The first horror film ever


WORLD'S FIRST HORROR FILM
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What was the world's first horror film?

The first horror films appeared in the late 1890's as shorts.

Le Manoir du Diable AKA The Devil's Castle which was written and produced by Georges Méliès and released in 1896 is generally credited as being the world's first horror film and first vampire movie.

Le Manoir du Diable is only 2 minutes long but tells the story of a bat that flies into an ancient castle and transforms itself into Mephistopheles who then conjures up a young girl and various supernatural creatures, one of which brandishes a crucifix in an effort to force Mephistopheles to vanish.

The cast; Jeanne d'Alcy as the girl and Georges Méliès as Mephistopheles.


Le Manoir du Diable


The first horror film ever

The first horror film ever

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