Directors DIRECTOR FILMOGRAPHY - The Films of TOD BROWNING

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  1. Jim_K

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    DIRECTOR FILMOGRAPHY - The Films of TOD BROWNING

    Rank ‘em, rate ‘em, review ‘em or whatever.
    TOD BROWNING
    Miracles for Sale (1939)
    The Devil-Doll (1936)
    Mark of the Vampire (1935)
    Fast Workers (1933)
    Freaks (1932)
    Iron Man (1931)
    Dracula (1931)
    Outside the Law (1930)
    The Thirteenth Chair (1929)
    Where East Is East (1929)
    West of Zanzibar (1928)
    The Big City (1928)
    London After Midnight (1927)
    The Unknown (1927)
    The Show (1927)
    The Road to Mandalay (1926)
    The Blackbird (1926)
    Dollar Down (1925)
    The Mystic (1925)
    The Unholy Three (1925)
    Silk Stocking Sal (1924)
    The Dangerous Flirt (1924)
    White Tiger (1923)
    The Day of Faith (1923)
    Drifting (1923)
    Under Two Flags (1922)
    Man Under Cover (1922)
    The Wise Kid (1922)
    No Woman Knows (1921)
    Outside the Law (1920)
    The Virgin of Stamboul (1920)
    Bonnie Bonnie Lassie (1919)
    The Petal on the Current (1919)
    The Unpainted Woman (1919)
    The Exquisite Thief (1919)
    The Wicked Darling (1919)
    Set Free (1918)
    The Deciding Kiss (1918)
    Revenge (1918)
    The Eyes of Mystery (1918)
    The Brazen Beauty (1918)
    The Legion of Death (1918)
    Which Woman? (1918)
    The Jury of Fate (1917)
    Peggy, the Will O' the Wisp (1917)
    Hands Up! (1917/I)
    A Love Sublime (1917)
    Jim Bludso (1917)
    Puppets (1916)
    Everybody's Doing It (1916)
    The Fatal Glass of Beer (1916)
    The Woman from Warren's (1915)
    The Burned Hand (1915)
    The Living Death (1915)
    The Electric Alarm (1915)
    The Spell of the Poppy (1915)
    The Story of a Story (1915)
    The Highbinders (1915)
    An Image of the Past (1915)
    The Slave Girl (1915)
    The Lucky Transfer (1915)
    Little Marie (1915)
    By the Sun's Rays (1914)
     
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    TOD BROWNING (1880 - 1962)
    Miracles for Sale (1939) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Devil-Doll (1936) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Mark of the Vampire (1935) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Fast Workers (1933) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Freaks (1932) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Iron Man (1931) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Dracula (1931) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Outside the Law (1930)
    The Thirteenth Chair (1929) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Where East Is East (1929) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    West of Zanzibar (1928) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Big City (1928)
    London After Midnight (1927) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Unknown (1927) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Show (1927) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Road to Mandalay (1926) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Blackbird (1926) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Dollar Down (1925)
    The Mystic (1925)
    The Unholy Three (1925) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Silk Stocking Sal (1924)
    The Dangerous Flirt (1924)
    White Tiger (1923) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Day of Faith (1923)
    Drifting (1923)
    Under Two Flags (1922)
    Man Under Cover (1922)
    The Wise Kid (1922)
    No Woman Knows (1921)
    Outside the Law (1920) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Virgin of Stamboul (1920)
    Bonnie Bonnie Lassie (1919)
    The Petal on the Current (1919)
    The Unpainted Woman (1919)
    The Exquisite Thief (1919)
    The Wicked Darling (1919) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Set Free (1918)
    The Deciding Kiss (1918)
    Revenge (1918)
    The Eyes of Mystery (1918)
    The Brazen Beauty (1918)
    The Legion of Death (1918)
    Which Woman? (1918)
    The Jury of Fate (1917)
    Peggy, the Will O' the Wisp (1917)
    Hands Up! (1917/I)
    A Love Sublime (1917)
    Jim Bludso (1917)
    Puppets (1916)
    Everybody's Doing It (1916)
    The Fatal Glass of Beer (1916)
    The Woman from Warren's (1915)
    The Burned Hand (1915)
    The Living Death (1915)
    The Electric Alarm (1915)
    The Spell of the Poppy (1915)
    The Story of a Story (1915)
    The Highbinders (1915)
    An Image of the Past (1915)
    The Slave Girl (1915)
    The Lucky Transfer (1915)
    Little Marie (1915)
    By the Sun's Rays (1914) [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    Seen The Devil-Doll, Mark of the Vampire, Freaks, and Dracula. Plan on watching the Lon Chaney flicks sometime in the future. [​IMG]
     
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    TOD BROWNING
    Seen: 2
    Like: 0
    Own: 0
    Rank order:

    Dracula (1931)
    Freaks (1932)
     
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    *1. Freaks - A
    2. The Unknown - B+
    *3. Dracula - B
    Own: 2
    Would like to see the Chaney movies and The Devil Doll.
     
