The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

(Robert Wiene, 1920, Germany, 79 min.)

In this landmark of German Expressionism, considered by many to be the first proper horror film, a young Conrad Veidt (Major Strasser in Casablanca) plays Cesare, a somnambulist with murderous tendencies, enabled by the hypnotist Dr. Caligari (Werner Krauss). With production design done in part by Hermann Warm (The Passion of Joan of Arc), full of painted-on shadows and harsh angles, you’re not likely to forget these sets anytime soon.

Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Winifred Moore Auditorium
470 E. Lockwood Ave., St. Louis, MO 63119

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Art & Performances, Film Series


Divisions, School of Communications





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