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The October Country Report #12: Edgar Ulmer's The Black Cat

The October Country is full of grief, fear, and tragedy, but also of peace, revenge, and justice. What is lost may be found, even if it’s love beyond the grave. 1,553 more words

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The Black Cat (1934, Edgar G. Ulmer)

The Black Cat has a lot going on. It’s the story of two American honeymooners–David Manners and Julie Bishop–who, for whatever reason, decide Hungary is better than Niagara Falls. 694 more words



Director Edgar G. Ulmer made some astounding contributions to the horror/sci-fi genres: THE BLACK CAT, BLUEBEARD, THE MAN FROM PLANET X . Unfortunately, THE AMAZING TRANSPARENT MAN isn’t among them. 477 more words

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Film Review: Detour (1945)

Release Date: November 15th, 1945 (Boston premiere)
Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer
Written by: Martin Goldsmith
Based on: Detour: An Extraordinary Tale by Martin Goldsmith… 495 more words


[Last Film I Watched] People on Sunday (1930)

English Title: People on Sunday
Original Title: Menschen am Sonntag
Year: 1930
Country: Germany
Language: Silent
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Directors: Robert Siodmak, Edgar G. Ulmer… 518 more words

Film Review

The Black Cat (1934)

“You must be indulgent of Dr. Verdegast’s weakness. He is the unfortunate victim of one of the commoner phobias, but in an extreme form. He has an intense and all-consuming horror of cats.” 298 more words


Cinema Ritrovato 2017 - review - PEOPLE ON SUNDAY ("Menschen am Sonntag," Robert Siodmak and Edgar G. Ulmer, 1930, Germany)

During the years of the Weimar Republic, German film production flourished. In 1929, a collective of filmmakers got together to make a film named People of Sunday… 736 more words