Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, The

Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, The

thrilling horror story told by a madman. [Ger. Cinema: Halliwell, 119]
See: Horror
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Robert Wiene's The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, the 1920 film about a sonmambulist and a doppelganger, is the "stealing example." he writes.
Through a fascinating conjunction of analyses, extending from the early photographic experiments of Eadweard Muybridge, Etienne-Jules Marey, and Georges Demeny though such classics of the early German cinema as The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, The Golem, and The Student of Prague, Kittler suggests that image technologies suffered the same fate as audio.
The specific influence of Expressionist architecture--as opposed to Expressionist painting--on film is all the more unclear because by the time Expressionism appeared in The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, the movement had been so popularized that it had become a visual commonplace.