Movies of the 1920s
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Director: Clifford S. Elfelt. Also starred Edward Peil Sr., Lillian Leighton & Charles Newton. Plot: Tex Sherwood (Maynard) has just come into possession of a valuable piece of land that will be irrigated by a new dam...
Director: Wallace Worsley. Also starred Hardee Kirkland.
Director: Robert F. Hill. Also starred Aaron Edwards, Adventure
Directors: Robert F. Hill and Scott Sidney. Also starred Frank Whitson and George B. French. Action, adventure.
Director: Monta Bell. Also starred Eddie Sturgis, Drama
Director: Roland West. Also starred Mae Busch, Eleanore Griffith. Crime
Director: Rollin S. Sturgeon. Also starred Ruth Royce.
Director: D. W. Griffith. Also starred Lee Beggs and Charles Emmett Mack. Drama, history
Director: John Griffith Wray. Also starred Eugenie Besserer, Ralph Yearsley & Chester Conklin
Director: Rouben Mamoulian. Drama, musical
Director: Nat Ross. Also starred Raymonde Keane, Eddie Phillips & Snitz Edwards. Plot: An out-of-work pants presser starts an umbrella business and makes a fortune.
Director: Joe May. Also starred Gustav Frohlich and Betty Amann. Drama
Director: Del Lord. Also starred Basil Radford, Clarence Burton & Lew Kelly. Plot: Freddie (Tryon) owns a failing old hotel. To attract new business he spreads the rumor that there's pirate treasure hidden somewhere in the building.
Director: Roland West. Also starred George Beranger, Charles Herzinger & Emily Fitzroy. Plot: A masked criminal who dresses like a giant bat terrorizes the guests at an old house rented by a mystery writer.
Director: Buster Keaton. Also starred Walter James. Comedy
Director: W.S. Van Dyke. Also starred Laura Winston, Mark Fenton & Catherine Craig. Plot: A minister's son trains to be a champion boxer.
Also starred Noah Young, Sam Lufkin & Robert Page. Plot: A young barber's girlfriend falls into the clutches of a shady nightclub owner and his cohorts, who plan to get her involved in their nefarious schemes.
Director: William A. Wellman. Also starred Roscoe Karns. Adventure, drama
Director: Irving Cummings. Also starred Claude King, Philip Strange & Boris Karloff. Plot: Eve Mannering (Moran) realizes too late that her abusive husband is a philanderer and murderer and seeks protection with her true love, explorer John Beetham (Baxter).
Director: Larry Semon & Morman Taurog. Also starred Al Thompson, Pete Gordon & Norma Nichols. Plot: A government official staying in a hotel puts some important secret papers in the hotel safe.
Director: James Young. Also starred Lorimer Johnston, Eddie Phillips & Lola Todd. Plot: Mathias (Barrymore), an Alsatian innkeeper, murders a rich Pole staying at his inn But Mathias' conscience will not let him rest...
Director: George Ridgwell. Also starred Cecil Barry. Crime, drama
Director: Alan Crosland. Also starred Lawson Butt. Adventure, drama, history & romance.
Director: Fred Niblo. Also starred May McAvoy and Betty Bronson. Adventure, drama & romance
Director: Beaumont Smith. Also starred Marie D'Alton. Drama.
Director: William Desmond Taylor. Drama.
Director: Sam Wood. Also starred Edythe Chapman and Alec B. Francis. Drama
Director: Gregory La Cava. Also starred Wade Boteler, Charles Sellon & Sam Hardy. Plot: A reporter's marriage is jeopardized by his drinking and he finds himself accused of a murder he didn't commit.
Director: King Vidor. Also starred Claire McDowell. Drama, romance, war
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred John Longden. Drama & thriller
Director: Albert Parker. Also starred Tempe Pigott & Charles Stevens. Action & adventure
Director: George Marshall & Clifford Smith. Also starred Claude Payton, William Perke & William McCall. Plot: A cowboy has amnesia because of his war injuries. He is tricked by a gang into believing he is a wanted criminal...
Director: H. B. Parkinson. Also starred Alec Alexander and Stacey Gaunt.
Director: E. Mason Hopper & F. McGrew Willis. Also starred T. Roy Barnes & Lucien Littlefield. Plot: After an argument, a newlywed decides to test her husband's fidelity by disguising herself as a blonde.
Director: Fred Niblo. Also starred Rosita Marstini and George Periolat. Drama, romance and sports.
Directors: Phillips Smalley and Lois Weber. Also starred Margaret McWade, Claire Windsor and Louis Calhern. Drama
Director: Oscar Micheaux. Also starred Julia Theresa Russell, Lawrence Chenault and Walter Cornick. Drama
Director: Alan Hale. Also starred Arthur Housman, Frank Hagney & Tyrone Power Sr. Plot: Chief Standing Rock's (Power Sr.) tribe has a treaty protecting their fishing grounds, but a canning corporation is violating the treaty through intimidation and force.
Director: Robert Ensminger. Also starred Vincente Howard and Walter Rodgers.
Director: Harry Beaumont. Also starred Jed Prouty. Musical, romance
Director: Irving Cummings. Also starred Tully Marshall, Kate Price & Creighton Hale. Plot: The story of a young actress trying to attain stardom on Broadway.
Director: F. Richard Jones. Also starred Montagu Love. Mystery, thriller
Director: Edward Sedgwick. Also starred Harold Goodwin. Comedy, drama, family & romance
Director: Edward H. Griffith. Also starred Victor Potel & Ullrich Haupt. Plot: Hugh Drummond (La Rocque) goes broke living too high and turns to crime in order to pay his bills.