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    [rant]"I am... Dra..cula."[/rant]
    The Devil-Doll (1936) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Mark of the Vampire (1935) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Freaks (1932) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Dracula (1931) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Devil-Doll is a film I'd like to see in one of those Legacy sets, fantastic film.
    Lugosi was the Count Dracula for a generation of moviegoers, the film today seems slow and talky compared to other films of it's era like Frankenstein and The Black Cat, and I much prefer some of the later Dracula films, especially Christopher Lee's bloodthirsty Count to Lugosi's menacing but rather toothless vampire, still it's a must have horror classic.[​IMG]
    Rankings
    1)Dracula (1931)
    2)The Devil-Doll
    3)Freaks
    4)Mark of the Vampire
     
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    In order of merit:
    1. Dracula (1931) ***1/2
    2. Freaks (1932) ***
    3. The Devil-Doll (1936) ***
    4. The Unknown (1927) ***
    5. Mark of the Vampire (1935) **1/2
    6. The Blackbird (1926) **1/2
    7. Where East Is East (1929) **1/2
    8. By the Sun's Rays (1914) **1/2
    9. Miracles for Sale (1939) **
    10.Fast Workers (1933) **
    I should be rewatching THE UNKNOWN and FREAKS on DVD soon so I'll be able to re-evaluate them, considering I find both slightly overrated[​IMG]; I'll add THE DEVIL-DOLL, which I have on VHS, as I've only watched it once. Actually, I can't believe I haven't yet watched Warners' THE LON CHANEY COLLECTION 2-Disc Set which features the LONDON AFTER MIDNIGHT (1927) reconstruction. I also need to pick up two other Browning/Chaney collaborations available on DVD, THE WICKED DARLING (1919) and OUTSIDE THE LAW (1920), and hope that the rest of their films - THE UNHOLY THREE (1925), THE ROAD TO MANDALAY (1926) and WEST OF ZANZIBAR (1928) in particular - will be included in the next Warners set...
     
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    George, we FINALLY agree on something. [​IMG]
    As for Browning, whenever you read or hear about silent films there's always talk of those actors/directors who couldn't make the switch and to me Browning is the perfect example. His sounds films are so dry and dull that I've always had a hard time believing that he actually directed them especially when you look at the style of his silents. Tom Weaver done a few interviews with cast members who said they don't remember Browning directing certain films and I certainly believe this to be true.
    Those interested should certainly check out some of his silents. THE UNKNOWN is one of the greatest and most shocking horror films and it remains unsettling even today.
    The Devil-Doll (1936) [​IMG][​IMG]
    Mark of the Vampire (1935) [​IMG][​IMG]
    Freaks (1932) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Dracula (1931) [​IMG][​IMG]
    Where East Is East (1929) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    West of Zanzibar (1928) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    London After Midnight (1927) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] (photo recreation)
    The Unknown (1927) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Unholy Three (1925) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Outside the Law (1920) have but haven't watched
    The Wicked Darling (1919) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    By the Sun's Rays (1914) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    The Unholy Three (1925) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Dracula (1931) [​IMG] [​IMG][​IMG]
    The Devil-Doll (1936) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Unknown (1927) [​IMG] [​IMG][​IMG]
    Freaks (1932) [​IMG] [​IMG][​IMG]
    The Show (1927) [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    Rated from [​IMG] to [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Titles in RED
    are theatrical screenings
    Tod Browning
    Jul 12, 1882 - Oct 6, 1962
    London After Midnight (Photo Reconstruction) (2002) [​IMG] (Own the DVD)
    Miracles for Sale (1939)
    The Devil-Doll (1936) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] (Own the DVD)
    Mark of the Vampire (1935) [​IMG][​IMG] (Own the DVD)
    Fast Workers (1933)
    Freaks (1932) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] (Own the DVD)
    Iron Man (1931)
    Dracula (1931) [​IMG][​IMG] (Own the Blu)
    Outside the Law (1930)
    The Thirteenth Chair (1929)
    Where East Is East (1929)
    West of Zanzibar (1928)
    The Big City (1928)
    London After Midnight (1927)
    The Unknown (1927) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] (Own the DVD)
    The Show (1927)
    The Road to Mandalay (1926)
    The Blackbird (1926)
    Dollar Down (1925)
    The Mystic (1925)
    The Unholy Three (1925) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Silk Stocking Sal (1924)
    The Dangerous Flirt (1924)
    White Tiger (1923)
    The Day of Faith (1923)
    Drifting (1923)
    Under Two Flags (1922)
    Man Under Cover (1922)
    The Wise Kid (1922)
    No Woman Knows (1921)
    Outside the Law (1920) [​IMG][​IMG]
    The Virgin of Stamboul (1920)
    Bonnie Bonnie Lassie (1919)
    The Petal on the Current (1919)
    The Unpainted Woman (1919)
    The Exquisite Thief (1919)
    The Wicked Darling (1919)
    Set Free (1918)
    The Deciding Kiss (1918)
    Revenge (1918)
    The Eyes of Mystery (1918)
    The Brazen Beauty (1918)
    The Legion of Death (1918)
    Which Woman? (1918)
    The Jury of Fate (1917)
    Peggy, the Will O' the Wisp (1917)
    Hands Up! (1917/I)
    A Love Sublime (1917)
    Jim Bludso (1917)
    Puppets (1916)
    Everybody's Doing It (1916)
    The Fatal Glass of Beer (1916)
    The Woman from Warren's (1915)
    The Burned Hand (1915)
    The Living Death (1915)
    The Electric Alarm (1915)
    The Spell of the Poppy (1915)
    The Story of a Story (1915)
    The Highbinders (1915)
    An Image of the Past (1915)
    The Slave Girl (1915)
    The Lucky Transfer (1915)
    Little Marie (1915)
    By the Sun's Rays (1914)
    Seen 8
    Own 6
     
