Haxan (1922) Trailer

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Haxan 1922 - Trailer

Haxan 1922  Trailer
Genres: Horror, Fantasy, Documentary
Type: Trailers
Duration: 2M11S
Cast: Ib Schønberg, William S. Burroughs, Emmy Schønfeld, Astrid Holm, Frederik Christensen, Maren Pedersen, Ella La Cour, Clara Pontoppidan, Elisabeth Christensen, Elith Pio, Henry Seemann, Oscar Stribolt, Tora Teje, Knud Rassow, John Andersen, Ellen Rassow, Benjamin Christensen, Holst Jørgensen, Poul Reumert, H.C. Nielsen, Karen Winther, Albrecht Schmidt, Kate Fabian, Karina Bell, Else Vermehren, Karen Caspersen, Johannes Andersen, Holger Pedersen, Gerda Madsen, Aage Hertel
Director(s): Benjamin Christensen

Trailer: Haxan (1922)

Part history lesson followed by re-enactments with actors, this film takes depicts the history of witchcraft from its earliest days through to the present day (in this case,1922 or thereabouts). The result is a documentary-like film that must be among the first to use re-enactments as a visual and narrative tool. From pagan worship to satanic rites to hysteria, the film takes you on a journey through the ages with highly effective visual sequences.

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Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922) Official Trailer #1 - Horror Movie


A historical view of witchcraft in seven parts and a variety of styles. First, there is a slide-show alternating inter-titles with drawings and paintings to illustrate the behavior of pagan cultures in the Middle Ages regarding their vision of demons and witches. Then there is a dramatization of the situation of the witches in the Middle Ages, witchcraft and witch-hunts. Finally the film compares the behavior of hysteria of contemporary (1921) women with the behavior of the witches in the Middle Ages, concluding that they are very similar. via Movieclips Classic Trailers

Synopsis:

Part history lesson followed by re-enactments with actors, this film takes depicts the history of witchcraft from its earliest days through to the present day (in this case,1922 or thereabouts). The result is a documentary-like film that must be among the first to use re-enactments as a visual and narrative tool. From pagan worship to satanic rites to hysteria, the film takes you on a journey through the ages with highly effective visual sequences.

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