The Black Cat

The Black Cat (1934)

The Black Cat first published by Little White Lies, as entry 125 in my Cinema Psychotronicum column Central to Edgar G. Ulmer‘s The Black Cat is a house built over an ancient graveyard. It is a classic gothic set-up, yet the house, far from conforming to the usual stones, firebrands and cobwebs of Universal Pictures’…

Sunday

People On Sunday (Menschen Am Sonntag) (1930)

People On Sunday (Menschen Am Sonntag) first published by Movie Gazette Despite its title, People On Sunday actually begins on the day before. When taxi driver Erwin Splettstößer arrives home from work on Saturday evening, his partner, the languid model Annie Schreyer, wants to go to the cinema to see the latest Greta Garbo picture,…