Eternity Film Series
THE HOUSE OF MYSTERY (1921-23) by Alexandre Volkoff
CHAPTER 8: NO WAY OUT, 44 min.
CHAPTER 9: THE ANXIETIES OF CORRADIN, 36 min.
CHAPTER 10: THE TRIUMPH OF LOVE, 45 min.
Produced for sophisticated adult audiences, the 10-episode French serial La Maison du mystère showcases the imaginative talents of Parisian White Russian émigré actor Ivan Mosjoukine. The involved plot centers around Julien Villandrit (Mosjoukine) and his star-crossed courtship to Régine (Hélène Darly), that inspires bitterness and jealousy in Henri (Charles Vanel), Julien's long-time associate and secret rival in love. Extremely beautiful 35mm restoration is enhanced by a brilliant new music score of Neil Brand.
FILM: The House of Mystery / La Maison du mystère (1921-23) Alexandre Volkoff, Chapter 8 No Way Out / En Champ clos, 44 min. Chapter 9 The Anxieties of Corradin / L'Angoisse de Corradin, 36 min. Chapter 10 The Triumph of Love / Le triomphe de l'amour, 45 min. English intertitles.
“Unpredictable plots, strong performances and style to burn…even the staunchest anti-serial critics were won over by the intelligence and skill with which this Albatros production was made.” Movies Silently
Total running time: 125 mins.
House of Mystery
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Series Sponsors: AVA Gallery and Art Center, CATV, Department of Film and Media Studies at Dartmouth, Department of Russian at Dartmouth, Jones Media Center at Dartmouth Library, VTIFF Vermont International Film Festival.