London After Midnight Reviews

November 16, 2020
Tod Browning, whose movie scenarios are invariably weird and creepy, offers at the Capitol this week his latest effort London After Midnight, directed by the author in spooky, chilly, thoroughly absorbing fashion.
July 31, 2020
Lon Chaney continues his spell weaving... in London After Midnight, a melodrama of such eerie prospecti as vampires who assume the form of winged rodents, corpses arisen from the grave, haunted houses and a master mind from Scotland Yard.
July 22, 2020
Tod Browning wrote it -- and Tod wasn't up to his usual good form.
July 22, 2020
Lon Chaney's latest chill raiser [has] a story certain to disturb the nervous system of the more sensitive picture patrons.
July 22, 2020
The suspense is marvelously sustained. Chaney plays a dual role, and, when conventionally clad, is a little less convincing than usual. In the other role, perfect.
July 22, 2020
Mr. Chaney's excellent work is materially aided by that grand master of screen acting, Mr. [Henry B.] Walthall.
July 8, 2020
[Chaney] has every opportunity for the exercise of his remarkable aptitude tor disguise which has earned for him the name of "the man with the thousand faces."
December 13, 2019
[It] gives Lon Chaney an opportunity... to manifest his powers as Scotland Yard's expert hypnotist. You are therefore treated to close-ups of Mr. Chaney's rolling orbs, which fortunately do not exert their influence on the audience.
December 13, 2019
Young, Browning and Chaney have made a good combination in the past but the story on which this production is based is not of the quality that results In broken house records.
December 13, 2019
People with weak nerves who see this film, and impressionable children, will probably find such fights mingling in the substance of their dreams for some nights afterward.