ICM Board 1928 Nominations

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1.
The Crowd (1928)
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The life of a man and woman together in a large, impersonal metropolis through their hopes, struggles and downfalls. (98 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
2.
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
 
3.
The Last Command (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A former Imperial Russian general and cousin of the Czar ends up in Hollywood as an extra in a movie directed by a former revolutionary. (88 mins.)
 
4.
Lonesome (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Two lonely people in the big city meet and enjoy the thrills of an amusement park, only to lose each other in the crowd after spending a great day together. Will they ever see each other again? (69 mins.)
Director: Paul Fejos
 
5.
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The effete son of a cantankerous riverboat captain comes to join his father's crew. (70 mins.)
 
6.
The Wind (1928)
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A frail young woman from the east moves in with her cousin in the west, where she causes tension within the family and is slowly driven mad. (95 mins.)
Director: Victor Seastrom
 
7.
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
 
8.
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
 
9.
The Circus (1928)
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The Tramp finds work and the girl of his dreams at a circus. (72 mins.)
Director: Charlie Chaplin
 
10.
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.)
 
11.
Show People (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A young lady from Georgia goes to Hollywood in the hopes of becoming an actress. (83 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
12.
L'argent (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The business tycoon Nicolas Saccard is nearly ruined by his rival Gunderman, when he tries to raise capital for his company... (195 mins.)
 
13.
Sadie Thompson (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A prostitute seeking a fresh start becomes the obsession of a religious extremist. (97 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
14.
The Man Who Laughs (1928)
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When a proud noble refuses to kiss the hand of the despotic King James in 1690, he is cruelly executed and his son surgically disfigured. (110 mins.)
Director: Paul Leni
 
15.
West of Zanzibar (1928)
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A magician seeks vengeance upon the man who paralyzed him and the illegitimate daughter he sired with the magician's wife. (65 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
 
16.
Speedy (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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
 
17.
Storm Over Asia (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In 1918 a simple Mongolian herdsman escapes to the hills after brawling with a western capitalist fur trader who cheats him... (127 mins.)
 
18.
Street Angel (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A woman on the run from the law finds her past catching up to her just as she is on the verge of true happiness. (102 mins.)
Director: Frank Borzage
 
19.
The Patsy (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
An awkward teenager hopelessly in love with her elder sister's boyfriend tries to make him notice her. (78 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
20.
The Wedding March (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A young impoverished aristocrat falls in love with an inn-keepers daughter, but has to marry money. (113 mins.)
 
21.
Four Sons (1928)
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A family saga in which three of a Bavarian widow's sons go to war for Germany and the fourth goes to America, Germany's eventual opponent. (100 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
22.
October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1928)
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In documentary style, events in Petrograd are re-enacted from the end of the monarchy in February of... (142 mins.)
 
23.
A Girl in Every Port (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Two sailors with a rivalry over chasing women become friends. But when one decides to finally settle down, will this mysterious young women come between them? (78 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
24.
Our Dancing Daughters (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A flapper who's secretly a good girl and a gold digging floozy masquerading as an ingénue both vie for the hand of a millionaire. (85 mins.)
Director: Harry Beaumont
 
25.
The Matinee Idol (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A Broadway matinee idol famous for his black-face portrayals anonymously joins an amateur acting troupe and falls in love with the leading lady. (66 mins.)
Director: Frank R. Capra
 
26.
Champagne (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A spoiled heiress defies her father by running off to marry her lover. But Daddy has a few tricks up his sleeve. (86 mins.)
 
27.
Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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
 
28.
The Devil in the Heart (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Ludivine Bucaille stupidly wishes that Leherg and his son Delphin both die at sea. Amazingly, Leherg... (120 mins.)
 
29.
Noah's Ark (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The Biblical story of Noah and the Great Flood, with a parallel story of soldiers in the First World War. (135 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
30.
Lilac Time (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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.)
 
31.
The Mysterious Lady (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An attractive Russian spy seduces an Austrian officer in order to get some important plans, but when she actually falls in love with him, both of them are placed in a dangerous situation. (96 mins.)
Director: Fred Niblo
 
32.
White Shadows in the South Seas (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An alcoholic doctor on a Polynesian island, disgusted by white exploitation of the natives, finds himself marooned on a pristinely beautiful island. (88 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
 
33.
The Battle of the Sexes (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Gum-chewing frizzy-haired gold-digger Marie Skinner cooks up a scheme with her lover Babe Winsor, a jazz hound... (88 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
34.
A Woman of Affairs (1928)
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When two childhood sweethearts are kept from marrying, misery ensues. (98 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
35.
Crossroads (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After falling in love with a courtesan, Rikiya is blinded by ash during a fight in a brothel. Believing the blindness permanent and his opponent dead... (74 mins.)
 
36.
The Little Match Girl (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An impoverished girl tries to sell matches on NYE. Shivering with cold and unable to sell her wares, she sits in a sheltered nook. Striking a match to keep warm, she sees things in the flame. (40 mins.)
 
37.
The Farmer's Wife (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
After his daughter weds, a middle-aged widower with a profitable farm decides to remarry but finds choosing a suitable mate a problematic process. (100 mins.)
 
38.
The Racket (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An honest police captain vows to bring down a powerful bootlegger who is protected by corrupt politicians and judges. (84 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
39.
The Horse Ate the Hat (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
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