HISTORY OF FILM: TIMELINE

A chronological list relating to the drama, history, and art of film, from behind the scenes to in front of the camera.

Please note:

This is a work in progress.

Some titles may be listed more than once in relation to a particular subject.
Relevant years appear highlighted in red, between curly brackets - {Year}.
Movie milestones are accompanied by a short description.
Where applicable; documentaries and relevant links relating to the films themselves, specific persons, related topics, or related historical events, have been included.

Part 1 - Numbers 10 to 851: Chronological History of Film: The films, the studios, and related film-subjects.

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*With Thanks - Researched, edited, and quoted extensively from: Filmsite - Tim Dirks, IMDb, Wikipedia, Digital History, and various other movie-related sites.
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219.
Mary Pickford: The Muse of the Movies (2008 Documentary)
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A chronicle of the life and career of silent film star Mary Pickford. (102 mins.)
“ Related topic: Mary Pickford. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
220.
Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Power of Women in Hollywood (2000 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
This documentary, first shown on the Turner Classic Movies cable channel, tells of the life and career of screenwriter Frances Marion... (56 mins.)
Director: Bridget Terry
“ Related topic: Mary Pickford & Frances Marion.

Frances Marion - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frances_Marion. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
221.
Douglas Fairbanks Sr. and Mary Pickford (2000 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Laurent Preyale
“ Douglas Fairbanks Sr. (1883-1939).
One of the four founding members of 'United Artists' - (1919).
Married Mary Pickford-(28 March 1920) and divorced-(10 January 1936).

Mary Pickford - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Pickford.

Douglas Fairbanks Sr. Biography : //www.biography.com/people/douglas-fairbanks-sr-9290911. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
222.
Unknown Chaplin (1983 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Using in part rare out-take footage, the film-making methods and techniques of Charles Chaplin are explored. (156 mins.)
“ Charles Chaplin (1889-1977). One of the four founding members of 'United Artists' - (1919).

Charlie Chaplin Biography: //www.biography.com/people/charlie-chaplin-9244327. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
223.
American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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The life story of Louisa May Alcott based on her writings as well as those of family, friends and associates. (90 mins.)
“ D. W. Griffith (1875-1948). One of the four founding members of 'United Artists' - (1919).

The greatest American pioneer/auteur in early film was Kentucky-born David Wark Griffith, 'the master storyteller of film' or 'the father of film'. He was known as the first cinematic auteur or storyteller who gave future film-makers the 'grammar' of film-making.

D.W. Griffith Biography: //www.biography.com/people/dw-griffith-9321016. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
224.
Rescued from an Eagle's Nest (1908 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A family is terrified when an eagle carries off its young child. (6 mins.)
“ Related topic: D. W. Griffith.

Edwin S. Porter's and Thomas Edison's short film is the earliest known surviving work with Griffith as an actor, in his first starring role. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
225.
The Adventures of Dollie (1908 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
On a warm and sunny summer's day, a mother and father take their young daughter Dollie on a riverside outing... (12 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
“ Related topic: D.W. Griffith.

Griffith joined The American Mutoscope and Biograph Company in New York City as a director in 1908, where he remained until 1913. His first contracted film, released by Biograph, was 'The Adventures of Dollie'.

Biograph Company - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biograph_Company. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
226.
An Unseen Enemy (1912 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The physician's death orphans his two adolescent daughters. Their older brother is able to convert some of the doctor's small estate to cash... (17 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
“ Related topic: D. W. Griffith.

Griffith's thriller 'An Unseen Enemy' introduced two young actresses: Dorothy and Lillian Gish to the screen.

Dorothy Gish Biography: //www.biography.com/people/dorothy-gish-248764.

Lillian Gish Biography: //www.biography.com/people/lillian-gish-9312548. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
227.
The Mothering Heart (1913 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A young couple struggle to get ahead, the wife always assuaging the troubles of her melancholy husband... (29 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
“ Related topic: D.W. Griffith.

Toward the end of his time at Biograph, this was Griffith's most artistic film, with Lillian Gish in an early lead role. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
228.
His Majesty, the American (1919)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
(115 mins.)
Director: Joseph Henabery
“ {1919}: United Artists' first feature film. It starred one of the studio's founders, Douglas Fairbanks Sr. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
229.
The Miracle Man (1919)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A gang of crooks evade the police by moving their operations to a small town. There the gang's leader... (80 mins.)
“ {1919}: Lon Chaney's breakthrough film. It brought his physical skills and makeup abilities to the screen.

Lon Chaney Entertainment: //lonchaney.com. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
230.
Haunted Spooks (1920 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
After numerous failed attempts to commit suicide, our hero (Lloyd) runs into a lawyer who is looking... (25 mins.)
“ {1919}: Harold Lloyd, during the filming of 'Haunted Spooks'-(1920), was seriously injured when posing for publicity photos and a prop bomb went off in his hand, resulting in the loss of a thumb and index finger on his right hand.

