Silent Movies at the Theatre

An ongoing list of silent movies I have been lucky enough to enjoy on the big screen. Now including a contemporary Oscar winner.
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1.
Sunrise (1927)
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A married farmer falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife. (94 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
“ Cinematheque Ontario: Jackman Hall ” - misspaddylee
 
2.
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
“ Cinematheque Ontario: Jackman Hall ” - misspaddylee
 
3.
The Docks of New York (1928)
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A blue-collar worker on New York's depressed waterfront finds his life changed after he saves a woman attempting suicide. (76 mins.)
“ Cinematheque Ontario: Jackman Hall ” - misspaddylee
 
4.
The General (1926)
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When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines. (67 mins.)
“ TIFF: Wintergarden ” - misspaddylee
 
5.
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
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The effete son of a cantankerous riverboat captain comes to join his father's crew. (70 mins.)
“ TIFF: Yonge-Dundas Square ” - misspaddylee
 
6.
Orphans of the Storm (1921)
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Two orphaned sisters are caught up in the turmoil of the French Revolution, encountering misery and love along the way. (150 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
“ Cinematheque Ontario: Jackman Hall ” - misspaddylee
 
7.
The Unholy Three (1925)
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A sideshow ventriloquist, midget, and strongman form a conspiracy known as "The Unholy Three" and commit a series of robberies. (86 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
“ Cinematheque Ontario: Jackman Hall ” - misspaddylee
 
8.
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
“ Cinematheque Ontario: Jackman Hall ” - misspaddylee
 
9.
Spies (1928)
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The mastermind behind a ubiquitous spy operation learns of a dangerous romance between a Russian lady in his employ and a dashing agent from the government's secret service. (178 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ Cinematheque Ontario: Jackman Hall ” - misspaddylee
 
10.
Bucking Broadway (1917)
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A ranch foreman battles a rich stockbroker for the affections of a beautiful young woman. (53 mins.)
Director: Jack Ford
“ TIFF: Jackman Hall ” - misspaddylee
 
11.
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
“ The Revue ” - misspaddylee
 
12.
Faust (1926)
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The demon Mephisto wagers with God that he can corrupt a mortal man's soul. (85 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
“ Toronto Silent Film Festival 2011: St. Paul's - Trinity Church ” - misspaddylee
 
13.
La Bohème (1926)
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A group of starving artists try to survive in 1830s Paris, including a seamstress and the would-be playwright she loves. (95 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
“ The Revue ” - misspaddylee
 
14.
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
“ St. Paul's - Trinity Church ” - misspaddylee
 
15.
Neighbors (1920 Short Film)
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A young couple who live next to each other in tenement apartments do everything they can to be together despite of their feuding families. (18 mins.)
“ St. Paul's - Trinity Church ” - misspaddylee
 
16.
The Balloonatic (1923 Short Film)
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A hapless amusement park attendant finds his run away balloon ride has left him in a strange predicament. (22 mins.)
“ St. Paul's - Trinity Church ” - misspaddylee
 
17.
Wings (1927)
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Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I. (144 mins.)
“ The Revue ” - misspaddylee
 
18.
We Faw Down (1928 Short Film)
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Stan & Ollie attempt to fool their wives by sneaking out to a poker game, but instead get involved with two flirty ladies, one of whom is the girlfriend of a jealous boxer. (20 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
“ Toronto Silent Film Festival 2012: The Fox ” - misspaddylee
 
19.
Saturday Afternoon (1926 Short Film)
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Harry and his friend have planned to go out for an afternoon of fun. But first, Harry must figure out... (30 mins.)
Director: Harry Edwards
“ Toronto Silent Film Festival 2012: The Fox ” - misspaddylee
 
20.
Back Stage (1919 Short Film)
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Roscoe and Buster are working at a vaudeville house. When the crew attacks the strongman for bullying his assistant... (26 mins.)
“ Toronto Silent Film Festival 2012: The Fox ” - misspaddylee
 
21.
The Cure (1917 Short Film)
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An alcoholic checks into a health spa and his antics promptly throw the establishment into chaos. (24 mins.)
“ Toronto Silent Film Festival 2012: The Fox ” - misspaddylee
 
22.
Frauds and Frenzies (1918 Short Film)
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(21 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Semon
“ Toronto Silent Film Festival 2012: The Fox ” - misspaddylee
 
23.
The Horse Ate the Hat (1928)
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On his way through the woods to his marriage, Fadinard's horse eats the hat of a married lady spending here a few moments with her lover... (60 mins.)
Director: René Clair
“ Toronto Silent Film Festival 2012: Casa Loma ” - misspaddylee
 
24.
The Artist (2011)
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A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions. (100 mins.)
“ 2011 Best Picture Oscar winner. Seen at The Kingsway Revue Cinema. ” - misspaddylee
 
25.
Hungry Hearts (1922)
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A Hollywood adaptation of the short stories of Anzia Yazierska, the fist writer to bring stories of American Jewish women to a mainstream audience... (84 mins.)
Director: E. Mason Hopper
“ Toronto Jewish Film Society 2012: Jewish Community Centre ” - misspaddylee
 
26.
The Cameraman (1928)
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Hopelessly in love with a woman working at MGM Studios, a clumsy man attempts to become a motion picture cameraman to be close to the object of his desire. (69 mins.)
Director: Edward Sedgwick
“ Silent Sunday at The Revue, June 2012 ” - misspaddylee
 
