Noble Johnson – actor

Noble Johnson (April 18, 1881 – January 9, 1978) was an African-American actor and film producer. He was one of the first black actors in Hollywood to achieve any meaningful level of fame and successfully …

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Murders in the Zoo – USA, 1933 – reviews

Murders in the Zoo is 1933 American horror film directed by A. Edward Sutherland (The Invisible Woman), from a screenplay by Philip Wylie and Seton I. Miller for Paramount Pictures. The movie stars Charles Ruggles (Bewitched, The Munsters), Lionel Atwill (The …

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The Mad Doctor – animated short

The Mad Doctor is a Mickey Mouse cartoon released in 1933. The short’s horror overtones made it unusual for a Mickey Mouse cartoon. Some theaters refused to show it, believing it to be too scary for …

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The Ghoul – UK, 1933 – reviews

‘Weird happenings in a house of mystery…’ The Ghoul is a 1933 British horror feature film starring Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke, Ernest Thesiger, and renowned thespian, Ralph Richardson, making his film debut. Although often mentioned in the …

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The Invisible Man – USA, 1933 – reviews

The Invisible Man is a 1933 science fiction film based on H. G. Wells’ science fiction novel The Invisible Man, published in 1897, as adapted by R. C. Sherriff, Philip Wylie and Preston Sturges, whose work was considered unsatisfactory and who …

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