Harold Lloyd: //www.haroldlloyd.com. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
231.
Different from the Others (1919)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Two male musicians fall in love, but blackmail and scandal makes the affair take a tragic turn. (50 mins.)
Director: Richard Oswald
“ {1919}: (aka 'Anders als die Andern') was reportedly the first representation of male homosexuality in a feature-length film. The film was banned by the Nazis and all prints were ordered destroyed; although one incomplete print surfaced.

Different From the Others - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Different_from_the_Others. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
232.
Blind Husbands (1919)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An Austrian officer sets out to seduce a neglected young wife. (99 mins.)
Director: Erich Stroheim
“ {1919}: One of the greatest directors of the silent era, Austrian-born Erich von Stroheim, made his directorial debut. He would acquire the nickname: 'The Man You Love to Hate'.

Blind Husbands - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blind_Husbands.

Erich von Stroheim - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erich_von_Stroheim.

The Exquisite Remains of Erich von Stroheim: //hcl.harvard.edu/hfa/films/2012julsep/von_stroheim.html. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
233.
The Man You Loved to Hate (1979 Documentary)
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Erich von Stroheim was an director of silent movies, as well as an actor in both silents and talkies... (78 mins.)
“ Related subject: Erich von Stroheim. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
234.
Emerald of Death (1919)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
(54 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
“ {1919}: (aka. 'The Boy in Blue'-1919). Director F.W. Murnau's directorial debut. It is now considered to be a lost film.

F.W. Murnau - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F._W._Murnau. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
235.
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Hypnotist Dr. Caligari uses a somnambulist, Cesare, to commit murders. (76 mins.)
Director: Robert Wiene
“ {1919}: Germany's influential silent landmark classic, was filmed in (1919) and released in the United States in (1920). It established the movement of German film expressionism.

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cabinet_of_Dr._Caligari.

German Expressionism - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_Expressionism. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
236.
“ {1919}: Producer/director Oscar Micheaux released his first film, starring pioneering African-American actress Evelyn Preer. Becoming the first African-American to produce and direct a motion picture feature film.

Oscar Micheaux - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_Micheaux.

Evelyn Preer - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evelyn_Preer. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
237.
The Czar of Black Hollywood (2014 Documentary)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Bayer L. Mack
“ Related subject: Oscar Micheaux. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
238.
Paris 1919: Un traité pour la paix (2009 Documentary)
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A film about the Paris Peace Conference that negotiated the end of World War I with the Versailles Treaty. (90 mins.)
Director: Paul Cowan
“ {1919}: The Versailles Treaty, signed on June 28, (1919), was the peace settlement between Germany and the Allied Powers that officially ended World War I. However, the conditions in the treaty were so punitive upon Germany that many believe the Versailles Treaty laid the groundwork for the eventual rise of Nazis in Germany and the eruption of World War II.

Treaty of Versailles - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Versailles. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
239.
Jazz (2001 Mini-Series)
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A survey of the musical form's history and major talents. (114 mins.)
“ The 1920s: The Roaring '20s were a time of speakeasies, short skirts, the Charleston dance, and jazz music. The 1920s also showed great strides in Women's Suffrage and archaeology hit the mainstream with the discovery of King Tut's Tomb. There were an amazing number of cultural firsts in the 1920s, including the first talking film. Babe Ruth hitting his home-run record, and the first Mickey Mouse cartoon.

1920s Timeline: //history1900s.about.com/od/timelines/tp/1920timeline.htm. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
240.
Within Our Gates (1920)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Abandoned by her fiancé, an educated black woman with a shocking past dedicates herself to helping a near bankrupt school for impoverished black youths. (79 mins.)
Director: Oscar Micheaux
“ {1920}: Director Oscar Micheaux's earliest surviving feature-length film.

Link: IMDb: Feature Films Released in 1920. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
241.
Oscar Micheaux: Negro Pioneer (2017)
Oscar Micheaux, the first Black director to produce a feature length film and a "talkie" during the Harlem Renaissance movement, journeys from the bitter racist south up North to Chicago to produce race movies for his people.
“ Related subject: Oscar Micheaux. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
242.
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The American movie business started as peepshows and grew into a near-mythical art form that used an exciting new technology to create drama, laughter and adventure bigger than life.
“ {1920-1928}: Specifically: Episode 3: The Dream Merchants: 1920-1928. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
243.
One Week (1920 Short Film)
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A newly wedded couple attempts to build a house with a prefabricated kit, unaware that a rival sabotaged the kit's component numbering. (25 mins.)
“ {1920}: Buster Keaton made his first solo appearance.

