1929

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1.
Fue no shiratama (1929)
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(101 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Shimizu
 
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Weary River (1929)
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A gangster is put in prison, but finds salvation through music while serving his time. Again on the outside, he finds success elusive and temptations abound. (86 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
 
3.
Queen Kelly (1929)
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A convent girl is abducted and seduced by a prince before being sent off to a brothel in East Africa. (101 mins.)
 
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The Flying Fleet (1929)
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The story follows six midshipman after they graduate from Annapolis. Their goal is to become U.S. Navy... (100 mins.)
Director: George Hill
 
5.
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
 
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Tide of Empire (1929)
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California's gold dicovery in 1848 draws a "tide of empire" to the area, which becomes ripe for bandits. (73 mins.)
Director: Allan Dwan
 
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Spite Marriage (1929)
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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
 
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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.)
 
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The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
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A chronicle of the trial of Jeanne d'Arc on charges of heresy, and the efforts of her ecclesiastical jurists to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions. (110 mins.)
Director: Carl Th. Dreyer
 
10.
The Divine Lady (1929)
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The story of the romance between Emma, Lady Hamilton, and British war hero Admiral Horatio Nelson. (99 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
 
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Alibi (1929)
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Chick Williams, a prohibition gangster, rejoins his mob soon after being released from prison. When a policeman is murdered during a robbery... (91 mins.)
 
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The Pagan (1929)
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A carefree South Seas native falls for the half-caste ward of a religious white man who desires her for himself. (83 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
 
13.
Where East Is East (1929)
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When an animal trapper in Indo-China finds that his daughter's fiancé is being successfully seduced by her estranged mother, he takes appropriate action. (65 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
 
14.
Eternal Love (1929)
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In the Swiss Alps of the early 19th century, a couple forced into loveless marriages struggle to find happiness with one another. (71 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
15.
Man with a Movie Camera (1929 Documentary)
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A man travels around a city with a camera slung over his shoulder, documenting urban life with dazzling invention. (68 mins.)
Director: Dziga Vertov
 
16.
The Valiant (1929)
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After accidentally killing the key witness to a crime, a mysterious drifter turns himself to the law... (66 mins.)
 
17.
Tôkyô kôshinkyoku (1929 Short Film)
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A classic melodramatic love tragedy addressing social inequality in feudal Japan, depicted in Kenji Mizoguchi's typical style... (29 mins.)
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
 
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Piccadilly (1929)
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A young Chinese woman, working in the kitchen at a London dance club, is given the chance to become the club's main act which soon leads to a plot of betrayal, forbidden love and murder. (92 mins.)
 
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The Single Standard (1929)
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The wealthy Arden Stuart is bored in a party; after refusing the wedding proposal of Tommy Hewlett,... (73 mins.)
 
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Evangeline (1929)
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In Acadia, now part of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, young Evangeline is betrothed to Gabriel... (87 mins.)
Director: Edwin Carewe
 
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Street Girl (1929)
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A homeless and destitute violinist joins a combo to bring it success, but has problems with her love life. (87 mins.)
Director: Wesley Ruggles
 
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Lucky Star (1929)
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Mary, a poor farm girl, meets Tim just as word comes that war has been declared. Tim enlists in the army and goes to the battlefields of Europe... (100 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
23.
Hallelujah (1929)
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In a juke joint, sharecropper Zeke falls for a beautiful dancer, Chick, but she's only setting him up for a rigged craps game... (109 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
24.
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
 
25.
Daigaku wa detakeredo (1929)
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Feeling the position to be beneath him, a college graduate turns down a receptionist job, but soon finds it necessary to fool his mother and fiancé into thinking that he is employed. (70 mins.)
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
 
26.
Rio Rita (1929)
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Capt. James Stewart pursues the bandit "The Kinkajou" over the Mexican border and falls in love with Rita... (140 mins.)
Director: Luther Reed
 
27.
Her Private Affair (1929)
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Her Private Affair is a 1929 drama film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Ann Harding. It was produced and distributed by the Pathé Exchange company. A silent film with sound effects and talking sequences. (70 mins.)
Director: Paul L. Stein
 
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Mocny czlowiek (1929)
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Journalist Henryk Bielecki is not very talented but he desperately wants to become a famous writer. Nothing will stop him from making his dreams come true. (77 mins.)
Director: Henryk Szaro
 
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Laila (1929)
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A spirited Norwegian Lass is torn between two suits and two cultures. (165 mins.)
 
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Applause (1929)
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A burlesque star seeks to keep her convent-raised daughter away from her low-down life and abusive lover/stage manager. (80 mins.)
 
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Night Parade (1929)
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Bobby Martin, a young middleweight champion boxer, is an honest and decent fighter. However, on the eve of his biggest fight... (71 mins.)
 
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The Racketeer (1929)
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A dapper gangster sponsors an alcoholic violinist in order to win the love of a glamorous divorced socialite. (68 mins.)
Director: Howard Higgin
 
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The Trespasser (1929)
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The trial and tribulations of a strong-willed woman who elopes and gives birth out of wedlock without telling her ex-husband. (90 mins.)
Director: Edmund Goulding
 
34.
The Kiss (1929)
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An unhappily married woman is caught up in scandal and murder when her affection toward a young man is misinterpreted. (89 mins.)
Director: Jacques Feyder
 
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The Love Parade (1929)
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The queen of mythical Sylvania marries a courtier, who finds his new life unsatisfying. (107 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
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Pandora's Box (1929)
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The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her. (109 mins.)
 
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The Marriage Playground (1929)
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(70 mins.)
Director: Lothar Mendes
 
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Sunnyside Up (1929)
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Molly and Bee, sweet young 'working girls,' live in a cheap room over a New York grocery store. Molly's idol... (121 mins.)
Director: David Butler
 
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Their Own Desire (1929)
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Lally is a rich girl whose father writes books and plays Polo. After 23 years of marriage, he decides to divorce his wife... (65 mins.)
Director: E. Mason Hopper
 
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The New Gentlemen (1929)
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A theater electrician's love to a ballet dancer is tested when he is elected minister.
Director: Jacques Feyder