Bells (1926)
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An innkeeper murders a wealthy guest to pay off his debt, but his conscience will not allow him to get away with the crime so easily. (68 mins.)
Director: James Young
 
33.
The Magician (1926)
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A magician/alchemist, seeking to create life, finds that he needs the "blood of a virgin" to continue his experiments. He sends out his dwarf assistant to pick out the right girl. (83 mins.)
Director: Rex Ingram
 
34.
A Page of Madness (1926)
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A man takes a job at an asylum with hopes of freeing his imprisoned wife. (70 mins.)
 
35.
Metropolis (1927)
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In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences. (153 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
36.
The Lodger (1927)
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A landlady suspects her new lodger is the madman killing women in London. (68 mins.)
 
37.
West of Zanzibar (1928)
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A magician seeks vengeance upon the man who paralyzed him and the illegitimate daughter he sired with the magician's wife. (65 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
 
38.
A Daughter of Destiny (1928)
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(108 mins.)
Director: Henrik Galeen
 
39.
The Last Warning (1929)
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A producer decides to reopen a theater, that had been closed five years previously when one of the actors was murdered during a performance... (89 mins.)
Director: Paul Leni
 
40.
Seven Footprints to Satan (1929)
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A young man of society wants to make an expedition to Africa, but his fiancée asks him for help about... (60 mins.)
 
41.
Un Chien Andalou (1929 Short Film)
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Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí present seventeen minutes of bizarre, surreal imagery. (16 mins.)
Director: Louis Bunuel
 
42.
The Monster (1925)
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A meek clerk who doubles as an amateur detective investigates some very strange goings-on at a remote mental sanitarium. (86 mins.)
Director: Roland West
 
43.
The Fall of the House of Usher (1928 Short Film)
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A traveller arrives at the Usher mansion to find that the sibling inhabitants, Roderick and Madeline Usher... (13 mins.)
 
44.
Pandora's Box (1929)
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The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her. (109 mins.)
 
45.
The Sorrows of Satan (1926)
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Geoffrey, a young and impoverished writer, is desperately in love with Mavis, who lives at his boardinghouse and is also pursuing a writing career... (90 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
47.
Woman in the Moon (1929)
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A tenacious scientist blasts off for the moon in hopes of riches that may be found there. (156 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
48.
Chamber of Horrors (1929)
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A man, believing he has killed his mistress, finds himself spending the night in a terrifying wax museum.
Director: Walter Summers
 
50.
High Treason (1929)
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Women unite to prevent financiers from engineering a second world war. (95 mins.)
Director: Maurice Elvey
 
51.
House of Horror (1929)
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(65 mins.)
 
52.
The Mysterious Island (1929)
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On a volcanic island near the kingdom of Hetvia rules Count Dakkar, a benevolent leader and scientist... (95 mins.)
Director: Lucien Hubbard
 
53.
The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu (1929)
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During the Boxer Rebellion in China during the early 20th century, in which a Chinese secret society... (80 mins.)
 
54.
The Terror (1928)
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Guests at an old English manor house are stalked by a mysterious killer known only as 'The Terror.' (85 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
55.
Habeas Corpus (1928 Short Film)
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Loony scientist (Carle) hires Laurel and Hardy to raid the cemetery to keep him supplied with dead bodies for his experiments. (20 mins.)
 
56.
Easy Virtue (1928)
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A divorcée hides her scandalous past from her new husband and his family. (80 mins.)
 
57.
Spies (1928)
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The mastermind behind a ubiquitous spy operation learns of a dangerous romance between a Russian lady in his employ and a dashing agent from the government's secret service. (178 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
58.
The Seashell and the Clergyman (1928 Short Film)
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Obsessed with a general's woman, a clergyman has strange visions of death and lust, struggling against his own eroticism. (28 mins.)
Director: Germaine Dulac
 
59.
Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928)
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A professional clown and a self-indulgent count learn to help each other with their problems, but then become romantic rivals. (73 mins.)
Director: Herbert Brenon
 
60.
The Wizard (1927)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Richard Rosson
 
61.
Prelude (1927 Short Film)
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A man listening to Rachmoninoff's 'Prelude' dreams he is the victim of premature burial.
 
