Lon Chaney Jr helps The Wolf Man overcome a fairly dry genre story by keeping the focus on character over horror.
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James Whale's direction flawlessly balances The Invisible Man's horror and comedy, while not forgetting what makes the character compelling.
Sentimental but pure enough, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington looks past its time to tell a political fable that works in any decade.
Driven mad by his retirement from the Paris Opera, a dirty publisher, and an acid bath, Enrique Claudin (Claude Rains) dons the mask of the Phantom. Universal was here …
Few people were ever situated to better play the Wolf Man than Lon Chaney Jr.
Few discuss The Invisible Man without mention of the visual effects.