March 7, 2022

This Day in Halloween: The long lost 16-minute, first-film version of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" premieres in 1908. / Illustration by Summer Ward

The first film version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde premieres in 1908. The 16-minute silent film’s screenplay by George F. Fish and Luella Forepaugh is based on their play. The film has been considered lost for decades.