62.
Noidan kirot (1927)
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(82 mins.)
Director: Teuvo Puro
 
64.
The Show (1927)
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Performers in a Budapest sideshow encounter love, greed, and murder. (76 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
 
65.
Haunted Range (1926)
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Director: Paul Hurst
 
66.
Kyôren no onna shishô (1926)
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Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
 
67.
Midnight Faces (1926)
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A young man inherits a mansion in a Florida swamp from an uncle he never knew he had. When he, his assistant... (55 mins.)
Director: Bennett Cohen
 
68.
Sparrows (1926)
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Molly, the eldest child at a baby farm hidden deep in a swamp, must rescue the others when their cruel master decides that one of them will be disposed of. (84 mins.)
 
69.
Ten Days (1925)
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(150 mins.)
Director: Duke Worne
 
70.
Wolfblood (1925)
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After wolf blood transfusion, man thinks he's becoming a wolf. (68 mins.)
 
71.
The Power God (1925)
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Professor Sturgess invents a miraculous engine which can draw unlimited power from the atoms of the air... (300 mins.)
 
72.
Dr. Pyckle and Mr. Pryde (1925 Short Film)
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In Victorian London the esteemed Dr. Pyckle uses himself as a guinea pig when he experiments with a new drug that changes him into a compulsive prankster. (21 mins.)
 
73.
Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild's Revenge (1924)
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After Siegfried's dead, Kriemhild marries Etzel, the King of the Huns. She gives birth to a child, and invites her brothers for a party... (129 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
74.
Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (1924)
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Siegfried, son of King Sigmund, hears of the beautiful sister of Gunter, King of Worms, Kriemhild. On his way to Worms... (97 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
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Help! (1924 Short Film)
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Max accepts a wager that he cannot remain in a haunted castle for one hour (11 PM to midnight) without crying for help... (18 mins.)
Director: Abel Gance
 
79.
Aelita: Queen of Mars (1924)
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This is called the first Soviet science fiction film because of its "futuristic" sets on Mars, although most of it takes place in Moscow... (111 mins.)
 
80.
Dante's Inferno (1924)
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The tactics of a vicious slumlord and greedy businessman finally drive a distraught man to commit suicide... (60 mins.)
Director: Henry Otto
 
81.
The Monkey's Paw (1923)
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A couple dream that a magic paw returns their dead son.
 
82.
Drakula halála (1921)
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A girl has frightening visions after visiting an insane asylum where one of the inmates claims to be Drakula and she can not be sure whether they were a nightmare or real. (65 mins.)
Director: Károly Lajthay
 
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Itching Palms (1923)
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Director: James W. Horne
 
85.
Salomé (1922)
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Salome, the daughter of Herodias, seduces her step-father/uncle Herod, governor of Judea, with a salacious dance... (72 mins.)
Director: Charles Bryant
 
86.
While Paris Sleeps (1923)
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A sculptor loves his lovely model,but she cares for him nothing.And when she is attracted by an American... (60 mins.)
 
88.
The Red Night (1923)
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The red night was set within the space of a few hours and in two locations - the rich madam Lesparre's...
 
89.
The Headless Horseman (1922)
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The village of Sleepy Hollow is getting ready to greet the new schoolteacher, Ichabod Crane, who is coming from New York... (68 mins.)
 
90.
The Ghost Breaker (1922)
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A young man and his manservant, escaping from a backwoods family feud, are persuaded by a beautiful... (57 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
91.
A Blind Bargain (1922)
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Lon Chaney performs two roles: Doctor Lamb, a mad surgeon who's doing experiments on human bodies, and his crippled and apish assistant, the result of his first experiment. (57 mins.)
Director: Wallace Worsley
 
92.
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1921)
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A cousin poses as a farmer and tries to kill an heir with a 'ghost' dog.
Director: Maurice Elvey
 
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From Morn to Midnight (1920)
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A Cashier in a bank in a small German town is alerted to the power of money by the visit of a rich Italian lady... (65 mins.)
 
96.
Il mostro di Frankenstein (1921 Short Film)
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The Italian adaption of the famous novel about Dr. Frankenstein and his monstrous creation. (39 mins.)
Director: Eugenio Testa
 
97.
The Mechanical Man (1921)
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The story begins with a scientist creating a device shaped like a man that can be remote-controlled by a machine. (80 mins.)
Director: André Deed
 
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Gevatter Tod (1921)
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Director: Heinz Hanus