Buster Keaton - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buster_Keaton. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
244.
“ {1920}: Alice Guy (Blaché), the world's first female film-maker and a key figure in the narrative film, directed her final film.

Alice Guy-Blaché Biography: //www.biography.com/people/alice-guy-blaché-37846. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
245.
The Forgotten Films of Roscoe Fatty Arbuckle (2005 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Popular rival of friend Charlie Chaplin, mentor of sidekick Buster Keaton, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle (1887-1933)... (600 mins.)
“ {1921}: Comedian Roscoe Fatty Arbuckle is arrested for the alleged rape and murder of actress Virginia Rappe. He was found 'not guilty' and subsequently acquitted.

Roscoe Arbuckle - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roscoe_Arbuckle.

Fatty Arbuckle Scandal: //history1900s.about.com/od/famouscrimesscandals/a/fattyarbuckle.htm.

Link: IMDb: Feature Films Released in 1921. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
246.
The Kid (1921)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The Tramp cares for an abandoned child, but events put that relationship in jeopardy. (68 mins.)
Director: Charlie Chaplin
“ {1921}: Charlie Chaplin's first feature-length film produced and directed by himself, with a star-making role for young Jackie Coogan.

The Kid - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Kid_(1921_film).

Jackie Coogan - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackie_Coogan. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
247.
A Sailor-Made Man (1921)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An idle, wealthy playboy foolishly joins the Navy when the father of the girl he wants to marry tells him to get a job to prove himself worthy. (47 mins.)
Director: Fred Newmeyer
“ {1921}: Harold Lloyd's first feature-length comedy. The second silent film comedian, following Charlie Chaplin, to release a feature-length film.

Harold Lloyd - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Lloyd. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
248.
The Sheik (1921)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A charming Arabian sheik becomes infatuated with an adventurous, modern-thinking Englishwoman and abducts her to his home in the Saharan desert. (86 mins.)
Director: George Melford
“ {1921}: 'The Sheik', directed by George Melford, debuts and establishes star Rudolph Valentino as cinema's best-known lover. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
249.
The Silent Call (1921)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
When Flash's master, Clark Moran, goes out of town on business, Flash, who is part wolf, is falsely... (70 mins.)
“ {1921}: Strongheart was the screen name of Etzel von Oeringen (October 1, 1917 - June 24, 1929), a male German Shepherd dog who became one of the earliest canine film stars. He appeared in several movies, including a 1925 adaptation of White Fang. Some of these pictures were highly successful, and did much to encourage the popularity of the German Shepherd breed.
A popular celebrity in his day, Strongheart paved the way for the much better remembered Rin Tin Tin.
Strongheart and his mate, Lady Jule had many offspring and their line survives to this day. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
250.
“ {1922}: Related topic: German Shepherd dogs, Strongheart and Rin Tin Tin.

Rin Tin Tin (September 1918 - August 10, 1932) was a male German Shepherd dog rescued from a World War I battlefield by an American soldier, Lee Duncan. Rin Tin Tin made his debut in this 1922 film and was an immediate box office success and went on to appear in 27 Hollywood films, gaining worldwide fame. The immense profitability of his films made Warner Bros. studios a success and helped advance the career of Darryl F. Zanuck. In 1929, Rin Tin Tin may have received the most votes for the first Academy Award for Best Actor, but the Academy determined that a human should win.

Link: IMDb: Feature Films Released in 1922. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
251.
Beyond the Rainbow (1922)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Marion Taylor is secretary to Edward Mallory, a wealth Wall Street businessman. She supports her invalid brother Tommy... (65 mins.)
“ {1922}: Notable as the first film, actress Clara Bow appeared in, after winning a beauty and acting magazine sponsored contest.

Clara Bow Biography: //www.biography.com/people/clara-bow-9221851. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
252.
Clara Bow: Discovering the It Girl (1999 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Clara Bow: Discovering the 'It' Girl features scenes from 25 of her films, as well as interviews with family members an acquaintances. Including seven minutes of additional material not seen in the TV version. (57 mins.)
“ Related topic: Clara Bow.

Scandals of Classic Hollywood: Clara Bow, "It" Girl: //thehairpin.com/2011/05/scandals-of-classic-hollywood-clara-bow-it-girl. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
253.
Nosferatu (1922)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife. (94 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
“ {1922}: F.W. Murnau's influential, expressionistic vampire film 'Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horror' (aka Nosferatu eine Symphonie des Grauens) initiated a trend for Gothic tales of horror. It was considered the first 'genuine' vampire picture.

Nosferatu - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nosferatu.

