Collections: Silents

Intolerance (1916) Starring Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, and Robert Harron

Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916) — 197 min - Drama - 4 September 1916 Your rating: Not rated yet! The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of intolerance from throughout history. Director:  D.W. Griffith Writers:  Anita Loos, Frank E. Woods Stars:  Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, F.A. Turner, Sam De Grasse, Vera Lewis, Lillian Langdon, Olga Grey, Erich von Ritzau, Bessie Love, Margery Wilson, Eugene Pallette, Spottiswoode Aitken, Ruth Handforth, Elmer Clifton, Seena Owen, Carl Stockdale, Mary Alden, Pearl Elmore, Julia Mackley, Miriam Cooper, Walter...

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Birth of a Nation, The (1915) Starring Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, and Henry B. Walthall

The Birth of a Nation (1915) PG 193 min - Drama, History, War - 8 February 1915 Your rating: Not rated yet! The Birth of A Nation is a silent film from 1915 and the highest grossing silent film in film history. The film tells a romance story during the American civil war. D.W. Griffith invested heavily in its high production values, pioneering many new camera effects. The Birth of a Nation was strongly protested for its negative portrayal of newly freed slaves (mostly white actors in blackface), which went on to create and propagate negative images of blacks of...

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Steamboat Bill Jr (1928) Starring Buster Keaton, Tom McGuire, and Ernest Torrence

Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) — 70 min - Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance - 14 February 1928 Your rating: Not rated yet! Foppish college boy William Canfield, Jr. (Buster Keaton) returns home to visit his riverboat captain father, who disapproves of the lad's effete ways, in this silent comedy. Dad tries to teach his reluctant junior the business, but matters really come to a head when young Bill falls for the daughter of his father's arch rival, his dad gets arrested, and a hurricane approaches. Classic Keaton gags abound, including the famous falling house front scene. Director:  Buster Keaton, Charles Reisner...

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Ring, The (1927) Starring Carl Brisson, Ian Hunter, and Lillian Hall-Davis

The Ring (1927) PG 116 min - Drama, Thriller, Romance - 1 October 1927 Your rating: Not rated yet! Jack Saunders and Bob Corby are two boxers in love with Nellie. Jack and Nellie are married but their marriage is flat so she starts to look to Bob for comfort. Director:  Alfred Hitchcock Writers:  Alfred Hitchcock Stars:  Carl Brisson, Ian Hunter, Lillian Hall-Davis, Forrester Harvey, Harry Terry, Gordon Harker Photos No images were imported for this movie. Storyline Jack Saunders and Bob Corby are two boxers in love with Nellie. Jack and Nellie are married but their marriage is flat...

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Modern Times (1936) Starring Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, and Henry Bergman

Modern Times (1936) NR 87 min - Drama, Comedy - 5 February 1936 Your rating: Not rated yet! The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman. Director:  Charlie Chaplin Stars:  Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford, Chester Conklin, Hank Mann, Stanley Blystone, Al Ernest Garcia, Richard Alexander, Cecil Reynolds, Mira McKinney, Murdock MacQuarrie, Wilfred Lucas, Edward LeSaint, Fred Malatesta, Sammy Stein, Juana Sutton, Ted Oliver, Gloria DeHaven, Norman Ainsley, Bobby Barber, Chuck Hamilton, Jack Low, Harry Wilson, Heinie Conklin, Bruce Mitchell, Lloyd Ingraham, Walter James, Buddy Messinger, Frank Moran,...

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Flesh and the Devil (1926) Starring John Gilbert, Greta Garbo and Lars Hanson

Leo and Ulrich are life long friends. Home, on leave from their military training, Leo sees the beautiful Felicitas at the railroad station. Awed by her beauty, they meet again at the ball and quietly leave together. In her room, her husband, about whom she has neglected to inform Leo, comes in and challenges Leo to a duel. The duel is done, the Count is killed, and Felicitas is a widow. Leo, however, is ‘requested’ […]

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Temptress, The (1926) Starring Greta Garbo, Antonio Moreno and Marc McDermott

In a masked ball in Paris, Manuel Robledo, a young Argentinian architect, meets Elena, the Marquess of Torre Blanca. Later, the young woman is rightly accused causing the misfortune and loss of wealth of Fontenoy, a man who fell for her charms. To escape social criticism, the Marquis of Torre Blanca transfers his residence to Argentina. There, Elena meets again Manuel, when he is building a river’s dam. Manos Duras, a thug, harasses Elena, and […]

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City Lights (1931) Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, and Jean Harlow

City Lights (1931) G 87 min - Comedy, Drama, Romance - 30 January 1931 Your rating: Not rated yet! City Lights is the first silent film that Charlie Chaplin directed after he established himself with sound accompanied films. The film is about a penniless man who falls in love with a flower girl. The film was a great success and today is deemed a cult classic. Director:  — Stars:  Charlie Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers, Al Ernest Garcia, Hank Mann, Albert Austin, Eddie Baker, Henry Bergman, Buster Brodie, Jeanne Carpenter, Tom Dempsey, James Donnelly, Ray Erlenborn, Robert Graves,...

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