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History of Horror
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History of Horror from 1896 to present day.


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Movie: The House of the Devil ( 1896 )
With the help of a magic cauldron, Mephistopheles conjures up a variety of supernatural characters.
Movie: A Terrible Night ( 1896 )
A man tries to get a good night's sleep, but is disturbed by a giant spider that leaps onto his bed, and a battle ensues in hilarious comic fashion.
Movie: A Nightmare ( 1896 )
A man sleeps fitfully then dreams that a lovely woman is sitting at the foot of his bed. He reaches to embrace her and she becomes a minstrel, then Pierrot. The clown gestures to the moon that becomes huge and bites the dreamer's hand. In fright, the man punches the moon, which returns to his proper place in the sky, only to be replaced by all three visions - woman, minstrel, and Pierrot. Finally the man wakes, his bed a shambles. What to do now?
Movie: The Vanishing Lady ( 1897 )
A familiar magician's trick performed by Georges Méliès in an artistic manner.
Movie: The Haunted Castle ( 1921 )
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...
Movie: The Bewitched Inn ( 1897 )
A weary traveler stops at an inn along the way to get a good night's sleep, but his rest is interrupted by odd happenings when he gets to his room--beds vanishing and re-appearing, candles exploding, pants flying through the air and his shoes walking away by themselves.
Movie: After the Ball ( 1899 )
Movie: The Cavalier's Dream ( 1898 )
"He sits asleep at a bare table; old witch enters, raps three times, then disappears; cavalier sees table spread for a sumptuous repast. Mephistopheles appears; then the old witch, who suddenly changes to a beautiful young girl. The changes and magical appearances are startling and instantaneous."
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