Nosferatu Movie Review & Film Summary | Roger Ebert: //www.rogerebert.com/reviews/great-movie-nosferatu-1922. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
254.
The Power of Love (1922)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Because of his financial trouble, Don Almeda (Noah Beery) promises his daughter, Maria (Barbara Bedford)...
“ {1922}: The first 3D feature film to be screened to a paying audience, in September 1922. Now considered a lost film. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
255.
Nanook of the North (1922 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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.)
“ {1922}: Robert Flaherty's film, a record of Inuit Eskimo life, was the first feature film documentary or non-fictional narrative feature film. Flaherty's film helped to usher in the documentary film movement, although it raised some controversy because it 're-created' or staged some of it's hunting scenes, rather than being truly non-fictional.

Nanook of the North - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanook_of_the_North. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
256.
Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin and Censorship in Pre-Code Hollywood (2008 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Various film historians, film makers, and cultural commentators discuss the cultural, political, economic... (68 mins.)
“ {1922}: 'The Motion Pictures Producers and Distributors of America'-(MPPDA) was created. Later renamed the 'Motion Picture Association of America'-(MPAA) in 1945.

Motion Picture Association of America - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motion_Picture_Association_of_America. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
257.
The Toll of the Sea (1922)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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.)
“ {1922}: The film in which the two-color process was introduced, and the first color feature-film made in Hollywood. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
258.
Little Red Riding Hood (1922 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
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
“ {1922}: The first Walt Disney cartoon, one of his 'Laugh O Grams' studio productions, made at his own animation studio in Kansas before relocating to Los Angeles.

Laugh-O-Gram Studio -DisneyWiki: //disney.wikia.com/wiki/Laugh-O-Gram_Studio.

Little Red Riding Hood - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Red_Riding_Hood_(1922_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
259.
Here's Looking at You, Warner Bros. (1991 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
This documentary takes an indepth look at the history of Warner Brothers studios, from it's beginning to the present day... (108 mins.)
Director: Robert Guenette
“ {1923}: Warner Brothers is established.

Warner Bros. - Wikipedia. //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warner_Bros..

Link: IMDb: Feature Films Released in 1923. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
260.
The Brothers Warner (2007 Documentary)
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An intimate portrait and saga of four film pioneers--Harry, Albert, Sam and Jack who rose from immigrant poverty through personal tragedies persevering to create a major studio with a social conscience. (94 mins.)
“ The Warner Brothers (Harry, Albert, Sam, and Jack), originally soap salesmen in Youngstown, Ohio, visited nearby Pittsburgh, PA and realized the potential for nickelodeons. In 1904, they founded the Pittsburgh-based Duquesne Amusement Supply Company - reportedly the first film exchange (or distribution company) in the US. They bought a used Edison Kinetoscope projector, and toured through W. Pennsylvania and Ohio to exhibit films {mostly 'The Great Train Robbery'-(1903)}. They also opened their first silent film theater, the 99-seat *Cascade Theater, in the mining town of New Castle, Pennsylvania in 1907, which they operated until 1911. In 1912, Sam Warner opened a film production office in Los Angeles, Warner Bros. Pictures, and formally incorporated on April 4, 1923.

*Cascade Picture Palace: //cinematreasures.org/theaters/33428. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
261.
American Masters (1985 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The life story of Louisa May Alcott based on her writings as well as those of family, friends and associates. (90 mins.)
“ Related topic: Warner Brothers. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
262.
The Gold Diggers (1923)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Stephen Lee doesn't want his nephew Wally Sanders to marry chorus girl Violet Dayne, because he believes all chorus girls to be ruthless gold diggers... (80 mins.)
Director: Harry Beaumont
“ {1923}: Warner Brothers Pictures Inc. releases the comedy-drama 'The Gold Diggers'. Now considered a lost film.

The Gold Diggers - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Gold_Diggers_(1923_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
263.
Irreverent Imagination: The Golden Age of the Looney Tunes (2003 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A documentary on the Looney Tunes. Including interviews from people who worked on it, and their family. (50 mins.)
“ Related topic: Warner Brothers.

Looney Tunes - Wiki: //looneytunes.wikia.com/wiki/Looney_Tunes. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
264.
Warner at War (2008 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Warner Bros. uses the movies to prepare the US for war and keep up morale on the home front during World War II. (47 mins.)
“ Related topic: Warner Brothers.

In (1934) Warner Brothers became the first studio to shut down it's German distribution office to protest the Nazi's anti-Semitic policies.

The Culture at Warner Bros. : //aurorasginjoint.com/2012/09/01/the-culture-at-warner-bros/. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
265.
The Wonderful World of Disney (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Walt Disney was a great person and he created Disneyland and other things for people all over the world and they are so proud of his great work and Mickey Mouse and Mary popins (120 mins.)
“ {1923}: The start of the Disney Company.

Walt Disney signed a contract with M. J. Winkler to produce a series of Alice Comedies - The date; (October 16, 1923) is considered the start of the Disney Company, first known as The Disney Brothers Studio.

Margaret J. Winkler - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_J._Winkler.

