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Mysteryfilme der 1920er Jahre

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Schloß Vogelöd(1921)

1 Std. 21 Min. | Krimi, Drama, Horror, Mystery
3,3/5 (bei 16 Stimmen)

Strömender Regen lässt die geplante Oktoberjagd auf Schloss Vogelöd ins Wasser fallen. Die Gäste langweilen sich tödlich, da verschreckt ein unerwarteter Gast die Gesellschaft: Graf Johann von Oetsch. Der soll vor Jahren seinen Bruder erschossen haben. Pikant, dass heute Abend auch die Witwe des Toten eintrifft, Baronin Safferstätt. Als sie und ihr neuer Gatte von Oetschs Anwesenheit erfahren, wollen sie abreisen. Doch noch ein weiterer Gast hat sich angekündigt, und der bewegt die Baronin zum Bleiben… Nun beginnt ein mysteriöses Spiel um Schein und Sein, Wahrheit und Lüge. Wer ist dieser mysteriöse Verwandte? Was weiß er? Und was hat der neue Ehemann der Baronin mit der ganzen Sache zu tun? Personen verschwinden und tauchen plötzlich wieder auf, niemand weiß, was er noch glauben oder denken soll – da fällt ein Schuss.

Spuk im Schloss(1927)

1 Std. 48 Min. | Horror, Komödie, Mystery
3,4/5 (bei 18 Stimmen)

Eine junge Dame erfährt bei der Testamentseröffunung in einem feudalen Herrenhaus, dass sie die Alleinerbin ist, obwohl sie nur entfernt mit dem Verstorbenen verwandt ist. Die restliche Sippschaft, die äußerst gerne etwas von dem Vermögen bekommen hätte, geht hingegen leer aus. Voraussetzung für die Erbschaft ist allerdings die klare geistige Verfassung der jungen Frau.

London After Midnight(1927)

1 Std. 9 Min. | Horror, Drama
3,2/5 (bei 9 Stimmen)

The abandoned Balfour House, which former owner was found dead five years earlier, comes back to life with the arrival of two suspicious sinister-looking tenants. (This movie was lost in 1965 during a fire.)

Die Stimme aus dem Jenseits(1929)

1 Std. 22 Min. | Krimi, Mystery, Drama
2,8/5 (bei 8 Stimmen)

A beautiful showgirl, name "the Canary" is a scheming nightclub singer. Blackmailing is her game and with that she ends up dead. But who killed "the Canary". All the suspects knew and were used by her and everyone had a motive to see her dead. The only witness to the crime has also been 'rubbed out'. Only one man, the keen, fascinating, debonair detective Philo Vance, would be able to figure out who is the killer. Written by Tony Fontana.

Seven Footprints to Satan(1929)

1 Std. 17 Min. | Krimi, Komödie
3,1/5 (bei 4 Stimmen)

A young man of society wants to make an expedition to Africa, but his fiancée asks him for help about one of her fathers guests shortly before his planed departure. Her suspects about that guest were serious, this man tries to steal one of her fathers rubin, and she and her fiance are kidnapped and brought to a house, where strange things happen. The whole thing becomes a nightmare under the direction of a mysterious Mr. Satan.

Behind That Curtain(1929)

1 Std. 31 Min. | Krimi, Mystery, Thriller
2,1/5 (bei 3 Stimmen)

Sir George hires Hillary Gatt to find out more about Eric who wants to marry Lois. Gatt is murdered and the couple, married, run off to India. Old friend John Beetham sympathizes with the bride who sees that her hubby is a liar and drunk. John and Lois fly to San Francisco. Eric shows up and tries to kill John, but Scotland Yard's Lt. Charlie Chan intervenes. Chan fans may be disappointed in this globe-trotting mystery, however, as the detective (played by Korean actor E.L. Park) only appears in a few scenes.The film is more noteworthy for its introduction of Boris Karloff to sound features, in a small role as a servant from Sudan who mutters inscrutable nonsense about the whims of the desert.

