An expressionistic masterpiece which concerns a sinister hypnotist, Dr. Caligari, who exhibits his creature, a somnambulist named Cesare, at the town fair. A series of bizarre murders follows and Dr. Caligari is accused of using the somnambulist to commit the murders. Features macabre theatrical-style set designs influenced by German Expressionism.
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Black and White
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)