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    Miracles for Sale (1939) [​IMG][​IMG]
    The Devil-Doll (1936) [​IMG][​IMG]
    Mark of the Vampire (1935) [​IMG][​IMG]
    Fast Workers (1933) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Freaks (1932) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Iron Man (1931)
    Dracula (1931) [​IMG][​IMG]
    Outside the Law (1930)
    The Thirteenth Chair (1929) [​IMG][​IMG]
    Where East Is East (1929) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    West of Zanzibar (1928) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Big City (1928)
    London After Midnight (1927) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] Photo version
    The Unknown (1927) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Show (1927) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Road to Mandalay (1926) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Blackbird (1926) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Dollar Down (1925)
    The Mystic (1925)
    The Unholy Three (1925) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Silk Stocking Sal (1924)
    The Dangerous Flirt (1924)
    White Tiger (1923)
    The Day of Faith (1923)
    Drifting (1923)
    Under Two Flags (1922)
    Man Under Cover (1922)
    The Wise Kid (1922)
    No Woman Knows (1921)
    Outside the Law (1920) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Virgin of Stamboul (1920)
    Bonnie Bonnie Lassie (1919)
    The Petal on the Current (1919)
    The Unpainted Woman (1919)
    The Exquisite Thief (1919)
    The Wicked Darling (1919) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Set Free (1918)
    The Deciding Kiss (1918)
    Revenge (1918)
    The Eyes of Mystery (1918)
    The Brazen Beauty (1918)
    The Legion of Death (1918)
    Which Woman? (1918)
    The Jury of Fate (1917)
    Peggy, the Will O' the Wisp (1917)
    Hands Up! (1917/I)
    A Love Sublime (1917)
    Jim Bludso (1917)
    Puppets (1916)
    Everybody's Doing It (1916)
    The Fatal Glass of Beer (1916)
    The Woman from Warren's (1915)
    The Burned Hand (1915)
    The Living Death (1915)
    The Electric Alarm (1915)
    The Spell of the Poppy (1915)
    The Story of a Story (1915)
    The Highbinders (1915)
    An Image of the Past (1915)
    The Slave Girl (1915)
    The Lucky Transfer (1915)
    Little Marie (1915)
    By the Sun's Rays (1914) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    Outside the Law (1920) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Seen 7
    Own 4
     
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    The Devil-Doll (1936) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    Freaks (1932) - 5/10
    Dracula (1931) - 7/10
    The Unknown (1927) - 5/10
    Edited by Martin Teller - 7/20/2009 at 12:30 am GMT
     
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    The Unholy Three (1925) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     

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