Schloß Vogeloed, (The Haunted Castle) (1921)




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The German The Haunted Castle (Schloss Vogelrod) has been described as director F.W. Murnau's "warm-up" for his subsequent Nosferatu. At this point in his career, Murnau was more interested in effects than in story or characterization, but those effects were among the best within the boundaries of Germany's "Caligari School." The cast included Paul Hartmann, Arnold Korff, Paul Bildt and Olga Tschenova. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Critic Reviews for Schloß Vogeloed, (The Haunted Castle)

All Critics (3)

[This] film is very much like being trapped at a party where no one is enjoying himself; all you can do is sit there, looking at the clock and imagining how soon you can make an excuse to get away.

May 12, 2009 | Full Review…

Once we get past the fact that this is not Nosferatu, it has its own share of striking moments.

Mar 20, 2009 | Full Review…

There's almost no expressionistic phantasmagoria here.

Mar 16, 2009 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Schloß Vogeloed, (The Haunted Castle)

I was so confused by this movie, but I think it's partly the fault of the people who tried to restore it, it doesn't look so good. The actors weren't very good either, the story is odd, and there wasn't much to look at. This looks like it could have been an interesting movie at least, but it needs to be restored better.

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