WORLD'S FIRST HORROR FILM
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
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
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