Regie: Irving Cummings - Schauspieler: Warner Baxter

The Bat(1926)

1 Std. 26 Min. | Komödie, Horror, Mystery
3,3/5 (bei 5 Stimmen)

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

The Unholy Night(1929)

1 Std. 34 Min. | Mystery, Thriller
2,8/5 (bei 1 Stimme)

One dark foggy London night, someone tries to strangle Lord Montague, but he escapes. Only to discover the four other men who did get killed were old regimental comrades in Gallipoli. When Scotland Yard gets Monty to gather the other nine surviving officers at his home, one of them is murdered, and no one else has entered the house. Now, they must determine who the murderer is.

The Thirteenth Chair(1929)

1 Std. 12 Min. | Drama, Mystery
2,4/5 (bei 4 Stimmen)

Although his murdered friend was by all accounts a scoundrel, Edward Wales is determined to trap his killer by staging a seance using a famous medium. Many of the 13 seance participants had a reason and a means to kill, and one of them uses the cover of darkness to kill again. When someone close to the medium is suspected she turns detective, in the hope of uncovering the true murderer.

Seven Keys to Baldpate(1929)

1 Std. 13 Min. | Komödie, Mystery, Thriller
2,5/5 (bei 2 Stimmen)

A writer rents what he believes is a deserted lodge in order to complete his novel. But then six other people show up one-by-one, each for reasons of their own.

Regie: Reginald Barker - Schauspieler: Richard Dix

The Voice of the City(1929)

1 Std. 21 Min. | Krimi
3,0/5 (bei 1 Stimme)

An escaped convict and the detective tasked with hunting him down end up working in parallel to clear the convict's name and nab the gangsters that framed him.

Regie: Willard Mack - Schauspieler: Robert Ames

The Greene Murder Case(1929)

1 Std. 9 Min. | Drama, Mystery
3,1/5 (bei 3 Stimmen)

Philo Vance investigates when a murderer preys upon members of a wealthy family on New York's Upper East Side.

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Der Mann aus dem Jenseits(1922)

1 Std. 18 Min. | Mystery, Drama, Abenteuer, Thriller
2,8/5 (bei 1 Stimme)

Nachdem er seit 1820 in der Arktis eingefroren war, wird ein Mann im Jahr 1922 aufgetaut und kann wiederbelebt werden. Als er auf Felice Strange trifft, sieht er in ihr die große Liebe seines Lebens und verhindert so ihre Hochzeit mit Dr. Trent. Er landet im Irrenhaus, akzeptiert schließlich, dass es sich bei der jetzigen Felice um Nachkommen seiner großen Liebe handelt. Als Felices Vater Dr. Strange vermisst wird, ist er sofort Feuer und Flamme, das Verschwinden aufzuklären….

Regie: Burton L. King - Schauspieler: Harry Houdini, Nita Naldi

Painted Faces(1929)

1 Std. 14 Min.
2,0/5 (bei 1 Stimme)

After a vaudeville performer is murdered backstage, framed-up evidence lead the police to arrest a troupe member. At his trial, Hermann, a Scandinavian clown known as Beppo, is the lone juror holding out against conviction and pleading for his innocence and acquittal.

The Return of Sherlock Holmes(1929)

1 Std. 11 Min. | Mystery

The Return of Sherlock Holmes was the first sound film to feature Sherlock Holmes.

Midnight Life(1928)

A Breathless Story of a Dancing Girl's Dangerous Life in the Clutches of a Notorious Underworld Gang- and How a Valiant Lone Detective Rescued Her!

Regie: Scott R. Dunlap, Joseph C. Boyle - Schauspieler: Francis X. Bushman, Gertrude Olmstead

One Exciting Night(1922)

2 Std. 23 Min. | Mystery
2,9/5 (bei 1 Stimme)

The plot revolves around the murder of a bootlegger and the attempts to uncover the true murderer.

The Studio Murder Mystery(1929)

1 Std. 2 Min. | Mystery
1,8/5 (bei 1 Stimme)

Philandering actor Richard Hardell is murdered at a movie studio. His jealous wife Blanche, his director Rupert Borka, and a girl he mistreated, Helen MacDonald, all have substantial reasons for having wanted him dead.