Director: Paul Leni. Also starred Forrest Stanley. Horror & mystery
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Comedy
Director: William A. Seiter. Also starred Emily Fitzroy, Charles K. Gerrard & Gertrude Astor
Director: Herbert Wilcox. Also starred Randle Ayrton & Eva Moore. Fantasy
Director: Charles Chaplin. Also starred George Davis, Henry Bergman & Charlie Chaplin. Plot:The Tramp finds work and the girl of his dreams at a circus.
Director: George A. Cooper. Also starred Dorinea Shirley, James Knight & James Lindsay
Director: Bud Barsky. Also starred Spottiswoode Aitken & Gino Corrado.
Director: Joseph Henabery. Also starred Claire de Lorez. Drama
Director: Robert Florey & Joseph Santley. Also starred Chico Marx, Oscar Shaw & Mary Eaton. Plot: During the Florida land boom, the Marx brothers run a hotel, auction off some land, thwart a jewel robbery, and generally act like themselves.
Director: James W. Horne. Also starred Flora Bramley & Harold Goodwin. Comedy, drama & sports
Director: Wesley Ruggles. Also starred Louis Wolheim, William Elmer & Wilhelm von Brincken
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Anthony Asquith & Judd Green
Director: James Cruze. Also starred Ernest Torrence. Adventure, romance and western.
Director: William S. Hart & Lambert Hillyer. Also starred Gertrude Claire, Frank Thorwald & George Williams. Plot: Former crook 'Square' Kelly (Hart) serves in the First World War. When he returns from the war, one of his comrades-in-arms convinces him to join the police force. But Kelly finds himself confronting the very criminals who made up his old gang.
Director: Lorimer Johnston. Also starred Virginia Brown Faire, Paul Moore & Lorimer Johnston
Director: King Vidor. Drama
Director: John Cromwell & A. Edward Sutherland. Also starred Ralph Theodore, Charles D. Brown & Al St John. Plot: A vaudeville comic and a pretty young dancer aren't having much luck in their separate careers, so they decide to combine their acts...
Director: Herbert Brenon. Also starred Donald Keith, Dorothy Cumming & Eleanor Lawson. Plot: Young girl becomes a "flapper", defying her parents and the community.
Director: Richard Thorpe. Also starred Edward Cecil & Richard Neill. Plot: Chased by Detective Murray (Cecil) and the posse, a wounded Jim Drake (Taliaferro) heads across the border into Mexico where he recuperates with the Wolfe's (Dyer). When Murray arrives again, Jim heads into the desert. But in the night his guide sneaks off and leaves him without water or his horse
Director: Roy Del Ruth. Also starred Johnny Arthur, Edward Martindel & Jack Pratt
Director: John G. Blystone. Also starred Philo McCullough, Lucille Hutton & Fay Holderness
Director: Alan Crosland Jr., & Alan Crosland. Also starred Willard Louis. Adventure
Director: Donald Crisp. Also starred Warner Oland. Adventure & romance
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Ian Hunter, Norman McKinnel & Annette Benson
Director: Elmer Clifton. Also starred Clara Bow, James Turfler & Leigh Smith. Plot: Story of the lives of the people in a small Quaker community and the adventures of a whaling ship.
Director: D. W. Griffith. Also starred Edward Peil Sr, Tyrone Power Sr. & Morgan Wallace. Plot: Three men in London compete for the love of a dance-hall girl.
Director: Fred C. Newmeyer. Also starred Eric Mayne, C. Norman Hammond & Charles Stevenson. Plot: Country Doctor, Jack Jackson (Lloyd) is called in to treat the Sick-Little-Well-Girl (Davis), who has been making Dr. Saulsbourg (Mayne) and is sanitarium very rich, after years of unsuccessful treatment. His old-fashioned methods do the trick and the quack is sent packing.
Director: John S. Robertson. Also starred Cecil Clovelly & Nita Naldi. Plot: Dr. Henry Jekyll (Barrymore) experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself.
Director: Clarence Brown. Comedy & romance
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Ian Hunter, Robin Irvine & Violet Farebrother
Director: George A. Cooper. Also starred Charles Quartermaine, Jack Hobbs & Dawson Millward
Director: Alfred E. Green. Also starred Doris Baker, Emily Gerdes & Mike Donlin. Plot: Poor Ella Cinders (Moore) is much abused by her evil step-mother and step-sisters. When she wins a local beauty contest she jumps at the chance to get out of her dead-end life and go to Hollywood, where she is promised a job in the movies.
Director: Ernst Lubitsch. Also starred Hobart Bosworth. Drama & romance
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Gibb McLaughlin, Maud Gill & Louie Pounds. Plot: After his daughter weds, a middle-aged widower with a profitable farm decides to remarry but finds choosing a suitable mate a problematic process in this droll comedy.
Director: F. W. Murnau. Also starred Frida Richard. Fantasy & horror
Director: Edgar Lewis. Also starred Gilbert Holmes, Buck Connors & William Steele
Director: Ben F. Wilson. Also starred Leonard Trainor, Fred Gamble & Bud Osborne. Plot: Yak (Yakima) arrives at the Gilmore ranch where rustling has occurred. Gilmore (Trainor) blames a wild horse when it is actually his foreman Mays (Ferguson)...
Director: James P. Hogan. Also starred Frank Beal, Joseph W. Girard & Billy 'Red' Jones. Plot: The alert atmosphere of a large-city newspaper office and its giant presses combines with the back-stage atmosphere of the theatre...
