Best Picture 1924

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1.
The Last Laugh (1924)
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An aging doorman, after being fired from his prestigious job at a luxurious Hotel is forced to face the scorn of his friends, neighbours and society. (77 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
 
2.
Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (1924)
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Siegfried, son of King Sigmund, hears of the beautiful sister of Gunter, King of Worms, Kriemhild. On his way to Worms... (97 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
3.
Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild's Revenge (1924)
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After Siegfried's dead, Kriemhild marries Etzel, the King of the Huns. She gives birth to a child, and invites her brothers for a party... (129 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
4.
Greed (1924)
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The sudden fortune won from a lottery fans such destructive greed that it ruins the lives of the three people involved. (140 mins.)
 
5.
The Marriage Circle (1924)
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Professor Stock and his wife Mizzi are always bickering. Mizzi tries to seduce Dr. Franz Braun, the new husband of her good friend Charlotte... (85 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
6.
The Thief of Bagdad (1924)
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A recalcitrant thief vies with a duplicitous Mongol ruler for the hand of a beautiful princess. (155 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
7.
Red Lily (1924)
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Two young lovers escape their past lives to Paris until fate separates them. (81 mins.)
Director: Fred Niblo
 
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9.
Girl Shy (1924)
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A shy, young man, who is completely incapable of talking to women, decides to write a book that details to other bachelors how to find a girlfriend. (87 mins.)
 
10.
Sherlock Jr. (1924)
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A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch. (45 mins.)
Director: Buster Keaton
 
11.
The Hands of Orlac (1924)
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A world-famous pianist loses both hands in an accident. When new hands are grafted on, he doesn't know they once belonged to a murderer. (92 mins.)
Director: Robert Wiene
 
12.
The Enchanted Cottage (1924)
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A crippled World War I veteran retracts to a small cottage in the countryside to escape from his nosy family and to hide from the outside world... (70 mins.)
 
13.
The Saga of Gösta Berling (1924)
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Gösta Berling is a young and attractive minister. Because he is an alcoholic and his preaches are far too daring... (183 mins.)
Director: Mauritz Stiller
 
14.
He Who Gets Slapped (1924)
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A bitter clown endeavors to rescue the young woman he loves from the lecherous count who once betrayed him. (95 mins.)
Director: Victor Seastrom
 
15.
Isn't Life Wonderful (1924)
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A family of Polish refugees tries to survive in post-World War I Germany. For a while it seems that they are making it, but soon the economic and political deterioration in the country begins to take their toll. (115 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
16.
La belle Nivernaise (1924)
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Bargeman Louveau finds an abandoned boy, Victor, and with the authorities permission takes him back to his own family where he raises him... (69 mins.)
Director: Jean Epstein
 
17.
The Navigator (1924)
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Two spoiled rich people find themselves trapped on an empty passenger ship. (59 mins.)
 
18.
The Cigarette Girl from Moscow (1924)
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As she works in her tedious office job, Maria Ivanovna dreams about being married, and she has particular... (78 mins.)
 
19.
Sovietskie igrushki (1924 Documentary)
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The first animated movie in the Soviet Union. A bloated caricature of a Capitalist devouring a massive heap of food and drink. (11 mins.)
Director: Dziga Vertov
 
20.
Peter Pan (1924)
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Peter Pan enters the nursery of the Darling children and, with the help of fairy dust, leads them off to Never Never Land, where they meet the nefarious Captain Hook. (105 mins.)
Director: Herbert Brenon
 
21.
The Sea Hawk (1924)
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A wrongly convicted English gentleman goes from galley slave to pirate captain. (123 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
 
22.
Michael (1924)
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Triangle story: painter, his young male model, unscrupulous princess. (93 mins.)
Director: Carl-Th. Dreyer
 
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24.
The City Without Jews (1924)
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Jews are expelled from the city of Utopia. (80 mins.)
Director: H.K. Breslauer
 
25.
Monsieur Beaucaire (1924)
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When M. Beaucaire, a handsome barber, catches the Duke of Winterset cheating at gambling, Beaucaire... (106 mins.)
Director: Sidney Olcott
 
26.
Finances of the Grand Duke (1924)
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The likeable and carefree Grand Duke of Abacco is in dire straits. There is no money left to service... (80 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
 
27.
Wine of Youth (1924)
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Unlike earlier generations of Marys who used every trickery to secure husbands, Mary the Third questions... (72 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
28.
Beau Brummel (1924)
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George Bryan Brummel, a British military officer, loves Lady Margery, the betrothed of Lord Alvanley... (135 mins.)
Director: Harry Beaumont
 
29.
Gyakuryû (1924 Short Film)
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The story of a nihilistic samurai whose mother is killed, whose sister is used and deceived, and who loses the only love of his life. (28 mins.)
 
30.
The Sun Down Limited (1924 Short Film)
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The kids decide to build their own locomotive. But jealous neighborhood bully Toughy attempts to run it off the tracks. (26 mins.)
 
