Conrad Veidt in "The Hands of Orlac" (1924, dir. Robert Wiene)

Conrad Veidt in "Orlacs Hände" (The Hands of Orlac), directed by Robert Wiene, 1924

Silent Film Photography: The holy grail of silent film, London after Midnight, 1927 by Tod Browning, is a lost film – the last remaining copy is thought to have been burned in a fire at the MGM vault in 1967. This still, by Bert Longworth, stars Lon Chaney and Edna Tichenor playing the ghoulish and mysterious strangers who appear in a dead man's house five years after his apparent suicide.

Still: American Silent Motion Picture Photography - in pictures

London After Midnight publicity shot of Edna Tichenor and Lon Chaney Sr. on the set of the lost silent film, "London After Midnight", directed by long-time Chaney collaborator Tod Browning.

Nosferatu - crreeeepy (and he doesn't sparkle)

Nosferatu – the first vampire film

Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens - directed by F. without a doubt, the creepiest vampire film to date.

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More from the cabinet of Dr. Notice the stark contrast created with lights and shadows, very characteristic of German Expressionist films

German Expressionism in Film | The Birth of the Horror Film: German Expressionism and The Cabinet of ...

The Birth of the Horror Film: German Expressionism and The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari

German Expressionism in Film | The Birth of the Horror Film: German Expressionism and The Cabinet of ...

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)  I wish I had a whole house done up in German Expressionism style...

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari I wish I had a whole house done up in German Expressionism style.

A scene from the surrealist masterpiece The Cabinet of Dr Caligari, one of the best silent films.

Movie Review - The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920 - Germany)

The most famous of the German Expressionist films, and one of the best of the silent era, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is a unique masterpiece of visual storytelling and a must-see for anyone who loves movies.

Still from 'Die Nibelungen' by Fritz Lang

The Vienna International Film Festival begins, including a complete Fritz Lang retrospective.

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