MM/SKM: Dr. Caligari

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) - Dr. Caligari's somnambulist, Cesare, and his deadly predictions.: One of the first known horror movies of all is The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. In this film there are so many cliches that are performed in several different horror movies started in this movie. Dr. Caligari is a mysterious man who travels from town to town hoping to perform a spectacle at local fair. After being berated by the town clerk he achieves this. However, it is what Dr. Caligari holds inside of his cabinet. There are things that most people had never seen before! There was a coffin like box that has a sleeping person that turns out to be a clone or what ever of a well known guy in town. Later it is discovered that Dr. Caligari is an asylum doctor with patients who are with him. There are so many twists and turns that The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari has that it is almost impossible to not explain with out giving away the ending. Dr. Caligari turns out to be not what we thought he was.


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