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The Haunted Castle (1921)

Schloß Vogelöd (original title)
In the castle Vogeloed, a few aristocrats are awaiting baroness Safferstätt. But first count Oetsch invites himself.. Everyone thinks he murdered his brother, baroness Safferstat's first ... See full summary »

Director:

F.W. Murnau

Writers:

Rudolf Stratz (novel), Carl Mayer (adaptation)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Arnold Korff ... von Vogelschrey - Schlossherr auf Vogeloed
Lulu Kyser-Korff Lulu Kyser-Korff ... Centa V. Vogelschrey - von Vogelschrey's Frau (as L. Kyser-Korff)
Lothar Mehnert Lothar Mehnert ... Graf Johann Oetsch (as Lotar Mehnert)
Paul Hartmann ... Graf Peter Paul Oetsch
Paul Bildt Paul Bildt ... Baron Safferstätt
Olga Tschechowa ... Baronin Safferstätt
Victor Bluetner Victor Bluetner ... Der Pater Faramund (as Victor Blütner)
Hermann Vallentin Hermann Vallentin ... Der Landgerichtsrat a.D.
Julius Falkenstein ... Der ängstliche Herr
Robert Leffler Robert Leffler ... Der Haushofmeister
Walter Kurt Kuhle Walter Kurt Kuhle ... Ein Diener (as Walter Kurt-Kuhle)
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Storyline

In the castle Vogeloed, a few aristocrats are awaiting baroness Safferstätt. But first count Oetsch invites himself.. Everyone thinks he murdered his brother, baroness Safferstat's first husband, three years ago. So he is rather undesirable. But Oetsch stays; arguing he is not the murderer and will find the real one... Written by Yepok

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Horror | Mystery

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

7 April 1921 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Castle Vogeloed See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| | (video) | (DVD) | (2002 restored)

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The movie was shot in 16 days and released before the serialized novel's last chapter had been printed in the "Berliner Illustrierten". See more »

Alternate Versions

The National Film Museum, Inc. had Hypercube, llc, New York City, digitally restore the movie and provide English with the German intertitles. It has a piano music score composed and performed by Douglas M. Protsik and runs 74 minutes. See more »

Connections

Version of Schloß Vogelöd (1936) See more »

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Title of this film a bit misleading.
2 July 2018 | by allthemwitchesSee all my reviews

Despite its title. This movie is not about anything being haunted. There is a dream sequence which has about the only thing closely related to its title.. As far as being a horror movie. Well, all I can say is the film has a atmospheric and psychological approach which by it's time era would be considered horror. OF course, films during this time were labeled "SPOOK TALES". So, unless your looking for the usual horror conventions, you might be a little disappointed. THE movie itself is above average. Interesting enough plot, good acting, and a neat little twist at the end.


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