The vampire movie from which all others are descended, Bela Lugosi’s very specific performance and many creepy gothic visuals overcome its period limitations.
Tag Archives: 1931
TABU: A STORY OF THE SOUTH SEAS (1931)
This curiosity of a movie featuring only native actors from Bora-Bora turned out to be F.W. Murnau’s final film.
This iconic Horror classic has lost some of its power to shock, but still elicits sympathy for its “Monster.”
MADCHEN IN UNIFORM (1931)
Maybe the first feature film dealing with themes of homosexuality, it feels surprisingly fresh today.
CITY LIGHTS (1931)
Charlie Chaplin’s Tramp helps a flowergirl regain her sight in perhaps his most iconic silent comedy.