Best Picture 1922

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1.
Häxan (1922 Documentary)
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Fictionalized documentary showing the evolution of witchcraft, from its pagan roots to its confusion with hysteria in modern Europe. (91 mins.)
 
2.
Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922)
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Arch-criminal Dr. Mabuse sets out to make a fortune and run Berlin. Detective Wenk sets out to stop him. (242 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
3.
The Three Must-Get-Theres (1922)
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(58 mins.)
Director: Max Linder
 
4.
Suramis tsikhe (1922)
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Legend of Surami Fortress. Love revenge can be very painful. (70 mins.)
 
5.
Dr. Jack (1922)
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Country Doctor, Jack Jackson is called in to treat the Sick-Little-Well-Girl, who has been making Dr... (59 mins.)
Director: Fred Newmeyer
 
6.
Robin Hood (1922)
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A nobleman becomes the vigilante Robin Hood who protects the oppressed English people from the tyrannical Prince John. (143 mins.)
Director: Allan Dwan
 
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The Light in the Dark (1922 Short Film)
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A young girl is struck and seriously injured by a wealthy society matron's car. The woman brings the girl back to her house... (33 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
9.
Nosferatu (1922)
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Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife. (94 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
 
10.
From Morn to Midnight (1920)
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A Cashier in a bank in a small German town is alerted to the power of money by the visit of a rich Italian lady... (65 mins.)
 
11.
Monte Cristo (1922)
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A film adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune... (100 mins.)
Director: Emmett J. Flynn
 
12.
Manslaughter (1922)
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Society-girl thrill seeker Lydia causes the death of motorcycle policeman and is prosecuted by her fiancé Daniel who describes in lurid detail the downfall of Rome. While she's in prison she reforms and Daniel becomes a wasted alcoholic. (100 mins.)
 
13.
Nanook of the North (1922 Documentary)
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In this silent predecessor to the modern documentary, film-maker Robert J. Flaherty spends one year following the lives of Nanook and his family, Inuits living in the Arctic Circle. (78 mins.)
 
14.
Foolish Wives (1922)
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A con artist masquerades a Russian nobility and attempts to seduce the wife of an American diplomat. (117 mins.)
 
16.
My Wife's Relations (1922 Short Film)
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By accident, Buster and an intimidating woman end up married. (24 mins.)
 
17.
The Electric House (1922 Short Film)
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After being mistakenly certified as an electrical engineer, Buster is hired to wire a house. (23 mins.)
 
18.
The Village Blacksmith (1922)
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(80 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
 
19.
Fire Fighters (1922 Short Film)
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The gang forms a fire department; they end up thwarting a bootlegger, but not before their pet animals get drunk on his moonshine. (20 mins.)
 
20.
Grandma's Boy (1922)
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A meek young man must find the courage within when a rogue tramp menaces his home town. (60 mins.)
Director: Fred Newmeyer
 
21.
The Original Movie. (1922 Short Film)
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A look at the filmmaking process in the prehistoric era, inside the Stonehenge Film Company. It seems some things haven't changed much... (8 mins.)
 
22.
Oliver Twist (1922)
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Oliver's mother, a penniless outcast, died giving birth to him. As a young boy Oliver is brought up in a workhouse... (98 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
 
23.
The Trap (1922)
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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. (60 mins.)
Director: Robert Thornby
 
24.
Daydreams (1922 Short Film)
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A sincere young man leaves his home to win his fortune so he can marry his home town sweetheart. (23 mins.)
 
25.
The Paleface (1922 Short Film)
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Buster helps a Native American tribe save their land from greedy oil barons. (20 mins.)
 
26.
Flesh and Blood (1922)
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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. (74 mins.)
Director: Irving Cummings
 
27.
Pay Day (1922 Short Film)
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Charlie is an expert bricklayer. He has lots of fun and work and enjoys himself greatly while at the saloon... (21 mins.)
Director: Charlie Chaplin
 
28.
The Blacksmith (1922 Short Film)
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Buster Keaton shoes horses and repairs cars, with mixed results. (21 mins.)
 
