After an enigmatic, self-described pathologist rents the attic room of a Victorian house, his landlady begins to suspect her lodger is Jack the Ripper.
A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and the man stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring which is trying to steal top secret information.
After three British agents are assigned to assassinate a mysterious German spy during World War I, two of them become ambivalent when their duty to the mission conflicts with their consciences.
A shy ladies’ companion, staying in Monte Carlo with her stuffy employer, meets the wealthy Maxim de Winter. She and Max fall in love, marry and return to Manderley, his large country estate in Cornwall. Max is still troubled by the death of his first wife, Rebecca, in a boating accident the year before. The […]
Ronald Adair, a successful gambling cheat and bureaucrat, is called to a meeting with The Sleeping Cardinal, a picture Professor Moriarty uses to disguise his identity. At the meeting Ronald is told he will be exposed and disgraced if he doesn’t take up with a crew of criminals doing a counterfeit money scam. Ronald is blackmailed […]
This is the first talky remake of a book and later Alfred Hitchcock movie called “The Lodger”, inspired by Jack the Ripper. It seems people prefer Hitchcock’s silent version, this remake was made while talking in movies was still in a refining phase, and the characters change a bit in odd ways because of that.
After being deserted by his wife, a man slowly goes more insane, all they way up to straight homicidal.
A spy vs. spy movie in which no one’s identity is easily identifiable. During WWI German master spy Helene von Lorbeer is sent to live with the family of a high ranking British official in London to gather information on them. Their butler is also a spy and she is to help him transmit British military […]
A a group of guests in a mystery writer’s mansion are being terrorized by The Bat, a criminal who has hidden $20,000 dollars (A lot more back then) somewhere in the mansion. A detective searches for the Bat and the hidden money. I read on the Archive.org page for this that this movie was what […]