The first cinematic version of Maurice Renard's novel, this chilling film directed by Robert Wiene ("The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari") tells the story of concert pianist Orlac (Conrad Veidt), whose hands are amputated after a horrible accident. "Saved" when a surgeon replaces them with the hands of an executed killer, Orlac goes mad when he cannot stop their murderous impulses. Alexandra Sorina, Fritz Kortner co-star. 110 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score; featurette; photo gallery; more. Silent with music score.