Alice Comedies - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Comedies.

The Walt Disney Company - Wikipedia. //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Walt_Disney_Company.

Disney History | The Walt Disney Company: //thewaltdisneycompany.com/about-disney/disney-history. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
266.
Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009 Documentary)
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The story of the Disney Renaissance, an incredibly prolific, successful and prestigious decade lasting from 1984 to 1994 that saw the fallen Walt Disney Animation Studios' unexpected progressive triumphant return to excellence. (86 mins.)
Director: Don Hahn
“ Related topic: Walt Disney. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
267.
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres. (120 mins.)
“ Related topic: Walt Disney. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
268.
“ Related topic: Walt Disney.

Jules Verne - DisneyWiki: //disney.wikia.com/wiki/Jules_Verne. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
269.
The Age of Believing: The Disney Live Action Classics (2008 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Along with his legendary cartoons, Walt Disney produced a marvelous array of live action classics that came about through the use of his singular style, hard work and an unwavering belief in this vision. (80 mins.)
“ Related topic: Walt Disney.

List of Walt Disney Pictures Films (Categorized) - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Walt_Disney_Pictures_films. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
270.
Safety Last! (1923)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
When a store clerk organizes a publicity stunt, in which a friend climbs the outside of a tall building, circumstances force him to make the perilous climb himself. (70 mins.)
“ {1923}: Harold Lloyd, nicknamed 'The King of Daredevil Comedy', thrilled audiences with his death-defying stunts in 'Safety Last!'

Safety Last! - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Safety_Last!.

How Harold Lloyd Filmed Safety Last!: //silentlocations.wordpress.com/2012/02/29/how-harold-lloyd-filmed-safety-last/. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
271.
American Masters (1985 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A film about the career and methods of the master silent comedy filmmaker. (90 mins.)
“ Related topic: Harold Lloyd.

Harold Lloyd - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Lloyd. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
272.
The Ten Commandments (1923)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The first part tells the story of Moses leading the Jews from Egypt to the Promised Land, his receipt... (136 mins.)
“ {1923}: Cecil B. DeMille's first version of the Biblical epic.

The Ten Commandments - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ten_Commandments_(1923_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
273.
The Einstein Theory of Relativity (1923 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An illustration of the basic principles of Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity. (20 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
“ {1923}: The first feature-length animation documentary. Produced by the Fleischer Brothers (Dave & Max).

Fleischer Studios - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fleischer_Studios. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
274.
MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The history of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios. (360 mins.)
Director: Frank Martin
“ {1924}: MGM is formed out of the merger of Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures, and the Louis B. Mayer Company. It is headed by Marcus Loew, owner of a theater chain.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - Wikipedia. //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

Link: IMDb: Feature Films Released in 1924. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
275.
That's Entertainment! (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favourite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history. (135 mins.)
Director: Jack Haley Jr.
“ Related topic: MGM. Features films from (1929) to (1958). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
276.
That's Entertainment, Part II (1976 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including... (133 mins.)
Director: Gene Kelly
“ Related topic: MGM. Features films from (1929) to (1958). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
277.
That's Entertainment! III (1994 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Some of MGM's musical stars review the studio's history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 to Brigadoon... (113 mins.)
“ Related topic: MGM. Features films from (1928) to (1958). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
278.
That's Entertainment III: Behind the Screen (1994 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Featurette featuring nine MGM stars of the golden age talking about their experiences at the studio. (60 mins.)
Director: David Engel
“ Related topic: MGM. 'That's Entertainment!' compilation box-set. Bonus extra features on 'That's Entertainment III'-(1994) disc. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
279.
So Funny It Hurt: Buster Keaton & MGM (2004 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A documentary which explores movie comedian Buster Keaton's five years under contract at MGM, where personal problems and studio tyranny nearly destroyed him. (38 mins.)
“ Related topic: MGM. Buster Keaton.

The Worst Mistake: //www.busterkeaton.com/mistake.htm. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
280.
The Lost World (1925)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam. (106 mins.)
Director: Harry O. Hoyt
“ {1925}: The first feature-length dinosaur-oriented science-fiction film. It was also the first inflight movie, shown in a WWI converted Handley-Page bomber during a 30-minute flight near London.

The Lost World - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lost_World_(1925_film).

Link: IMDb: Feature Films Released in 1925. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
281.
Battleship Potemkin (1925)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A dramatized account of a great Russian naval mutiny and a resulting street demonstration which brought on a police massacre. (75 mins.)
Director: S.M. Eisenstein
“ {1925}: The great Russian film-maker Sergei Eisenstein's highly influential film premiered at Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre. The landmark film established the dialectic film montage technique, especially in the Odessa Steps sequence, as an important and innovative structural method to evoke a dramatic response from the juxtaposition of two clashing film shots.
The Odessa Steps in particular, payed homage to in films like; Terry Gilliam's 'Brazil'-(1985) and Brian DePalma's 'The Untouchables'-(1987).

