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Horror Film Countdown: The Cat and the Canary (1927)

The Cat and the Canary (1927), dir. Paul Leni, Universal Pictures With this we move into another genre of horror. We’ve seen madmen, vampires, Frankenstein, but now we see a…

Horror Film Countdown: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1912)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1912), dir. Lucius Henderson, Thanhouser Compnay. While not the first film adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s famed story, this is the oldest surviving copy. Like…

Horror Film Countdown: Wolf Blood (1925)

Wolf Blood (1925), dir. Bruce Mitchell and George Chesebro, Ryan Brothers Production/Lee-Bradford Corporation. While not the first werewolf film (that would be 1913’s The Werewolf), this is the oldest surviving…

Horror Film Countdown: Nosferatu (1922)

Nosferatu, (1922), dir. F.W. Murnau, Film Arts Guild Technically not the first vampire film, as that honor would go to the 1921 Hungarian film The Death of Dracula, but this…