Behind the Door (1919)

The holy grail of (graphic) silent horror films.

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Introduction

Part-WWI propaganda, part-revenge drama, this film is genuinely shocking in its graphic violence. Wallace Beery is menacing as the German U-boat captain who ‘gives’ the wife of Oscar Krug, a taxidermist, to his sex-starved men. It’s not going to end well...

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