The name day of Mr. Fiala: The husband catches his wife with his friend. In the ensuing argument the husband is insulted and attacked. The lovers believe him to be dead and carry him from ... See full summary »
Jan Arnold Palous
Adapted from a one-act Grand Guignol play based on Edgar Allan Poe's short story 'The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether', the film portrays a visitor to an insane asylum where it ... See full summary »
Learning his trade as a writer and director from Oscar Apfel, DeMille followed in the footsteps of D.W. Griffith by adapting literature to the screen. Because of his background as a theatre director, he brought opera as well as the stage to screen as he did in this film.
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