Director: Richard Thorpe. Comedy
Director: Irving Cummings. Also starred DeWitt Jennings, Ralph Lewis & Jack Mulhall. Plot: A convict hiding in Chinatown assumes the identity of a cripple to track down a businessman who framed him 15 years previously. He discovers that his daughter has fallen in love with the businessman's son.
Director: Clarence Brown. Also starred Barbara Kent. Drama & romance
Director: Tay Garnett. Also starred Tom O'Brien. Plot: A man protective of his brother checks out the girl his brother is in love with, in order to see if she's the real thing or just trying to take advantage of him. Unfortunately, he winds up falling in love with her himself.
Director: Castleton Knight. Also starred Pauline Johnson, Moore Marriott & Ray Milland. Plot: A young fireman on the famous Flying Scotsman locomotive falls in love with a beautiful young woman...
Director: Erich von Stroheim. Also starred Mae Busch. Drama
Director: Philip Van Loan. Also starred Tom Cameron
Director: Rex Ingram. Also starred Josef Swickard, Brinsley Shaw & Alan Hale. Plot: Madariaga (Cannon) is an Argentinian cattle baron with two daughters: one married a Frenchman, the other a German...
Director: Frank O'Connor. Also starred Hallam Cooley, Winter Hall & Charles Hill Mailes. Plot: A young woman is released from the reformatory where she was unjustly sent. She starts a new life with the help of a judge and an idealistic young minister. But a gang of criminals have made plans that could destroy the new life that she has built.
Director: Sam Taylor. Also starred James Anderson & Joseph Harrington. Comedy, family & sports
Director: Lewis Milestone. Also starred Maude George. Comedy & drama
Director: F. Richard Jones. Also starred Eve Southern. Adventure & romance
Director: Clyde Bruckman & Buster Keaton. Romance & war
Director: E. Mason Hopper. Also starred Sally Rand, William Orlamond & Fritzi Ridgeway. Plot: Attorney Ken Walrick (Ray), not quite realizing the difference between a garter and a bracelet, gives Gertie Darling (Prevost) a bejewelled garter with his photograph in miniature attached
Director: Howard Hawks. Comedy
Director: Erle C. Kenton. Also starred Kathryn McGuire, Ethel Wales & Harry Myers
Director: John W. Karkrider & Millard Webb. Also starred Edward Crandall, Gloria Shea & Sarah Edwards. Plot: The rise of a showgirl, Gloria Hughes (Eaton), culminating in a Ziegfeld extravaganza "Glorifying the American Girl".
Director: Charlie Chaplin. Also starred Henry Bergman, Malcolm Waite & Georgia Hale
Director: Buster Keaton. Also starred Howard Truesdale. Comedy
Director: James Cruze. Also starred Marjorie Kane, Marbeth Wright & John F. Hamilton. Plot: For the ventriloquist Gabbo (von Stroheim) his wooden dummy Otto is the only means of expression. When he starts relying more and more on Otto, he starts going mad.
Director: Lewis Seiler. Also starred Harry Gripp, Carl Miller & Edward Peil Sr. Plot: Cullen (Walling) has hired Tom (Mix) to try and stop the robberies on his railroad. Knowing Cullen's secretary Holt (Miller) is tipping off the gang...
Director: Erich von Stroheim. Also starred Dale Fuller. Drama
Director: Henry MacRae. Also starred Robert Homans & bernard Siegel. Plot: A forest ranger comes to the aid of his fiance and her father when a crooked rancher and his gang try to force them off their land.
Director: Roy Del Ruth. Also starred William Irving, Noah Young & Louise Fazenda
Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet. Also starred Frank Lackteen, Paul Panzer & Wally Oettel
Director: Lawrence C. Windom. Also starred Margaret Seddon, Frances Victory & James A. Marcus. Plot: The "true story" of baseball great Babe Ruth; Ruth plays himself.
Director: Edward D. Venturini. Also starred Charles Graham, Mary Foy & Bernard A. Reinold. Plot: The village of Sleepy Hollow is getting ready to greet the new schoolteacher, Ichabod Crane (Rogers), who is coming from New York...
Director: Frank Urson. Also starred Grace Darmond, Kay Deslys & Frank Reicher. Plot: During World War I, an American soldier is captured and taken prisoner by the Germans. However, instead of being placed in a prisoner-of-war camp, he is assigned to the small farm of a young woman and her son to help raise crops to help feed the German army and people.
Director: Maurice Elvey. Also starred Marie Ault, Humberston Wright & Gladys Jennings. Plot: A celebration of working class leisure activities at Hindle, Lancashire, during "Wakes Week", an annual week still observed in parts of Lancashire and Yorkshire when all factories and schools take a holiday.
Director: Fred C. Newmeyer & Sam Taylor. Also starred Charles Stevenson & Mickey McBan. Plot: Episodic look at married life and in-law problems. Adventures include a ride on a crowded trolley with a live turkey
Director: Arthur Robison. Also starred Carl Harbord, Dennis Wyndham & Janice Adair
Director: Allan Dwan. Also starred Dorothy Revier, Vera Lewis & Rolfe Sedan. Plot: King Louis XIII (Sedan) of France is thrilled to have born to him a son - an heir to the throne. But when the queen delivers a twin...
Director: Scott R. Dunlap. Also starred Wadsworth Harris & George Nichols
Director: Alan Crosland. Also starred George Lessey, Warren Cook & Arthur Donaldson. Plot: Man tries to make a comeback after getting out of prison.
Director: Clarence G. Badger. Also starred Priscilla Bonner, Jacqueline Gadsden & Julia Swayne Gordon. Plot: A salesgirl with plenty of "it" (sex appeal) pursues a handsome playboy.
