Menu Close

The Hands of Orlac (1924)

Orlacs Hände (original German title)

Director: Robert Wiene
Starring: Conrad Veidt

Category:

Story:
World-famous pianist, Orlac loses both his hands in a train accident, but his doctor is able to replace them with the hands of a freshly executed criminal. As Orlac finds out that his hands once belonged to a murderer, he loses control over them.

The film’s plot is based on the French fantasy horror novel of the same title, first published in 1920, written by the French writer Maurice Renard. Would you like to read the book?


Find out more about The Hands of Orlac (1924)

The Hands of Orlac (1924) on Rotten Tomatoes The Hands of Orlac (1924) on IMDB The Hands of Orlac (1924) on Wikipedia


Watch the Full Movie for FREE

This is the Public Domain version of the movie. If you’d like a better quality, consider the options below.


Streaming options for The Hands of Orlac (1924)

The Hands of Orlac (1924) on Amazon Prime Video
Not a Prime Video member yet? Start with a FREE 30 days trial Now!
Join Prime Video for FREE


The Hands of Orlac (1924) on Disc

The Hands of Orlac (1924) on Amazon
 


Read the book that inspired The Hands of Orlac (1924)

Maurice Renard: The Hands of Orlac
– first published in 1920 –

Maurice Renard: The Hands of Orlac Paperback


The Hands of Orlac (1924) is part of the following movie collections:


Your turn! Share your thoughts below...