Freaks (1932)
Film / Horror

Freaks (1932)

When MGM hired director Tod Browning to make a film for them in late 1931, they must have though that he was going to help them ease into the burgeoning horror market that the success of the director’s Dracula had helped to establish a few months earlier. Actor Harry Earles, a dwarf who had previously … Continue reading

Deluge (1933)
Film / Science Fiction

Deluge (1933)

Long before the likes or Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin built careers out of wholesale on-screen destruction of major American cities, there was Felix E. Feist’s Deluge, a film long thought to be lost, which lays waste to New York in primitive if spectacular style before settling down to become a disappointingly routine melodrama. Based … Continue reading