29.
Phantom (1922)
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A shiftless young man becomes obsessed with a mysterious woman and yearns to find her again. (125 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
 
30.
The Prisoner of Zenda (1922)
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When the king is drugged and abducted by his ambitious brother, a lookalike relative must take his place to keep the evil sibling off the throne. (125 mins.)
Director: Rex Ingram
 
31.
Beauty's Worth (1922)
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Prudence Cole is an unsophisticated Quaker girl being raised by her two aunts. Prudence is flirted with by snobbish Henry Garrison... (112 mins.)
 
32.
Beyond the Rocks (1922)
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A young woman marries an older millionaire and then falls in love with a handsome nobleman on her honeymoon. (80 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
 
33.
The Toll of the Sea (1922)
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While visiting China, an American man falls in love with a young Chinese woman, but he then has second thoughts about the relationship. (54 mins.)
 
34.
Peg o' My Heart (1922)
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(80 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
35.
Der brennende Acker (1922)
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When farmer Rog dies, his son Peter stays, but Johannes can not be satisfied with such a condition (and... (98 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
 
36.
Anna-Liisa (1922)
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(70 mins.)
 
37.
Cops (1922 Short Film)
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A series of mishaps manages to make a young man get chased by a big city's entire police force. (18 mins.)
 
38.
The Seventh Day (1922)
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A group of New York society folk on a yachting excursion are forced to put into a New England fishing village for repairs... (60 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
39.
Shadows (1922)
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A dying Chinese man converts to Christianity in order to stop a friend from being blackmailed. (70 mins.)
Director: Tom Forman
 
40.
Lorna Doone (1922)
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In 17th-century England, an outlaw clan kidnaps a young girl, who grows up among them. The farm boy who met her just before the kidnapping eventually rescues her, and they fall in love. (70 mins.)
 
41.
Othello (1922)
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Based on Shakespeare's play: The treacherous Iago plans to ruin the life of Othello by provoking him to jealousy. (79 mins.)
 
42.
Kino-pravda no. 1 (1922 Short Film)
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(10 mins.)
Director: Dziga Vertov
 
43.
Die Gezeichneten (1922)
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Based on the 1918 novel 'Elsker hverandre' by Aage Madelung, the film follows various lives, one of which is Jewish girl Hanne Liebe, as she grows up, and experiences the pains of living as a Jew in Russia, leading to a revolution. (105 mins.)
 
44.
Sherlock Holmes (1922)
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A young Sherlock Holmes seeks to bring down the criminal mastermind Moriarty as he solves a crime involving a blackmailed prince. (85 mins.)
Director: Albert Parker
 
45.
The Frozen North (1922 Short Film)
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Buster plays a bumbling villain in this parody of melodrama. (17 mins.)
 
46.
Blood and Sand (1922)
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A toreador's familial and social life is threatened when he has an affair. (80 mins.)
Director: Fred Niblo
 
47.
Sodom und Gomorrha (1922)
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When the old multimillionaire Jackson Harber wants to marry the young model Mary, she hesitates, but... (150 mins.)
 
48.
Our Gang (1922 Short Film)
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An unethical merchant moves into town and steals customers from the widowed owner of an established store; the gang steps in to help. (20 mins.)
 
49.
Vanina oder Die Galgenhochzeit (1922)
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Vanina loves rebel leader Octavio, who gets caught. He gets a pardon and marries Vanina. When he is captured again, Vanina helps him to escape prison. They are both caught, and after his execution she dies from grief. (68 mins.)
 