27.
The Rink (1916 Short Film)
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After causing restaurant chaos at work, a bumbling waiter tears up the local roller rink with his skating. (30 mins.)
“ Silent Sunday at The Revue, 2013 ” - misspaddylee
 
28.
The Adventurer (1917 Short Film)
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The Little Tramp escapes from prison; saves a girl and her mother from drowning; and creates havoc at a swank party. (24 mins.)
“ Silent Sunday at The Revue, 2013 ” - misspaddylee
 
29.
Destiny (1921)
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When a woman's fiancé disappears, Death gives her three chances to save him from his fate. (114 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ Silent Sunday at The Revue, February 2014 ” - misspaddylee
 
30.
Cinderella (1954 Short Film)
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(11 mins.)
Director: Lotte Reiniger
“ Silent Sunday at The Revue, February 2014 ” - misspaddylee
 
31.
The Navigator (1924)
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Two spoiled rich people find themselves trapped on an empty passenger ship. (59 mins.)
“ Silent Sunday at the Revue, June 2014 ” - misspaddylee
 
32.
Underworld (1927)
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Boisterous gangster kingpin Bull Weed rehabilitates his former lawyer from his alcoholic haze, but complications arise when he falls for Weed's girlfriend. (80 mins.)
“ Silent Revue, October 2014 ” - misspaddylee
 
33.
The Musketeers of Pig Alley (1912 Short Film)
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A young wife and her musician husband live in poverty in a New York City tenement. The husband's job requires him to go away for for a number of days... (17 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
“ Silent Revue, October 2014 ” - misspaddylee
 
34.
The Immigrant (1917 Short Film)
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Charlie is an immigrant who endures a challenging voyage and gets into trouble as soon as he arrives in America. (30 mins.)
“ Silent Revue, January 2015 ” - misspaddylee
 
35.
Mighty Like a Moose (1926 Short Film)
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After a homely married couple separately undergo plastic surgery, they unwittingly plan an extramarital affair with each other. (22 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
“ Silent Revue, January 2015 ” - misspaddylee
 
36.
Teddy at the Throttle (1917 Short Film)
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Gloria Dawn lives down the hall from her sweetheart, Bobbie Knight. The dishonest Henry Black is Gloria's guardian... (18 mins.)
“ Silent Revue, January 2015 ” - misspaddylee
 
37.
Mabel's Dramatic Career (1913 Short Film)
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Long after jilting his girlfriend, Mabel the kitchen maid, Mack is startled to see her onscreen at the local cinema. (14 mins.)
Director: Mack Sennett
“ Silent Revue, January 2015 ” - misspaddylee
 
38.
Suspense (1913 Short Film)
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An isolated house in deserted area is too remote for a servant, who leaves a note, quietly exits the back door... (10 mins.)
“ Silent Revue, March 2015 ” - misspaddylee
 
39.
Beggars of Life (1928)
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After killing her treacherous step-father, a girl tries to escape the country with a young vagabond... (100 mins.)
“ Silent Revue, March 2015 ” - misspaddylee
 
40.
Mistress Nell (1915)
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Nell Gwynne ( Mary Pickford ) and King Charles II ( Owen Moore ) fall in love after meeting at a fox hunt...
Director: James Kirkwood
“ Toronto Silent Film Festival 2015 ” - misspaddylee
 
41.
The Love Charm (1928 Short Film)
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“ Toronto Silent Film Festival 2015 ” - misspaddylee
 
42.
Blind Husbands (1919)
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An Austrian officer sets out to seduce a neglected young wife. (99 mins.)
Director: Erich Stroheim
“ Toronto Silent Film Festival 2015 ” - misspaddylee
 
43.
Woman in the Moon (1929)
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A tenacious scientist blasts off for the moon in hopes of riches that may be found there. (156 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ Silent Revue, December 2015 ” - misspaddylee
 
44.
The Kid Brother (1927)
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A sheriff's milquetoast son has a chance to prove himself when a medicine show run by con artists comes into town. (82 mins.)
Director: Ted Wilde, J.A. Howe
“ Silent Revue, February 2016 ” - misspaddylee
 
45.
Movie Night (1929 Short Film)
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A family goes on its weekly outing to the movies, but the evening is hampered by an attempt to pass the wife's brother off as a child, a crowded theater, and the daughter's apparently contagious case of the hiccups. (20 mins.)
Director: Lewis R. Foster
“ Toronto Silent Film Festival, 2016 ” - misspaddylee
 
46.
The Spanking Age (1928 Short Film)
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(20 mins.)
“ Toronto Silent Film Festival, 2016 ” - misspaddylee
 
47.
Character Studies (1927 Short Film)
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Carter DeHaven announces that he will perform a series of "impressions." For each impression we see him applying makeup... (6 mins.)
“ Toronto Silent Film Festival, 2016 ” - misspaddylee
 
48.
Oh Doctor! (1917 Short Film)
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Roscoe is a doctor who falls in love with a pretty woman whose boyfriend, in turn, falls in love with Roscoe's wife's jewelry. (23 mins.)
“ Toronto Silent Film Festival, 2016 ” - misspaddylee
 
49.
The Love Nest (1923 Short Film)
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In an attempt to forget his lost sweetheart, Buster takes a long trip at sea where he boards a whaling ship with a strict captain. (20 mins.)
Director: Buster Keaton
“ Toronto Silent Film Festival, 2016 ” - misspaddylee