The Monster (1925)

“A human monster watched with cat-like eyes for a victim.” It’s a dark and spooky night on a heavily wooded road, and the “human monster” (George Austin) hides himself in a black cloak, waiting for a car to pass. Finally, a local farmer named Bowman makes his way down the road, before crashing and rolling his … More The Monster (1925)

The Shock (1923)

Wilse Dilling (Lon Chaney) is a man with a bad reputation, known as “dangerous” by the police in Chinatown, where he lives. He has few friends, due not only to his bad reputation, but also to the fact that he can’t walk without the assistance of crutches or a wheelchair (which people judge him for). … More The Shock (1923)

The Unholy Three (1925)

Professor Echo (Lon Chaney, Sr.), Tweedledee (Harry Earles) and Hercules (Victor McLaglen) are three sideshow performers who leave the circus after Tweedledee gets into a fight and all hell breaks loose at one of their performances. Before leaving the sideshow, Mr. Echo worked as a ventriloquist, while Tweedledee was marketed as “Twenty inches! Twenty years! … More The Unholy Three (1925)

Victor Sjöström’s ‘He Who Gets Slapped’ at the Redford Theatre

Another weekend, another stellar event at the Redford Theatre! Fresh off of the great success of their Friday night screening of The Shining (which attracted over 600 film fanatics to the Lahser Road movie palace), the Redford’s Saturday program offered a single 8 pm screening of the somewhat obscure 1924 Lon Chaney film He Who … More Victor Sjöström’s ‘He Who Gets Slapped’ at the Redford Theatre

The Wolf Man (1941)

Larry Talbot (Lon Chaney, Jr.) has been living in America, but when his brother passes away he returns to his ancestral home in Wales. He hopes to reconnect with his father, who he has had a strained relationship with. While in Wales, Larry takes an interest in Gwen (Evelyn Ankers), a local girl who works … More The Wolf Man (1941)