1909 (32)

In need of a room to spend the night, a weary traveller arrives at a hotel and asks the helpful concierge for a temporary accommodation. Luckily, there is still one room available, however, it is completely unfurnished, let alone, decorated. Normally, this would be a serious problem, not for our extraordinary resident though, whose peculiar handbag contains everything but the kitchen sink. As if by magic, the mysterious lodger will put the finishing touches on his new cosy space, nevertheless, is the landlord's wife happy with the fiendish tenant?

IMDB Rating: 7.3

 

A greedy tycoon decides, on a whim, to corner the world market in wheat. This doubles the price of bread, forcing the grain's producers into charity lines and further into poverty. The film continues to contrast the ironic differences between the lives of those who work to grow the wheat and the life of the man who dabbles in its sale for profit.

IMDB Rating: 6.7

 

A gang of thieves lure a man out of his home so that they can rob it and threaten his wife and children. The family barricade themselves in an interior room, but the criminals are well-equipped for breaking in. When the father finds out what is happening, he must race against time to get back home.

IMDB Rating: 6.1

 

In this movie suggested by Poe's "A Cask of Amontillado", The king constructs a cozy, windowless love-nest for himself and his concubine. However, she is not faithful to her sovereign, but consorts with the court troubadour. In fact, they use the king's new play chamber for their own lovecraft. When the king discovers this, he sends for his masons. With the faithless duo still inside, the masons use stone and mortar to quietly seal the only door to the vault...

IMDB Rating: 6.1

 

A gentleman with a top hat, and a series of women with ever more ludicrous hats enter a movie theatre. They refuse to remove them, until a giant bucket forcibly removes one hat. All but one woman then remove their hats, and the bucket returns to remove the woman.

IMDB Rating: 6.2