31 Days of Silent Movies - 04/12

31 Silent Movies for April 2012
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1.
The Life and Death of King Richard III (1912)
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Richard of Gloucester uses manipulation and murder to gain the English throne. (55 mins.)
 
2.
A Ship Comes In (1928)
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(70 mins.)
 
3.
Mother (1926)
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The Film Version Of Gorki's Great Story Of The 1905 Revolution (89 mins.)
 
4.
The Lost World (1925)
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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
 
5.
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.)
 
6.
Pollyanna (1920)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
When Pollyanna is orphaned, she is sent to live with her crotchety Aunt Polly. Pollyanna discovers that... (58 mins.)
Director: Paul Powell
 
7.
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
 
8.
Why Change Your Wife? (1920)
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Robert and Beth Gordon are married but share little. He runs into Sally at a cabaret and the Gordons are soon divorced... (90 mins.)
 
9.
Battling Butler (1926)
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A love-struck weakling must pretend to be boxer in order to gain respect from the family of the girl he loves. (77 mins.)
Director: Buster Keaton
 
10.
The Affairs of Anatol (1921)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Socialite Anatol Spencer seeks a better relation that he has with his wife. He sets up the friend of... (117 mins.)
 
11.
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.)
 
12.
A Man There Was (1917)
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Terje Vigen, a sailor, suffers the loss of his family through the cruelty of another man. Years later... (48 mins.)
 
13.
Ingeborg Holm (1913)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Single mother is separated from her children due to financial struggles. (96 mins.)
 
14.
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
 
15.
The Eagle (1925)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A wanted Russian lieutenant becomes a masked vigilante seeking vengeance upon the man who stole his family's land, only to fall for his charming daughter. (73 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
16.
A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate (1923)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A kept woman runs into her former fiancé and finds herself torn between love and comfort. (78 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
17.
Carmen (1915)
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In order to help her smuggler kinsmen, a sultry gypsy seduces and corrupts an officer of the Civil Guard turning him into a traitor and murderer. (59 mins.)
 
18.
A Fool There Was (1915)
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A married diplomat falls hopelessly under the spell of a predatory woman. (67 mins.)
 
19.
Our Modern Maidens (1929)
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A flapper charms a diplomat to procure her fiancé a career opportunity, while the fiancé starts a relationship with her best friend. (76 mins.)
Director: Jack Conway
 
20.
The Wedding March (1928)
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A young impoverished aristocrat falls in love with an inn-keepers daughter, but has to marry money. (113 mins.)
 
21.
Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928)
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A professional clown and a self-indulgent count learn to help each other with their problems, but then become romantic rivals. (73 mins.)
Director: Herbert Brenon
 
22.
Male and Female (1919)
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Lady Mary Lasenby is a spoiled maiden who always gets her way until shipwrecked with her butler, then learns which qualities are really admirable in a person. (116 mins.)
 
23.
True Heart Susie (1919)
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Susie, a plain young country girl, secretly loves a neighbor boy, William. She believes in him and sacrifices... (87 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
24.
When the Clouds Roll by (1919)
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Psychiatrist Dr. Ulrich Metz attempts to drive Daniel Brown to suicide. (85 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
 
25.
It (1927)
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A salesgirl with plenty of "it" (sex appeal) pursues a handsome playboy. (72 mins.)
Director: Clarence Badger
 
26.
Three Ages (1923)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The misadventures of Buster in three separate historical periods. (63 mins.)
 
27.
Salomé (1922)
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Salome, the daughter of Herodias, seduces her step-father/uncle Herod, governor of Judea, with a salacious dance... (72 mins.)
Director: Charles Bryant
 
28.
Lilac Time (1928)
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All of those handsome young men in their flying machines are billeted in a field next to the Widow Berthelot's farmhouse in France... (80 mins.)
 
29.
Blind Husbands (1919)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An Austrian officer sets out to seduce a neglected young wife. (99 mins.)
Director: Erich Stroheim
 
30.
The Son of the Sheik (1926)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The son of the sheik and a dancing girl fall in love, but when he is made to believe she has betrayed him he seeks revenge. (68 mins.)
 
31.
Spite Marriage (1929)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An unimpressive but well intending man is given the chance to marry a popular actress, of whom he has been a hopeless fan. But what he doesn't realize is that he is being used to make the actress' old flame jealous. (76 mins.)
Director: Edward Sedgwick