Regie: Frank Tuttle - Schauspieler: Neil Hamilton

Freedom of the Press(1928)

When a newspaper owner is murdered, his son takes over his crusade against a corrupt politician with criminal associations.

The Man from Headquarters(1928)

1 Std. | Mystery, Krimi

A brilliant detective is trying to break up a notorious crime ring, using part of an intercepted message. While investigating, he meets a beautiful and mysterious countess.

Regie: Duke Worne

The Devil's Foot(1921)

2,7/5 (bei 2 Stimmen)

Sherlock Holmes (Eille Norwood) is on vacation when he stumbles into a house and discovers two bodies. Both have been dead for hours but there aren't any visible signs of violence and soon other bodies start to pile up.

Regie: Maurice Elvey - Schauspieler: Eille Norwood, Hubert Willis

The Dying Detective(1921)

28 Min. | Krimi
2,7/5 (bei 2 Stimmen)

Sherlock Holmes (Eille Norwood) knows that a man has killed a former partner but he can't prove it unless he finds a dying detective who knows what really happened. Norwood would play Holmes in over thirty films and he's quite good in the role bring an intelligent looking character.

Regie: Maurice Elvey - Schauspieler: Eille Norwood, Hubert Willis

Darkened Rooms(1929)

1 Std. 6 Min. | Mystery
3,5/5 (bei 2 Stimmen)

Phony spiritualists were given a good going-over in the early talkie melodrama Darkened Rooms. Evelyn Brent stars as Ellen, a fraudulent medium working in cahoots with genuine clairvoyant Emory Jago (Neil Hamilton). The plotline is secondary; the film's main purpose was to emulate the methods of such professional "de-bunkers" as Mrs. Harry Houdini by exposing the various tricks of the spiritualist's trade.

Regie: Louis J. Gasnier - Schauspieler: Evelyn Brent

The Acquittal(1923)

1 Std. 10 Min. | Mystery

When a wealthy man is found murdered in his bedroom, one of his two adopted sons is arrested and charged with the killing. However, the verdict at his trial is an acquittal. Since the police don't seem to be particularly interested in finding the real killer, the dead man's daughter-in-law--the wife of the adopted son who wasn't charged--takes it upon herself to solve the crime.

Midnight Faces(1926)

55 Min. | Horror, Thriller

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.

Regie: Bennett Cohen - Schauspieler: Francis X. Bushman, Jr.

The Ace of Scotland Yard(1929)

3 Std. 35 Min. | Drama, Action, Krimi

From the Universal synopsis: Retired Inspector Blake of Scotland Yard learns that Lord Blanton has acquired the sacred "Love Ring"---a cursed jewel that has brought grief to its previous owners. Prince Darius seeks to obtain the ring, and the mummy of a princess of an ancient country to return them to his homeland.

The Face in the Fog(1922)

1 Std. 10 Min. | Mystery

Boston Blackie Dawson gets some jewels that belonged to the imperial family of Russia. A gang of terrorists is after the jewels.

At the Villa Rose(1920)

1 Std. 17 Min. | Krimi, Drama

Inspector Hanaud is asked to investigate a murder in which a young woman is accused of killing her wealthy employer in a Riviera mansion and then running away. She is innocent, but the villain is able to make her seem guilty. Hanaud uncovers the truth, that the murder was the result of a jewel robbery gone wrong.

Regie: Maurice Elvey - Schauspieler: Norman Page

The Passing of Mr. Quin(1928)

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The Mystery Club(1926)

1 Std. 10 Min. | Mystery

The Mystery Club, an organization of millionaires, draws up an agreement at the instigation of Cranahan, wagering that crimes can be committed without detection by the police; Inspector Burke serves as arbiter. A forfeiture of $25,000 is set, and the members draw secret lots to decide who is to be the criminal. When Burke himself is reported murdered, the members agree to cancel the agreement but cannot find the document.

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