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Le manoir du diable (1897)

Le manoir du diable
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4 years, 10 months ago at Nov 25 4:26
This would be the first horror movie ever made. It was directed by the French Illusionist Georges Méliès and incorporates many little Gothic horror attributes we would later use in further horror movies. Especially the ones that would be made in the 20s and 30s and so forth. Here we have vampires, ghosts, skeletons, the devil, bats and a haunted house.

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A bat flies into an ancient castle and transforms itself into Mephistopheles himself. Producing a cauldron, Mephistopheles conjures up a young girl and various supernatural creatures, one of which brandishes a crucifix in an effort to force the devil-vampire to vanish.
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