50.
The Loves of Pharaoh (1922)
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The Ethiopian King offers his daughter to a powerful Pharaoh to secure peace between the two countries. (100 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
51.
The Young Rajah (1922)
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A young man raised in the American South discovers he is an Indian prince whose throne was taken by usurpers. (54 mins.)
Director: Philip Rosen
 
52.
Marizza, genannt die Schmuggler-Madonna (1922)
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All men are under lovely Maritza's spell.Tired of working for the old woman Yelina, who forces her to cajole customs officials to help the smugglers, she flees and finds work at Mrs. Avricolos' farm. (50 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
 
53.
The Man from Beyond (1922)
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A man who has been frozen in the Arctic ice for 100 years returns to civilization to find his lost love. (74 mins.)
Director: Burton L. King
 
54.
Mud and Sand (1922 Short Film)
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Rhubarb Vaselino lives in a small village, when he and his friend, Sapo, enter a bullfighting contest... (26 mins.)
Director: Gil Pratt
 
55.
The Pest (1922 Short Film)
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Stan Laurel plays a book salesman who has a series of encounters, mostly revolving around a young woman who might be evicted by her lecherous landlord...
 
56.
Down to the Sea in Ships (1922)
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Story of the lives of the people in a small Quaker community and the adventures of a whaling ship. (83 mins.)
Director: Elmer Clifton
 
57.
Zhi guo yuan (1922 Short Film)
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Cheng the fruit seller is in love with the daughter of his neighbor the doctor, but the good doctor... (30 mins.)
Director: Shichuan Zhang
 
58.
Das Wunder (1922 Short Film)
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(3 mins.)
Director: Walter Ruttmann
 
59.
Nathan der Weise (1922)
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(128 mins.)
Director: Manfred Noa
 
60.
Felix in the Swim (1922 Short Film)
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(6 mins.)
Director: Otto Messmer
 
61.
Felix Turns the Tide (1922 Short Film)
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Felix the Cat becomes a soldier when the rats declare war on the cats. (10 mins.)
Director: Otto Messmer
 
62.
Felix Saves the Day (1922 Short Film)
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Boys playing back alley baseball improbably hold their afternoon game at the Polo Grounds. Felix the Cat takes action when his favored team seems poised to lose. (7 mins.)
 
63.
Polikushka (1922)
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In 19th century Russia, peasant Polikei is sent by the wealthy landlady to town. Things start to get complicated and even tragic, when he loses the lady's money he was sent for. (50 mins.)
Director: Aleksandr Sanin
 
64.
Cinderella (1922 Short Film)
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Cinderella, the "ash girl," is kept in menial labor by her two wicked stepsisters. Meanwhile the handsome prince of the territory is out hunting bears... (7 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
65.
Felix Lends a Hand (1922 Short Film)
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Trudging through the snow in his hometown, Felix sees a billboard advertising sunny Egypt, and says...
Director: Otto Messmer
 
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Felix in the Bone Age (1922 Short Film)
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Felix comes upon a caveman and his girlfriend. The girlfriend is crying, and when the caveman asks her what she wants... (3 mins.)
Director: Otto Messmer
 
68.
Sky High (1922)
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A government agent investigates a ring that is smuggling Chinese aliens across the border from Mexico... (58 mins.)
Director: Lynn Reynolds
 
69.
Little Red Riding Hood (1922 Short Film)
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Mother is making donuts: She throws up a circle of dough, and a cat shoots a hole in it. Later, he fishes... (6 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
70.
Seeing Stars (1922 Documentary)
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A rare film from First National set a gala celebrity banquet and promoting the releases of several then upcoming films including The Pilgrim (1923), The Balloonatic (1923) and Day Dreams (1922). (8 mins.)
 
71.
The Egg (1922 Short Film)
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Director: Gilbert Pratt
 
72.
The Four Musicians of Bremen (1922 Short Film)
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Four animal musicians consisting of a Horse, Cat, Dog, & Rooster set out on their own quest to try to find some fame by playing their own music... (7 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
 
73.
Felix Minds the Kid (1922 Short Film)
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After unsuccessfully trying to steal food from a fish market, Felix is promised by a man that if he watches the man's child...
Director: Otto Messmer
 
74.
The Headless Horseman (1922)
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The village of Sleepy Hollow is getting ready to greet the new schoolteacher, Ichabod Crane, who is coming from New York... (68 mins.)