100 of the most sought after (and if not, they should be) lost or partially lost films. I don't want people coming on here and chiding me for choosing to be concerned about this, so please don't. Some have at least 5 IMDb votes, so please report any findings to email@example.com.
(1903 Short Film)
20 scenes: The birth, life, marriage and death of Hiawatha. (15 mins.)
(1903 Short Film)
Kit Carson is captured by Indians and tied to a tree in the Indian village. An Indian maiden helps him make his escape. (21 mins.)
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
(1905 Short Film)
The millionaire's child is kidnapped. Sherlock Holmes after many thrilling adventures and narrow escapes rescues the child.
The Fairylogue and Radio-Plays
L. Frank Baum would appear in a white suit and present his live actors, slide shows and films as a live... (120 mins.)
The Music Master
(1908 Short Film)
What is more miserable than love-blighted life? For the heart that truly loves can never forget. Such...
In Old California
(1910 Short Film)
An historical dramatization of a Spanish woman during the reign of Spanish and Mexican owned California in the early 19th century. (17 mins.)
A Victim of the Mormons
(1911 Short Film)
A Mormon missionary seduces and kidnaps an attractive young woman, forcing her to accompany him to Utah to become one of his wives.
Saved from the Titanic
(1912 Short Film)
A young woman tells her parents and fiance (in flashback) about the recent sinking of the Titanic and... (10 mins.)
(1913 Short Film)
An old Indian legend tells of the supposed ability of persons who have been turned into wolves through magic power to assume human form at will for purposes of vengeance. (18 mins.)
My Official Wife
Helene Marie, on the run from the Russian police in St. Petersburg, plots to kill the Czar.
A dramatic comparison between the mating habits of animals and the way humans choose their own partners.
In this version of the golem legend, the golem, a clay statue brought to life by Rabbi Loew in 16th... (60 mins.)
Last Night of the Barbary Coast
This film -- now lost -- supposedly showed the last night of the depraved Barbary Coast section of San Francisco... (10 mins.)
The Fall of a Nation
Three acts and a prologue. Act 1: A nation falls. Act 2: The heel of the conqueror. Act 3: The uprising two years later.
Argentinian President Yrigoyen burns Buenos Aires using Jupiter's thunderbolts. (70 mins.)
The story of Cleopatra, the fabulous queen of Egypt, and the epic romances between her and the greatest men of Rome, Julius Caesar and Antony. (125 mins.)
The Great Love
An idealistic young American during World War I, itching to fight the Germans and not wanting to wait until the U... (70 mins.)
The First Men in the Moon
The inventor of a space sphere flies to the moon and is marooned by a crooked financier. (50 mins.)
The Ghost of Slumber Mountain
(1918 Short Film)
In a dream Uncle Jack looks through a magic telescope owned by the ghost of a hermit and sees what life was like millions of years ago, including a battle between prehistoric monsters. (16 mins.)
Auction of Souls
Aurora Mardiganian, a young and beautiful Armenian girl, lives with her parents in the Turkish city of Havpoul... (80 mins.)
The Grim Game
Jailed unjustly for a murder he did not commit, a young man uses his amazing powers of escape to free himself and pursue the actual killers... (71 mins.)
The Miracle Man
A gang of crooks evade the police by moving their operations to a small town. There the gang's leader... (80 mins.)
The Devil's Passkey
The wife of an American playwright in Paris becomes ensnared in the seductive wiles of an American Army officer... (130 mins.)
Young Jim Hawkins is caught up with the pirate Long John Silver in search of the buried treasure of the buccaneer Captain Flint... (76 mins.)
A girl has frightening visions after visiting an insane asylum where one of the inmates claims to be Drakula and she can not be sure whether they were a nightmare or real. (65 mins.)
(1921 Short Film)
This silent short saw the Marx Bros. teamed for the first time prior to their move to features. The film had only one public screening. Groucho later claimed that it was not very good.
A widow's husband returns after her second marriage, and dies while assaulting her. (60 mins.)
The Power of Love
Because of his financial trouble, Don Almeda (Noah Beery) promises his daughter, Maria (Barbara Bedford)...
Michael Ramsay only has time for gathering his fortune in wheat. His wife seeks comfort elsewhere and, to avoid a scandal, her daughter Matilda assumes her mother's guilt. Ramsay nearly goes broke but gets rich again; his wife returns.
Angela comes to Hollywood with only two things: Her dream to become a movie star, and Grandpa. She leaves an Aunt...
Love, Life and Laughter
A chorus girl, who dreams of being a music-hall star, falls for an impoverished author.
An attorney's wife is determined to fight the evils of addictive substances. (80 mins.)
Who Is the Man?
In Paris an addicted artist takes the blame for his married sister's lover. (60 mins.)
The sudden fortune won from a lottery fans such destructive greed that it ruins the lives of the three people involved. (140 mins.)
“ Released on VHS in edited form. Originally 9 hours. ” - egmeinder
That Royle Girl
Joan Royle, beautiful but naive model who came from the slums, falls for Fred Ketlar, the leader of a dance band... (114 mins.)
