HORROR HALF-WEEK, Day 4: Geheimnisse einer Seele (1926)

Welcome to Day 4 of Horror Half-Week, and happy Halloween! Previous posts from this year’s spooky celebration: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 Martin Fellman (Werner Krauss) is a scientist, but no ordinary man. He’s haunted by an irrational fear – a fear of knives, to be precise. Along with his fear of knives, he feels a strange urge to commit murder. The potential target? His wife … Continue reading HORROR HALF-WEEK, Day 4: Geheimnisse einer Seele (1926)

Bewitched (1945)

Joan Ellis (Phyllis Thaxter) is a convicted murderer, sent to death row for her crime. Her execution has been scheduled, and in less than an hour she’ll be dead. Joan’s psychiatrist, Dr. Bergson (Edmund Gwenn), wishes to clarify the facts of the scandalous case. He reflects on her psychological deterioration. She was a normal girl from a normal family, with no history of mental illness … Continue reading Bewitched (1945)

The Search for Bridey Murphy (1956)

Dr. Morey Bernstein (Louis Hayward) has taken an interest in hypnosis. After learning how powerful it can be, he decides to continue studying it… by using his friends and their wives as test subjects. Ruth Simmons (Teresa Wright), wife of Morey’s best friend Rex (Kenneth Tobey), agrees to be one of his experinmental lab rats. All is going just as planned until, under hypnosis, Ruth regresses into … Continue reading The Search for Bridey Murphy (1956)