The essay is a critique of the movie CRITIQUE OF THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari was written by Hans Janowitz and Carl Mayer, and directed by Robert Weine. It was produced in 1919 by Erich Pommer for Decla-Bioscop.
1919 was a year in which the movie industry was transformed into a giant industry.
Although the movie was produced in 1919, it was not released in the United States until 1921. A time when film
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culture to their films. The style soon became so well known that a spoof was made of Caligari in 1928 called The Life and Death of a Hollywood Extra which is a tale about a Hollywood extra whose dreams of fame and fortune are frustrated.
Caligari had a lot of effect on the content of future Hollywood movies. It's influence can be seen in later films such as The Bells (1925) and Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932).