Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920) – John S. Robertson

No visit to DK Canada’s Monsters in the Movies book chapter on mad scientists would be complete without renewing one’s acquaintance with one of the other men of science who fell to their studies, the infamous Dr. Jekyll. This silent film, using Robert Louis Stevenson’s original novel to inspire its tale, features John Barrymore in…

The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones (1994) – Hollywood Follies

This week, it’s Sean Patrick’s final turn as Indiana Jones in an adventure written by Jonathan Hales and Matthew Jacobs from a story by George Lucas, which brings the character full circle, in a meta sense as Indy heads to Hollywood! Debiting as a television movie on 15 October, 1994, the story picks up in…

The Golem (1920) & Frankenstein (1931)

Last night’s fare featured slightly similar themed films, man creating life, playing god as it were. The first film up was from 1920, and one of the last silent films recommended in 101 Horror Movies, the German film The Golem. The second film up came from Hollywood, and the year 1931, and featured Boris Karloff…