Director: King Vidor. Also starred Willis Marks, Lillian Leighton & James Corrigan. Plot: A lonely old riverboat man is left a child by a dying mother. The old man and the boy grow to love one another. The village snoop feels the child would be better off in an orphanage and the sheriff is sent to try to take the child away.
Director: Alan Crosland. Also starred Eugenie Besserer, Otto Lederer & Robert Gordon. Plot: The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy his father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer.
Director: Frank O'Connor. Also starred De Sacia Mooers, Jack Tanner & Syd Saylor
Director: Lynn Reynolds. Also starred Frank Campeau & Duke R. Lee. Plot: A cowboy seeks revenge against the man who shot him in a bar-room brawl. While searching for him, he comes across a wild stallion that he is determined to capture and break, and unknowingly falls in love with the daughter of the man who shot him.
Director: Charles Chaplin. Also starred Jackie Coogan. Plot: The Tramp cares for an abandoned child, but events put that relationship in jeopardy.
Director: Cecil B. DeMille. Also starred Joseph Schildkraut, James Neill & Joseph Striker. Plot: Mary Magdalene (Cumming) becomes angry when Judas (Schildkraut), now a follower of Jesus (Warner), won't come to her feast. She goes to see Jesus and becomes repentant...
Director: Fred Jackman. Also starred Léon Bary, Pat Hartigan & Frank Butler. Plot: A stallion known as "The Black" is the leader of a band of wild horses. A cowboy is determined to capture and break him.
Director: Josef von Sternberg. Also starred Jack Raymond, Nicholas Soussanin & Michael Visaroff. Plot: A decorated, aristocratic Czarist General is reduced to penury after the collapse of Imperial Russia... Won an Oscar
Directors: Maurice Tourneur and Clarence Brown
Director: Howard Higgin. Also starred Fred Kohler, Diane Ellis & Jimmy Aldine
Director: Clyde Bruckman. Also starred Edgar Kennedy. Plot: Leaving the dentist's office, where Hardy's teeth have been extracted by mistake, the boys, still under the influence of laughing gas...
Director: Elmer Clifton. Also starred Wade Boteler, E. H. Calvert & Ivan Lebedeff
Director: Robert De Lacey & James Gruen. Also starred Sam Peterson, Alfred Hewston & Frankie Darro
Directors: Robert Florey and Slavko Vorkapich. The film has been deemed "culturally significant" by the Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.
Director: George Fitzmaurice. Also starred George Cooper, Cleve Moore & Eugenie Besserer. Plot: All of those handsome young men in their flying machines are billeted in a field next to the Widow Berthelot's (Besserer) farmhouse in France...
Director: Dorothy Davenport. Also starred Mitchell Lewis, Kate Price & Allen Connor. Plot: Circumstances force a young woman to marry a much older man, although she really loves a young doctor.
Director: William Beaudine. Also starred Gordon Griffin, Carlo Schipa & Spec O'Donnell. Plot: Tough slum girl (Mary Pickford) faces a crisis of the heart when the boy she loves (William Haines) is accused of shooting her cop father...
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Malcolm Keen & Ivor Novello. Plot: A man is suspected of being a serial killer.
Director: J. P. McGowan. Also starred Helen Holmes, Elita Proctor Otis & Jack Mower
Director: Harry O. Hoyt. Also starred Lloyd Hughes, Alma Bennett & Arthur Hoyt. Plot: The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam.
Director: Frank Tuttle. Also starred Osgood Perkins, Jack Egan & Marcia Harris. Plot: The tale of two sisters with the older one pledged to look after the younger one that transpires between a department store....
Director: Robert Z. Leonard. Also starred Earl Schenck, Clarissa Selwynne & J. Farrell MacDonald
Director: Allan Dwan. Also starred Ian Keith, Arthur Housman & Paul McAllister
Director: J. P. McGowan. Also starred Slim Whitaker, John Lowell & Lynn Sanderson. Plot: When easterner Jack Steel (Custer) gets into trouble with the law again, his father sends him to his ranch out west...
Director: Victor Fleming. Also starred Percy Marmont, Eugene Pallette & Tom Kennedy. Plot: A sexy young manicurist living with her older backwoodsman husband in a small Canadian town finds herself attracted to a young, rich and famous divorce lawyer who comes to town on vacation.
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Randle Ayrton & Clare Greet. Plot: Despite their differing backgrounds, fisherman Pete (Brisson) and lawyer Philip (Keen) have been life long friends on the Isle of Man...
Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet. Also starred Bert Woodruff, Virginia Bradford & Maurice Black
Director: Claire McDowell, Marguerite De La Motte & Robert McKim. Plot: In old Spanish California, the oppressive colonial government is opposed by Zorro (Fairbanks), masked champion of the people...
Director: Ernst Lubitsch. Also starred Creighton Hale, Adolphe Menjou & Harry Myers. Plot: Professor Stock (Menjou) and his wife Mizzi (Prevost) are always bickering. Mizzi tries to seduce Dr. Franz Braun (Blue), the new husband of her good friend Charlotte (Vidor)...
Director: Rupert Julian. Also starred Maude George, Cesare Gravina & George Hackathorne. Plot: A nobleman, posing as a necktie salesman, falls in love with the daughter of a circus puppeteer, even though he is already married to the daughter of his country's war minister.
Director: Fritz Lang. Also starred Fritz Rasp, Theodor Loos & Erwin Biswanger. Plot: In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
Director: Burton L. King. Also starred Erwin Connelly, Frank Montgomery & Luis Alberni. Plot: A man who has been frozen in the Arctic ice for 100 years returns to civilization to find his lost love.
