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The Hands of Orlac

(Orlacs Hände)

Synopsis

Orlac, a famous pianist, loses his hands in a serious accident. The Doctors decide then to graft him the hands of a convict condamned to death penalty. The operation succeeds perfectly but, from that moment, a series of strange homicides generally committed by strangling of the victims comes to disturb the public order. The police begins to suspect the pianist...

A movie directed by Robert Wiene

1924 - 92 minutes - Black & White - Silent - 1.33

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Main Cast

  • Paul Orlac
  • Yvonne Orlac
  • Der alle Orlac
  • Der Diener
  • Regine
  • Dr. Serral
  • Nera

Production

Distributors

Also Known As

  • Die unheimlichen Hände des Doktor Orlac (de)
  • Руки Орлака (inc)

Release dates

  • March 06, 1925
  • January 31, 1925
  • June 04, 1928
  • September 30, 1924 (Vienna)
  • March 06, 1925
  • September 24, 1924 (Berlin)
  • January 31, 1925
  • June 04, 1928