Movies Seen: 1920s

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1.
Torrent (1926)
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A young girl and her father are kicked out of their house by a cruel noblewoman, and the girl's heart is broken when her sweetheart... (88 mins.)
 
2.
The Magician (1926)
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A magician/alchemist, seeking to create life, finds that he needs the "blood of a virgin" to continue his experiments. He sends out his dwarf assistant to pick out the right girl. (83 mins.)
Director: Rex Ingram
 
3.
The Conquering Power (1921)
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After losing his father, a playboy moves in with his miserly uncle, who seeks to cheat him out of his inheritance. (89 mins.)
Director: Rex Ingram
 
4.
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
 
5.
The Viking (1928)
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Vikings compete for power and the love of a woman. (90 mins.)
 
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
 
7.
Souls for Sale (1923)
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A young woman hits Hollywood, determined to become a star. (90 mins.)
Director: Rupert Hughes
 
8.
Peter Pan (1924)
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Peter Pan enters the nursery of the Darling children and, with the help of fairy dust, leads them off to Never Never Land, where they meet the nefarious Captain Hook. (105 mins.)
Director: Herbert Brenon
 
9.
Captain Salvation (1927)
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A returning seminary student goes up against a small New England town when he comes to the aid of a prostitute who has been injured... (87 mins.)
Director: John Robertson
 
10.
Red Lily (1924)
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Two young lovers escape their past lives to Paris until fate separates them. (81 mins.)
Director: Fred Niblo
 
11.
The Scarecrow (1920 Short Film)
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Two inventive farmhands compete for the hand of the same girl. (19 mins.)
 
12.
The Goat (1921 Short Film)
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A series of adventures begins when an accident during photographing causes Buster to be mistaken for Dead Shot Dan, the evil badguy. (23 mins.)
 
13.
Our Hospitality (1923)
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A man returns to his Appalachian homestead. On the trip, he falls for a young woman. The only problem is her family has vowed to kill every member of his family. (65 mins.)
 
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
 
15.
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.)
 
16.
The Navigator (1924)
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Two spoiled rich people find themselves trapped on an empty passenger ship. (59 mins.)
 
17.
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.)
 
18.
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
 
19.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)
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In fifteenth century Paris, the brother of the archdeacon plots with the gypsy king to foment a peasant revolt. Meanwhile, a freakish hunchback falls in love with the gypsy queen. (133 mins.)
Director: Wallace Worsley
 
20.
Scaramouche (1923)
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When a nobleman murders his best friend, a lawyer becomes a revolutionary with his heart set on vengeance. (124 mins.)
Director: Rex Ingram
 
21.
The Racket (1928)
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An honest police captain vows to bring down a powerful bootlegger who is protected by corrupt politicians and judges. (84 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
22.
The Jazz Singer (1927)
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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
 
23.
Moran of the Lady Letty (1922)
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A milquetoast young man of society toughens up once he's shanghaied and falls for the captain's tomboy daughter. (68 mins.)
Director: George Melford
 
24.
Stolen Moments (1920 Short Film)
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A novelist blackmails his now married ex-girlfriend into having an affair with him. (35 mins.)
Director: James Vincent
 
25.
The Trail of '98 (1928)
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Fortune hunters from all over the country rush to the Klondike in 1897 to seek their fortunes in the gold are tested by hardships of the journey. (87 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
26.
Metropolis (1927)
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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
 
27.
The Flag: A Story Inspired by the Tradition of Betsy Ross (1927 Short Film)
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George Washington, commander of revolutionary American forces, ends a squabble among the colonies as... (20 mins.)
Director: Arthur Maude
 
28.
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
 
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 Phantom of the Opera (1925)
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A mad, disfigured composer seeks love with a lovely young opera singer. (93 mins.)
Director: Rupert Julian
 
31.
The Show (1927)
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Performers in a Budapest sideshow encounter love, greed, and murder. (76 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
 
32.
Bardelys the Magnificent (1926)
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Rafael Sabatini's story of the swashbuckling era and of Bardeleys, the handsome courtier who could win any woman he set his mind to...and was not above boasting about it to all who would listen. (90 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
33.
Flesh and the Devil (1926)
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Childhood friends are torn apart when one of them marries the woman the other once fiercely loved. (112 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
34.
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
 
35.
Lady of the Night (1925)
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A world-weary prostitute yearns after respectability and the love of an inventor. (70 mins.)
Director: Monta Bell
 
36.
A Lady of Chance (1928)
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Seasoned grifter Dolly Crandall returns to the 'badger game' but has a change of heart when she falls in love with a young man she believes is a rich Southerner. (78 mins.)
 
37.
Greed (1924)
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The sudden fortune won from a lottery fans such destructive greed that it ruins the lives of the three people involved. (140 mins.)
 
38.
The Last of the Mohicans (1920)
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As Alice and Cora Munro attempt to find their father, a British officer in the French and Indian War... (73 mins.)
 
39.
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.)
 
40.
The Merry Widow (1925)
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A prince must woo the now wealthy dancer he once abandoned in order to keep her money in the country in order to keep it from crashing economically. (137 mins.)
 
41.
The Vanishing American (1925)
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History, as portrayed in this film, has been a succession of conquests of stronger races over weaker ones... (110 mins.)
Director: George B. Seitz
 
42.
Speedy (1928)
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Harold "Speedy" Swift, a fan of Babe Ruth and the New York Yankees, saves from extinction the city's last horse-drawn trolley, operated by his girlfriend's grandfather. (85 mins.)
Director: Ted Wilde
 
43.
The Mysterious Island (1929)
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On a volcanic island near the kingdom of Hetvia rules Count Dakkar, a benevolent leader and scientist... (95 mins.)
Director: Lucien Hubbard
 
44.
Beau Brummel (1924)
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George Bryan Brummel, a British military officer, loves Lady Margery, the betrothed of Lord Alvanley... (135 mins.)
Director: Harry Beaumont
 
45.
Wild Oranges (1924)
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Millie Stope lives with her grandfather on a remote island. Her grandfather fled there for political reasons... (88 mins.)
Director: King Vidor