Director: Harry Garson. Also starred Bertram Grassby, Eileen Robinson & Helene Sullivan
Director: Bennett Cohen. Also starred Edward Peil Sr, Charles Belcher & Nora Cecil. Plot: A young man inherits a mansion in a Florida swamp from an uncle he never knew he had.
Director: Wilfred Noy. Also starred Charlotte Walker, Bela Lugosi & Ruby Blaine. Plot: A corrupt art patron finds himself in love with the same girl as his stepson.
Director: Sidney Olcott. Also starred Doris Kenyon, Lowell Sherman & Paulette Duval. Plot: When M. Beaucaire (Valentino), a handsome barber, catches the Duke of Winterset (Maclaren) cheating at gambling, Beaucaire exacts Winterset's cooperation in sneaking Beaucaire into a great ball, disguised as the Duke de Chartres, and to introduce him to the beautiful Lady Mary (Kenyon).
Director: George Melford. Also starred Rudolph Valentino, Maude Wayne & Walter Long. Plot: Wealthy young man Ramon Laredo (Valentino) is abducted and put into service aboard a ship commanded by a none-too-scrupulous smuggler...
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Bernhard Goetzke & Ferdinand Martini. Plot: In the Kentucky hills a store keeper tries to win the love of an innocent schoolteacher. She runs away and seeks refuge with a hermit
Director: Albert Austin & Victor Heerman. Also starred Patsy Marks. Plot: An orphan escapes immigration officials at Ellis Island and goes to live with an old ship's master who can't find work and can't pay the rent.
Director: Dallas M. Fitzgerald. Also starred Francis McDonald, Lee Moran & Betty Baker
Director: Donald Crisp & Buster Keaton. Plot: Two spoiled rich people find themselves trapped on an empty passenger ship.
Director: John Waters. Also starred Philip Strange, Ernie Adams & Christian J. Frank
Director: Gregory La Cava. Also starred Russell Griffin, Polly Archer & Robert Bentley
Director: Michael Curtiz. Also starred Louise Fazenda, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams & Paul McAllister. Plot: The Biblical story of Noah (McAllister) and the Great Flood, with a parallel story of soldiers in the First World War.
Director: George Jeske. Also starred Sammy Brooks, William Gillespie & Noah Young
Director: King Baggot. Also starred Earl Metcalfe, Francis McDonald & Grace Carlyle. Plot: A British Army officer kills a man he finds in his wife's room. Although she is innocent of any wrong the wife claims to be guilty to save her husband from a death sentence.
Director: Victor Adamson. Also starred Art Seales. Plot: A band of settlers on the Oregon Trail is attacked by outlaws, who steal their horses.
Director: Joseph De Grasse. Also starred Blanche Rose, Peggy Prevost & Lincoln Stedman. Plot: The normal life of a young farm boy as he goes to school and as he relaxes in the country is depicted.
Director: Frank Lloyd. Also starred Nelson McDowell, Lewis Sargent & Joan Standing. Plot: Oliver's mother, a penniless outcast, died giving birth to him. As a young boy Oliver (Coogan) is brought up in a workhouse...
Director: D. W. Griffith. Also starred Frank Losse, Katherine Emmett & Morgan Wallace. Plot: Henriette (Lillian) and Louise (Dorothy), a foundling, are raised together as sisters. When Louise goes blind, Henriette swears to take care of her forever...
Director: Harry Beaumont. Also starred Anita Page, Kathlyn Williams & Edward J. Nugent. Plot: Diana (Crawford) is outwardly the hit of the party but inwardly virtuous and idealistic. Her friend Ann (Page) is thoroughly selfish and amoral...
Director: John G. Blystone & Buster Keaton. Also starred Monte Collins, Joe Keaton & Kitty Bradbury. Plot: A man returns to his Appalachian homestead. On the trip, he falls for a young woman. The only problem is her family has vowed to kill every member of his family.
Director: Tod Browning. Also starred Ralph Lewis, E. Alyn Warren & Stanley Goethals
Director: Albert S. Rogell. Also starred Dorothy Gulliver, Lester Cole & Richard Tucker. Plot: A vaudeville performer is murdered backstage and another performer is tried for the crime.
Director: Graham Cutts. Also starred Lillian Hall-Davis, Victor McLaglen & Joseph R. Tozer
Director: Sam Wood. Also starred Raymond Hatton, James Corrigan & Lillian Leighton
Director: Wallace Worsley. Also starred Lon Chaney, Milton Ross & Ethel Grey Terry. Plot: Blizzard (Chaney), deranged from a childhood operation in which both his legs were perhaps needlessly amputated after an accident...
Director: J. P. McGowan. Also starred Lloyd Whitlock, Dick Rush & Dan Crimmins
Director: Bruce M. Mitchell. Also starred Billy 'Red' Jones, Don Fuller & Myrtis Crinley
Director: Phil Rosen. Also starred Grace Valentine, Jack Curtis & Thomas A.Curran. Plot: A man is blamed for a murder that was actually committed by his wife.
Director: Rupert Julian. Also starred Arthur Edmund Carewe, Gibson Gowland & John St. Polis. Plot: A mad, disfigured composer seeks love with a lovely young opera singer.
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred John Stuart, Ferdinand Martini & Florence Helminger. Plot: Patsy Brand (Valli)is a chorus girl at the Pleasure Garden music hall. She meets Jill Cheyne (Geraghty) who is down on her luck and gets her a job as a dancer...