Battleship Potemkin - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battleship_Potemkin.

Eisenstein's Montage Theory: //faculty.cua.edu/johnsong/hitchcock/pages/montage/montage-1.html. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
282.
Brazil (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state. (132 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
“ Related topic: 'Battleship Potemkin'-(1925). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
283.
The Untouchables (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team. (119 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ Related topic: 'Battleship Potemkin'-(1925). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
284.
Pulp Fiction (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption. (154 mins.)
“ Related topic: 'Battleship Potemkin'-(1925).

Non-linear editing in future films, such as 'Pulp Fiction' owe their stylistic techniques to Eisenstein's film. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
285.
The Secret Life of Sergei Eisenstein (1987 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A biographical film, in English throughout, telling the story of film director Sergei Eisenstein (1898-1948) from his childhood in Riga... (60 mins.)
“ Related subject: Director Sergei M. Eisenstein.

Sergei Eisenstein - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergei_Eisenstein. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
286.
Eisenstein: The Master's House (1998 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
(105 mins.)
“ Related subject: Director Sergei M. Eisenstein. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
287.
The Salvation Hunters (1925)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A cowardly young man, a bitter young woman and a helpless child live on the docks, spend their days... (70 mins.)
“ {1925}: The then unknown director Josef von Sternberg's first film. In some circles it has been called the first American independent film.

Note: The short film 'Hiawatha'-(1909), directed by William V. Ranous, is arguably considered the first independent film.

The Salvation Hunters: //deeperintomovies.net/journal/archives/6287.

Josef von Sternberg - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josef_von_Sternberg. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
288.
Josef von Sternberg, een retrospektieve (1969 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A portrait of the director Josef von Sternberg. (60 mins.)
Director: Harry Kümel
“ Related subject: Director Josef von Sternberg. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
289.
The Gold Rush (1925)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A prospector goes to the Klondike in search of gold and finds it and more. (95 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
“ {1925}: Silent film genius Charlie Chaplin's classic masterpiece, featuring the iconic 'Tramp' character, is released. Chaplin directed, produced, starred in, and scripted the film. It became the highest grossing silent comedy film of all time.

The Gold Rush - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Gold_Rush. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
290.
The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A mad, disfigured composer seeks love with a lovely young opera singer. (93 mins.)
Director: Rupert Julian
“ {1925}: Universal foreshadowed their success in the horror genre with this expressionistic film. It set the prototypical style for the studio's cycle of classic horror films in the 30s. 'The Phantom of the Opera' starring Lon Chaney Sr. ('The Man of a Thousand Faces') in his most notable role as the partially disfigured 'Phantom'.

The Phantom of the Opera - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Phantom_of_the_Opera_(1925_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
291.
Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (1924)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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
“ {1925}: Fritz Lang's UFA production (aka 'Die Nibelungen: Siegfried'-(1924)) premiered in the United States in New York in 1925. Introducing the short-lived synchronized, Phonofilm sound-on-sound process.

Die Nibelungen - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Die_Nibelungen.

Phonofilm - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phonofilm. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
292.
The Pleasure Garden (1925)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Patsy Brand is a chorus girl at the Pleasure Garden music hall. She meets Jill Cheyne who is down on her luck and gets her a job as a dancer... (75 mins.)
“ {1926}: British director Alfred Hitchcock's first completed and credited feature film. Released in the United States in (1926), and was not released in the United Kingdom until (1927), after the success of 'The Lodger'-(1927).

Link: IMDb: Feature Films Released in 1926. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
293.
The Lodger (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A landlady suspects her new lodger is the madman killing women in London. (68 mins.)
“ Related topic: 'The Pleasure Garden'-(1925). Alfred Hitchcock. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
294.
The Dick Cavett Show (1968 TV Series)
Episode: Alfred Hitchcock (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Dick Cavett spends 90 minutes with legendary film director Alfred Hitchcock in a 1972 interview. Hitch discusses cinema... (90 mins.)
“ Related subject: Alfred Hitchcock.

Alfred Hitchcock | Home: //www.alfredhitchcock.com.

Alfred Hitchcock - The Master of Suspense: //hitchcock.tv. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
295.
The Men Who Made the Movies: Alfred Hitchcock (1973 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A look at Alfred Hitchcock's films. The Master of Suspense himself, who is interviewed extensively here... (57 mins.)
“ Related subject: Alfred Hitchcock.

The Alfred Hitchcock Wiki - The Hitchcock Zone!: //the.hitchcock.zone/wiki/Main_Page. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
296.
The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A handsome prince rides a flying horse to far-away lands and embarks on magical adventures, which include befriending a witch, meeting Aladdin, battling demons and falling in love with a princess. (81 mins.)
Director: Lotte Reiniger
“ {1926}: The oldest surviving feature-length animated film (aka 'Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed'), was released in Germany.

