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The Man from Beyond

Overview

Legendary escape artist Harry Houdini both produced and starred in The Man From Beyond. Houdini plays a man who has been frozen in an Arctic block of ice for 100 years. Once he's thawed out, Houdini tries to straighten out the lives of the descendants of his old friends and lost loves. The sequence everyone remembers from Man From Beyond involves Houdini's near-plunge over Niagara Falls, which has been excerpted in several silent-film pastiches, notably 1961's Days of Thrills and Laughter. Question: If we know ...
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Overview

Legendary escape artist Harry Houdini both produced and starred in The Man From Beyond. Houdini plays a man who has been frozen in an Arctic block of ice for 100 years. Once he's thawed out, Houdini tries to straighten out the lives of the descendants of his old friends and lost loves. The sequence everyone remembers from Man From Beyond involves Houdini's near-plunge over Niagara Falls, which has been excerpted in several silent-film pastiches, notably 1961's Days of Thrills and Laughter. Question: If we know Houdini's prowess for wriggling out of straitjackets, prison cells etc., how can there be the least bit of suspense in Man From Beyond? Never mind: you'll want to see it anyway, just for the chance to glimpse the great Houdini in action.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/22/2006
  • UPC: 089218512390
  • Original Release: 1922
  • Source: Alpha Video
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: B&W
  • Sound: silent
  • Time: 1:01:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 62,285

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Arthur Maude Dr. Gilbert Trent
Albert Tavernier Dr. Crawford Strange
Erwin Connelly Dr. Gregory Sinclair
Frank Montgomery Frar,.cois Duval
Luis Alberni Capt. of the Barkentine
Jane Connelly Felice Strange
Harry Houdini The Man from Beyond
Nita Naldi Mane Le Grande
Technical Credits
Burton King Director
Louis Dunmyre Cinematographer
Harry A. Fischbeck Cinematographer
L.D. Littlefield Cinematographer
Alexander G. Penrod Cinematographer
Coolidge W. Streeter Screenwriter
Frank Zucker Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Man From Beyond
2. Chapter 1 [8:39]
3. Chapter 2 [9:52]
4. Chapter 3 [10:26]
5. Chapter 4 [11:01]
6. Chapter 5 [9:57]
7. Chapter 6 [10:28]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- The Man From Beyond
   Play
   Chapter Index
   Catalog
      Action / Adventure
      Comedy
      Silent Films
      Horror / Sci-Fi
      Drama
      TV Shows
      Mystery / Thriller
      Serials
      Classic Exploitation
      New Cinema
      Family
      Westerns
   Coming Attractions
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