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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde


In 1920, filmgoers were treated to no fewer than two different film versions of [[Performer~P315061~Robert Louis Stevenson~robertlouisstevenson]]'s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. In this one, [[Performer~P4291~John Barrymore~johnbarrymore]] plays the humanitarian Dr. Henry Jekyll, who becomes obsessed with the notion of separating the good and evil impulses within every man. To this end, he develops a potion which unleashes his own darker side: the demonic Mr. Hyde. This was the adaptation which established...more