31.
Janice Meredith (1924)
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It is 1774, the eve of the American War of Independence. Janice comes from a Tory household. She cavorts with American and British alike... (153 mins.)
Director: E. Mason Hopper
 
32.
Hot Water (1924)
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Episodic look at married life and in-law problems. Adventures include a ride on a crowded trolley with... (60 mins.)
 
33.
The Frogs Who Wanted a King (1922 Short Film)
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The frogs are bored with their lot, and ask God to give them a king - but God, irritated with their inability to govern themselves, quickly makes them change their minds. (9 mins.)
 
34.
Her Night of Romance (1924)
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An impoverished British lord (Paul Menford) impersonates a doctor in order to woo an ailing American heiress (Dorothy Adams). The lord is in it for love, but his business associate (Joe Diamond) smells money. (70 mins.)
Director: Sidney Franklin
 
35.
The First 100 Years (1924 Short Film)
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A man saves his lady love from Black Mike then comes wedded bliss. He hires a cook, who's brusque, domineering...
 
36.
America (1924)
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The story of a family caught up in the American Revolutionary War. (141 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
37.
Kino Eye (1924 Documentary)
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This documentary promoting the joys of life in a Soviet village centers around the activities of the Young Pioneers... (78 mins.)
Director: Dziga Vertov
 
38.
Waxworks (1924)
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The owner of a Waxmuseum needs for three of his models stories to be told to the audience. For that reason he has hired a writer... (65 mins.)
 
39.
Entr'acte (1924 Short Film)
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An absolute dada movie. Somebody gets killed, his coffin gets out of control and after a chase it stops. The person gets out of it and let everybody who followed the coffin dissapear. (22 mins.)
Director: René Clair
 
40.
The Iron Horse (1924)
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After witnessing the murder of his father by a renegade as a boy, the grown-up Brandon helps to realize his father's dream of a transcontinental railway. (150 mins.)
 
41.
Manhandled (1924)
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(75 mins.)
Director: Allan Dwan
 
42.
Romola (1924)
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In Renaissance Florence, Tito, a no-good young man pretending to be a scholar, wins the admiration of... (106 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
43.
Aelita: Queen of Mars (1924)
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This is called the first Soviet science fiction film because of its "futuristic" sets on Mars, although most of it takes place in Moscow... (111 mins.)
 
44.
The Inhuman Woman (1924)
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Claire Lescot is a famous prima donna. All men want to be loved by her. Among them is the young scientist Einar Norsen... (135 mins.)
 
45.
Secrets (1924)
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After 40 years of struggle on the Wyoming frontier, a woman reflects on her hardscrabble life with her unfaithful husband. (108 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
46.
Young Oldfield (1924 Short Film)
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Jimmy always fantasied about racing. But now he has to pay the mortgage before noon or else he won't own his shop any longer. (12 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
47.
One Wet Night (1924 Short Film)
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It's raining heavily, but at first the young husband and wife are not concerned about it. But the husband gets soaked on the way home from work... (11 mins.)
 
48.
Der Berg des Schicksals (1924)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Arnold Fanck
 
49.
The Extraordinary Adventures of Mr. West in the Land of the Bolsheviks (1924)
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The film chronicles the adventures of an American, "Mr. West," and his faithful bodyguard and servant Jeddie... (94 mins.)
Director: Lev Kuleshov
 
50.
Edmund Kean: Prince Among Lovers (1924)
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When a famous Shakespearean actor falls in love with a woman above his station, his professional and personal life begin to crumble. (136 mins.)
 
51.
Helen of Troy (1924)
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(204 mins.)
Director: Manfred Noa
 
52.
White Shadows (1924)
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In Paris a wild girl becomes possessed by the soul of her twin who died to save her life. (82 mins.)
Director: Graham Cutts
 
53.
Husbands or Lovers (1924)
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(56 mins.)
Director: Paul Czinner
 
54.
The King of Wild Horses (1924)
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A stallion known as "The Black" is the leader of a band of wild horses. A cowboy is determined to capture and break him. (50 mins.)
Director: Fred Jackman
 
55.
Die Hermannschlacht (1924)
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(54 mins.)
Director: Leo König
 
56.
Short Kilts (1924 Short Film)
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As a way to make peace between two feuding Scottish clans, one invites the other over for supper, but things don't turn out quite as expected. (20 mins.)
Director: George Jeske
 
57.
The Chechahcos (1923)
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A fire engulfs a shipload of prospectors and adventurers making their way to Alaska. In the confusion... (87 mins.)
Director: Lewis H. Moomaw
 
58.
Wild Oranges (1924)
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Millie Stope lives with her grandfather on a remote island. Her grandfather fled there for political reasons... (88 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
59.
Conductor 1492 (1924)
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A young Irish immigrant gets a job as a conductor on a streetcar and fights off an attempt by crooks to take over the company, all the while pursuing the boss' beautiful daughter. (70 mins.)
 
60.
Kid Speed (1924 Short Film)
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Avery DuPoise is a wealthy business man, organising a race. He meets one the competitors of the race... (18 mins.)
 
