Freaks, 1932

Freaks is a 1930s American horror film; about sideshow performers in a travelling circus/carnival; the cast includes midgets/dwarves, Siamese/conjoined twins and other people with real deformities; much of the original footage was cut (and lost), it was banned in Britain and the director's career was ruined due to its controversy

Shockadelic rating: Must-see

Contributors: Tod Browning, Tod Robbins, Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, Henry Victor, Harry Earles