a man and a monster! Robery Louis Stevenson's 1886 horror novella is brilliantly brought to life in this 1920 version. An incomparable performance by John Barrymore in a dual-lead role as gentle Dr. Jekyll and murderous Edward Hyde, brought brilliantly brings to life with the help of only artificial teeth and fingers, makes this film one of the best versions ever! When Jekyll meets Sir George Carew on evening, their discussions on the dark side of the human psyche fascinates him. Further goading his imagination is the seductive Miss Gina (Martha Mansfield), who arouses his hidden sexual and sociopathic longings. Exploring the arcane side of consciousness, Jekyll concots a potion that transforms him into Edward Hyde, an uninhibited rogue with sexually murderous intent. Jekyll finds over time that it is becoming more and more difficult to seperate his two personas, falling into a downward spiral destined to destroy his former identity forever!

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)

Horror/Drama/Science-Fiction · 0h 49m · 3/18/1920

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The world's greatest actor in a tremendous story of man at his best and worst!

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a man and a monster! Robery Louis Stevenson's 1886 horror novella is brilliantly brought to life in this 1920 version. An incomparable performance by John Barrymore in a dual-lead role as gentle Dr. Jekyll and murderous Edward Hyde, brought brilliantly brings to life with the help of only artificial teeth and fingers, makes this film one of the best versions ever! When Jekyll meets Sir George Carew on evening, their discussions on the dark side of the human psyche fascinates him. Further goading his imagination is the seductive Miss Gina (Martha Mansfield), who arouses his hidden sexual and sociopathic longings. Exploring the arcane side of consciousness, Jekyll concots a potion that transforms him into Edward Hyde, an uninhibited rogue with sexually murderous intent. Jekyll finds over time that it is becoming more and more difficult to seperate his two personas, falling into a downward spiral destined to destroy his former identity forever!

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
Cast
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John Barrymore

Dr. Henry Jekyll / Mr. Edward Hyde
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Brandon Hurst

Sir George Carewe
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Martha Mansfield

Millicent Carewe
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Charles Lane

Dr. Lanyon
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Cecil Clovelly

Edward Enfield
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Nita Naldi

Miss Gina
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Louis Wolheim

Music Hall Proprieto
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Alma Aiken

Extra (uncredited)
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J. Malcolm Dunn

John Utterson (uncredited)
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George Stevens

Poole - Jekyll's Butler (uncredited)
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Edgard Varèse

Policeman (uncredited)
Crew
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John S. Robertson

Director
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Robert Louis Stevenson

Writer
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Clara Beranger

Writer
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Adolph Zukor

Producer
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Lee Erwin

Music
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John Scott

Music
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Hugo Riesenfeld

Music
Disc Releases
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Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

(DVD)

9/28/2004

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(DVD)

2/27/2002

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Dr. Jeckyl & Mr. Hyde

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Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

10/9/2001

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

(DVD)

2/24/2004

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Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

(DVD)

1/3/2006

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

(DVD, Envelope)

12/3/2013

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

(DVD)

12/3/2013

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Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde

(DVD)

1/20/2004

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

(DVD)

3/4/2003

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Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

(DVD, Snapper)

12/15/1998

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

(DVD)

7/2/2006

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Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

(DVD)

1/29/2014

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Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde

(DVD)

9/19/2000

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Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

1/29/2014

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