THE BLOODSTONE (1908) – A gothic horror story about an accursed ring that brings discord, violence, terror and death to everyone who possesses it. Lubin Studios produced this little gem (sorry).
DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE (1908) – This very first film version of the Robert Louis Stevenson story was a slimmed- down presentation of a stage adaptation of the time. Selig Polyscope Company produced this 13 minute classic, which is also the oldest known American-made horror film. The name of the actor playing Jekyll and Hyde has not come down to us and does not show in the credits.
THE DOCTOR’S EXPERIMENT (1908) – A mad scientist injects human guinea pigs with extracts of monkey glands. The unfortunate victims begin to devolve and display the behavioral characteristics of monkeys. (Don’t go there … or there, either.) 10 minutes long.
THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW (1908) – This 14 minute flick was the very first film adaptation of the famous Washington Irving story about the Headless Horseman.
FEATHERTOP (AKA LORD FEATHERTOP) (1908) – The first film version of the Nathaniel Hawthorne tale about a witch who brings a scarecrow to life to do her bidding against the townspeople she loathes.
THE MONKEY MAN (1908) – A mad scientist transplants a monkey’s brain into a human being’s body with predictable results.
THE SNOWMAN (1908) – A snowman comes to life with much more sinister motives than Frosty the snowman ever had.
THE SPECTRE (1908) – 8 minute Pathe short about a cobbler being haunted by the ghost of a man he murdered.
SPIRITUALISTIC SEANCE (1908) – 5 minute film about a seance and the unholy spirits conjured up by the ritual.
THE THIEVING HAND (1908) – In this film with a pioneering premise an artificial hand develops a life of its own, bringing horror to its owner. Vitagraph gave us this 5 minute long piece
just found these on google, a few i need to check out as well.
sorry i forgot 1908 the dolls revenge, sorry guys.
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