The House Without a Key
A Pathe serial in ten chapters of two-reels each: Dan Winterslip, a wealthy man in Honolulu, has not spoken to his brother... (210 mins.)
The Great Gatsby
Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbour... (80 mins.)
The Mountain Eagle
In the Kentucky hills, a store keeper tries to win the love of an innocent schoolteacher. She runs away and seeks refuge with a hermit. (57 mins.)
Blade of Penitence
Ishimatsu is out of jail and wants to rebuild his life. But his brother, Sakichi, and his old partners are not going to allow it. (70 mins.)
London After Midnight
The abandoned home of a wealthy man who supposedly committed suicide five years earlier is taken over by ghoulish figures - could they be vampires? (69 mins.)
The Battle of the Century
(1927 Short Film)
Fight manager (Hardy) takes out an insurance policy on his puny pugilist (Laurel) and then proceeds... (19 mins.)
Rough House Rosie
A poor but ambitious young girl is determined to crash high society, but isn't prepared for the reception she receives. (66 mins.)
The City Gone Wild
Hard-boiled underworld melodrama, with gang wars and gunfights, in which criminal lawyer turns prosecutor to avenge a friend's death. (60 mins.)
The Way of All Flesh
The story takes place in Milwaukee during the early 1900s with a bank clerk named August Schiller who is happy with both his job and his family... (94 mins.)
In 18th-Century Russia, the Czar, Paul, is surrounded by murderous plots and trusts only Count Pahlen... (113 mins.)
Four orphans, raised by an aging clown, becomes a high wire act in a circus. (100 mins.)
"The Wedding March" ended with the marriage between Nikki and the crippled Cecilia takes place. Eberle...
Guests at an old English manor house are stalked by a mysterious killer known only as 'The Terror.' (85 mins.)
Sins of the Fathers
A married restaurant owner is persuaded to become a bootlegger by a beautiful young girl. When he starts making money at it...
Nightclub hostess Sophie Leonard educates her daughter Beth abroad and keeps her life secret for her. But suddenly the daughter shows up. (71 mins.)
“ Missing above: Has anyone heard of Black Waters? ” - egmeinder
Young David Kinemon is a good-natured, easy-going lad in a mountain village. Circumstances force him... (65 mins.)
The Cat Creeps
Disappearances and strange goings-on in a spooky old mansion. (75 mins.)
The story of President Yrigoyen's corrupt government and its overthrow by a military coup. (80 mins.)
Charlie Chan's Chance
Charlie is the intended murder victim here, and he avoids death only by chance. To find the murderer (since, of course, murder does occur), Charlie must outguess Scotland Yard and New York City police. (73 mins.)
Tag der Freiheit - Unsere Wehrmacht
Filming of the performance show the Deutsche Wehrmacht (German Army) made during the Reichsparteitag of the NSDAP in Nurnberg 1935... (28 mins.)
A Parisian sewer worker longs for a rise in status and a beautiful wife. He rescues a girl from the police... (102 mins.)
The Patient Vanishes
James Mason as a private detective, whose father is a Scotland Yard man, takes a case involving extortion and kidnapping... (73 mins.)
The Woman Who Dared
The wife of a mechanic and former fighter pilot falls in love with the idea of flying herself. This soon becomes an obsession and she undertakes a lofty feat: the longest solo flight ever made by a woman. (105 mins.)
“ Is this the right film? By Ozu? ” - egmeinder
Based on the "Little Iodine" two-panel cartoon strip by Jimmy Hatlo, which had evolved from his "They'll Do It Everytime" strip... (57 mins.)
(1957 TV Special)
The first of three TV versions of the classic fairy tale that featured a Rodgers and Hammerstein score. (90 mins.)
“ Missing above: IVAN THE TERRIBLE PART III. As for this, it was originally in color, but only B&W now survives. ” - egmeinder
A pop star is found murdered. To find the murderer the police must work out if rivalry or hate was the motive. (73 mins.)
Andy Warhol films Jack Smith Filming "Normal Love". (105 mins.)
Andy Worhol's infamous lost campy classic charting the adventures of Batman two years before Adam West doned the Caped Crusader's wings in the classic TV show. (54 mins.)
Batman Fights Dracula
Mad scientist Doctor Zorba is at his wit's end because of the interference of Batman in his smuggling attempts...
During the siege of Leningrad Marat goes to the partly wrecked home of his parents and there finds Lika... (98 mins.)
The Day the Clown Cried
A circus clown is imprisoned by the Nazis and goes with Jewish children to their deaths. (90 mins.)
Together for Days
A Black radical activist and a young White woman find themselves drawn to one another during the politically and racially-charged atmosphere of early 1970s America. (84 mins.)
The Cherry Picker
Millionaire's son James Burn III (Bob Sherman) just wants to live a life free from responsibility (and... (92 mins.)
(1978 Short Film)
A very wealthy, but lonely woman is stalked in her home by a violent serial killer. (7 mins.)
“ Above: HIM (1974) was discussed in the Golden Turkey Awards, but is not even listed at IMDb. ” - egmeinder
My Best Friend's Birthday
It's Mickey's Birthday and his girlfriend just left him, so that's when his friend Clarence shows him a birthday he'll never forget. (69 mins.)