Best Horror Movies of 1926


The Magician

6.7/10 IMDB

A young woman, Margaret Dauncey, is caught between the forces of a charlatan magician, Oliver Haddo, whom she is unable to resist, and the love of a handsome surgeon, Arthur Burdon, who has saved her from being a helpless cripple by performing a delicate operation on her spine.

Starring: Alice Terry, Paul Wegener, Firmin Gémier, Iván Petrovich, Gladys Hamer, Henry Wilson, Hubert I. Stowitts, Claude Fielding, Gerald Fielding, Rosita Garcia ..
Directed by: Rex Ingram
Release date: 1926-10-24
Best Horror Movies of 1926 : The Bat

The Bat

6.5/10 IMDB

A masked criminal who dresses like a giant bat terrorizes the guests at an old house rented by a mystery writer.

Starring: George Beranger, Charles Herzinger, Emily Fitzroy, Louise Fazenda, Arthur Housman, Robert McKim, Jack Pickford, Jewel Carmen, Sôjin Kamiyama, Eddie Gribbon ..
Directed by: Roland West
Release date: 1926-03-14
Best Horror Movies of 1926 : The Bells

The Bells

6.4/10 IMDB

A kindly but desperate Alsatian innkeeper named Mathias murders and robs a rich Jewish merchant staying at his inn, but the ghost of his victim will not let him rest. Meanwhile, a mysterious Mesmerist has come to town, claiming he has made many criminals confess their crimes...

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Caroline Frances Cooke, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Lorimer Johnston, Boris Karloff, Eddie Phillips, Lola Todd, Laura La Varnie, John George, E. Alyn Warren ..
Directed by: James Young
Release date: 1926-07-29
Best Horror Movies of 1926 : Alice's Mysterious Mystery

Alice's Mysterious Mystery

5.4/10 IMDB

A mouse and his boss pose as dogcatchers and grab a schoolhouse full of dogs; they use several other ruses to round up dogs for, as we discover, a sausage factory. Alice and Julius are on the trail soon after the first caper, but it takes them a while to catch up with the bad guys. They do, and Julius tricks the big boss into getting clobbered by the sausage guy, then turns the dogs loose on him.

Starring: Margie Gay ..
Directed by: Walt Disney
Release date: 1926-02-15
Best Horror Movies of 1926 : Midnight Faces

Midnight Faces

5.4/10 IMDB

A young man inherits a mansion in a Florida swamp from an uncle he never knew he had. When he, his assistant and the estate's executor arrive at the house, the audience catches sight of someone crawling in the window, though the house is supposed to be unoccupied. As the house staff begins to arrive they sense a strange presence in the house, and when a young woman no one knows runs into the house to escape a knife-wielding psycho, the occupants realize they may be in danger from both outside and inside the house.

Starring: Francis X. Bushman Jr., Jack Perrin, Kathryn McGuire, Edward Peil Sr., Charles Belcher, Nora Cecil, Martin Turner, Al Hallett, Andrew Waldron, Larry Fisher ..
Directed by: Bennett Cohen
Release date: 1926-03-24

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