Collections: Silents

Speedy (1928) Starring Harold Lloyd, Ann Christy, and Bert Woodruff

Speedy (1928) — 86 min - Comedy - 7 April 1928 Your rating: "Speedy" loses his job as a soda-jerk, then spends the day with his girl at Coney Island. He then becomes a cab driver and delivers Babe Ruth to Yankee Stadium, where he stays to see the game. When the railroad tries to run the last horse-drawn trolley (operated by his girl's grandfather) out of business, "Speedy" organizes the neighborhood oldtimers to thwart their scheme. Director:  Ted Wilde Stars:  Harold Lloyd, Ann Christy, Bert Woodruff, Brooks Benedict, Babe Ruth, Ernie Adams, James Bradbury Jr., Edna Mae Cooper, Josephine...

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Divine Lady, The (1929) Starring Corinne Griffith, Victor Varconi, and H.B. Warner

The Divine Lady (1929) — 99 min - Drama, History, Romance, War - 31 March 1929 Your rating: Not rated yet! A partly fictionalized account of history begins with the arrival of slatternly Emma Hart, a cook's daughter, at the home of Charles Greville. Greville takes her as his lover and grooms her until their relationship becomes an inconvenience. Greville then dupes Emma into traveling to Naples to live with his uncle, Lord Hamilton, ambassador to the court at Naples. Realizing that Greville has abandoned her, Emma agrees to marry Lord Hamilton. Soon, however, she meets Admiral Horatio Nelson of...

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Tempest (1928) Starring John Barrymore, Camilla Horn, and Louis Wolheim

Tempest (1928) — 111 min - Drama, Romance - 27 May 1928 Your rating: In the final days of Czarist Russia, a peasant is raised from the ranks to Lieutenant. The other officers, aristocrats all, resent him, and make his life difficult. He falls in love with a princess, who spurns him. When he is caught in her room, he is stripped of his rank and thrown into prison. Then comes the Red Terror, and the tables are turned. Director:  Sam Taylor Stars:  John Barrymore, Camilla Horn, Louis Wolheim, Boris de Fast Photos No images were imported for this movie....

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Sunrise (1927) Starring George O’Brien, Janet Gaynor, and Margaret Livingston

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927) NR 94 min - Drama, Romance - 23 September 1927 Your rating: A married farmer falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife. Director:  F.W. Murnau Stars:  George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston, Bodil Rosing, J. Farrell MacDonald, Ralph Sipperly, Jane Winton, Arthur Housman, Eddie Boland, Gino Corrado, Gibson Gowland, Herman Bing, Sally Eilers, F.W. Murnau, Robert Parrish, Sally Phipps, Harry Semels, Sidney Bracey, Vondell Darr, Thomas Jefferson, Bob Kortman, Barry Norton, Phillips Smalley, Leo White, Clarence Wilson Photos No images...

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Kiss, The (1929) Starring Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel, and Lew Ayres

The Kiss (1929) — 89 min - Romance, Drama - 16 November 1929 Your rating: Irene Guarry gives an infatuated young man an innocent kiss, a gesture that leads to jealousy, death and an explosive murder trial. A bit much for a single kiss, you may think - unless the lips belong to screen goddess Greta Garbo. In her last silent film, Garbo is pure and sensual, playful and tragic, cool and ardent. And Lew Ayres, whose distinguished career would include All Quiet on the Western Front and the Dr. Kildare movies, impresses in his first major screen role as...

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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: 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 so she starts...

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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: 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, James C. Morton,...

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