Director: Paul Powell. Also starred Helen Jerome Eddy, George Berrell & Howard Ralston. Plot: When Pollyanna (Pickford) is orphaned, she is sent to live with her crotchety Aunt Polly (Griffith). Pollyanna discovers that many of the people in her aunt's New England home town are as ill-tempered as her aunt. But Pollyanna's incurable optimism - exemplified by her "glad game," in which she looks for the bright side of every situation - bring a change to the staid old community.
Director: Howard Higgin. Also starred Clem Beauchamp, Joan Bennett & Carole Lombard
Director: Graham Cutts. Also starred Hugh Miller, Gladys Jennings & Miles Mander
Director: Dell Henderson. Also starred Arthur Rankin, Gertrude Astor & Stuart Holmes
Director: Geoffrey Barkas & Michael Barringer. Also starred Charles Emerald, Val Gielgud & Douglas Herald
Director: Erich von Stroheim. Plot: Prince Wolfram (Byron) is the betrothed of mad Queen Regina V of Kronberg (Owen). Supreme ruler, her word is law and he is a playboy...
Director: Charles J. Hunt. Also starred Betty Francisco, Harriet Hammond & Charles Hill Mailes
Director: Howard Higgin. Also starred Paul Hurst, Kit Guard & Al Hill. Plot: A dapper gangster sponsors an alcoholic violinist in order to win the love of a glamorous divorced socialite.
Director: Richard Wallace. Also starred James Finlayson, Anita Garvin & Laura la Varnie
Director: Sidney Olcott. Also starred Pat Hartigan, William Bailey & Brooks Benedict
Director: Graham Cutts. Also stars Robert Scholtz, James Lindsay & Marie Ault. Plot: When bored courtesan Zelie de Chaumet (Jeans) begs her lover, the corrupt and powerful Stetz (Scholtz), to take her slumming...
Director: Walter Lang. Also starred Mary Carr, Virginia Pearson & Tyrone Power Sr.
Director: Albert S. Rogell. Also starred Paul Hurst, Harry Shutan & Chief Yowlachie Plot: Lone Wolf (Chief Yowlachie), who is stirring up the Indians against the wishes of his elders, gets the job of scout at the fort.
Director: Harry O. Hoyt. Also starred Coit Albertson, William Worthington & Florence Wix
Director: Lynn Reynolds. Also starred Arthur Morrison, Warner Oland & Wilfrid Lucas. Plot: A Texas Ranger searches for his kidnapped sister.
Director: Otis Thayer. Also starred Dolly Dale, Roy Landdon & Helen Hayes
Director: Mack V. Wright. Also starred Bob Fleming, Bud Pope & Andrew Waldron. Plot: Hearing his brother the Express Clerk is in trouble, Bob Williams (Reeves) rides to the Express Office only to find the safe open...
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Forrester Harvey, Harry Terry & Gordon Harker
Director: J. P. McGowan. Also starred Leon De La Mothe, Florence lee & Frank Ellis.
Director: Allan Dwan. Also starred Paul Dickey, William Lowery & Roy Coulson. Plot: Amid big-budget medieval pageantry, King Richard (Beery) goes on the Crusades leaving his brother Prince John (De Grasse) as regent...
Director: Henry King. Also starred Ronald Colman, Herbert Grimwood & Bonaventura Ibáñez. Plot: In Renaissance Florence, Tito (Powell), a no-good young man pretending to be a scholar, wins the admiration of a blind man who has long looked for someone to finish his scholarly work.
Director: Alan Hale. Also starred mary Robson, Harrison Ford & John Patrick
Director: Anthony Asquith & Fritz Wendhausen. Also starred Fred Rains, Claude Beerbohm & Eveline Chipman
Director: E. Mason Hopper. Also starred David Butler, Ward Crane & Arthur Hoyt
Director: Raoul Walsh. Also starred Florence Midgley, James A. Marcus & Sophia Artega. Plot: Sadie Thompson (Swanson) arrives in Pago-Pago to start a new life, but when extremist missionary Davidson (Barrymore) lashes...
Director: Fred C. Newmeyer & Sam Taylor. Also starred Noah Young & Westcott Clarke. Plot: When a store clerk organizes a contest to climb the outside of a tall building, circumstances force him to make the perilous climb himself.
Director: Fred C. Newmayer. Also starred Dick Sutherland. Plot: When The Girl's (Davis) father insists that, before he will agree to The Boy's (Lloyd) marrying his daughter, he must first prove that he can do something more worthwhile than act the playboy.
Director: John Francis Dillon. Also starred T. Roy Barnes, Pert Kelton & Ford Sterling. Plot: Sally (Miller) was an orphan who got her name from the telephone exchange where she was abandoned as a baby.
Director: D. W. Griffith. Also starred Erville Alderson, Effie Shannon & Charles Hammond. Plot: Judge Foster (Alderson) throws his daughter out because she married a circus man. She leaves her baby girl with Prof. McGargle (Fields) before she dies.
Director: A. Edward Sutherland. Also starred Edna May Oliver, Hyman Meyer & Charles Sellon. Plot: Jayme (Bow) and sister Janie (Arthur) are salesgirls in Ginsberg's Department Store. Jayme is in love with store clerk Bill (Hall)...
Director: Frank Peregini. Also starred Lucia Lynn Moses, William E. Pettus & Lawrence Chenault. Plot: An educated, upscale young black musician marries a woman from a lower socioeconomic class to get her out of the clutches of her stepfather...
Director: Millard Webb. Also starred Mike Donlin, Sam Baker & George Berrell
Director: Frank Lloyd. Also starred Wallace Beery, Marc Mcdermott & Wallace MacDonald. Plot: The adventures of Oliver Tressilian (Sills), who goes from English gentry to galley slave to captain of a Moorish fighting ship...
