American Silent Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Feature by John T. Soister

By John T. Soister

in the course of the Silent period, while such a lot motion pictures handled dramatic or comedic takes at the “boy meets lady, boy loses woman” subject, different films dared to take on such subject matters as rejuvenation, revivication, mesmerism, the supernatural and the ugly. A Daughter of the Gods (1916), The Phantom of the Opera (1925), The Magician (1926) and Seven Footprints to Satan (1929) have been one of the strange and startling motion pictures containing tale components that went some distance past the world of “highly unlikely.” utilizing surviving documentation and their mixed services, the authors catalog and talk about those departures from the norm during this encyclopedic consultant to American horror, technology fiction and fable within the years from 1913 via 1929.

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