The Monster (1925 film)
1925 film by Roland West
- Directed by Roland West. Written by Willard Mack, Roland West, and Albert Kenyon, based on the play by Crane Wilbur.
You'll Guess! You'll Gasp! You'll love it! (taglines)
- Rigo, a patient - I keep him in a trance. Sometimes he gets out - does terrible things.
- A strange case - but I deal in strange cases!
- I have only one guest chamber - but no doubt we can make the gentlemen comfortable.
- Caliban - see that the guests have the USUAL attention!
- My servant - don't allow him to frighten you - the poor creature is dumb!
- I am Dr. Edwards - the owner of this sanitarium. We were overpowered and imprisoned here by my patients. Our lives are in constant peril.
- Ziska, who was once a famous surgeon, controls the others...Caliban imagines he's Ziska's slave - Rigo is dangerous, while Dan is quite harmless ...
- They must have built those devilish traps and devices after they imprisoned us.
- I've found a hidden passage - - it goes straight down into the dark!
- Betty Watson: How can I ever be worthy of a wonderful man like you?
- Johnny Goodlittle: Use your ingenuity.
- Dr. Ziska: I am Dr. Ziska - In the absence of Dr. Edwards I am in charge here.
- Amos Rugg: We met with an accident and would like to use your phone.
- Dr. Ziska: I'm sorry, I have no telephone. But I can't permit you to leave the house on so wild a night.
- Johnny Goodlittle: Doctor, shall we see you in the morning?
- Dr. Ziska: Who knows if I will ever see the morning?
- A mystery thriller and a love adventure. The romance of a boy and a girl in a mansion of hidden motives. A film you'll want to see all over again.
- You'll Guess! You'll Gasp! You'll love it!
- Lon Chaney — Gustave Ziska
- Johnny Arthur — Johnny Goodlittle
- Gertrude Olmstead — Betty Watson
- Hallam Cooley — Amos Rugg
- Charles Sellon — Russ Mason
- Walter James — Caliban
- Knute Erickson — Daffy Dan
- George Austin — Rigo
- Edward McWade — Luke Watson
- Ethel Wales — Mrs Watson
- Herbert Prior — Doctor Edwards
- Matthew Betz — Detective Jennings