Director: Buster Keaton. Also starred Ruth Dwyer, Frances Raymond & Erwin Connelly. Plot: A man learns he will inherit a fortune if he marries. By 7 p.m. Today.
Director: Frank Borzage. Also starred Albert Gran, David Butler & Marie Mosquini. Won 3 Oscars
Director: Tom Forman. Also starred John St Polis. Walter Long & Buddy Messinger. Plot: A dying Chinese man converts to Christianity in order to stop a friend from being blackmailed.
Director: Leander De Cordova & G. B. Samuelson. Also starred Tom Reynolds, Heinrich George & Jerrold Robertshaw.
Director: George Melford. Also starred George Waggner, Frank Butler & Charles Brinley. Plot: A charming Arabian sheik becomes infatuated with an adventurous, modern-thinking Englishwoman and abducts her to his home in the Saharan desert.
Director: Buster Keaton. Also starred Erwin Connelly & Ward Crane
Director: William K. Howard. Also starred Linda Landi, Fritz Feld & Lucien Littlefield.
Director: Lambert Hillyer. Also starred William Welsh, Henry A. Barrows & Christine Mayo. Plot: A gang of blackmailers sends a cripple to San Francisco to expose a banker they have been blackmailing. However, the cripple meets and falls in love with the banker's daughter.
Director: Anthony Asquith & A. V. Bramble. Also starred David Brooks, Donald Calthrop & Ella Daincourt. Plot: The husband and wife acting team of Mae Feather (Benson) and Julian Gordon (Aherne) is torn apart when he discovers she is having an affair with the screen comedian Andy Wilks.
Director; John S. Robertson. Also starred Nick Long, Marie Shotwell & Arthur Metcalfe
Director: Lloyd Bacon. Also starred Arthur Housman, Reed Howes & Davey Lee
Director: King Vidor. Also starred Harry Todd, James Corrigan & Donald MacDonald. Plot: The sky pilot (Bowers) is a preacher who helps Gwen (Moore)
Director: Howard Higgin. Also starred Alberta Vaughn & Wesley Barry
Director: Clarence Brown. Also starred Tully Marshall, Wanda Hawley & Helen Lynch. Plot: A successful businesswoman falls in love with one of her (much younger) factory workers. She doesn't know that he is in love with her younger sister.
Director: Noel M. Smith. Also starred Wheeler Oakman.
Director: George Fitzmaurice. Also starred Montagu Love, Karl Dane & Bull Montana. Plot: Men and women, fathers and children. Ahmed (Valentino), son of Diana and Sheik Ahmed Ben Hassan, falls in love with Yasmin (Bánky)...
Director: D. W. Griffith. Also starred Carol Dempster, Ivan Lebedeff & Marcia Harris. Plot: Geoffrey (Cortez), a young and impoverished writer, is desperately in love with Mavis (Dempster), who lives at his boardinghouse and is also pursuing a writing career...
Director: Charles J. Hunt. Also starred Philo McCullough, Marie Messinger & Henry Arras
Director: William Beaudine. Also starred Gustav von Seyffertitz, Charllotte Mineau & Spec O'Donnell. Plot: Molly (Pickford), the eldest child at a baby farm hidden deep in a swamp, must rescue the others when their cruel master decides that one of them will be disposed of.
Director: Fritz Lang. Also starred Louis Ralph, Craighall Sherry & Willy Fritsch
Director: E. Mason Hopper. Also starred Anita Louise, C. Montague Shaw & Maurice Black
Director: Charles Reisner. Also starred Tom Lewis & Marion Byron. Plot: The effete son of a cantankerous riverboat captain comes to join his father's crew.
Director: Herbert Brenon. Also starred John Harrington, Juliet Brenon & Josephine Deffry. Plot: Easy-Money Charley (Marmont), the best fake crippled beggar in New York, loses his beloved dog and adopts a dying prostitute's daughter to fill the empty place in his heart.
Director: Frank Tuttle. Also starred Frederic March, Chester Conklin & Florence Eldridge. Plot: Philandering actor Richard Hardell (March) is murdered at a movie studio. His jealous wife Blanche (Eldridge), his director Rupert Borka (Oland), and a girl he mistreated, Helen MacDonald (Hill), all have substantial reasons for having wanted him dead.
Director: Frank Capra. Also starred Clarence Burton & Arthur Rankin. Plot: Two sailors who are always competing against each other set their sights on the same girl. When she chooses one over the other...
Director: Dimitri Buchowetzki. Also starred Ida Waterman, Helen Lindroth & Helen Lee Worthing
Director: Sam Taylor. Also starred Joseph Cawthorn, Clyde Cook & Geoffrey Wardwell
Director: George W. Hill. Also starred Eddie Gribbon, Carmel Myers & Warner Oland. Plot: U.S. Marine Sergeant O'Hara (Chaney) has his hands full training raw recruits, one of whom, 'Skeets' Burns (Haines), is a particular thorn in his side...
Director: Fred Niblo. Also starred Lionel Barrymore, Armand Kaliz & Roy D'Arcy. Plot: In a masked ball in Paris, Manuel Robledo (Moreno), a young Argentinian architect, meets Elena (Garbo), the Marquess of Torre Blanca...
Director: Raoul Walsh. Also starred Julanne Johnston, Sojin & Anna may Wong. Plot: A thief falls in love with the Caliph of Bagdad's daughter. The Caliph will give her hand to the suitor...
Director: Buster Keaton. Also starred Lillian Lawrence & Joe Roberts. Plot: The misadventures of Buster in three seperate historical periods.