The Adventures of Prince Achmed - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Adventures_of_Prince_Achmed. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
297.
Moana (1926 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
(77 mins.)
“ {1926}: Director Robert J. Flaherty's 'Moana' (aka 'Moana: A Romance of the South Seas'), was released. A follow-up sequel, of sorts, after his landmark film 'Nanook of the North'-(1922) about Eskimo life.

Moana - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moana_(1926_film).

John Grierson in the 'New York Sun' was noted as being the first to officially use the term 'Documentary' to describe a non-fictional film.

John Grierson Wikipedia - //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Grierson. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
298.
“ Related topic: Documentary film.

50 Documentaries to See Before You Die - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/50_Documentaries_to_See_Before_You_Die. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
299.
Capturing Reality (2008 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
From cinema-verite; pioneers Albert Maysles and Joan Churchill to maverick movie makers like Errol Morris... (90 mins.)
Director: Pepita Ferrari
“ Related topic: Documentary film.

Reference: //films.nfb.ca/capturing-reality. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
300.
Cinéma Vérité: Defining the Moment (2000 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
This is a documentary about direct-cinema from its very beginnings (Nanook of the North) to the fake-direct-cinema of the Blair Witch Project... (193 mins.)
Director: Peter Wintonick
“ Related topic: Documentary film.

Definition of Cinéma Vérité: The art or technique of filming a motion picture so as to convey candid realism.

(French: 'truth cinema'). French film movement of the 1960s.

Origin: Translation of Russian 'Kinopravda'.

Cinéma vérité - Wikipedia. //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinéma_vérité.

Link: IMDb: "Cinema Vérité" Documentaries.

Link: IMDb: "Cinema Vérité" Feature Films. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
301.
The Black Pirate (1926)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Seeking revenge, an athletic young man joins the pirate band responsible for his father's death. (88 mins.)
Director: Albert Parker
“ {1926}: The adventure swashbuckler was the first full-length blockbuster color film. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
302.
Brown of Harvard (1926)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Tom Brown shows up at Harvard, confident and a bit arrogant. He becomes a rival of Bob McAndrew, not only in football and rowing crew... (85 mins.)
Director: Jack Conway
“ {1926}: Future star John Wayne made his uncredited debut feature-film appearance.

John Wayne - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Wayne. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
303.
Don Juan (1926)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Misogynistic skirt chaser Don Juan falls for a convent girl. (110 mins.)
Director: Alan Crosland
“ {1926}: Warner Brothers/The first feature-length film with synchronized Vitaphone sound effects and musical soundtrack, but no spoken dialogue. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
304.
The Jazz Singer (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer. (88 mins.)
Director: Alan Crosland
“ {1927}: Warner Brothers/The first feature-length film with synchronized dialogue sequences. This film marked the commercial ascendance of the 'talkies' and the decline of the silent film era.

The movie's first spoken words: "Wait a minute, wait a minute, you ain't heard nothin' yet."

The Jazz Singer - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Jazz_Singer.

Link: IMDb: Feature Films Released in 1927. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
305.
They're Coming to Get Me (1927 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(5 mins.)
“ {1927}: Fox released the first 'talkie' using the 'Movietone' system - A newer and better recording system for putting synchronized sound-on-film, developed by Theodore W. Case and Earl I. Sponable, for William Fox. The soundtrack placed onto the actual film, next to the picture frames. Rather than on a separate synchronized disc as in the 'Vitaphone' system.

Movietone Sound System - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Movietone_sound_system.

Vitaphone - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vitaphone.

{1927}: Fox's 'Movietone' newsreel, the first sound news film, was produced. The first recording of a news event was the takeoff of Charles Lindbergh's plane from New York on May 20, 1927 on his historic flight across the Atlantic to Paris, the inspiration to create 'Movietone News'.

Movietone News - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Movietone_News.

MovieTone: Index: //www.movietone.com. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
306.
Sunrise (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
An allegorical tale about a man fighting the good and evil within him. Both sides are made flesh - one a sophisticated woman he is attracted to and the other his wife. (94 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
“ {1927}: The first feature-film released using the Fox 'Movietone' system. Directed by F.W. Murnau and the first professionally-produced feature film with an actual soundtrack.

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunrise:_A_Song_of_Two_Humans.

1st Academy Awards - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1st_Academy_Awards. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
307.
The General (1926)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines. (67 mins.)
“ Released in {1927}: Buster Keaton (known as 'The Great Stone Face') released his timeless masterpiece. Regarded as one of the greatest of all silent comedies.

The General - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_General_(1926_film).