61.
Dante's Inferno (1924)
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The tactics of a vicious slumlord and greedy businessman finally drive a distraught man to commit suicide... (60 mins.)
Director: Henry Otto
 
62.
Barbara Frietchie (1924)
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Two lovers in a small town in Maryland are torn apart by the Civil War--she is loyal to the south while he heads north to join the federal army... (85 mins.)
Director: Lambert Hillyer
 
63.
Felix Finds Out (1924 Short Film)
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Willie, Felix's owner, gets an assignment to find out why the moon shines. Felix decides to help him get the answer, but winds up getting involved with bootleggers who are making "moonshine". (11 mins.)
Director: Otto Messmer
 
64.
Alice's Spooky Adventure (1924 Short Film)
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When a ball is accidentally knocked through the window of a neighborhood haunted house, Alice is the only one brave enough to go inside to retrieve it... (8 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
65.
Die Sklavenkönigin (1924)
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(144 mins.)
 
66.
New Year's Eve (1924)
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(66 mins.)
Director: Lupu Pick
 
67.
Alice Gets in Dutch (1924 Short Film)
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After Alice is caught pulling a prank in class, she's sent to the corner with a dunce's cap, where she quickly grows tired and begins daydreaming... (10 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
68.
Felix Out of Luck (1924 Short Film)
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Felix, having lost his home, his job and his girlfriend, grabs a pistol and decides to end it all. Before he can do that...
Director: Otto Messmer
 
69.
Das Wolkenphänomen von Maloja (1924 Documentary)
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(10 mins.)
Director: Arnold Fanck
 
70.
Lizzies of the Field (1924 Short Film)
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There is no love lost between the Red Dog Garage, and the Black Cat Garage, two auto repair shops on opposite sides of the street... (16 mins.)
Director: Del Lord
 
71.
Felix Goes West (1924 Short Film)
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Felix gets into trouble with a tribe of Indians out west, and is chased by a bear. (10 mins.)
Director: Otto Messmer
 
73.
The Fugitive Futurist (1924 Short Film)
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A habitual loser at the race-track is approached by a man who claims to be an inventor with a machine that can see into the future; but can it predict the winner of tomorrow's race? And just whom is the 'inventor' trying to escape anyway? (10 mins.)
Director: 'Q'
 
74.
Mandarin Mix-Up (1924 Short Film)
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(20 mins.)
Director: Percy Pembroke
 
75.
Every Man for Himself (1924 Short Film)
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(14 mins.)
 
76.
Smithy (1924 Short Film)
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After being discharged from the 372nd infantry, on account of a bean shortage, smithy seeks employment... (24 mins.)
 
77.
Alice and the Three Bears (1924 Short Film)
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The Three Bears are busy cooking when Baby Bear realizes his recipe requires hops. Naturally his first... (7 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
78.
Trip to Mars (1924 Short Film)
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Animator Max Fleischer draws a series of faces, one of which ends up being Ko-Ko the Clown. Ko-Ko... (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
79.
Opus III (1924 Short Film)
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(3 mins.)
Director: Ruttmann
 
80.
Detained (1924 Short Film)
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(20 mins.)
 
81.
Alice's Wild West Show (1924 Short Film)
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Alice and her friends put on a show. After a brief overture, act one: A saloon; Alice enters, and shoots down two bad guys... (10 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
82.
Crossing the Great Sagrada (1924 Short Film)
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A spoof travelogue of an expedition by three explorers, confusing London and New York with Papua, sending up film effects, censorship and a profusion of other cinema-related targets.
Director: Adrian Brunel
 
83.
Alice's Day at Sea (1924 Short Film)
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Alice's trip to the sea inspires her to dream of a visit to an animated underwater world. (11 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
84.
Ballet mécanique (1924 Short Film)
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A pulsing, kaleidoscope of images set to an energetic soundtrack. A young women swings in a garden; a woman's face smiles... (19 mins.)
 
85.
Big Moments from Little Pictures (1924 Short Film)
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(20 mins.)
Director: Roy Clements
 
86.
Alice and the Dog Catcher (1924 Short Film)
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(7 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
87.
Felix All Balled Up (1924 Short Film)
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Felix's owner goes to a golf course and brings along a new "club"--Felix in disguise. While trying to teach his owner how to play golf...
Director: Otto Messmer
 
88.
Felix Doubles for Darwin (1924 Short Film)
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A famished Felix reads an advertisement telling of a large reward for anyone that can give proof for the theory of evolution... (10 mins.)
Director: Otto Messmer
 
89.
Symphonie diaganale (1924 Short Film)
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A tilted figure, consisting largely of right angles at the beginning, grows by accretion, with the addition... (5 mins.)
Director: Viking Eggeling
 
90.
Help! (1924 Short Film)
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Max accepts a wager that he cannot remain in a haunted castle for one hour (11 PM to midnight) without crying for help... (18 mins.)
Director: Abel Gance
 
91.
Rupert of Hee Haw (1924 Short Film)
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(20 mins.)
Director: Scott Pembroke
 
92.
Alice's Fishy Story (1924 Short Film)
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Alice wants desperately to get out of practicing her piano so she can go have fun with her friends....
Director: Walt Disney
 
93.
President Coolidge, Taken on the White House Grounds (1924 Documentary)
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The subject of this short film is taxation and tax reform (4 mins.)