Unheimliche Geschichten (1932 film)

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Unheimliche Geschichten (Uncanny Stories) is a 1932 German horror/comedy film directed by the prolific Austrian film director Richard Oswald, starring Paul Wegener, and produced by Gabriel Pascal.

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Unheimliche Geschichten
Directed byRichard Oswald
Screenplay by
Produced by
CinematographyHeinrich Gärtner[1]
Edited by
Music by
  • Roto-Film
  • G.P. Films[1]
Release date
  • 7 September 1932 (1932-09-07)

The story is a merging of three separate short stories, Edgar Allan Poe's The Black Cat, The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether and Robert Louis Stevenson's The Suicide Club, set within a story frame of a reporter's hunt for a crazy scientist. It is a black comedy revisiting many of the classic themes of the horror genre. It was Paul Wegener's first talking movie.