Buster Keaton: //www.busterkeaton.com. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
308.
Napoleon (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A film about the French Field Marshal's youth and early military career. (240 mins.)
Director: Abel Gance
“ {1927}: Director Abel Gance's epic silent film. Premiered in Paris, France. It experimented with wide-screen and multi-screen effects. used rapid-fire editing, influenced by Sergei Eisenstein's 'Battleship Potemkin'-(1925). Free-wheeling camera movement, influenced by F.W. Murnau, and an unique multi-projector system.
The final sequence was to be screened via triple projection as a triptych. It was the precursor to the wide-screen 'Cinerama' process that debuted in (1952).

Abel Gance - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abel_Gance.

Napoléon - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoléon_(1927_film).

Cinerama - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinerama. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
309.
This Is Cinerama (1952 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A standard screen B&W prologue during which Lowell Thomas shows how, from the dawn of history, mankind... (115 mins.)
“ Related topic: 'Napoleon'-(1927). Wide-screen process. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
310.
Cinerama Adventure (2002 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A nostalgic and compelling look into the legendary three camera, three projector process that revolutionized... (93 mins.)
“ Related topic: 'This is Cinerama'-(1952). Wide-screen process. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
311.
Metropolis (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
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. (153 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ {1927}: Director Fritz Lang's classic, expressionistic, dystopian vision of the future. A box-office disaster at the time.
Cinematic history's first android or robot was Brigitte Helm, as the film's real Maria and as the evil robotic doppelganger of herself.

Metropolis - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metropolis_(1927_film). ” - Dr-Faustus
 
312.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader. (121 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
“ Related topic: Trivia; The android or robot from 'Metropolis'-(1927) was the inspiration for the C-3PO character in 'Star Wars'. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
313.
The Second 100 Years (1927 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Two convicts (Laurel & Hardy), in an escape attempt, tunnel into the warden's office, instead. They... (20 mins.)
Director: Fred Guiol
“ {1927}: The official debut of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, although they had previously worked together for about ten years.

Laurel & Hardy - The Official Website: //www.laurel-and-hardy.com. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
314.
The Lodger (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A landlady suspects her new lodger is the madman killing women in London. (68 mins.)
“ {1927}: British director Alfred Hitchcock released his third film. A tale about an 'Avenger' based upon the Jack the Ripper serial killings.
The film was notable as being Hitchcock's first 'true' suspense film. His earliest film that has survived in it's entirety, and the first with his 'trademark cameo appearance'.

The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lodger:_A_Story_of_the_London_Fog.

Jack the Ripper - History, Victims, Letters, Suspects:
//www.jack-the-ripper.org.

The Cameos - Alfred Hitchcock: //hitchcock.tv/cam/cameos.html. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
315.
The King of Kings (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Jesus Christ faces religious and political oppression during his ministry and in the days before his death and resurrection. (155 mins.)
“ {1927}: The premiere of Cecil B. DeMille's 'The King of Kings' at the opening of 'Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California. It soon became famed for hand and footprints of various film stars and celebrities. The first to leave their imprints in the concrete were Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks Sr. on 30 April 1927.

The King of Kings - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_King_of_Kings_(1927_film).

TCL Chinese Theatre (Formerly Grauman's Chinese Theater) - Wikipedia:
//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TCL_Chinese_Theatre. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
316.
Poor Papa (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Director: Walt Disney
“ {1927}: The first 'Oswald the Lucky Rabbit'. Created in (1927) yet remained unreleased until August 6, 1928.

Poor Papa - DisneyWiki //disney.wikia.com/wiki/Poor_Papa. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
317.
Trolley Troubles (1927 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Oswald the Rabbit is the conductor on a runaway trolley. (6 mins.)
Director: Walt Disney
“ {1927}: Disney releases the second 'Oswald the Lucky Rabbit' cartoon.

Oswald the Lucky Rabbit - DisneyWiki //disney.wikia.com/wiki/Oswald_the_Lucky_Rabbit. ” - Dr-Faustus
 
318.
Plane Crazy (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Inspired by Lindbergh's flight from New York to Paris, Mickey builds a plane to take Minnie for a trip involving some necking, though Minnie objects to the necking. (6 mins.)
“ {1928}: The first Mickey Mouse film, was debuted on May 15, 1928. The character of Mickey Mouse was modified from Disney's earlier character 'Oswald the Lucky Rabbit'. This short was also the debut of the yet undeveloped Minnie Mouse.

Mickey Mouse - DisneyWiki:
//disney.wikia.com/wiki/Mickey_Mouse.

Minnie Mouse - Wikipedia: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minnie_Mouse.

Plane Crazy - DisneyWiki: //disney.wikia.com/wiki/Plane_Crazy.

Link: IMDb: Feature Films Released in 1928. ” - Dr-Faustus