Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920) - poster

Cinema with The VALiens: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a 1920 horror silent film, produced by Famous Players-Lasky and released through Paramount/Artcraft. The film is based upon Robert Louis Stevenson’s novella The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and starring actor John Barrymore.Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)

The film was directed by John S. Robertson and co-starred Nita Naldi. The scenario was by Clara Beranger and the film is now in the Public Domain.

Directed by John S. Robertson
Produced by Adolph Zukor
Jesse Lasky
Written by Thomas Russell Sullivan
Clara Beranger
Robert Louis Stevenson (novel)
Starring John Barrymore
Martha Mansfield
Charles Lane
Nita Naldi


Still frame from: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

This story of split personality, has Dr. Jekyll a kind and charitable man who believes that everyone has two sides, one good and one evil. Using a potion, his personalities are split, creating havoc.

Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself.


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