Jan. 15, 2023

This Day in Halloween: Silent expressionist horror "The Golem" -- now a partially lost film -- premieres in Germany in 1915.

The Golem premieres in Germany in 1915. Co-written, co-directed and starring Paul Wegener, the film is the first of a trilogy drawing upon European folklore about a creature created to protect the Jews from anti-semitism. The silent film is considered partially lost, but different experts have claimed at least one complete print exists.