Tag: Conrad Veidt

No Laughing Matter: Victor Hugo’s Cruel Romance “L’homme qui rit”

No Laughing Matter: Victor Hugo’s Cruel Romance “L’homme qui rit”

March 17, 2018 | By

Reviews of Victor Hugo’s The Man Who Laughs on film: the 1928 silent classic directed by Paul Leni & starring Conrad Veidt + the 2012 Jean-Pierre Améris version.

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DVD: Man Who Laughs, The (1928)

DVD: Man Who Laughs, The (1928)

March 17, 2018 | By

Cited as a strong influence on Universal’s expressionistic horror films of the 1930s, The Man Who Laughs was the first major film version of Victor Hugo’s 1869 novel that told the truly horrible tale of a disfigured child adopted by a small-time circus owner, and years later, becomes a celebrity of sorts when his disfigurement enthralls locals…

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DVD: Indian Tomb, The / Indische Grabmal, Das (1921)

DVD: Indian Tomb, The / Indische Grabmal, Das (1921)

November 29, 2012 | By

  Film: Very Good Transfer:  Good Extras:  n/a Label: Image Entertainment / Water Bearer Films Region: 1 (NTSC) Released: July 18, 2000 Genre: Action / Adventure Synopsis:  A jealous Sultan hires an architect to design a tomb for his doomed bride, only to have his plans foiled by the architect’s inquisitive wife. A jealous Sultan […]

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