Director: Fred Niblo. Also starred Eugene Pallette, Boyd Irwin & Thomas Holding. Plot: The young Gascon D'Artagnan (Fairbanks) arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers.
Director: Henry King. Also starred Ernest Torrence, Ralph Yearsley & Forrest Robinson
Director: Otis Thayer. Also starred Jean La Rue & Howard Chandler. Plot: A fictionalized biography of famed Western outlaw Harry Tracy (Hoey).
Director: Nat Ross. Also starred Edith Yorke, Bruce Gordon & Edward Gillace
Director: Robert Thornby. Also starred Stanley Goethals, Irene Rich & Spottiswoode Aitken. Plot: A miner's happiness is destroyed when a rival steals his mine. He becomes obsessed with revenge, and plans a trap for the man who took his mine.
Director: H. B. Parkinson. Also starred Olaf Hytten, Olive Sloane & George Wynn. Plot: Mormons capture women for their wives in this silent anti-Mormon propaganda film featuring the original organ music.
Director: King Baggot. Also starred J. Gordon Russell, Richard Neill & Jack Murphy. Plot: The government will grant a fringe of terrain for the settlers who want to live and work there.
Director: James Young. Also starred John Miljan, Harry Northrup & Eileen Percy. Plot: When she goes to tell her husband Hubert (Standing) that she is expecting a child, Caroline Knollys (Bara) finds him in the arms of another woman...
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Norah Baring. Plot: A working-class love story set in and around the London Underground of the 1920s.
Director: Tod Browning. Also starred Nick De Ruiz, John George & Frank Lanning
Director: E. Mason Hopper. Also starred Harry Myers, Sylvia Breamer & Paul Nicholson. Plot: Mabel (Prevost) catches her husband buying lingerie, and he won't explain who it's for. She divorces him, but later learns he was buying her an anniversary gift. She becomes determined to win him back.
Director: Marshall Neilan. Also starred Charles Sellon, Norman Peck & Danny O'Shea. Plot: A zany musical about an amateur musician in search of work who impersonates a big band leader.
Director: George B. Seitz. Also starred Malcolm McGregor, Nocki & Shannon Day. Plot: History, as portrayed in this film, has been a succession of conquests of stronger races over weaker ones...
Director: Roy William Neill. Also starred Anders Randolf, Richard Alexander & Harry Woods. Plot: Yes, it's true, an all color silent movie! The title refers to Leif Ericsson (Crisp), who leaves Norway to search for new lands west of Greenland...
Director: Victor Fleming. Also starred Mary Brian, Helen Ware & Chester Conklin. Plot: A good-natured cowboy who is romancing the new schoolmarm has a crisis of conscience when discovers his best friend is engaged in cattle rustling.
Director: James Chapin. Also starred Charles Cruz, Florence Lee & Eddie Phillips
Director: Adrian Brunel. Also starred Alan Hollis, Simeon Stuart & Kinsey Peile
Director: Rupert Julian. Also starred Robert Edeson, Jane Keckley & Florence Turner
Director: D. W. Griffith. Also starred Burr McIntosh, Kate Bruce & Mary Hay. Plot: A naive country girl is tricked into a sham marriage by a wealthy womanizer, then must rebuild her life despite the taint of having borne a child out of wedlock.
Director: Tod Browning. Also starred Warner Baxter, Jacqueline Gadsden & Tiny Ward. Plot: Magician Phroso's wife Anna (Gadsden) leaves him for another man, named Crane (Barrymore), who fights with Phroso (Chaney) and leaves him paralyzed...
Director: Victor Schertzinger. Also starred Hugh Thompson, Eugenie Besserer & Buster Trow. Plot: A fortune teller tells a store clerk with a romantic disposition that she was a Spanish noblewoman in an earlier life. The girl begins to live the part of the Spanish noblewoman and romance and comedy ensue.
Director: Raoul Walsh. Also starred William V. Mong, Phyllis Haver & Elena Jurado. Plot: U.S. Marine sergeants Quirt (Lowe) and Flagg (McLaglen) are inveterate romantic rivals on peacetime assignments in China and the Philippines...
Director: Henry King. Also starred J. Barney Sherry, Charles Lane & Juliette La Violette. Plot: Lillian Gish is the daughter of a rich Italian count who is killed in a fall from his horse. Though Lillian stands to inherit a large estate...
Director: Tod Browning. Also starred Wallace Beery & Alfred Allen. Plot: Three crooks pull off a magnificent crime. As they're forced to hide out together they slowly begin to distrust each other.
Director: Dorothy Arzner. Also starred Shirley O'Hara, Adrienne Dore & Joyce Compton. Plot: Wild girls at a college pay more attention to parties than their classes.
Director: Victor Sjöström. Also starred Dorothy Cumming, Edward Earle & William Orlamond. Plot: Letty moves to West Texas from the East and it seems that the wind always blows and the sand gets everywhere...
Director: William A. Wellman. Also starred Jobyna Ralston, El Brendel & Richard Tucker. Plot: Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I. Won 2 Oscars
Director: Larry Semon. Also starred Bryant Washburn, Josef Swickard & Charles Murray. Plot: A Toymaker tells a bizarre story about how the Land of Oz was ruled by Prince Kynd (Washburn), but he was overthrown by Prime Minister Kruel (Swickard)...
Director: Clarence Brown. Also starred Johnny Mack Brown, Douglas Fairbanks Jr, Hobart Bosworth. Plot: Even when Diana (Garbo), Neville (Gilbert) and David (Brown) played together as children, Diana knew that she loved Nevs (Gilbert). But Morton (Bosworth), Nevs' father, did not like any Merrick.
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