Pre-Kong fantasy/horror films

A Listmania! list by Stokie Dave
 
King Kong [DVD]
1.  King Kong [DVD] DVD ~ Fay Wray
The list author says:
  "1933"
£7.92   Used & New from: £0.75
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The Invisible Man [DVD]
2.  The Invisible Man [DVD] DVD ~ Claude Rains
The list author says:
  "1933"
£5.00   Used & New from: £1.90
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Frankenstein [DVD] [1931]
3.  Frankenstein [DVD] [1931] DVD ~ Colin Clive
The list author says:
  "1931. Lovecraft also disliked this one.  He "drowsed" during it, and many have fallen asleep while watching."
£9.49   Used & New from: £0.51
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Dracula [DVD]
4.  Dracula [DVD] DVD ~ Bela Lugosi
The list author says:
  "1931.  Lovecraft loathed the film - although he only saw the first section, and then walked out."
£3.92   Used & New from: £0.29
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

Man Who Laughs [DVD] [2028] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
5.  Man Who Laughs [DVD] [2028] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Mary Philbin
The list author says:
  "1928"
£13.46   Used & New from: £9.37
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Metropolis -- Two Disc Special Edition [DVD]
6.  Metropolis -- Two Disc Special Edition [DVD] DVD ~ Brigitte Helm
The list author says:
  "1927"
£19.98   Used & New from: £5.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (146 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Faust [DVD]
7.  Faust [DVD] DVD ~ Gösta Ekman
The list author says:
  "1926"
£24.99   Used & New from: £7.99
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Lost World [DVD]
8.  The Lost World [DVD] DVD ~ Wallace Beery
The list author says:
  "1925 - restored version"
£14.96   Used & New from: £4.78
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Phantom Of The Opera [1925] [DVD]
9.  The Phantom Of The Opera [1925] [DVD] DVD ~ Lon Chaney
The list author says:
  "1925.  Lovecraft enjoyed this one."
£4.50   Used & New from: £3.78
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

Hands of Orlac [DVD] [1924] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
10.  Hands of Orlac [DVD] [1924] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Conrad Veidt
The list author says:
  "1924"
£12.18
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Die Nibelungen [DVD] [2002] [US Import]
11.  Die Nibelungen [DVD] [2002] [US Import] 
The list author says:
  "1924"
£26.81   Used & New from: £6.95
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Waxworks [DVD] [2024] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
12.  Waxworks [DVD] [2024] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Emil Jannings
The list author says:
  "1924"
£8.21   Used & New from: £8.19
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

The Thief Of Bagdad [1924] [DVD]
13.  The Thief Of Bagdad [1924] [DVD] DVD ~ Douglas Fairbanks
The list author says:
  "1924"
£16.09   Used & New from: £3.29
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Silent) [DVD]
14.  The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Silent) [DVD] DVD ~ Lon Chaney
The list author says:
  "1923"
£9.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Man From Beyond [DVD] [1922] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
15.  Man From Beyond [DVD] [1922] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Harry Houdini
The list author says:
  "1922, first from from the Houdini company.  Man frozen in the Arctic for 100 years, discovered, consigned to madhouse."
£18.95   Used & New from: £2.45
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Nosferatu (Definitive Fully-restored version with original score) [Masters of Cinema] [1921] [DVD]
16.  Nosferatu (Definitive Fully-restored version with original score) [Masters of Cinema] [1921] [DVD] DVD ~ Max Schreck
The list author says:
  "1921, not seen in the USA until 1929."
Used & New from: £15.95
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (117 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Doctor Jekyll And Mr Hyde [1920] [DVD]
17.  Doctor Jekyll And Mr Hyde [1920] [DVD] DVD ~ Cecil Clovelly
The list author says:
  "1920"
£5.99   Used & New from: £3.94

Phantom Carriage
18.  Phantom Carriage DVD ~ Victor Sjostrom
The list author says:
  "1920"
Used & New from: £17.49
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Der Golem [1920] [DVD]
19.  Der Golem [1920] [DVD] DVD ~ Paul Wegener
The list author says:
  "1920"
£10.59   Used & New from: £4.43
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Das Cabinet Des Dr Caligari [1919] [DVD]
20.  Das Cabinet Des Dr Caligari [1919] [DVD] DVD ~ Werner Krauss
The list author says:
  "1919"
£6.99   Used & New from: £5.70
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

Le Voyage Dans La Lune [DVD] [2009] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
21.  Le Voyage Dans La Lune [DVD] [2009] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Myers
The list author says:
  "1904, seems to be the only version of Voyage to the Moon, on Amazon UK"
£10.40   Used & New from: £8.61

Melies The Magician [1997] [DVD] [NTSC]
22.  Melies The Magician [1997] [DVD] [NTSC] DVD ~ Georges Méliès
The list author says:
  "Fifteen short films, 1898-1909"
£16.76   Used & New from: £13.89
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

R. W. Paul - The Collected Films 1895-1908 [DVD]
23.  R. W. Paul - The Collected Films 1895-1908 [DVD] DVD ~ Robert W. Paul
The list author says:
  "Another great pioneer of early fantasy cinema.  Inc. The Haunted Curiosity Shop."
£19.99   Used & New from: £6.94
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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